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
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

Junkerfjellet mountain in Bodø

Hike to Junkerfjellet in Bodø

This is a quite short hike that starts near the horse race track at Soløyvannsveien outside Bodø and goes up to a mountain called Junkerfjellet

Knaplundsøya in Bodø

Forest hike on Knaplundsøya

This hike starts by the church at Saltstraumen and follows a forest road on Knaplundsøya. The endpoint of the hike is a nice vantage point

Keiservarden in Bodø

Hike to Keiservarden in Bodø

The hike to Keiservarden starts at the big parking lot below Turisthytta in Bodø. From here you walk the dirt road up the forest and follow the path

Evjenrunden hiking route

Nattmålstuva by Evjenrunden

The circle forest hike Evjenrunden starts by the water tower near Evjen, from here you hike up to Nattmålstuva, before continuing back to start