Top 20 Experiences in Bodo
Arctic Train - The Northernmost Railway in Norway
An unforgettable journey With towering mountains, dramatic waterfalls and fantastic views of the fjord, this journey goes through a beautiful and wild arctic landscape. The train makes several stops along the way to ensure you get the most out of the trip, and with the help of the "Voice of Norway" app you can listen to the history of the places you pass on the journey. Ofotbanen The construction of the Ofotbanen started at the end of the 19th century and stretched a couple of years into the next century. The railway was built to ensure access to an ice-free export port for the huge iron ore deposits from northern Sweden. Itinerant workers, so-called "rallers" sought their fortune in what was referred to as Europe's "Klondyke", and at most over 5,000 people were involved in the construction of the track.
Hiking Day Trip in Bodo, The Hidden Valley
Åselidalen Valley is a beautiful valley carved out by glaciers some hundreds of thousands of years ago. Crystal clear mountain lakes and waterfalls surrounded by peaks is what you’ll find today. Starting from Bodø, the valley is a perfect place for a moderate hiking day trip in Northern Norway. Bodø is known for excellent hiking options, its diverse landscape and the easy access to the mountainsides. If you’re a hiking enthusiast, you should add the area to your bucket list. The Hidden Valley: The Børvasstindane mountain range contains the signature mountains of Bodø. Åselidalen – “The Hidden Valley” – cuts into the mountains between the mountain ridges Åselitindan and Falkflågtindan. Peaks: The valley is surrounded by jagged peaks, all over 1,000 metres above sea level. Two of them, PerKalsa and Børtind, are favourites among the locals.
eBike guided City Tour
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.
Moose Safari from Bodo, Northern Norway, Meet the Largest Land Animal in Europe
The Moose is quite shy and is easily scared back into the woods, but normally they are quite co-operative and allow us to get quite near. We know the habits and life of the moose and where we have the best chances to see them. Elg - the moose is called Elg in Norway, but the moose is not comparable with the american elk. The elk (cervus canadensis) , however, is an entirely different deer (much smaller). Largest in Europe - the moose is Europes largest land animal, also the largest member in the deer family. A fully grown bull are over 2 meters high at the shoulders and weighs up to 750 kg (1650 lb). Cows seldom weighs more than 470 kg (1035 lb). Saltstraumen: The moose safari trip will also include a stop by Saltstraumen, the strongest maelstrom in the world. You can walk the bridge and look down in to the powerful whirlpools.
eBike Midnight Sun Chase
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. At the top you get a fantastic view of 360 degrees - and a prime location for watching the midnight sun. 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.
Rail & Hike by Arctic Train
This day trip combines a ride along the fantastic Ofot Line and a hike along the historical navvies’ Road from station to station. The roundtrip goes through a stunning Arctic scenery full of history. From Narvik train station, you will set off on a one-hour train ride along the fjord to the Swedish border town Bjørnfjell. Sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery. At Bjørnfjell, you will disembark the train and continue the tour by yourself on foot. The distance from Bjørnfjell to Katterat, which is the end point of your hike, is about 11 kilometers and you will have about 5.5 hours to finish the trail. Practical info: Meeting point: Narvik Station, Stasjonsveien 1, 8514 narvik Meeting point return: Katterat Train Station 18:40 Parking at Narvik Station Self-guided tour Bring: Suitable clothes and hiking shoes Food and water Timetable: 11:40 Departure Narvik Station 13:00 Arrival Bjørnfjell Station 11 kilometer Hike to Katterat 18:40 Departure Katterat 19:15 Arrival Narvik
4 Hours Northern Lights Train with Guide
The guides will welcome you on board the Arctic Train and we will start our journey along the Ofoten line. During the trip, we will share stories while enjoying a comfortable train ride. The first stop on this journey is Bjørnfjell, which is the border station to Sweden. After a short stay at Bjørnfjell, we travel to Kattegat station. Here we will continue our chase 374 meters above sea level, while we explore the area and listen to stories about the northern light. If the sky is clear, our chances of spotting the northern lights are good since we are up in the high mountains and away from the city lights. We will also make a fire and serve pastries while enjoying some warm beverages. Bring warm clothes and a camera and join us on this hunt on historical rails. Times and meeting point: 18:00 Narvik Train Station (meeting point) 18:50 Train departure 22:50 Arrival at Narvik Train Station
eBike guided Keiservarden mountain tour
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.
Hiking Day Trip to Keiservarden, Classic & Easy Hike in Bodo, Northern Norway
Keiservarden is a real classic for the people of Bodø. This mountain plateau is Bodø’s most visited hiking destination and is renowned for the wonderful views of the city, sea and the Lofoten islands. Keiservarden is one of the best places to experience the Midnight Sun. Keiservarden is the number one hiking destination for many in Bodø. Keiservarden is 366 m above sea level and climbing to the summit is not a very demanding hike. The view from the top – you might be able to see the silhouette of the Lofoten, the islands of Værøy and Røst (the two outermost islands in Lofoten). To the east you will see the many peaks of the spectacular Børvasstind mountain range and the mountains near the Swedish border. Stone stairs – several alternative routes lead to the top. In 2016 Sherpas from Nepal built stone stairs along our route, which saves the terrain from wear.
Adventure Experience With Northern Lights Safari
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 Hovdsundet in Bodo, Northern Norway, Rugged Coastal Day Hike
A secluded beach in Bodø. Getting all the way to Hovdsundet is half the fun as it’s a challenging adventure on foot. Although the hike is difficult at times, the natural beauty makes it worth it. The trail offers a diversity of terrain from white-sand beaches, pine forests and coastal cliffs to pebble beaches. Hovdsundet: It’s hard to believe that Hovdsundet Beach and Auvika Beach are north of the Arctic Circle. The highlight of this challenging coastal hike is the secluded beach Hovdsundet, one of the most beautiful and remote beaches in Bodø. It comes as no surprise that this beach has become a quite popular Instagram spot in Bodø. Challenging: The hike to Hovdsundet Beach is perfect for those who are comfortable and experienced with backcountry hiking. This route may prove challenging for novices. Be prepared to use your entire body as the trail ascends and descends over cliffs and rocky outcrops.
eBike Outback Guided Ride
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.
Via Ferrata climbing at sea cliff in Bodø
Steep climbing above the sea with great views. Our experienced guides will make sure you have an unique experience where mountains and ocean meet. Climbing above the sea adds to the thrill of the climb and is suitable for both seasoned climbers and guests with little or no experience from climbing.
Mjelle Beach - Easy Coastal Day Hike to Bodos no 1 Beach, Northern Norway
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.
Northern light safari to aurora camp
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!
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
7day - Private tour of Norway/ Lofoten and Tromso
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!
Bodo Private Transfer from Bodo (BOO) Airport to City centre
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.
Bodo Private Transfer from Bodo city centre to Bodo airport
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.
Summer Whale Watching in Magic Bleik (Andøy, Vesterålen)
Andøya is Norway's hidden spot for fantastic wildlife. Join our summer whale/wildlife RIB-boat excursion to explore the canyon of Bleik and its surroundings. The canyon is home to abundant marine wildlife, including the magnificent sperm whales. You will also have a chance to encounter other marine mammals, such as pilot whales, orcas, minke, and occasionally humpback whales. All these animals frequent the area in search for food (different fish species), which also attract extraordinary bird and other wildlife. In searching for whales, we will most likely encounter different birds (puffins, eagles, gannets, etc.) while we keep our eyes open for Harbor seals. Join our 3,5 hours RIB boat excursion with a maximum of 12 guests to explore the wonders of Bleik Canyon. During the tour, your guide will be onboard to give you information about all the wildlife we encounter, and take photos (as memories) to take them home with you after the trip.