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Saltstraumen

Saltstraumen | Rv17, 33 km from Bodø town center, Bodo 8056, Norway
47 7556 065
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See the strong currents - SaltStraumen

Eye catching viewpoint fromthe bridge for watching the strong currents where the fjords meet... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rune M
Cool nature phenomenon!

Super cool and impressive! You would think you'd only need 5 minutes for this, but actually it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lonnie V
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“high tide” (11 reviews)
“rib boat” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Saltstraumen | Rv17, 33 km from Bodø town center, Bodo 8056, Norway
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47 7556 065
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"high tide"
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"natural phenomenon"
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"rib boat"
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"tide tables"
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"pollock"
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"boat trip"
in 4 reviews
"fishing gear"
in 3 reviews
"the water's edge"
in 3 reviews
"short walk"
in 5 reviews
"cod"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"tourist information"
in 6 reviews
"hurtigruten ship"
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"power"
in 22 reviews
"bridge"
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"stream"
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"maelstrom"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Eye catching viewpoint fromthe bridge for watching the strong currents where the fjords meet. Follow the varoious apps for when the current is on it's strongest - usually around lunchtime. If you are Lucky enough - you may see some of the boats struggling to...More

Thank Rune M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super cool and impressive! You would think you'd only need 5 minutes for this, but actually it's just too cool to leave right away.

Thank Lonnie V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to see the fantastic tidal waters but came back the day after to fish in the stream, and we were not dissapointed. First and foremost it is super impressive to see how forcefully the tide moves in creating whirlpools and wawes like in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A picturesque and breathtakingly beautiful place to visit. Watching the waters swirl by left me with a tranquility not easily found. A must see.

Thank Jade M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove past this place in our rental car. I would not book a tour to get here. Only visit if you have a special interest.

Thank Philiph S
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

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.

Thank Ingemar L
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 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

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Reviewed 12 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 8 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 19 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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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
14 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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