Kayak routes in Bodø and Salten

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region in Northern Norway is perfect for kayaking. Located next to the coastline, with plenty of lakes scattered around the area, finding a nice place to go kayaking here is not a problem. Here you can browse the current kayaking routes, each one complete with everything you need to get started. Pictures, videos, and maps shows you how to get to the start point, the route itself, and the nature along the way. You can also download GPX routes and keep track of your location according to the kayak route. This might come in handy for the long routes, so that you can see how far along the way you are

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region is perfect for kayaking. Located next to the coastline, with plenty of lakes scattered around the area, finding a nice place to go kayaking here is not a problem. Here you can browse the current kayaking routes, each one complete with everything you need to get started. Pictures, videos, and maps shows you how to get to the start point, the route itself, and the nature along the way. You can also download GPX routes and keep track of your location according to the kayak route. This might come in handy for the long routes, so that you can see how far along the way you are

Kobbvatnet lake in Sørfold
Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø

Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

This kayak trip follows the shore around beautiful Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø. The distance around the lake ended at 16.5 km, taking about 4 hours

Kayaking around Vågøya in Bodø

Kayak trip around Vågøya in Bodø

This kayak trip starts at Skjelstadsundet outside Bodø city and goes around the beautiful island of Vågøya. The distance ends up at a bit over 10 km

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

Børvatnet lake in Bodø

Kayaking around Børvatnet lake

This kayak trip goes around the lake Børvatnet in Bodø municipality. Børvatnet lies between the mountain range of Børvasstindene and Børnupen

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 a calm speed

Kobbvatnet lake in Sørfold

Kayaking around Kobbvatnet lake

This kayak trip starts at Kobbvatnet Camping in Sørfold and follows the shore around Kobbvatnet lake. The distance if this route is around 10 km

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

Forest hike at Skaug in Bodø

Forsan at Skaug and beyond

This hike starts just outside Skaug and follows a trail in the forest until you reach small waterfall at Forsan, stop here or continue further

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

Finnkonnakken mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Finnkonnakken

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

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

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

Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten National Park

Hike to Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten

This hike goes to Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten National Park in Bodø municipality. The distance of this hiking route is 4.65 kilometers each way