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Northern Lights Bus DELUXE from Reykjavik

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    Stop At: Aurora Reykjavik, Grandagardur 2 aurora Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101 Iceland

    The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis in the Northern Hemisphere, are actually the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun's atmosphere.

    The locations visited are different from day to day as we head in the direction with the most chances of seeing Northern Lights. As this tour is weather dependent and sightings are not guaranteed you are welcome to join another Northern Lights tour free of charge.

    Booking this Northern Lights tour also gives you a free ticket to visit the Aurora Museum in Reykjavik, Grandagarður 2, 101 Reykjavík. The free entrance is only valid on the day you join the tour, from the time we announce whether the tour is ON (by email and on our website). The entrance fees to the Aurora Reykjavik exhibition are complementary meaning that if you do not wish to go to the museum, there is no partial refund.

    Join us for a night of adventure and wonder in the Icelandic countryside! Be sure to be dressed up accordingly: warm, wind and waterproof clothing and footwear.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our pickup can take up to 30 minutes so please wait at your pickup location from the time written on your ticket.
    More locations we do offer pickup service from:
    - Subway at the former Oddsson Ho(s)tel, Hringbraut 119
    - Burgerjoint (Hamborgarabullan), Geirsgata 1
    - Gamli Gardur, Hringbraut 29
    - BSI Bus Terminal, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 (front / taxi side)
    Many accommodations in central Reykjavik are redirected to official "Tour Bus Stops" from which we also offer pickup:
    - Tour Bus Stop 1, Ráðhúsið - City Hall, Vonarstraeti (64.146316,-21.941491)
    - Tour Bus Stop 2, Tjörnin - The Pond, Maedragardur on Laekjargata (64.145763,-21.938547)
    - Tour Bus Stop 3, Lækjargata, Laekjargata 4 (64.14678,-21.937296)
    - Tour Bus Stop 5, Harpa, Austurbakki 2 (64.14678,-21.937296)
    - Tour Bus Stop 6, Safnahúsið - The Culture House, Hverfisgata 15 by Arnarholl (64.147454,-21.932894)
    - Tour Bus Stop 7, Traðarkot, Hverfisgata 20 (64.146706,-21.930425)
    - Tour Bus Stop 8, Hallgrímskirkja, by Eiriksgata (64.141548,-21.927973)
    - Tour Bus Stop 9, Snorrabraut, Snorrabraut 24 (64.143497,-21.916289)
    - Tour Bus Stop 10, Hlemmur, Laugavegur 105 (64.143155,-21.915414)
    - Tour Bus Stop 11, Austurbær, Snorrabraut 37 (64.142364,-21.917228)
    - Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 6 (64.144389,-21.910327)
    - Tour Bus Stop 13, Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120 (64.142658,-21.913866)

    Ports
    Skarfabakki Harbour, Reykjavik
    Departure Time
    9:30 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Aurora Reykjavik
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Booking this Northern Lights tour also gives you a free ticket to visit the Aurora Museum in Reykjavik, Grandagarður 2, 101 Reykjavík. The free entrance is only valid on the day you join the tour, from the time we announce whether the tour is ON (by email and on our website). The entrance fees to the Aurora Reykjavik exhibition are complementary meaning that if you do not wish to go to the museum, there is no partial refund.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

    Joining the Bustravel Iceland aurora hunt was a very good decision. The intensity of KP Index 6 had just past but we were certainly not disappointed as we had clear skies and a great driver cum aurora spotter in Omar. He brought us to 2...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    Reviewed 15 February 2019

    We were still picking up when the lights appeared, so we immediately stopped and had a fabulous display even with the lights of Reykjavík! Then we sped down to a quiet industrial estate and had an even more spectacular display. Eventually we went off into...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Suzanne S
    Bustravel-Iceland, Guest Relations Manager at BusTravel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know your experience. We appreciate your valuable feedback of our staff and services.

    Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

    Despite unfavorable conditions (cloudy, raining in Reykjavik, and forecasted low Aurora activityz) and many of the tour operators cancelling their Northern Lights tours, Bus Travel went ahead with their tours. The evening started slow and a small white aurora was spotted around 10.30 pm. Our...More

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    Bustravel-Iceland, Guest Relations Manager at BusTravel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know your experience. We appreciate your kind words and valuable feedback of our staff and services. We will be sure to pass along the compliments.

    Reviewed 15 April 2018

    I booked a Premium mini-bus Northern Lights tour through a booking agent and was lucky enough to end up travelling with BusTravel Iceland. My ticket was e-mailed to me very promptly after booking. On the day of the tour, I was notified mid-afternoon that the...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank Mandy L
    Bustravel-Iceland, Guest Relations Manager at BusTravel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know your experience. We appreciate your kind words about the friendly customer service you received. We will be sure to pass along the compliments. We look forward to your...More

    Reviewed 26 January 2018

    We went looking for lights 3 nights in a row - lucky all three to different degrees. The first night with a big bus but didn't enjoy the experience (not this company). So many people with their torches and mobile phones flashing everywhere. The second...More

    Date of experience: January 2018
    Thank nickrylancetravel
    Bustravel-Iceland, Guest Relations Manager at BusTravel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write your detailed review and for letting us know your experience. We appreciate your kind words about the friendly customer service you received. So glad to know your time was memorable. We look forward to your...More

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