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Hunting for the northern lights is one of the most popular activities during the winter. The Reykjanes peninsula is a popular destination for the northern lights hunting where as the region has some of the most spectacular locations. 

There are many tour operators that specialize in the northern lights and can assist you in finding the best location at each time.

Note that the northern lights can not always be seen. It needs to be dark, there fore it is a winter activity and it depends on activity and clouds. Here you can take a look at the forecast from the Icelandic met office: 

Vogasjóferðir
Vogaseatours is a new small family company owned by Símon og Sigrún, started in 2017. In 2018 we bought the steelboat Særós. Særós is named after our two younger children  Sævar and Rós. We operate from the Keflavík harbor, only some 7 minutes from the Keflavik International Airport and just about 45 minutes from the city of Reykjavík. We offer whale watching, sea angling and sightseeing by sea, and other tours. Please contact us for any details and questions you might have - info@vogaseatours.com  Our website is vogaseatours.com
Aurora Basecamp
Aurora Basecamp is a one-of-a-kind facility, offering guests the chance to experience a real-time, indoor simulation of the Northern Lights, in a warm and relaxing environment. From there, our expert guides lead you out into the Icelandic night, and if the conditions are right you’ll get breathtaking views and photos of the real thing! Located just 20 minutes from Reykjavik, Aurora Basecamp provides a comfortable and inviting setting for the perfect Northern Lights experience.
Basecamp Iceland
Founded and continuously operated by a small team of family and friends, Basecamp Iceland takes pride in providing the ultimate in small group adventure. As guides, we take our time to insure you get that perfect picture, find the best spots to appreciate the countless natural wonders, and adapt our tours to make sure everyone has the experience they‘re looking for. We all put a particular focus on the special natural environment of Iceland and in keeping it as pristine and authentic as it was meant to be. The biggest asset of a company like Basecamp Iceland is the people working there. We have a great team of professional guides with years of experience and deep knowledge of local culture.

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