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Saltstraumen, Bodo

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Saltstraumen represents a narrow strait with the strongest tidal current in the world, which makes it popular among divers and anglers. The current produces maelstroms and whirlpools up to 10 m (33 ft) in diameter and 5 m (16 ft) deep. Walk up to the bridge to see the foaming stream from above, or descend to the waterfront to view it up close. The water swarms with various species of fish like cod, halibut, and coalfish, the regional specialty. You can fish from the bridge, the shore, or a boat. Plan to visit Saltstraumen and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bodo attractions using our Bodo trip planner.
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  • Since we don’t have a car, took the bus from Bodø busterminal to Saltstraumen. Takes about 50-55 minutes. Only few departures per day (10 or so) and you pay with ‘Nordland Billet’ app. For bus...  more »
  • This is an interesting place with an interesting phenomena. You can check online what times the current is at it`s strongest during the day. When we were here it was strong going in, but not...  more »
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