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Bodø: Helicopter Experience over Bodø and Saltstraumen

1. Bodø: Helicopter Experience over Bodø and Saltstraumen

See the best of Bodø's beautiful nature from a unique perspective on this aerial helicopter tour. Experience a 35 - 40 minute helicopter flight over the landscape of Bodø, taking in the sights of the terrain as you travel from Fleinvær to Rognan, witnessing clear views of Saltstraumen along the way. Start your journey with a convenient pickup by your driver from the allocated meeting point. From here you will enjoy a scenic drive to the takeoff location at the airport. Depart from Bodø and see the town from high above. Get clear views of the Salten fjord which extends from Fleinvær towards Rognan. You will also get the opportunity to see Saltstraumen, the world's strongest maelstrom/whirlpool. Witness breathtaking views of the picturesque terrain as you soar above the landscape. Experience vistas of wild nature, alpine mountains, fjords, white sandy beaches, and various flat islands facing the open seas.

Bodø: Explore The Bodø Peninsula and Mountains by Helicopter

2. Bodø: Explore The Bodø Peninsula and Mountains by Helicopter

Take in the breathtaking scenery of northern Scandinavia on this stunning tour in the air. Marvel at stunning beaches, mountains, and historic towns from up high. Experience Saltstraumen, the world's strongest maelstrom and Steigtinden, one of Bodø's most striking mountains that stretch 793 meters above sea level. Continues into the Sjunkhatten National Park, with its smooth and steep mountain sides formed by ancient glaciers. Admire the beautiful village of Kjerringøy from the air, where you can see take in the beautiful coastal landscape that is sheltered from the ocean. Kjerringøy is the best-preserved trading post established in the 1800s. On the way back to Bodø fly across the gorgeous secluded beach at Hovdsundet and experience the unique white sand beaches and striking cliffs at Mjelle.

Bodø: Svartisen Glacier Scenic Helicopter Flight

3. Bodø: Svartisen Glacier Scenic Helicopter Flight

Admire the spectacular landscapes of the Arctic Circle of Norway on a scenic helicopter flight to the Svartisen Glacier. Take in the stunning views of several natural landmarks throughout the journey, including the Saltstraumen maelstrom, the Børvasstindan mountain range, and the fjords of the rugged coastline. Be transferred from a meeting point in central Bodø to Bodø Airport. Board the helicopter and fly over the Salten Fjord which extends from Fleinvær and 80 kilometers inland towards Rognan. During the journey, fly over the powerful tidal currents that thrash at the Saltstraumen maelstrom below. Pass by Børvasstindan, a stunning mountain landscape and a well-known hiking area in Bodø. Soar over several small glaciers, deep valleys, and beautiful nature during the flight. You will then arrive at the imposing Svartisen Glacier, the second-largest glacier in Norway. Get a fantastic view of this imposing force of nature as the helicopter flies to the best vantage point, before returning to Bodø.

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