Beach trips in Bodø and Salten

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region in Nordland are located next to the coastline, with a great selection of beaches in various sections that you can visit on sunny summer days. These guides will show you how to get to them, with the help of maps, pictures and a video. You will have no problem finding your way to them, even if you are a stranger to the region. For the beach trips that require some hiking to get to them, you will also find everything you need for that part. The routes that requires hiking also got a GPX track that you can download and use on your phone

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region in Nordland are located next to the coastline, with a great selection of beaches in various sections that you can visit on sunny summer days. These guides will show you how to get to them, with the help of maps, pictures and a video. You will have no problem finding your way to them, even if you are a stranger to the region. For the beach trips that require some hiking to get to them, you will also find everything you need for that part. The routes that requires hiking also got a GPX track that you can download and use on your phone to keep track of where you are according to the hike route

Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

This trip goes to Ospvika Beach which lies almost at the end of the road on Kjerringøy. To get here you have to take the ferry from Festvåg to Misten

Karsviksanden beach on Kjerringøy

Korsviksanden beach on Kjerringøy

This trip goes to Korsviksanden beach which is located on Kjerringøy 34 km outside Bodø city. To get here you take the ferry from Festvåg to Misten

Mjelle beach in Bodø

Beach trip to Mjelle in Bodø

This beach trip goes to Mjelle, which lies a 30 minute drive from the city center of Bodø. There is a 15 minute walk from the parking lot to the beach

Ausvika beach in Bodø

Ausvika beach in Bodø

Ausvika beach is located just 15 minutes away from the city center. From Bodø you drive towards Festvåg on the northern side of the city to get there

Storvika beach in Gildeskål

Storvika beach in Gildeskål

This trip goes to Storvika beach in Gildeskål municipality. This is a long wide beach with a nice and sandy bottom that goes far out into the ocean

Langsand Beach on Sandhornøya

Langsand beach on Sandhornøya

This trip goes to the beautiful Langsand beach on Sandhornøya in Gildeskål. This is a huge beach that is located just across the road from the parking lot

Auvika beach in Bodø

Beach trip to Auvika in Bodø

This little hike starts on the road towards Mjelle, from here you take the forest path down to the ocean and follow the shore until you reach Auvika

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Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

This trip goes to the beautiful Skjelstad nature reserve just outside the Bodø city center, nice area to take a little stroll on with a beach at the end

Sjurnakken and Vågnakken in Bodø

Sjurnakken and Vågnakken in Bodø

This hike starts in the forest just after Tverlandet, in the direction towards Fauske. From here you follow a path that goes to Sjurnakken and Vågnakken

Steigtind mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Steigtind

This hike goes up to Steigtind mountain in Bodø. The highest point at Steigtind is 793 meters above sea level, here you get a nice view in all directions

Hike to Fykantrappa and Rallarbrakka

Fykantrappa up to Rallarbrakka

This hike goes to the Fykan stairway in Meløy, with Rallarbrakka as the endpoint. The stairs consist of 1129 steps going 300 meters up the mountainside

Finnkonnakken mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Finnkonnakken

This mountain hike goes to Finnkonnakken, which is a part of Sjunkhatten National Park outside Bodø city. The peak is a mere 518 meters above sea level

Straumvatnet lake in Sørfold municipality

Kayaking around Straumvatnet lake

This kayak trip goes to Straumvatnet lake, which is located in Sørfold municipality. The full round takes around 3 hours with calm speed and some breaks