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RIB safari to Saltstraumen the world strongest tidal current. For turists we do this trip every dag at 4pm from 20.06-20.08 Booking at Bodø turistoffice tlf 00 47 75 54 80 00. For Groups we are specialists in organising nature and culture activites
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Moloen | 8000, Bodo 8000, Norway
+47 908 69 392
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I signed up with this outfitter to the see the Salstraumen. overall I had a good experience, the boats were very safe, the guides all spoke english (and other languages well) and really took pride in their work of showing off the Bodo coastline. This...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StevenTristanYoung
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We booked this excursion early on, and only a couple days before we were supposed to leave for Norway, and about 2 weeks before the date of our excursion, we were notified that Stella Polaris needed to cancel. We were in this town specifically to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

So this is definitely not for adrenaline junkies - it was pretty tame but absolutely fantastic. Sea eagles, seals and the pure power of nature. What else could you want? Good value for money and an enjoyable way to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dianabP1901MS
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a fantastic trip in a high speed RIB, to see a eagle nesting area with lots of eagles flying around and then to drift through the whirlpools in the Saltstraumem channel. Well organised, with all the right gear provided about 10 people in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MoretonBoy
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Bodo for a few hours on a Hurtigruten cruise and felt brave decided to do the Winter Coastal Walk. The tour was well organized. The bus was warm(!) and clean. Our driver was excellent. Despite the cold and some wind, the 2...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dorianne G
Torbjørn E, Eier at Stella Polaris, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

That was Nice to hear that you enjoied Our Winter Coastal Walk

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We went out for about 2 hours with them to see the Saltstraumen, a natural whirlpool formation where the tide rushes in and out 2 narrow fjords. On the way our guide Knud showed us a sea eagle and fascinating rock formations. It was fast...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LC34201
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Hei Nice to hear that you had a good trip, and felt that it was value for Money. best regard Torbjørn Engen

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Fantastisc ride and guided RIB safari from the old Hurtigrute terminal. Located by the ferry to Lofoten.Tickets to be purchased at the Tourist office.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 210petterj
Management response:Responded 14 July 2017

Hei Nice to hear that you enjoyed the trip

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Henry Johansen and the staff at Stella Polaris provided the most amazing service, as we explored the Salstraumen maelstrom. We chose to do the 2 hour R.I.B. tour of the maelstrom and the surrounding areas. We started our adventure at the docks by the ferry....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Leslie A
Management response:Responded 20 June 2017

Nice to se that you enjoyed the trip

Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stopped in Bodo while travelling on the Hurtigruten ship from Bergen to Tromso. We went on a RIB safari to experience the Saltstraumen current which was very impressive. Our guide Andrea was knowledgeable and driver Mika was extremely competent. We saw sea eagles and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ann G
Management response:Responded 18 April 2017

Thank you, hope that it was value for Money. Best regards Torbjørn

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you want to experience the awesome forces of some of the world's fastest tidal currents forming the the second biggest whirlpool on earth this is the way to do it. As well as being friendly and very customer orientated the staff at Stella Polaris...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Capt_Jim_Dundee
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