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Saltstraumen by RIB
Saltstraumen by RIB
 (40)
from: $91

Bodø is home to Saltstraumen, the strongest tidal current in the world. Visit Saltstraumen by RIB for the ultimate experience! Be up close and personal with the elements and scout for sea eagles, puffins and porpoises along your journey. Admire the Caledonian mountain folding, and learn about the Arctic history from the Stone Age upon modern life today!

Mosjøen via ferrata and Zipline
Mosjøen via ferrata and Zipline
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from: $138

Join us on an exhilarating mountain adventure on the world’s northernmost via ferrata. Via ferrata means “iron path”. This mountain-climbing adventure doesn’t require any specialised knowledge or prior experience. The route is classified as B/C, easy to moderately difficult, making it a fun and exciting way to climb a mountain that is within most people’s reach. The first part of our journey climbs the newly-built Sherpa Path, up the narrow Trongskaret pass. We connect your harness to the first stretch of cable. After a while, we reach a viewpoint where we unpack our lunch and savour the incredible panorama of Mosjøen and its environs. The second stretch of the via ferrata takes us to the summit, 660 metres. Our descent follows a regular hiking trail down to the rock stairs called Helgelandstrappa, and to the starting point of the zipline. Your flight down the 700 metre long zipline takes you across the river and lands you safely in the gardens of Fru Haugans Hotel.

Snowshoeing Day Trip in Bodo, Northern Norway
Snowshoeing Day Trip in Bodo, Northern Norway
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from: $140

Snowshoeing is a good way to enjoy the snow if you are not steady on a pair of skis. The snowshoe trip is fully guided, and we’ll provide you with the necessary gear. To maximise your chances of having a great experience, it’s important to dress warmly.   Daytime Snowshoe Trips. This is a great way to enjoy the winter landscape and the Arctic wilderness near Bodø. We’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the nature, and on a guided tour you can immerse yourself in new knowledge about the Norwegian nature. Arctic Night Snowshoe Hike. A bit adventurous? Then consider a mysterious evening snowshoe hike, which could be your chance to see the Northern Lights. You’ll then get a feeling of a winter night above the Arctic Circle. During the hike, we’ll stop by for a break, make an open fire and enjoy a hot drink.

Flight to the Svartisen glacier
Flight to the Svartisen glacier
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from: $536

This route goes south out of Bodø along the coast over some of the finest beaches in the country. Through deep and narrow fjords, passing jagged peaks close by. At the southernmost point of the route we will see the view of the spectacular Engenbreen Ice Fall slide out from Svartisen and down almost into the fjord. From there the tour goes over the Svartisen glacier itself northbound to the highlight of this tour: A close look at the glacier ice fall as we fly past the glacier edge along the lake Storglomvatnet. Return to Bodø via Beiarn, with streams, valleys and mountain ranges, before we pass through Børvasstindan and the Åseli valley, the signature mountain range to the south of Bodø. Saltstraumen, the worlds strongest tidal current is also along the route back to Bodø.

eBike Northern Lights Chase
eBike Northern Lights Chase
 (3)
from: $123

This unique tour will take you from the city centre and through the local living areas before leaving the asphalt on to gravel roads and easy paths until we reach the bottom of the climb up to peak Keiservarden. From there it is a 4,5 km ride 360 metres uphill - but no worries, your eBike will help keeping the heart rate down, although a little self effort and a light sweat is necessary. We take breaks as needed and at the top we spend some time looking at the fantastic view 360 degrees. This is a prime spot for watching the Aurora Borealis play up, undisturbed of the city lights. Downhill is easy and as exiting as you preferr - just keep your speed at a comfortable level and don't scare those on a hike up. While riding we communicate with Walkie Talkies - for guiding and heads-up situations.

Mjelle Beach - Easy Coastal Day Hike to Bodos no 1 Beach, Northern Norway
Mjelle Beach - Easy Coastal Day Hike to Bodos no 1 Beach, Northern Norway
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from: $118

Mjelle Beach is one of many beaches close to Bodø and a great place for a day trip from this beautiful town. White sandy beaches may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Arctic Norway? The fact is that some of the most stunning beaches in Norway is found up north.  Walk on gemstones? Mjelle Beach is listed on TripAdvisor as one of the most popular things to do while visiting Bodø. A day trip to Mjelle is popular among locals and a great place for a quick getaway from Bodø. The sand of this secluded beach is both white and red. The red sand takes its colour from gemstone particles (garnet minerals). Ideal for children: Getting to the Mjelle Beach is an easy stroll even for young ones, as it’s only a 30-minute walk from the car park. For young children, the beach is a giant sandpit with free rocks and shells.

Icefishing and nature tour
Icefishing and nature tour
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from: $150

To go icefishing is pure fun and excitement. We drive with snowmobiles and sled up to our safari camp where we prepare the fishing gear. The coffee is made on the campfire which is enjoyed in the beautiful scenery. Maybe we meet moose or reindeer? These are located near our safari camp. We then move on to our lake where we drill holes in the ice and drop the bait! Then just wait for the fish to bite and we can cheer on the fine catch. We go back to the safari camp and make ourselves some good food and hot drinks. ​

eBike guided Keiservarden mountain tour
eBike guided Keiservarden mountain tour
 (3)
from: $102

This unique tour will take you from the city centre and through the local living areas before leaving the asphalt on to gravel roads and easy paths until we reach the bottom of the climb up to peak Keiservarden. From there it is a 4,5 km ride 360 metres uphill - but no worries, your eBike will help keeping the heart rate down, although a little self effort and a light sweat is necessary. We take breaks as needed and at the top we spend some time looking at the fantastic view 360 degrees. Downhill is easy and as exiting as you preferr - just keep your speed at a comfortable level and don't scare those on a hike up. While riding we communicate with Walkie Talkies - for guiding and heads-up situations. Please note that the 10:00 and 17:00 tour starts on the square at the seaside of Stormen library. The 13:00 tour starts at the Hurtigruten pier.

Guided tour to Svartisen
Guided tour to Svartisen
 (1)
from: $107

This guided tour will take 5 hours, and include the boat-trip across Svartisvatnet. When you reach the open shelter close to the glacier, you will be served a simple lunch. The guides will tell you all you ever want to know about the glacier, the area and the people connected to it.

Northern Lights Package - Small groups only
Northern Lights Package - Small groups only
 (24)
from: $129

During the evening, you can expect to discover: -What are the 3 factors needed to spot the northern lights. -What makes them appear or not. -How to read and analyse the official datas from the NASA. -How to determine a good spot to witness the auroras. -Which app to use. -How to take good pictures of the northern lights (even with most smartphones). -Some legends and fun facts about the auroras. Every evening is different, depending on where we have to drive we will be back sooner or later. Most of the time, we are back between 23:00 and 00:00. Some nights we are lucky to see the northern lights very early and are back earlier, some nights we have to drive far and are back later.

Hiking on snowshoes
Hiking on snowshoes
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from: $53

We at ExploRana love all outdoor activities, also snowshoe-hikes. We would just love to take you out and let you experience this easy way to hike through the loose and deep snow! We make sure to have enough snowshoes to go around, and if you don’t have warm clothes, let us know and we sure will help you with that too. We will also have something warm to drink, and maybe we will make a bonfire.

7day - Private tour of Norway/ Lofoten and Tromso
7day - Private tour of Norway/ Lofoten and Tromso
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from: $5,248

We will take you to the most beautiful part of Norway - the Lofoten islands, which is far behind polar circle and hide fairytale wooden houses. Find yourself with us in a world of beautiful panoramas, silence, polar expeditions, arctic nature and come with us even further north to the northernmost university town of Tromso. Experience the real Nordic atmosphere with traditional red houses like from lego and come with us where the sun does not set at all in summer!

Flight to the Lofoten Islands
Flight to the Lofoten Islands
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from: $750

Bodø – Lofoten – Steigen – Bodø: All the above-mentioned routes in one amazing flight! On this route, we will be able to see an abundance of scenic fjords, lakes, towns, jagged peaks and breathtaking views of the vast North Atlantic. The views will include spectacular nature, architecture and infrastructure in this remote area of the Northern Atlantic. At the southernmost point of Lofoten, we will cross the Vestfjord eastbound back to Bodø. This tour will provide opportunities to see all the sights our fantastic area has to offer. We will try to accommodate specific points of interest if requested. We could also land on the water at certain points along the route, weather permitting.

Bodo Private Transfer from Bodo (BOO) Airport to City centre
Bodo Private Transfer from Bodo (BOO) Airport to City centre
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from: $161

Take the worry out of your arrival at Bodo Airport and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 6 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis on arrival, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.

Snowshoeing along the fjord with Norwegian lunch over the bonfire
Snowshoeing along the fjord with Norwegian lunch over the bonfire
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from: $129

Snowshoeing is a great way to explore the arctic countryside and immerse yourself in Nature. We guarantee you an authentic and friendly tour, away from mass tourism.

Fishing with guide in Mo I Rana
Fishing with guide in Mo I Rana
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from: $75

We cannot guarantee that you catch a fish, but there is fish in this lake. Cosy atmosphere, local snacks, cold beer, what could be better? We hope the weather is on our side, and that the rain is keeping off.

eBike Outback Guided Ride
eBike Outback Guided Ride
 (2)
from: $134

Moderatly challenging eBike ride leaving the asphalt behind in exchange for a spectacular nature experience. Gravel roads and narrow paths lead you through the forest and up to a mountain ridge with a stunning view from sea to summit.

Guided tour to the Rabot cabin
Guided tour to the Rabot cabin
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from: $96

Come visit the most impressive DNT cabin in Norway! The road up from Korgen, turns through large agricultural valleys and past several houses on the way up. At the top of Leirskardalen, asphalt slides over into gravel and we find parking at Leirbotnet. The trip continues slowly uphill before a final ascent carries us forward over a lunar landscape. After a five kilometer walk from the parking lot, we see the plateau where Rabothytta stands steady and forms an adventurous sight with the fog thickly hanging over it. The building slides into the landscape with its diagonal shapes and earth tones. Majestically, it lies there waiting for you as you approach 1,200 meters above sea level. Rabothytta is located at the end of Okstindbreen, and the blue ice forms a fantastic contrast to the color of the cabin. … And the view; it simply takes your breath away! Join us on a trip and see Norway's roughest tourist cabin!

eBike guided City Tour
eBike guided City Tour
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from: $102

This unique tour will take you to several attractions in Bodø city without any effort. It will also bring you in close contact with your surroundings and nature. We provide premium eBikes that are comfortable, safe and easy to ride. The tour is 16 km and will be at a level suitable for everyone able to ride a bicycle. During the tour we will pass by museums, churches and buildings of architecture giving you plenty of photo opportunities. We also focus on the fantastic wallpaintings from the UpNorth Festival in Bodø in 2016 - created by internationally recognized artists. The last half will take you into nature on easy paths before we return to the city centre. When riding we will communicate with Walkie Talkies - for guiding and for a heads-up on special situations.

Northern light safari to aurora camp
Northern light safari to aurora camp
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from: $160

Total silence, total darkness. No light pollution from nearby cities. When hunting the aurora borealis, these conditions are cruicial. We provide you with just that - optimal conditions for the perfect northern lights experience. At the end of the lake, among reindeer, moose and beautiful nature you will encounter a sense of calmness you've never had before. When the campfire bursts in the heated tipi, and the coffee is boiling on the campfire; life doesn't get better than this. And if you're lucky, the Northern Lights will shine brightly above you on the cold Arctic starry sky. When the snow is on the ground, we drive a snowmobile to the camp. Maybe you want to try driving yourself? The northern lights doesn't always appear in the sky but the experience gives you a unique memory anyway, you get to feel the arctic nature up close. When snowconditions are good, we use snowmobile and sled from the farm to aurora camp. Without snow, we are hiking!

Bodo Private Transfer from Bodo city centre to Bodo airport
Bodo Private Transfer from Bodo city centre to Bodo airport
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from: $161

Take the worry out of your departure to Bodo Airport and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 6 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis at the hotel, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.

World War II Historic e-Bike Tour in Bodø
World War II Historic e-Bike Tour in Bodø
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from: $102

Join in! A comfortable eBike ride allows us to visit historic WW2 sites with ease and within a reasonable time range. Entering a tunnel of war and a restored Luftwaffe communications bunker (museum) are two of our highlights. And in between those we visit several places with both well known and more hidden stories from the second world war. The Napoleon wars are also worth mentioning. . . On our way we pass fantastic wall paintings, museums, historic buildings and statues as well as beautiful nature on secluded paths outside the city.

2-Day Mountain Biking Introductory Course by eBike in Bodo
2-Day Mountain Biking Introductory Course by eBike in Bodo
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from: $267

Trail biking - it's sooo easy to get hooked. We arrange courses with an introduction to trail biking regularly from August through the summer and autumn. Holiday weekend or holiday with fun and fast-paced activity? Our instructors are active cyclists with Norwegian MTB Instructor Guide certification Level 1.

Hike to "Tjuvtrappa" (the "Thief-stairs")
Hike to "Tjuvtrappa" (the "Thief-stairs")
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from: $62

We take you on a guided tour to one of the highest points in Mo I Rana to have a view of the city and its surroundings. It is a hike that takes you up an old path, to a vantage point known as the top of "Tjuvtrappa". When we go up to around 400 masl. we will tell you the story of this trail. When we reach the top of the "roof" of Mo I Rana, you will have a wonderful view of the city. The trip takes about 4 hours both ways, and we can either pick you up at your hotel, or we can meet at the starting point. Maps will be available for you at your hotel. We can make coffee by the fire (if it is not to dry), and you can have lunch up there too.

Cityguiding in Mo I Rana
Cityguiding in Mo I Rana
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from: $20

Our experienced guides will tell You all You need to know about Mo I Rana. It’s inhabitants, it’s past, the commerce. It’s all exciting! From the earliest settlements to modern community. We will let You have a better understanding of why the surroundings are the way they are and about events that happened as they did. Join us on an exciting trip through Mo I Rana. Learn about our diverse history and how it is to live at 66 °. The tour takes approx. 1 hour. The guiding is normally carried out in Norwegian, but preferably in English if needed. The tour can be booked all year, but from June 20.th until August 20.th at 7 PM, we stand ready to welcome you in the town center.

Fishing for salmon in Drevja river
Fishing for salmon in Drevja river
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from: $267

Catch a salmon or three in Drevja river! Fishing salmon in the lower part of Drevja river. Here you can fish with fly, and a local guide helps you find the best time and place to catch this fish. You can bring your RV, camper, tent, or you can stay at the big cabin on site, and you are welcome to an exciting day fishing for salmon. When outdoor, the guide will make you a simple meal that you can enjoy close to the river. A simple meal and a guide who can tell you when and where to fish, is included.

Adventure Experience With Northern Lights Safari
Adventure Experience With Northern Lights Safari
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from: $118

On this trip I want to show you how we Norwegians enjoy winter evenings under the northern lights. With some hot food and drink and campfire, this will be a wonderful experience. You get to experience nature up close and no light disturbances or people make this an unforgettable evening! Here we will really enjoy ourselves around the campfire while we wait for the northern lights to come and give us a glowing show in the starry sky. the place we are going to visit is located in Kanstad, a short distance outside Lødingen. Our basecamp The Earth Cabin gives us warmth and a pleasant atmosphere. This is made up of recycled materials and is climate-friendly

Hike to "Appelsinhaugen" ("Orange hill")
Hike to "Appelsinhaugen" ("Orange hill")
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from: $56

We will take you on a guided hike to have a view over the city and its surroundings. It is a hike that takes you up to a viewpoint known as “Appelsinhaugen” (“Orange Hill”). As we hike up to about 170 m.a.s. we will tell you the story of this trail and the city. When we are coming to the top of the “roof” of Mo I Rana, you will have an awesome view over the city. The hike takes about 3 hours both ways, and we can either pick you up at your hotel, or we can meet at the starting point. Map will be provided for you at your hotel. We make coffee on a fire, and you can have your lunch up there as well. We start from Fageråsen near the skijump hill, Mo I Rana at 10 a.m. and return about 13.

Airport transfer
Airport transfer
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from: $46

Transport services available 24/7. We offer all kinds of transfers and transport in the Bodø area. All buses are capable of 1-2 wheelchairs. We use a large trailer if needed

Scenic flight Bodø North or South
Scenic flight Bodø North or South
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from: $257

Highlights: North - Kjerringøy, fjords, jagged peaks, Sjunkhatten National park. South - Børvasstindane mountain ridge, fjords, jagged peaks, Saltstraumen.

Plane transport in Northern Norway
Plane transport in Northern Norway
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from: $1,072

Very flexible transport to destinations on water or runway. Scenic tour on the way to your destination.

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