Scenic Flight of the Lofoten Islands

By Saltenfly Bodø

  • Private propeller airplane tour for 4 guests
  • Experience the magical Lofoten from above
  • See an abundance of scenic fjords, lakes, towns, jagged peaks and breathtaking views
Overview

Embark on a private propeller airplane tour from Bodø to Lofoten. Explore Northern Norway with majestic views of the Svartisen glacier, the Lofoten islands, jagged peaks, fjords, and a coastline with a myriad of islands.

What to expect?

Experience Northern Norway from the air on a scenic flight from Bodø. Explore through Bodø – Lofoten – Steigen – and back to Bodø: All these extraordinary places in one amazing flight!


Sightseeing from the air is the perfect adventure for visitors who want to make the most of their visit to Northern Norway. You can capture unforgettable photos from your bird’s-eye view.

Ready for take-off? Before boarding the seaplane in Bodø, you will be greeted by your captain. Before take-off, you will be given a professional, relaxed brief on the planned flight route, weather conditions, and safety.

The captains all have more than 20 years’ operational aviation experience as pilots in the Royal Norwegian Air Force. They know Northern Norway like the back of their hand so that you will be in safe hands during your scenic flight.

On this route, you will be able to see an abundance of scenic fjords, lakes, towns, jagged peaks, and breathtaking views of the vast North Atlantic. Typical highlights include Kjerringøy, Steigen, and the Lofoten Islands!

This tour will provide opportunities to see all the sights the fantastic Nordic area has to offer. The professional team will try to accommodate specific points of interest if requested.

You could also land on the water at certain points along the route, weather permitting.

Flight Route -
Bodø & Kjerringøy: Northbound out of Bodø, past Kjerringøy to the Steigen area. You will fly past some of the most spectacular coastal areas in the North with lighthouses, jagged peaks, secluded beaches, and narrow fjords.

Steigen & Hamarøy: You will see salmon farms, the Manshausen resort, and other small villages. Further north, you will see small glaciers hugging the mountain tops as you approach Hamarøy. This is the area Norway is divided by the Tysfjord, and all road traffic north/south on the E6 highway must cross by ferry.

The Lofoten Islands & Trollfjord: From Hamarøy, you will cross the Vestford over to the spectacular Lofoten Islands. You will again cross numerous spectacular fjords and top it off with the famous Trollfjord. You will then fly southwest along the Lofoten archipelago, passing Svolvær, Henningsvær, Leknes, anReine's settlements. 

The views will include spectacular nature, architecture, and infrastructure in the Northern Atlantic remote area. At the southernmost point of Lofoten, you will cross the Vestfjord eastbound back to Bodø.

Please note:
- Max. 4 people. (note: max total passenger and carry on luggage weight: 550lbs/250kg)
- Stroller/pram accessible
- Infants must sit on your lap
What's Included?
  • Plane ride
    Local Guide
  • Warm clothes according to the weather
    Suitable shoes
Guided languages

Norwegian

Cancellation policy

Cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before event

Meeting point

General Aviation (GA) gate at Bodø Airport, Bodø

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Details
  • Effort level Low
  • Duration 3h
  • Language Norwegian
  • Meals No
  • Family friendly Yes, children 12+