Kayaking around Vågøya in Bodø

This kayak trip starts at Skjelstadsundet outside Bodø city and goes around Vågøya island. 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 the kayak a distance. This is a bit of extra work as you can't park as near the start point as most other routes on this site, but this trip is worth it. On your way around Vågøya, you will get gorgeous nature with several straits, beaches, and islands to explore. The distance on this trip ended up at 10.9 km, which took around 3 hours and 45 minutes with calm speed, photo sessions, and a some breaks on land here and there

This kayak trip starts at Skjelstadsundet outside Bodø city and goes around Vågøya island. 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 the kayak a distance. This is a bit of extra work as you can’t park as near the start point as most other routes on this site, but this trip is worth it. On your way around Vågøya, you will get gorgeous nature with several straits, beaches, and islands to explore. Distance of this trip ended up at 10.9 km, which took around 3 hours and 45 mins with calm speed, photo sessions and a couple of breaks on land

Kayak trip around Vågøya in Bodø

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Kayak trip around Vågøya in Bodø

This is what the parking lot for the kayak trip around Vågøya island in Bodø looks like. From here you will have to carry the kayak to the shore

Kayak trip around Vågøya in Bodø

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Kayak trip around Vågøya in Bodø
Mjelle beach in Bodø

Beach trip to Mjelle in Bodø

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Børvatnet lake in Bodø

Kayaking around Børvatnet lake

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Kobbvatnet lake in Sørfold

Kayaking around Kobbvatnet lake

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Ausvika beach in Bodø

Ausvika beach in Bodø

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Seashore hiking along Elvefjorden

Seashore hike along Elvefjorden

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Heggmokulpen deep pool in Bodø

Heggmokulpen deep pool in Bodø

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Forest hike at Evjen

Forest hike at Evjen in Bodø

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