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Mid tide maelstrom was pretty spectacular

Visited 5he site midtide and found the tide rushing in through the middle with the huge eddies on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret N
Great place if it’s not raining

Was a great experience in this place. But was raining with to much wind. So I couldn’t enjoy as I... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Marilene M
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Saltstraumen | Rv17, 33 km from Bodø town center, Bodo 8056, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited 5he site midtide and found the tide rushing in through the middle with the huge eddies on both/sides impressive. The walk down to the water’s edge is easy with plenty of seating from which to watch birds diving for fish. Local boats were out...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A natural phenomenon about 30min drive from bodo airport. Have seen a similar near Osaka Japan. This is bigger and yet closer to land . nothing spectacular but worth a visit with a car and time to spend before the moskennes ferry

Thank Alfred P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not all it's cracked up to be. Unusual but not really spectacular. Certainly dont pay for a guided visit. It's really easy to get public transport at x fraction of the cost. You've come this far so you may as well visit

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Was a great experience in this place. But was raining with to much wind. So I couldn’t enjoy as I planned.

Thank Marilene M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place. For dramatic views of the streams you need to check timetable but the surrounding landscape it is worth a visit anytime. Nice Kjelen Kaffe nearby.

Thank Lidia G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Saltstraumen bridge is about a 30 minute ride from the town of Bodø. There is plenty of parking on the side of the road on either side of the bridge and it's a short walk up the bridge. There is a pedestrian walkway on...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Go here for fantastic views and lovely scenery. Not much around but the bridge, atmosphere and a couple of cafes but wow, worth the visit and time. Would recommend to anyone who travels here. The current is sooooo fast.

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

If you love a good maelstroms, then Saltstraumen Is the place to take a tour to. Saltstraumen has the world strongest maelstroms and watching it as it goes inn and out the fjords it's quite spectacular. And it's great place to fish as well.

Thank Geir B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Saltstraumen is impressive to be sure. Be sure to check when it’s at its strongest (depending on the tide), and bring a rod if you like to fish. You can go down below the bridge on either side, and crossing it gives good views, especially...More

Thank Nora_Olsen
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This is a place you have to go, something like this is fantastic👍👍Mother nature is doing something you will not be able to se many other places in the world😀

Thank Rune P
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Response from stotty007 | Reviewed this property |
50 NOK we think
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Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can the bus service in Bodo is a bit weird there is a tourist office on the bus station although the buses don't run from there. As I said in my review check the times of the tide before you go
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Response from Ashley C | Reviewed this property |
We had a hire car and parked one side of the bridge and walked over it to the other side. Didn't pay anything - not sure the boat ride would be worth it anyway. The height of the bridge gives you great views. It was April so... More