The Northern Lights cruise from Reykjavík by traditional Icelandic schooner
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- Discover the incredible Northern Lights, one of the world's most spectacular natural phenomenons!
- We'll also admire the night lights of Reykjavík, Yoko Ono’s Peace Tower, and the various islands and lighthouses of Faxaflói bay
- Hot tub, alcoholic beverages, dining deck, and a warm fireplace all available onboard
- Professional, English-speaking crew will guide you to the best whale watching sights
- Warm overalls and blankets provided on cold days
All about the trip
Join us to view The Northern Lights in total silence as we glide across Faxaflói bay in a wind and electric-powered schooner.
Our adventure begins at Reykjavík port where we will board the schooner, 'Opal'. From here we will take a tour around the bay to watch the mesmerizing Northern Lights. We'll also see the night lights of Reykjavík, Yoko Ono’s Peace Tower as well as various islands and lighthouses that pepper Faxaflói bay.
During the cruise, the boat's crew will share with you many interesting tales of the past, folklore of nearby islands and the legendary lighthouses. There's plenty to do onboard aside from admiring the views, you could enjoy a beer in the on-deck hot tub, or sip a glass of wine by the fireplace below deck if you need to warm-up. If you want a more 'hands-on experience' you can even assist our crew with putting up the sails. So, if you are looking for an unforgettable experience in Reykjavík, then there is nothing quite like a silent boat tour to see The Northern Lights.Aurora Borealis Wikipedia Northern Lights at Reykjavík YouTube video
What is included in the price
- Sound system
- English-speaking guide
- Fireplace and dining room with WiFi
- Refreshments such as coffee, cocoa, tea, water, and other beverages
- Raincoats, cozy blankets, and warm overalls are available if it's a particularly cold day
What is not included in the price
- Access to the onboard hot tub which costs 2000 ISK extra (towel included)
Please check the local weather conditions for the day and dress accordingly.
Foldable wheelchairs are permitted onboard our whale watching boats free of charge. Please advise us prior to booking.
Please note that 'The Northern Lights' are a naturally occurring phenomenon - seeing them is not guaranteed.
Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time.
Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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