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Small-Group Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik in a Super Jeep

  • Chase the northern lights through Icelandic countryside from a "super Jeep"
  • Travel with a guide who knows where to see the northern lights
  • If you don’t see the lights, rebook with your operator for no extra cost
Small-Group Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik in a Super Jeep
From US$183.51
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10pm tour start time (Reykjavik pickups commence at 9:30pm)
9pm tour start time (Reykjavik pickups commence at 8:30pm)

Visitors from the world over flock to Iceland to catch a glimpse of the elusive northern lights. With this tour, increase your chances of seeing the spectacle when you trade in the usual plodding tour bus for an SUV specially fitted to traverse the rugged Icelandic countryside. Your guide takes your small group to hard-to-reach places in the service of helping you see the aurora borealis.

What to Expect

Meet in central Reykjavik and hop on board a "super Jeep," which seats no more than 15 and has monster tires that measure upward of 38 inches (95 centimeters) tall. Once settled in, travel out of the city in search of the northern lights.

Your guide takes stock of weather reports and other variables to find the best locations from which to view the lights. Drive along the Icelandic countryside to secluded locations buses can’t get to, including mountaintops. Listen as your guide tells you about the science behind the northern lights phenomenon, and why Iceland is one of the world’s most accessible places to see it.

Stop for photos ops if you choose. Your guide will take photos and show you how to set your camera to capture the lights. Enjoy a snack of biscuits, hot chocolate, and Icelandic liquor.

Your evening tour concludes with a drop-off back in central Reykjavik.

Reviews (93)
1 - 5 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we took the so called Super Jeep tour. What a disappointment. First it advertised as being a small group experience on a vehicle that can go where lesser vehicles can go. And for only 4 times the price of the regular tour. This...More

1  Thank warren8192018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Expedition Even Without Lights

After a couple of cloudy nights when the tours were canceled, our tour left on a semi-promising sky. As it turns out, the lights and sky didn't cooperate and alas! No northern lights! Despite the diasappointment, it was an adventure! Although I was leaving Iceland...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile
Fantastic view of the lights

Yesterday, my sister and I took the Arctic adventure Northern Lights Jeep tour. The tour picked us up between 9:30-10PM and we had about an hour right to a remote location where there weren’t many clouds. Our guide, Ómar, was amazing! Once we got out...More

Thank lelly7888
Reviewed 15 April 2018
New experience in a wild country over a super jeep!

I booked the tour for the northern lights with Artic Adventures in April and who was our guide, Simon, was explaining to us a lot of anecdotes about the northern lights and other stuff. The travel was inside of a super jeep, going through a...More

Thank dbenor
Corentin H, Customer service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear dbenor, We thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us and are sure that Símon will be more than glad to read your kind words!...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile
Save your money & don’t go for Super Jeep frills!

We’ve been on 2 Northern Lights trips since arriving in Reykjavik with 2 different companies. Each trip at either end of the cost spectrum! What is apparent is that generally what makes you feel like it was worthwhile, or not, is whether you see the...More

Thank Skylight2020
Freyja G, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Skylight2020, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us, we highly appreciate it. We offer both a minibus and a super jeep northern lights tour because we know people have different preferences but our aim is always small group experience and we...More

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