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Blue Lagoon & Northern Lights Tour

  • 22 reviews | 408 travellers
    Get on a bus where no one explains anything to you. You know you are going to the blue lagoon by a little sign on the windshield. When you arrive, you are unleashed on adventure. Recommendation: cross yourself, follow the group and trust that someone knows what to do. Find your life to organize yourself there and to return. The dawn: they take you to the haunted beach. A guide explains how to configure your mobile. Summary: night mode on. Lots of light on the horizon = low probability. Still, we would repeat.
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  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
  • Hotel pick up
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Relax at the famous Blue Lagoon and see the incredible Northern Lights, one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the world, on this tour from Reykjavik.

Relax at the famous Blue Lagoon and see the incredible Northern Lights, one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the world, on this tour from Reykjavik.

Blue Lagoon & Northern Lights Tour

At your selected time on the day of your excursion, we'll meet up at the selected meeting point in Reykjavik and hop aboard our bus for the 50-minute drive to the famous Blue Lagoon Spa.

This natural geothermal spa is known for its therapeutic waters and muds, and you'll get to make the most of their healing powers! Spend four delightful hours pampering your skin and contemplating the spectacular landscape that surrounds the lagoon. Relaxation in its purest form! What's more, the spa entrance includes a clay face mask that will leave your skin like new.

After this unforgettable relaxing experience, we'll return to our original departure point in Reykjavik for 7 pm or 8 pm, depending what time you started your tour. You'll then have free time before resuming the tour in search of the Northern Lights.

At the scheduled time, we'll get back on the bus and head out to find the best possible spot to watch this spectacular natural phenomenon. As our eyes adjust to the darkness around us, we'll start to see different coloured lights dance through the sky. It'll feel like you're dreaming!

We'll take the time to enjoy this unique experience and take photographs so that we'll remember it forever. The guide will help you with your camera and give you photography tips to ensure your photos look like they're taken by a professional.

Having seen the aurora borealis, we'll take you back to the meeting point.

Northern lights timings

The departure times for this tour depend on the times of the aurora borealis throughout the year:

  • 16 to 25 April: 10:30 pm.
  • 23 August to 14 October: 10 pm.
  • 15 October to 14 March: 9 pm.

Hotel pickup

When you make your reservation, you will be asked at which hotel in Reykjavik you're staying. You'll be directed to the meeting point closest to your hotel. As most of the streets in the center are not accessible by bus, you'll have to go to a nearby location, which will be indicated as "bus stop" and a number.

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10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Hotel pickup and drop off

Transport by bus

English–speaking guide and audioguides in other languages

Entrance to the Blue Lagoon + drink

Clay mask

Use of towels

Not included


Headphones for audioguide: 1,000 kr (US$ 7.20) per person

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Not wheelchair accessible.


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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Who can take part in this activity?

    A - This activity is not recommended for pregnant women due to the high temperatures in the Blue Lagoon.

  • Q - What if we don't see the aurora borealis?

    A - As it is a natural phenomenon, we cannot guarantee that you'll see the northern lights. In the unlikely event that you don't see the aurora borealis, we'll offer you the opportunity to do the excursion as many times as necessary before you see them during a period of two years.

  • Q - Why do this activity with Civitatis?

    A - All Civitatis activities go through a selection process. Within our listings, you won't find two equal activities offered by different providers: we simply take the company with the best reviews and quality and stick with that one. If our users start leaving negative reviews on an activity, we understand that something is off, and we contact the provider to establish a solution. If this situation persists, we look for another company that responds to our commitment to excellence. That's why doing an activity with Civitatis means getting it right every time and ending up satisfied with the service.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.