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Saltstraumen, Bodo

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Must see · Scenic Walking Area · Landmark
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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  • Second time here. A great experience to see the force in the malstraum both close to the water and from top of bridge.  more »
  • Was thinking go there or not and finally decided to go. Really worth 30 min driving from Bodo. Quite good view from under bride  more »

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