Kayaking around Valnesvatnet

This kayak trip follows the shore along Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø until you end up right back at where you started. The distance of this trip ends up at around 16.5 kilometers if you follow the shore into all the bays along the way. The trip ends up at about 4 hours with a calm kayaking speed, and some breaks on the shore here and there to stretch the back and have a snack. If you just kayak for the exercise, you can do this trip in much less time. The nature along the way is beautiful, with a mix of forest and rocky landscape with majestic mountains visible in the distance. There are several nice spots on land to check out as well during the trip

This kayak trip follows the shore along Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø until you end up right back at where you started. The distance of this trip ends up at around 16.5 km if you follow the shore into all the bays along the way. The trip ends up at about 4 hours with a calm kayaking speed, and some breaks on the shore here and there to stretch the back and have a snack. If you just kayak for the exercise, you can do this trip in much less time. The nature along the way is beautiful, with a mix of forest and rocky landscape with majestic mountains visible in the distance. There are several nice spots on land to check out as well

Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

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Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

This is what the parking lot by Valnesvatnet looks like. From here there is a short way down to the shore, where you start your kayak trip

Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

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