It is necessary to BOOK ONLINE IN ADVANCE. Aurora Basecamp can host a limited number of guests each night.

Parking and admission fee

Adult …………….3.900 ISK
13 - 18 years …….1.900 ISK
0 - 12 years …….FREE

Open from 8 pm to 12 pm every day.


Exclusive access to the Northern Lights Observatory indoor and outdoor area. Experience a real-time, indoor simulation of the Northern Lights in a comfortable setting. From there, if the conditions are right, you can take the leap of faith out into the Icelandic night, to get breathtaking views and photos of the real thing! Aurora Basecamp is also an ideal starting point to learn how to hunt the Northern Lights on your own and how to take pictures.

150 square meter geodesic dome specially designed to withstand the harsh weather of the Icelandic winter. Cozy and comfortable viewing platform with low lit to preserve the night vision and with easy access to hot chocolate or tea to warm up between lookout walks in the rugged lava field that surrounds our Aurora Basecamp.

Aurora Basecamp flashlight to lead the way in the dark. Aurora guides and brochure that assist you with how to find the Northern Lights and how to take the best pictures of the Northern Lights.