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The town centre, rebuilt after being almost completely levelled by WWII bombing, is unexciting architecturally. The city's main charm lies in its backdrop of distant rugged peaks and vast skies. Dramatic islands that support the world's densest concentration of white-tailed sea eagles – not for nothing is Bodø known as the Sea Eagle Capital – dot the seas to the north.


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Community Sailing Week in Finland

We include you into planning each day’s itinerary. We are true to a real sailing spirit and plan together with the wind, weather and you! Therefore, please just treat the below itinerary as a general idea. We will customize it to meet your crew wishes and the current weather. Only the mad ones sail against the wind! Day 1 - KAZNÄS: It’s our starting point where we meet and embark on our adventure!Day 2 – RYSKÄR: Raw and untouched nature surrounds us. The trees as well as mossy flat granite stones on the shore create a unique background for our evening get together.Day 3 – BODÖ: In Bodö bay we moor at a little wooden pier belonging to a family. It feels like a cosy refuge for yachties where sauna, socializing and good food are the main to-do for everyone. Fresh breakfast rolls can be delivered and a floating sauna is available for use!Day 4 – KROKSÄR: Sailing from Bodö we drop anchor for swimming at Färo beach. It is a beautiful forested bay shaped like a crescent moon. We sail further to the settlement of Notö to replenish our stock and continue further in search of a remote bay to spend the night. It is a night spent cut off from any civilization.Day 5 – BRÄNNSKÄR: Two families who settled here are creating a paradise on earth. There is a tiny port for the sailboats, a little café with homemade bread, and a local theatre group that organizes occasional performances. A boat builder and archery round the choice of things to do and places to explore. 2.5km of forest walking path connects all the main points.Day 6 – HAMNHOLMEN: We sail past by Helsingsholmen where we get a supply of smoked fish and continue to one of the remote bays nearby.  As it will most likely be the last remote anchorage of the week we should play some music and sing the evening through!Day 7 - CHIEFTAINS HALL: We shall feast like the Vikings! In a reconstructed viking hall we sit on furs, enjoy a crackling fire, eat, drink and spend the last evening with our newly made friends. Like a viking tribe, we sailed together, ate together, and shared an adventure together.Day 8 – KAZNÄS: is the day to say goodbye. All the miles sailed, skills gained and time shared with others will make you bond and build relationships. Cherish these, keep in touch and remember that our family is there. See you another time!   

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Svartisen - Day Trip Glacier Hiking in Northern Norway

Do I need any outdoor experience? • Is this trip for me? Moderate to good fitness and agility is required. The degree of difficulty and the precise route is carefully chosen to fulfill the desires and physique of the group itself.  • Grading This trip is graded as medium.  • Minimum age: reccomended minimum age is 10 years. Season & AvailabilityMay - September. In winter season the glacier is totally covered with snow.Terrain, distance and elevation • Terrain: After leaving the shuttle boat, there is a bicycle ride approx. 3 km along a flat gravel road. Then 1.5 km steady, well-graded uphill walking for 1 h to reach the glacier. The route follows paths, some parts in a bit rugged terrain and slabs with no trails. • Total length: 4.5 km each way to reach the glacier (3 km bicycling, 1.5 km hiking). Not to forget the distance from Bodø, 160 km. • Elevation: tarting point is 2 metres above sea level. Maximum elevation on the glacier will be no more than 4 – 500 m a.s.l. You should bring • Bring your own hiking boots • Personal clothing: 3 – 4 layers of varm upper body clothing, gloves, a varm cap. • Raincoats may be suitable if rain. Jeans are not recommended on wet days as they become very cold and uncomfortable to wear. • Sunglasses and sun protection is important even if cloudy. • A day pack is useful and a drink and snacks are nice to have. • Be sure to bring your camera! We will provide • Specialized glacier gear: helmet, harness, ice axe and crampons for superior glacier grip. • A knowledgeable, english speaking guide with a sense of humour and passion for this area. Group size - We prefer small groups • Typical group size for our trips range from 2 to 10 (15). We prefer to keep the group size as small as possible for these trips, which improves the experience for the participants and guide alike. • Larger groups may request booking this trip. In such cases, we divide the group into smaller groups, each of which will be accompanied by their own guide. NB: We don’t mix private group trips with solo travellers. • What is the minimum number of participants? To run this tour, a minimum of two people must book. If this minimum is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the tour. You will then have the option of being rebooked on an alternative date or receiving a full refund.

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Hiking Day Trip to Keiservarden, Classic & Easy Hike in Bodo, Northern Norway

Do I need any outdoor experience?Is this trip for me? This trip is designed for beginners and intermediates. You don’t need any specific skills. That said you should have some outdoor experience in walking before you arrive.Grading: This trip is graded as MediumTransport By bus from/to downtown Bodø. Season & Availability We run this tour year-round, weather permitting. Terrain, distance and elevationTerrain: you must be able to walk on gravel roads, trail in slightly hilly terrain and partly steep stone stairs.Total length: approx. 5 km up and down.Elevation: from starting point 45 (140*) metres above sea level to top Keiservarden 366 m a.s.l.(*Two optional starting points, the upper start point is not within reach by public transport.)What do I need to bring?You should bringYour own hiking gear suitable for the prevailing wind and weather conditions.Good footwear (hiking boots or sturdy running shoes) is an advantage.A small daypack for your snack, camera and some extra clothing.We will provideA knowledgeable, English-speaking guide with a sense of humour and passion for this area.In winter: best snow spikes and headlamps available. This way the trip could be enjoyable even when dark and in winter.Transport from town centre to starting point and back to town after trip is included in the tour price.Group size - We prefer small groupsTypical group size for our trips range from 2 to 10 (15). We prefer to keep the group size as small as possible for these trips, which improves the experience for the participants and guide alike.Larger groups may request booking this trip. In such cases, we divide the group into smaller groups, each of which will be accompanied by their own guide. NB: We don’t mix private group trips with solo travellers.What is the minimum number of participants? To run this tour, a minimum of two people must book. If this minimum is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the tour. You will then have the option of being rebooked on an alternative date or receiving a full refund.

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Guided Summit Day Hike to Litltind in Bodo, Northern Norway

Do I need any outdoor experience? • Is this trip for me? This trip is designed  for intermediate or experienced hikers and anyone contemplating this trip needs previous hiking experience in alpine terrain.You should be prepared for some exposure along the summit ridge, but we will ensure you remain a safe distance from that. • Grading: This trip is graded as Hard. TransportBy minibus or 8-seater car from/to downtown Bodø.Season & AvailabilityMay - September. May be possible in wintertime, weather permitting.Terrain, distance and elevation • Terrain: You must be able to walk on rugged trails, uneven terrain, scree and steep rocks. • Total length: The hike itself is approx. 6 km up and down. The mileage from Bodø by car (or minibus) is 25 km each way. • Elevation: A total of 640 m from the starting point 80 metres above sea level to the summit of Mt. Litltind, 717 m a.s.l. You should bring • Your own hiking gear suitable for the prevailing wind and weather conditions. • Good footwear (hiking boots or sturdy running shoes). • A small daypack for your snack, camera and some extra clothing. We will provide • A knowledgeable, English-speaking guide with a sense of humour and passion for this area. • Snow spikes if required to cross snow fields (early season and/or winter). • Return transfers from downtown Bodø to the starting point and back again after the trip are included in the tour price. Group size - We prefer small groups • Typical group size for our trips range from 2 to 10 (15). We prefer to keep the group size as small as possible for these trips, which improves the experience for the participants and guide alike. • Larger groups may request booking this trip. In such cases, we divide the group into smaller groups, each of which will be accompanied by their own guide. NB: We don’t mix private group trips with solo travellers. • What is the minimum number of participants? To run this tour, a minimum of two people must book. If this minimum is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the tour. You will then have the option of being rebooked on an alternative date or receiving a full refund.

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Snowshoeing Day Trip in Bodo, Northern Norway

Do I need any outdoor experience?Is this trip for me? This trip is designed for beginners. You don’t need any specific skills. Snowshoeing is easy and does not require any prior knowledge. If you can walk, you can snowshoe. GradingThis trip is graded as Easy.  Duration A total of 6 - 8 hours, including transport by minibus or 8-seater car from/to downtown Bodø. Season & AvailabilityWinter. Naturally, snowshoeing requires snow! Bodø is located on the Northern Norwegian coast, which means the snow cover near the town centre varies during the wintertime. However, it is far more stable in inland areas just a short drive from town. Don’t worry – we will find the snow!Terrain, distance and elevationTerrain: Low mountain forests typical to Northern Norway (pine and birch). Near to lakes and mountains. Normally no paths, slightly rugged terrain and some hills.Total length: Approx. 20 km by minibus or car each way to reach the starting point. The snowshoe trip itself is 2-3 km.Elevation: The starting point is typically 20 - 150 metres above sea level, while the maximum elevation on the snowshoe trip will be no more than 100 m.a.s.l.You should bringYour own hiking gear suitable for winterGood footwear (warm hiking boots or winter boots)A small daypack for your snack, camera and some extra clothingWe will provideSnowshoes, hiking poles and gaitersA knowledgeable, English-speaking guide with a sense of humour and passion for winter hikingQuality headlamps for evening hikes, which make the trips enjoyable even during the winter darknessReturn transfers from downtown Bodø to the starting point and back again after the trip are included in the tour price.Group size & Capacity  Typical group size for our trips range from 2 to 15. We prefer to keep the group size as small as possible for these trips, which improves the experience for the participants and guide alike.Larger groups may request booking this trip. In such cases, we divide the group into smaller groups, each of which will be accompanied by their own guide. NB: We don’t mix private group trips with solo travellers.What is the minimum number of participants? To run this tour, a minimum of two people must book. If this minimum is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the tour. You will then have the option of being rebooked on an alternative date or receiving a full refund.

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Mjelle Beach - Easy Coastal Day Hike to Bodos no 1 Beach, Northern Norway

Do I need any outdoor experience? • Is this trip for me? This trip is designed for beginners. You don’t need any specific skills. This trip is possible for young children, but the trail is not accessible by stroller. • Grading This trip is graded as Easy. Requires some walking on uneven terrain. TransportBy minibus or 8-seater car from/to downtown Bodø.Season & AvailabilityWe run this tour year-round, weather permitting.Terrain, distance and elevation • Terrain: You must be able to walk on gravel roads and trails in even terrain. • Total length: Approx. 3 km there and back. The mileage from Bodø by car (or minibus) is 25 km each way. • Elevation: Nothing to worry about, starting point 5 metres above sea level. Highest point along the trail is no more than 10 m a.s.l. You should bring • Your own hiking gear suitable for the prevailing wind and weather conditions. • Good footwear (hiking boots or sturdy running shoes) is an advantage. • A small daypack for your snack, camera and some extra clothing. We will provide • A knowledgeable, English-speaking guide with a sense of humour and passion for this area. • Return transfers from downtown Bodø to the starting point and back again after the trip are included in the tour price. • Quality headlamps and snow spikes (for evening/winter hikes only) which make the trip enjoyable even during the winter darkness. • Return transfers from downtown Bodø to the starting point and back again after the trip are included in the tour price. Group size - We prefer small groups • Typical group size for our trips range from 2 to 10 (15). We prefer to keep the group size as small as possible for these trips, which improves the experience for the participants and guide alike. • Larger groups may request booking this trip. In such cases, we divide the group into smaller groups, each of which will be accompanied by their own guide. NB: We don’t mix private group trips with solo travellers. • What is the minimum number of participants? To run this tour, a minimum of two people must book. If this minimum is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the tour. You will then have the option of being rebooked on an alternative date or receiving a full refund.