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Northern Lights Akureyri

Frozen Night, Mystery & Magic

The Northern Lights Akureyri tour is a Northern Lights hunt experience. To go into the dark, frozen winter night and observe an unbelievable display of color, light and texture, is like waking up in a fairy-tale, full of mystery and magic. We drive out to the countryside or up to the mountains, away from electric glow and city sounds. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful night sky at the best possible situation, of course depending on weather.

The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis, are a natural phenomenon visible in the Northern Hemisphere. A unique display of light caused by a particle collision in the magnetic field of the polar caps.

The Northern Lights Tour from Akureyri departs from Saga Travel Office in Akureyri Center, see map here. The  Bus departs daily at 21:30 during the Northern Lights season (September 1st – April 15th).

This tour is also available as a private tour:

Private Northern Lights

Read more about the Northern Lights on our blogs :

Searching for the Northern Lights

The Season of Northern Lights is upon us

And listen to our Northern Lights playlist on Spotify:

Northern Lights Complimentary
If your tour guide confirms that no Northern Lights were seen we will invite you on a complimentary Northern Light Tour, on the following departure. Please contact our sales team the day after your tour via email sagatravel@sagatravel.is or call us at +354 558-8888 to confirm a seat on the next available tour. Be sure to contact before 15:00 so we can reserve your seat.

You get a 10% discount by using the Promo Code SPECIALOFFER when checking out!

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Price from

8.900 ISK

Tour type

Day Tour Akureyri


  • Dark Icelandic Winter Night
  • Northern Lights Hunting
  • Star Bright Sky


September 1st - Apríl 15th



Departure time



2,5 - 3 Hours


v Fully guided tour
v Transport


  • Changes to itinerary and cancellations are notified only via email
  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and beyond our control. They are visible in Iceland from September through April but visibility is subject to Northern Lights activity and cloud coverage
  • We cannot guarantee sightings even if the tour is operated
  • In case of no sighting of the Northern Lights we offer our customers a complimentary second departure on Northern Lights Tour the following evening or next operated departure. Confirmed reservation is necessary for the complimentary tour
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour
  • Reservation is necessary

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Gloves

    Northern Lights Akureyri

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