Kirkjufell northern lights, Iceland with kids

Northern Lights tours

The northern lights are a natural wonder many people wish to see on their trip to Iceland. Here are some family friendly northern lights tours in Iceland. Need help deciding what is the best option for your family? Don’t hesitate to send us an email or check out our family itineraries and get all the best tips and tricks from local parents!

Northern lights tours from Reykjavík


13,500 ISK/person

Northern Lights Family Tour

Join us on a once in a lifetime experience to see the northern lights! Family friendly tour with hot chocolate!

Age: 0+


Duration: 3,5 hours

Pick-up available

10,990 ISK/person

Northern Lights with photos

Are the Northern Lights on your bucket list? Free photos are included in the tour so you’ll never forget this moment!

Age: 6+


Duration: 4 hours

Pick-up available

12,900 ISK/person

Northern lights by boat

See the cute Atlantic Puffin from Reykjavík! Can be combined with whale watching tours.

Age: 0+


Duration: 2,5 hours

Pick-up available

Northern Lights tours from Akureyri & Mývatn


17,900 ISK/person

Northern Lights From Akureyri

See the Northern Lights from Akureyri, small groups! We focus on finding the perfect location in the North!

Age: 3+


Duration: 3 hours

Pick-up available

19,900 ISK/person

Northern Lights From Mývatn

Are the Northern Lights on your bucket list? Free photos are included in the tour so you’ll never forget this moment!

Age: 3+


Duration: 2,5 hours

Pick-up available

Frequently asked questions about northern lights tours


How far in advance do I need to book a tour?

We would recommend booking your tours as soon as possible. They can get fully booked very quickly. Especially in the summer months.

Can I cancel my tour at any time?

You can in fact cancel at any time, but sadly most tour companies won’t refund you if you cancel less than 24 hours before the start of the tours, unless the tour companies themself cancel because of bad weather, then you’ll be fully refunded. You can see our refund policy HERE which is in line with all of the companies we work with.

Is it guaranteed that I see northern lights on the tour?

The Northern Lights are natural phenomena and we, unfortunately, cannot promise you will see them. Their appearance depends upon atmospheric and weather conditions.

Best time to visit Iceland if you want to see the northern lights?

The best months are between mid-September to March.

What are the best conditions for seeing the northern lights?

It has to be dark outside and not cloudy.

How do I capture the northern lights on a phone/camera?

There is no simple answer so we made a blog about it. Check it out HERE!

Do I have to book a tour to see the northern lights?

No, but it will definitely increase your chances, since our tours have top quality experts who know where to look for them.