The many islands, islets and skerries northwest of Dønna make these waters particularly attractive for kayaking.

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  • Take the ferry from Sandnessjøen to Dønna.
  • Launch your kayak by the ferry quay in Bjørn.
  • Head north towards Løkta, a lush island with great beaches well worth visiting.
  • Continue charting a northward course, veering eastward at Rølvåg.
  • Northwest of Dønna are the islands of Vandve, Slapøy and Havstein, as well as many smaller islands.
  • From Vandve you can take the express boat to Solfjellsjøen and Dønna.
  • If you wish to extend your journey, continue south to Seløy, before turning west back towards Bjørn.


Tips: Accommodation in historic surroundings is available at Dønnes Gård. This farm was awarded St. Olav’s Rose (Olavsrosa) for its work to preserve the local heritage.

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