Arctic coastal walk - Experience the arctic outdoor

Arctic coastal walk - Experience the arctic outdoor

Living close to the nature and the changing seasons is a part of life in the north.  Come along with us on an walk on white beaches and experience the arctic outdoor.

Coastal walk on the beach a beautiful summer day. Photo: Andrea Katstaedt

About the excursion

This hike is approximately three kilometres long. Hiking poles are available and all guest will be provided with spikes during winter season. Dress warm in layers, wear sturdy shoes and a wind- and waterproof jacket. Short, guided coach transfer from your ship and back.

Direction: Northbound

Disembarkation port: Bodø

Embarkation port: Bodø

Time: 13:05 - 15:10

Meal: Hot tea

Level: 2 (read more)

Season: Year round

Min/maks persons: 6 - 48

Booking reference: BOON4

Price: Price list

Coastal walk on a beautiful summer day. Photo: Andrea Karstaedt


Come along on this guided hike along the shore, across sandy beaches with an amazing view. The special arctic light plays with your eyes, every day a new and different angle. Let the nature embrace you and breathe the refreshing, arctic air. Listen to the soothing sound of the ocean, or search for beautiful seashells at the beach. Be in close contact with the elements and feel the ever-changing arctic climate in your face.

Hear the fascinating story of Norway from the Stone Age upon today. What created this dramatic landscape, and from where do the Norwegians originate? Learn about the sophisticated lifestyle of the Vikings, and take a closer look at one of the Viking graves discovered in the area. Listen to stories about the midnight sun and the northern light og how the dark wintedays and the sunny summer nights influences the people in the Arctic.

Explore the local wildlife and if you are lucky, you will meet the largest bird of prey in Europe, the white tailed sea eagle.  On the end of the tour you will also enjoy a “Taste of the Viking spirit”.

Arctic coastal walk in Bodø


Viking Trails and Nordic Tales

How did the Norwegian landscape form? Where did the first Norwegians come from, and were the Vikings truly raiders or traders? These questions – and many more – were explored during a guided hike along the coast and into a forest grove in Lofoten. 

Read the story and see the pictures!

Coastal walk in the dark on a winter day. Photo: Meike Zylmann

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