Join us for a delightful guided bike tour from Sandnessjøen out to the beautiful islands of Dønna and Herøy, with stops at charming cafes and exciting shops along the way.

Join us for one of the finest bike tours along the Helgeland coast, starting from Sandnessjøen, through the large and mountainous island of Dønna, and the archipelago of the Herøy group of islands. This guided tour will take you to charming cafes, exciting shops, and a vibrant coastal culture amidst a beautiful and varied landscape overlooking the sea. With knowledgeable guides from Herøy Kayak and Bike, you’ll get to know the area you’re cycling through and the people you meet along the way.

Practical Information

The tour starts from Visit Helgeland’s Tourist Information Center in Sandnessjøen, where you’ll pick up the bikes at around 08:30. Then you’ll take the ferry to Dønna at 09:00 and cycle from Dønna to Skolo on Seløy in Herøy. This leg takes just under two hours. Lunch and coffee at Skolo are included in the price.

After Skolo, there’s a shorter bike ride to the extraordinary flower shop “Etcetera Botanical Escapades.”

Following this, you’ll cycle through large parts of Herøy before biking to Flostad express boat dock, where you’ll catch the express boat back to Sandnessjøen city center at 17:00.

The bike tours are avaiable from may until september.

The tours are arranged by Herøy Kajakk & Sykkel (Kayak & Bike), and starts by Visit Helgeland’s tourism information center in Sandnessjøen cityu center.

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Thank you for respecting the local communities, and for helping us preserve the natural beauty of Helgeland!


  • Strive to leave no trace of your visit. Bring back all your rubbish, including used toilet paper, and discard it in the nearest rubbish bin.
  • Plan your toilet visits and use the opportunity when you pass a toilet. In the wilderness, make sure you are not a nuisance to others.
  • Respect the local wildlife. Keep a good distance from wildlife, livestock and birds. Keep your dog leashed.
  • Respect private property. Keep a respectful distance from houses and cabins.
  • Show good boating sense. Keep a good distance from shore and drive at a low speed, especially when you are close to anyone or anything on the water, including birds or animals. Avoid loud and disturbing engine noise. Be aware that some islands and nature reserves are important nesting sites, and that going ashore is prohibited during the nesting season.
  • Follow the Norwegian Mountain Code (Fjellvettreglene). Plan your excursion according to the weather forecast, your skills and experience.
  • Join a guided excursion or consider hiring an experienced guide, especially when you don’t have sufficient experience or knowledge to guarantee a safe trip.


Dønna is the largest island in Helgeland. Here you will find lofty peaks, fjords teeming with fish, food straight from the cultural landscape, and a rich cultural history.

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