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Reykjavik: Northern Lights Luxury Yacht Tour

Activity provider: Sea trips Reykjavík

Reykjavik: Northern Lights Luxury Yacht Tour

Activity provider: Sea trips Reykjavík
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From US$ 98.86 US$ 84.03 per person

Experience the beauty of the northern lights in style on board a luxury yacht. See this natural wonder from three panoramic deck areas, or relax in the comfortable bar and lounge area. The experience crew will offer you a friendly, personalized service.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Pickup is available from hotels in the Reykjavík area.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy beautiful views from three panoramic decks
  • Experience the wonder of the northern lights
  • Relax in the bar and lounge area
Full description
See the incredible northern lights from the panoramic decks of a luxurious yacht. This tour is perfect for those looking for an awe-inspiring experience watching the celestial display of the aurora borealis. Meet your captain and crew at Reykjavik's Old Harbor, where you'll board the luxury yacht. You will sail among the small islands in Faxafloi Bay and along the coast of Reykjavik before the yacht begins to sail away from the lights of the city. This will allow you to enjoy the beauty of the northern lights to the fullest. The panoramic triple deck area allows every passenger to enjoy the breathtaking colors of the Aurora, and to capture some amazing photos of the green, pink, and white lights. The tour is conducted in a small group, so your experience will be both personal and memorable. Don't worry if there is rain or wind, as the decks are partially covered to provide shelter from the elements. If you wish to stay inside during the trip, you will find a lovely bar and lounge area inside where you can relax in comfort. If the lights do not show up, the captain and crew will still make sure that your journey is enjoyable. You will be given the chance to taste Icelandic delicacies such as shark, dried fish, and brennivin, the local liquor. 
Includes
  • 2 to 2.5-hour northern lights cruise
  • Hotel pick-up (if option selected)
  • English-speaking crew
  • WiFi on board the yacht
  • Warm blankets
  • Sea sickness tablets
  • Drinks (available for purchase)
  • Souvenirs (available for purchase)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Date

Meeting point

Please check in at the local supplier's sales office at Ægisgarður 5b, Reykjavík before departure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • Viewings are not guaranteed. If lights are not seen, it is possible to reschedule for free with the tour operator.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 282 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Omg!!! I was so lucky that the weather on Monday was perfect. Clear sunny skies all day and the most amazing light show that night. The yacht was lovely and warm (blankets inside). The Mercedes’ van that picked me up (door to door) was brand new and super high tech. What a luxury! The guide was extremely informative and I really appreciated the science lesson

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September 30, 2022

Wish we could have seen the lights, but they just weren’t cooperating. The tour was great though. The crew go to great lengths to keep you informed, warm and comfortable; providing blankets and snacks. There are 3 decks with plenty of viewing opportunities. A great tour even if you don’t get to see the lights. Good luck!

September 17, 2022

The captain knew where to find them and we were so grateful. I was worried about being seasick but the ride was smooth. For me, it was very cold and windy but luckily I had my ski pants, hat and gloves. The lights started almost immediately after 10 pm and still were there when we left at midnight.

September 14, 2022

Product ID: 174270