Northern Lights in Videy Island

1. Oct - 14. Mar Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun About 2,5 hours Reykjavik's Old Harbour Very easy

Enjoy a Northern Lights tour on the quiet and peaceful Videy island, only a 20 minute boat ride from the city lights, making it a great location to enjoy the Aurora Borealis.

The trip departs from the old harbor of Reykjavik to Videy island, that has been uninhibited since the 1950’s and therefore a large part of the island is unlit. Videy island is as dark and quiet as can be expected, with just the sound of resting birds, making it an ideal location to enjoy the Northern Lights.

Videy island is also home to Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower, an outdoor work of art that was built in memory of her husband John Lennon. The tower can also be viewed from the 360° panoramic viewing platform, alongside great views of Reykjavik, Videy and surrounding mountain ranges. This tour is therefore a great way to explore the Northern Lights, away from the city’s light pollution, giving better visibility for the Auroras Borealis.

Tour highlights

  • A night time boat ride to the peaceful Videy island
  • Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower
  • Hunt for the Northern Lights – also known as Aurora Borealis
  •  A 360° panoramic platform with views of Reykjavik and mountain ranges
  • Uninhabited surroundings


  • Boat transfer
  • Excellent guidance
  • Cozy seating area
  • Warm overalls

Good to know

This tour is weather dependent, so if the weather is too rough the tour may be canceled.

If no Northern lights are seen on the tour we will offer you a complimentary ticket, valid for two years.

Remember to dress according to weather and wear sturdy shoes.


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