Meløy is a coastal municipality with an inviting location along the beautiful Nordland coast with picturesque islands, fjords, mountains and white sandy beaches. Among many highlights, Meløy offers the gateways to Saltfjellet-Svartisen and Làhko national parks and an idyllic archipelago with 755 islands and islets. From Ørnes, you can travel by boat or ferry out to the inhabited islands of Bolga, Meløya and Støtt.
Meløy is a paradise for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. You have close-up nature-based experiences in the entire municipality through 56 marked hiking trails or check the paddling maps with suggested paddling routes on the islands of Bolga and Støtt. Check the “På tur i Meløy” brochure to find the trip, or perhaps trips, that suit you and your fellow paddlers.