Northern lights & walking tour

Northern lights & walking tour

15.990 ISK
Teenagers 12-15 years: 7.995 ISK
Children 7-11 years: 4.950 ISK
Kids 0-6: FREE

NOTE: You should schedule to be at our Whale Watching departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.
Tickets can be bought at the booking panel on the webpage and you also can buy tickets at our departure zones.​​

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Learn more about history of Iceland during the day and experience amazing northern lights show on the sky in the evening, with this Combo!

With Funky Iceland we will take you for a walk in Reykjavik. On this tour we will visit most important places in Reykjavik, beginning from Hallgrímskirkja Church bell tower and amazing view over the city and surroundings, than we will walk through Einar Jónsson sculpture garden to City Pond and Reykjavik City Hall  to see super-sized topographical map of Iceland and your guide will tell you more about geology and volcanic history.

Just few steps from city hall  is Alþingi Parliament House, beautiful cathedral and the site of the first Viking homesteads.

This is not the end of the tour as we will also take a walk to Old Harbour and following the coast we will visit Volcano House for a presentation, Harpa concert Hall and Sólfarið Sculpture (Sun Voyager) amazing sculpture just by the ocean.

We are sure you will remember a lot of facts and stories about Iceland if you take part of this tour.

Dress waterproof and warm clother and put good walking outdoor shoes.

In the evening you will sail with us to hunt for the Northern Lights, a natural phenomenon that you cannot miss coming to Iceland, as these magic lights cannot be seen from every part of the world. During the trip, you will see the Reykjavik’s coast line by night, the Imagine Peace tower (if it is lighted on) and an amazing sky full of stars. This magical tour is a must-to-see in Iceland, let’s enjoy the aurora borealis dancing up there!

Please be aware that due to environmental reasons during certain times of the year our Northern Lights cruises may be delivered on a shared boat with one of our partners. At Reykjavik Sailors we are committed to ensuring the environment is kept pristine by making sure fewer boats are on the water.

If any tour (part of combo) is cancelled on our behalf but purchased ticket was used for one of the tour, full price for the following admission will be charged and difference in prices will be refunded.

If you don’t see a northern lights, you have the option to take the tour again for free. 


Tour details

snowflakeSeasonSeptember - 15 April
clockDurationNorthern lights: 2 - 2.5 hours
Funky historian walk: 2.5 hours
steering-wheelDeparturesNothern lights: 22:00 / 21:00*
Funky historian walk: 14:00

Northern Lights by boat

  • September : 22:00
  • October – 14 March: 21:00
  • 15 March – 15 April: 22:00

Departure at 21:00 or 22:00 (depends on period) You should schedule to be at our boat departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.

Reykjavik Highlights Walking Tour
Total length of tour: 5 km
Departure at 14:00 – Meeting point: The tour starts at What’s On tourist information centre located on Laugavegur 5 in central Reykjavík. Please be there no later than 10 minutes before your departure time.

What’s included

Nothern lights cuisine:

  • Experienced, friendly and professional guides
  • Warm floatation overalls!
  • Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • 2-2,5 hours Northern Lights criuse
  • Seasickness tablets available
  • Sold on board: Light snacks, sandwiches, coffee, tea, beer and soft drinks
  • Pick-up and drop off available for extra charge

The funky historian walk:

  • Expertly guided Reykjavík walking tour
  • 2.5 hours walking tour
  • Guidance by a local knowledgeable English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees

* All of our tours are subject to weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. We reserve the right to cancel the tour due to bad weather conditions.
If there are no sightings on the tour use tour ticket to join us on the next available day.
Please check the tour status before arrival on our homepage in DAILY DIARY.

Pick up options

Please let us know if you want us to pick you up at your hotel.

  • Adults: 2.200 ISK
  • Youth 7-15 years: 1.100 ISK
  • Kids 0-6 years: FREE

Disclaimer for pick ups

Pick-ups must be booked with a minimum of one hour before the tours departure time, all pick-ups booked after that will be discarded.

Pickup service is available only for the Whale Watching tour.

Pre-booked pickup service DO NOT apply to Reykjavik Highlights Walking Tour walk transfer 

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