• Bodo - Magic light and strong currents
  • Bodo - Magic light and strong currents

"Going to Kjerringøy on the first june day" - yes maybe that's exactly what to do? Halvdan Sivertsen was so excited when he came out that it resulted in the famous song "Kjerringøy".

Bodo - Magic light and strong currents

Bodø is the largest city in Nordland. Here you will find many great the attractions and recreation sites, and the most popular beauty spot are top of the mountain Veten in Bodø municipality - also known as Keiservarden. The mountain seems 366 m and is known for its fabulous views including the Lofoten Wall. Keiservarden named after Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany who visited mountaintop 16. July 1889.

In Bodø you will also find the Norwegian Aviation Museum - a great experience for both young and old. And if it's a kid, it's so important to note that Pelle Politibil comes from Bodø ... Pelle is usually outside the police station in Bodø.

California also has the highest density of sea eagles in the world. Eagles can be seen all year round!


Kjerringøy located about 30 minutes drive away Bodø, and is today a small, modern village community. Out here among other things, the historical Kjerringøy.

Island hopping

Outside Bodø you will find a world of islands - Væran. Givær, Bliksvær, Landegode, Helligvær and Karlsøyvær served by speedboats and with a bike is the perfect place for "island hopping".

Bliksvær Located southwest of Bodo and consists of about sixty islands and islets. Here you will find magical beaches and great places for camping and kayaking.

Givær is approx. 25 km just west of Bodø, and is the world's only remaining traditional weather of the Nordland type. Givær has year-round settlement, and active fishing, milk production, cheese-making, sheep farming and eider-breeding are practiced here.

Helligvær consists of all 365 islands and represents a small paradise for kayakers and pleasure boaters.

Landegode Located just west of Bodø, and is a perfect island for excursions and camping life.


Saltstraumen is the world's strongest tidal current, and is approximately 30 km south of Bodo. Each 6. hour occurs tidal currents in that large quantities of water passing at a speed of about 20 knots through a 3 km long and 150 m wide strait. In Saltstraumen is both great fishing and rafting opportunities.

Good trip!

Great fun for children and adults at the Norwegian Aviation Museum

Camp Saltstraumen - Elvegård

47 915 25 901
Straumøyaveien 70
8056 Saltstraumen

Geitvågen bad & camping

+47 909 11 777
Midnattssolveien 653
8016 Bodø

Havblikk Helgeland

+47 75 05 65 40
Sjåberget 3/10
8700 Nesna

Saltstraumen Camping

+47 75 58 75 60
8056 Saltstraumen

Bodøsjøen Camping

+47 75 56 36 80
Båtstøveien 1
8013 Bodø

Hustad Camping

+47 41 73 81 34
8130 Sandhornøy

Kjellingstraumen Fjordcamp

+47 75 75 71 11
8120 Nygårdsjøen

Misvær Camping

+47 970 60 345
8108 Misvær