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The blue-green snout of Norway´s second-largest glacier Engenbreen is an impressive sight, stretching all the way down from the mountain massif on the southern side of Holandsfjorden. You can reach the glacier by shuttle boat across Holandsfjorden from Holand or Braset.

 Glomfjord Mountains  

The principal industries are public and private services, industry, agriculture, forestry and fishing. Ørnes is the Administration Centre of Meløy. The passengers of the Coastal Steamer have been heard to describe the entrance into Ørnes as one of the most beautiful along the route. Svartisen is Norway´s second largest glacier. The Coastal Steamer (Hurtigruten) has daily departures.

The Ågskaret, Halsa og Engavågen communities are situated in the south of Meløy municipality. In Forøy you´ll find a camping ground and a Inn (gjestegård) with a café. In the centre of Halsa the guest harbour to the local boat union is situated in connection with a well reputable service house.