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Adventure

Caving Adventure in Northern Norway

From Bodø in Northern Norway you find caves for both beginners and if you are looking for a more thrilling experience. Nordland is the area in Scandinavia with the best possibilities to do caving. Day trips from Bodø on request for small groups. Best season for caving? Winter!

Caves are dark, mysterious and challenging. Most of the caves in Norway are “wild” caves and have not been developed in any way. They are the same temperature (above freezing) all year round, and feel cool in the summer and warm in the Winter.

caving adventure northern norway
Caving adventure in Northern Norway. Photo: Johnny Haglund.

Adventure. If you want to join a guided adventure underground trip, we offer caving adventure  including both walking, crawling and abseiling.

All year. Caving is a year-round adventure for both novice and experienced cavers. Best of all: no matter what weather or season!

What to see? From beautiful limestone formations to deep caving systems. Nordland has underground adventures for all interests. This is The Underground Scenic Wonderland in Northern Norway!

Price

NOK 1200

per person
Minimum 4 people.
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  • Level

    Moderate - Hard. Please see details below.

  • Duration

    4 - 6 h from meeting point (time inside cave: up to 4 h.). Day trip from Bodo and back: approx. 6 - 8 h.

  • Group size & Capacity

    Min: 4 pers. Available for groups. Please see details below.

  • Season & Availability

    We run this tour year-round. Winter is actually best season.

Meeting point

Click for larger map Storgaten 51, 8200 Fauske, Norge

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FAQ - Caving Adventure in Northern Norway

  • Do I need any outdoor experience?

    Is this trip for me? Moderate to good fitness and agility is required. Involves some steady uphill walking for up to 1 hour to reach the caves. Children are welcome too, and they just love it!

    Grading: this trip is graded as Medium – Blue grading. The degree of difficulty and the precise route is carefully chosen to fulfill the desires and physique of the group itself.

    More about the grading system in Norway.

    Minimum age: recommended minimum age for children is app. 10 years.

  • What do I need to bring?

    You should bring

    • Personal clothing for an outdoor trip due to the weather conditions.
    • Day pack, drink and snacks for the day.
    • Be sure to bring your camera.

    We will provide

    • A knowledgeable, English-speaking guide.
    • All necessary caving equipment
    • Coverall
    • Helmet
    • Headlights
    • Harness
  • Where and when do we meet?

    • The meeting point is by Shell gas station in Fauske. Please see map above.
    • Meeting time: We operate this tour at fixed times. Please see start times in the booking calendar.
  • How to get here?

    • Transport is not included in the price. Feel free to ask if you need help to figure out how to get to Fauske. Groups up to 4 might join our car from Bodø.
    • Public transport for a day trip might be a bit tricky. Getting to Fauske by bus or train from Bodø should be easy.

    Check timetable for bus Bodø – Fauske.

    Check timetable for train Bodø – Fauske.

  • 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. That improves the experience both for you and the guide.
    • What is the minimum number of participants? To run this tour, a minimum of four 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.
    • Larger groups can easily join this trip, then we will we divide the group into smaller groups of 8 – 10 people, each of which trip are accompanied by their own guide. Note: we will never mix a private group trip with lone travellers.
  • Can I book if I’m on my own?

    • Yes, you can! The groups on several of our trips are made up of solo travellers. You are welcome to come on your own and make new friends.
    • Private tour as solo traveller? If you are the only one to book but you wish to go ahead with the tour on your original date, another option is to book a private tour. In this case, you will need to pay for the minimum number of participants required.
  • Weather cancellation policy

    Is this trip dependent on weather conditions? No, a caving trip, even in NorthernNorway is not dependent on the weather, that is one of the best things with caving.

    Caving is an all year round activity in Northern Norway. Just as perfect in winter time as summer. May be even better in winter time because Nordland has so many other great outdoor adventures in summer than going under the under the surface.

    Check weather forecast for Nordland.