A must-do in Bodø!
Experience Saltstraumen by RIB! Saltstraumen is one of the strongest tidal currents in the world, and may reach a speed of 20 knots! The narrow strait creates the distinctive vortexes, which can reach a diameter of 8 meters! The area has a diverse wildlife, and is a very popular destination for anglers across the world. Whenever you visit Saltstraumen you will be intrigued by this natural phenomena, this is a mind moving experience!
Be seduced by the raw nature, and learn about the creation of this dramatic landscape. See the Caledonian mountain folding up close, and be amazed by the ancient history of the north, did you know northern Norway has been populated since the Stone Age?
Bodø holds the largest population of sea eagles in the world, and you are very likely to encounter one of these majestic birds along your journey! With a wingspan of 2.65 m and the distinctive white tail, he is easy to spot. The area also holds a large amount of other birds like puffins and eider ducks, and the small whale porpoise may also be spotted, keep your eyes open!
Your arctic adventure awaits you!
Meeting point: Hurtigruten quay/Ferry terminal Bodø havn
Duration: 2 hours
Stella Polaris is Eco-Lighthouse certified