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 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

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

Blombakkfjellet mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Blombakkfjellet

This mountain hike starts at the parking lot at the end of the road at Heggmoen outside Bodø city and goes up to the top of Blombakkfjellet

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

Skivikvatnet lake on Straumøya

Skivikvatnet lake on Straumøya

This hike goes to a small lake on Straumøya called Skivikvatnet. Straumøya is located across the fjord from Bodø city, next to Saltstraumen

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

Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø

Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø

This is a nice little hike that follows the river through the forest up to Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø municipality. Distance is 1.63 km each way