Mjelle Beach - Easy Coastal Day Hike To Bodos No 1 Beach, Northern Norway

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Details :
    By the Tourist Information in Bodø, centrally located in Bodø.

Overview

Mjelle Beach is one of many beaches close to Bod and a great place for a day trip from this beautiful town. White sandy beaches may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Arctic Norway? The fact is that some of the most stunning beaches in Norway is found up north.  Walk on gemstones? Mjelle Beach is listed on TripAdvisor as one of the most popular things to do while visiting Bod. A day trip to Mjelle is popular among locals and a great place for a quick getaway from Bod. The sand of this secluded beach is both white and red. The red sand takes its colour from gemstone particles (garnet minerals). Ideal for children: Getting to the Mjelle Beach is an easy stroll even for young ones, as its only a 30-minute walk from the car park. For young children, the beach is a giant sandpit with free rocks and shells.

Know More about this tour

Do I need any outdoor experience?

  • Is this trip for me? This trip is designed for beginners. You dont need any specific skills. This trip is possible for young children, but the trail is not accessible by stroller.
  • Grading 
    This trip is graded as Easy. Requires some walking on uneven terrain.

Transport
By minibus or 8-seater car from/to downtown Bod.
Season & Availability
We run this tour year-round, weather permitting.
Terrain, distance and elevation

  • Terrain: You must be able to walk on gravel roads and trails in even terrain.
  • Total length: Approx. 3 km there and back. The mileage from Bod by car (or minibus) is 25 km each way.
  • Elevation: Nothing to worry about, starting point 5 metres above sea level. Highest point along the trail is no more than 10 m a.s.l.

You should bring

  • Your own hiking gear suitable for the prevailing wind and weather conditions.
  • Good footwear (hiking boots or sturdy running shoes) is an advantage.
  • A small daypack for your snack, camera and some extra clothing.

We will provide

  • A knowledgeable, English-speaking guide with a sense of humour and passion for this area.
  • Return transfers from downtown Bod to the starting point and back again after the trip are included in the tour price.
  • Quality headlamps and snow spikes (for evening/winter hikes only) which make the trip enjoyable even during the winter darkness.
  • Return transfers from downtown Bod to the starting point and back again after the trip are included in the tour price.

Group size - We prefer small groups

  • Typical group size for our trips range from 2 to 10 (15). We prefer to keep the group size as small as possible for these trips, which improves the experience for the participants and guide alike.
  • Larger groups may request booking this trip. In such cases, we divide the group into smaller groups, each of which will be accompanied by their own guide. NB: We dont mix private group trips with solo travellers.
  • What is the minimum number of participants? To run this tour, a minimum of two people must book. If this minimum is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the tour. You will then have the option of being rebooked on an alternative date or receiving a full refund.

Inclusions

  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel/port drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all participants.

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A maximum of 15 people per booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately