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Enjoy an evening excursion to the lovely island of Viðey from Reykjavik and hunt for the spectacular Northern Lights against the backdrop of the impressive architecture found in this quiet island.
Accompanied by an expert guide, explore the village buildings and historical monuments and take in brilliant panoramic views of Reykjavik city from viewing platforms. Search for the elusive auroras and gaze at the constantly changing lights.
01 Oct - 14 Mar: Thursday, Friday, Saturday & SundayDuration
With transfers: 2.5 hours
Without transfers: 1.5 hours
You may either choose a hotel pick up or make your own way to the Old Harbour
Same as the start point
To begin your Viðey Island tour, you can either choose to be picked up from your accommodation in Reykjavik or head straight to the Old Harbour. Viðey Island is a 20-minute ferry ride from the harbour.
After reaching the island, you will explore with the help of a guide. See the stunning architecture and buildings of Viðey Island including the famous Yoko Ono installation, the Imagine Peace Tower and Richard Serra’s The Milestone Project. Viðey Island is also home to the oldest church in Iceland and Viðey House, the first building in the country to be built with stone.
The main highlight of the tour is the chance to gaze at the spectacular Northern Lights with the backdrop of the island’s impressive buildings below. Enjoy the picturesque landscape as you take an evening stroll in search of the auroras. Take pictures against the magnificent auroras and buildings and enjoy brilliant 360-degree panoramic views of Reykjavik from the platforms scattered around the island.
At the end of the tour, you will take a ferry back to Reykjavik and dropped back to the starting point.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.
If no lights are seen on the tour we will offer you a complimentary ticket, valid for two years. But unfortunately there will be no refund.
The tour is weather dependent, so if the weather is too rough we might have to cancel the tour.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.