Very organized, they pick you up from hotel, then change over to a large comfortable bus. You drive out of city to a dark area and wait for the light show. Unfortunately did not get to see but it was not the tour operator fault. You are at the mercy of the weather and solar activity.
Didn't see the lights on our first night out, but they tried very hard went to 3 locations so were able to got the following night and were very fortunate to see them :. Very good tour guides, helped with camera setting, gave background info and some other tidbits. Stayed for a good 2.5 hours at first location and moved to second to try and capitalize once lights began to dim. Apart from the cold and dimming which meant we retired to the coach was excellent, definitely recommend as worth your money as they try very hard to enable you to see the lights if possible. Hotel pick-up was also a bonus.
Driver/guide made every attempt to show us the norther lights from various points and what a show it was! Very relaxed with plenty of time to observe this outstanding natural phenomenon despite the cold weather.
Must see! Your ticket doesn and #39;t run out until they think you have seen the northern lights in full force. Preferable to go on your first night so you have more chance of seeing them during your trip. They are too incredible to miss!!!!
Must go with this company! The staff are SO friendly. We didn and #39;t see the Northern Lights but rebooked straight afterwards with ease, then saw them. Such a helpful company.
Luke M United Kingdom
This tour was incredibly well organised. We were unlucky to begin with in that the weather was bad for three nights on the trot, but it wasn't an issue at all rescheduling the tour for another night. I'd advise booking a tour like this towards the beginning of your time in Iceland in case of this.
However, when the clouds disappeared we were led by bus to the best parts of the island to see the lights and provided with a lot of information about what to expect. I'd definitely recommend this tour
Bundle up cause the wait is long. Patience is required and it will pay off. I was lucky enough to see the northern lights on my first trip. Nothing elaborate, not much dancing but still an awesome experience.
Wonderful. Collected from and returned to hotel, all very comfortable. Lively, friendly, informative guide, who seemed just as excited as everyone else to see the Northern lights, which were indeed very memorable
I had the same guide for this as my Golden Circle tour - Darren. He was really knowledgeable and great fun! It's a pretty long night searching for the northern lights, but it's worth it. And Darren makes it that much easier by keeping everyone entertained. You're allowed to wait on the bus if you can't stand outside for too long and they call you when there's activity. We got to the lights and it was pretty spectacular even though there was poor visibility. Glad I booked this trip and would book it again if I ever returned.
Getbusytraveling United States of ...
It took us 3 days to see the northern lights. What a sight!
You pays your money and takes your choice. Northern lights are not guaranteed but they try their hardest and offer a 2nd attempt free.
It was great hunting the lights for 3 nights. Was hoping it was more spectacular but the cloud cover did not allow them to shine as they should have. I still recommend it.
We were one of the lucky people we have managed to see the northern lights also changing colour! Amazing! Once life time experience you must do!
During our week in Iceland, there were only 3 clear days so our original trip was cancelled and rescheduled two days later. Since the week wasn't particularly great weather-wise, Gray Line received over 250 orders in the last hour of when we went so it was pretty chaotic. BUT I have to say the tour guides were incredibly nice, organized, and very optimistic about seeing the lights.
Even though it was still not the clearest days, we were able to see 3 northern lights an hour into our tour. It was beyond magical and a beautiful experience. Due to the large size of passengers, everyone was cheering when the lights were dancing and it was such a memorable time.
The tour guide was the BEST guide I've ever had. Incredibly optimistic, friendly, and funny. He checked in on everybody to make sure we were satisfied with the tour. Very personably, highly recommend.
After being cancelled for weather the first night we decided to go the next night and I'm glad we did. While not one of the most powerful display of lights it was definitely worth the trip and something I'll remember for the rest of my life. The bus pick up and drop off went without a hitch and our guide was great and kept us informed of everything while on our over a hour ride to the spotting site. Great service highly recommend.
You wait to see it, you get frustrated thinking the tour was a waste, but then BAM! The northern lights, what a sight. You are in a huuuuge group bus, and meet up with other huuuuge group buses, but if you can stand being in big packs then this is a great budget way to see the lights. Most of the reviews that are one star are because they don't see the lights. That's the risk you take with mother nature.
Forgot to mention the Blue Lagoon afterwards. Well worth a dip. Being in hot water neck down whilst its snowing /sleeting is surreal
Loved to see the northern lights. We were quite lucky as they normally appear only green. We had the chance to see them purple, pink and green. Our guide was very good giving us a lot of facts for the island. After we saw them to the original location they took us, they drove us to another area to continue our northern lights experience. AMAZING
We feel so privileged to have seen the lights, it was defiantly a once in a lifetime experience, though just standing and staring up at the star studded sky was an amazing experience in itself. We are so happy we went on this tour and Darren was a fantastic guide.
lindy lou United Kingdom
Excellent tour, but it is all down to mother nature on this one, we were lucky and had an excellent show. the guide was very helpful
very professional and prompt for pickup. Guide was knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. Saw the lights and absolutely phenomenal! Go with this group!
Saw the lights, tour guide was knowledgeable, fun and informative, what more could you want from a trip to Iceland!!! Amazing best experience of our lives
OUTSTANDING! I suggest the 9PM trip as I wanted to leave at midnight but the bus driver kept saying Have Patience!! Freezing my Florida butt off but at 1:10 AM the most incredible light show I have or will have seen!
The colors... green, red, purple made the entire trip worth every penny. THANK YOU Mr. Bus Driver!!
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