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    4 days - Stay in designer accommodation on Norway's coast.

    Situated at the water's edge overlooking the spectacular scenery of the Steigen archipelago, your stay at Manshausen will bring nature's best, right to your doorstep. Conceived and developed by celebrated Arctic explorer and author Børge Ousland, the sleek and chic waterfront cabins immerses you into the striking beauty of Norway through dramatic and innovative design.

    With the most amazing viewpoints and coastal photo spots in Norway, get your camera and outdoor gear ready for this short 4-day break, full of incredible adventures.

    Read our favourite journalist, Barry Stone's article about staying in remote accommodation in Norway here. He travelled on an independent self-drive through Norway and Sweden with us in September, 2017.

    Highlights include

    • Stay in a designer waterfront island cabins close to the majestic nature
    • Sea kayaking among white sandy beaches and serene, clear water
    • Guided trek
    • Additional optional activities such as diving, rib boating and cultural sights
    Day 1
    Arrive Bodø and ferry to Nordskot, boat transfer to Manshausen Island
    Day 2
    Sea Kayaking adventure with guide
    Day 3
    Guided hike, museums, caving and relaxing
    Day 4
    Depart early back to Bodø
    Start/End Place
    Bodø, Norway tours
    Country Visited
    Norway tours
    Duration
    4 Days
    Suitability
    Easy independent holiday suitable for singles, couples & families
    Code
    WMW001

    Details

    Transportation

    Ferry and transfers to the island.

    Included
    • Sea Cabin, double share with kitchenette
    • All meals (3x dinner, 3x breakfast plus 2 lunch/lunch pack)
    • Equipment for kayak (vest+oar) and dry suit
    • Kayak guided tour (6 hours)
    • Half day guided trek
    • Transport to and/from Nordskot on arrival/departure
    • Once daily transport to Nordskot as required and coordinated with staff in advance.
    • A welcome pack  (biscuits, coffee, tea, milk or cream)
    Not Included

    Flight tickets, any airport taxes, travel insurance, visas, gratitudes and any items of personal nature.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Bodø and ferry to Nordskot, boat transfer to Manshausen Island

    Late this afternoon, take a 1.5hr “Hurtigbåten” ferry ride along the Norwegian coast to Nordskot.

    You will be met at the harbour and transferred by boat to Manshausen Island. Settle into your cabin and then proceed to dinner.

    Meals
    1 Dinner
    Accommodation
    Sea Cabin at Manshausen

    Day 2 - Sea Kayaking adventure with guide

    Set among incredible islands with white sanding beaches and clear water, get ready for an amazing day of kayaking. Your guide will provide you a kayak briefing, instruction, and a tour around the area. This will include an experienced guide, single kayaks, dry suit and lunch pack to be eaten somewhere nice during the day.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner
    Accommodation
    Sea Cabin at Manshausen

    Day 3 - Guided hike, museums, caving and relaxing

    Take off after breakfast for a guided trek - the route can be determined by you and the guide. Return to Manshausen for warm lunch.

    The afternoon is free for you to enjoy the island and cabin. You can arrange to go to Nordskot to visit the Nordskot Coastal Museum or have a drink at the Gauva Bar, open on Friday and Saturdays during summer.

    Additional optional activities such as diving, fishing, rib boating, rock climbing and cultural sights can be included.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner
    Accommodation
    Sea Cabin at Manshausen

    Day 4 - Depart early back to Bodø

    This morning, board an early ferry back to Bodø. Alternatively, ask us about transferring to the Lofoten Islands.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Dates & Prices

    Price per person, twin share. Early indicative price for 2021.

    Dates
    Valid From
    Valid To
    From Price
    Status
    Accommodation
    1 Sep 2019
    31 Dec 2019
    1 Sep 2019
    31 Dec 2019
    AUD 3,735
    On request
    Standard
    1 Sep 2019
    31 Dec 2019
    1 Sep 2019
    31 Dec 2019
    AUD 2,276
    On request
    Extra for Single
    1 Jan 2021
    31 May 2021
    1 Jan 2021
    31 May 2021
    AUD 3,779
    Limited availability
    Standard
    1 Jan 2021
    31 May 2021
    1 Jan 2021
    31 May 2021
    AUD 2,294
    Limited availability
    Extra for Single
    1 Jun 2021
    31 Aug 2021
    1 Jun 2021
    31 Aug 2021
    AUD 4,028
    On request
    Standard
    1 Jun 2021
    31 Aug 2021
    1 Jun 2021
    31 Aug 2021
    AUD 2,294
    On request
    Extra for Single

    Important Information

    The fast ferry “Hurtigbåten” goes from Bodø to Nordskot every day, it takes 1,5 hours from Bodø to Nordskot.

    This tour can also be done in 3 days / 2 nights continuing with ferry to Svolvær, contact us for a quote.

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