Kayaking Trips

Sea and lake routes for kayaking
Kayaking around Vågøya in Bodø

This kayak trip starts at Skjelstadsundet outside Bodø city and goes around the beautiful island of Vågøya. The start point is by an old radio antenna site that is long shut down, so you don’t have to worry about the warning signs on the way to the parking lot. The beach where you embark on your journey is located a bit away from the parking lot, so here you will have to carry or drag …

Nevelsfjorden on Kjerringøy in Norway

This hike goes around the beautiful Nevelsfjorden wich is located on Kjerringøy in Bodø municipality. This fjord is surrounded by high mountain tops and dense forest with a rocky shoreline. Nevelsfjorden is located 13 kilometres from the ferry dock at Misten, follow the road on Kjerringøy until you come to a sign that says Øyjorda, turn left here and follow the road for another 8.8 kilometres until you reach the start of the fjord. The …

Vatnvatnet Lake in Bodø

This kayak trip goes around the upper parts of Vatnvatnet Lake in Bodø municipality. From the kayak start point you follow the shore down to a strait where the lower parts of the lake starts, cross the strait and return back to start on the opposite side. You can obviously also just continue down the lower parts as far as you want to go. The distance on this trip is around 6.5 kilometres, wich takes …

Kayaking between Hjertøyene in Bodø

This kayak trip starts at Kvalvika just outside the Bodø city centre and goes between the islands of Hjertøyene. Here you kayak in beautiful nature between the islands, with the city just on the other side. If you are going late in the day you might want to kayak along the outer island first before the sun sets, by doing so you will have the sun with you both ways. This trip is around 10 …

Nordfjordelva River in Sørfold
Location: Sørfold
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This kayak trip goes to beautiful Nordfjord in Sørfold municipality. The parking area and start point is located a bit up the river, from here you kayak up as far as possible, before returning down and into the fjord. The return point is below the bridge crossing the fjord, where there is also an old Nazi tunnel you can check out if you feel for a little climb. This is as far north as the …

Børvatnet Lake in Northern Norway
Location: Bodø
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This kayak trip goes around the lake Børvatnet in Bodø municipality. Børvatnet lies between the mountain range of Børvasstindene and Børnupen mountain, so here you will get a gorgeous scenery all the way around the lake. This is a quite long trip that ends up at around 10 kilometres, wich took about 4 hours with a calm speed, a couple of breaks to stretch the back and some photo sessions along the way. If you …

Straumvatnet Lake in Sørfold municipality
Location: Sørfold
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This kayak trip goes to Straumvatnet Lake wich is located in Sørfold municipality. From Straumen you follow the road along the lake until you come to the power station, continue a bit further and you come to a parking place right next to the lake. From here you can start the kayak trip around the lake, wich takes around 3 hours with a calm speed and some breaks on the shore along the way to …