Kayaking around Nevelsfjorden

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 kilometers long, which takes 1.5 hours with a calm kayaking speed and a couple of shorts breaks on land

This hike goes around the beautiful Nevelsfjorden, which is located on Kjerringøy in Bodø municipality. This fjord is surrounded by high mountain tops and dense forests with a rocky shoreline. Nevelsfjorden is located 13 kilometers 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 kilometers until you reach the start of the fjord. The distance around Nevelsfjorden is around 8.64 kilometers, which took more or less 2 hours and 30 minutes with a calm kayaking speed and some breaks on land to stretch the back and eat

  • GETTING TO THE START POINT BY CAR

Memorize the location of the marker above and insert it again manually if needed, when making the road route on your phone using Google Maps

Kayaking Nevelsfjorden on Kjerringøy

This is what the parking lot by Nevelsfjorden on Kjerringøy looks like. From here it’s a short way down to seashore where you start the trip

  • ROUTE FROM THE START TO THE END

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