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 route

Straumøya in Bodø
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

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 min walk from the parking 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

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 sea

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 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 path down to the ocean and follow the shore until you reach Auvika

Steigtind mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Steigtind

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

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

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 for a little stroll on with a beach at the end

Kayaking around Vatnvatnet in Bodø

Kayak trip to Vatnvatnet in Bodø

This kayak trip goes in a circle around the upper parts of Vatnvatnet lake in Bodø. The distance if this route is 6.5 km and takes about 1.5 hours

Forest hike along Futelva

Forest hike along Futelva in Bodø

This hike follows Futelva river outside Bodø city as far as it goes, before heading Soløyvatnet lake and back to the start point through the forest