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Reykjavik: Northern Lights Luxury Yacht Cruise

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Experience a miracle of Mother Nature on an approximately 2.5-hour evening cruise from Reykjavík Old Harbor in search of the Northern Lights ("Aurora Borealis"). Along the way, see the stunning Harpa Concert Hall and other architectural marvels.

Highlights

  • Experience the magic of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)
  • Take a luxury yacht cruise into Faxa Bay
  • Enjoy the lights of Reykjavik from a different perspective
  • Cruise along the beautiful coastline of Reykjavik and get a closer look at the islands in Faxa Bay
  • Enjoy a small-group tour for a more personal experience

Description

Sail along the beautiful coastline of Iceland from Reykjavik Old Harbor and then head out to Faxa Bay to experience the city lights from a different perspective. Climb aboard a luxury yacht for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The main objective of your tour is to get away from the lights to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) in the darkness of the ocean! Climate conditions permitting, see the natural phenomenon caused when particles from the sun hit the earth’s atmosphere to create a stunning choreography of lights in the sky. Get your cameras ready for some spectacular photo opportunities - the vessel is very stable, making it very convenient when taking photos. You will also find information and educational multimedia information about the Northern Lights aboard the boat.  Your experienced crew will keep an eye out for Aurora Borealis activity to find the best route to take. Sit back and enjoy the scenery from the vast darkness behind the small islands of Faxa Bay, including the island of Vioey where Yoko Ono's Imagine Peace Tower lights up the night sky from October 9 to December 8 (and on a few other days of the year). See the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center with its distinctive colored glass façade inspired by the basalt landscape from a different angle. Marvel at The Sun Voyager ode to the sun statue by Jón Gunnar Árnason and the famous house of Höfði where an agreement was signed in 1986 to end the Cold War.   Escape the crowds and benefit from a luxury yacht cruise with fewer passengers, as group sizes are limited to enhance customer satisfaction and create a more intimate experience. If it gets chilly, wrap up in the warm blankets provide and enjoy complimentary hot drinks with an Icelandic pastry while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear.

Includes

Luxury yacht cruise Experienced crew Inside seating area Free Wi-Fi Warm blankets Informative media on board Hotel and guesthouse pickup or drop-off (if option is selected) Free hot drinks: coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or water Icelandic pastry
Hotel and guesthouse pickup or drop-off (unless option is selected)

Important Information

  • Please remember to dress warmly

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