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Saltstraumen

Saltstraumen | Rv17, 33 km from Bodø town center, Bodo 8056, Norway
47 7556 065
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Amazing nature and fishing

I went with my own boat primetime 1560 km singel way and its worth it. you can rent boats buy its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ingemar L
Billed as the highest tides in the world but....

We did this excursion after listening to our ‘expedition team’ leader on our Hurtigruten cruise and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Saltstraumen | Rv17, 33 km from Bodø town center, Bodo 8056, Norway
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"rib boat"
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"short walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my own boat primetime 1560 km singel way and its worth it. you can rent boats buy its always good to have your one. the fishing was ok.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this excursion after listening to our ‘expedition team’ leader on our Hurtigruten cruise and being impressed by his description. The trip started with a coach ride of about half an hour. We then had about 20 minutes to see the tidal currents which...More

8  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We travelled by public bus, an easy trip. We confirmed details in the Bodo tourist information office. We understood that there was a cafe and public toilets, we got there in extremely bad weather therefore very disappointing to find everything closed. Check on opening and...More

2  Thank stotty007
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is a narrow tidal wave gap with reportedly the fastest currents in Europe. The day we visited it was very icy underfoot with a gale force wind and a windchill of minus 15 deg.C. It was indeed very cold and probably the place to...More

1  Thank pehu44
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Blue skies, crisp clean air to Experience from Hurtigruten ship. landscape is amazing. look forward to my next adventure here in the Spring

Thank Barbara C
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Saltstraumen, sadly the water wasn’t flowing at its best , but it still looked very scenic . We did see a eagle flying above us which lead to the excitement. Cafe toilets on sight, fantastic bridge to walk over the water . I...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

From Bodo with a rental car (~100€ at Sixt) to Salstraumen (~30km). wonderful landscape. really impressed by the massive current tide.

Thank HeHaSch
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

We visited the Saltstraumen on a coach tour organised by Hurtigruten travelling on the Nordnorge. Being a post ship she sticks to a regular schedule and they must have known the tides would be wrong for the 'maelstrom' but it wasn't until we arrived that...More

3  Thank Linda R
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Saltstraumen must be the best place on this planet angling. Its wher you get the north athlantic ocean tumbeling right at ur feet. You can actually catch anything here. Starting from blue tuna 200 kg to 2 g book fish. Most abundant is allaskan pollock.

1  Thank kemmax
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

First of all, you don’t need a tour. You can go by public bus. Sometimes 2 busses but lots of tourists do it so the bus drivers are very helpful. You can get the tide chart online. This tells you the best tides to go...More

3  Thank NicRoseP
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Leslie L
23 March 2018|
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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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tas325
13 October 2017|
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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
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Alec513
3 January 2017|
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Response from 486anettm | Reviewed this property |
I think, the best view is from the bridge above! It is fully accessible.
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