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Cruises to Bengtskär Lighthouse

The lighthouse was built in 1906 and is situated about 25 kilometres south-west of Hanko. Being the tallest lighthouse within the Nordic countries, Bengtskär rises a majestic 52 metres above sea level. If you want to experience the magnificient view, you have to climb up 252 steps, but the view is well worth the trouble!

Full day Snowmobile Safari with Ice Fishing and Campfire Lunch

This is a full day snowmobile tour for those who really want to do snowmobiling and experience the best of Lapland wilderness. We will have a long break when we reach the Arctic Circle Wilderness Lodge – a traditional lumberjack house nestled by the river of Raudanjoki. Delicious hot soup lunch will be prepared and enjoyed by a campfire to fill you up with warmth and extra energy. A little rest after the meal is great to combine with ice fishing. Guide will provide you with the equipment and after a little walk on the river ice, you will be instructed to drill a hole and set your fishing hook.

Husky Spin

Welcome to the Home of Huskies! Meet the charming individuals of our pack and go for a spin in our 1 km route in the magical surroundings of a snowy spruce forest. Relax in the good company of your friends over a hot drink by the fire in the Lappish hut. Suitable for all. Duration: 1 hour

Kayaking

Experience the Archipelago Sea National Park in a kayak! We arrange guided kayak tours from Korpoström to Konungsskär that include an introduction to kayaking and a lunch break on Konungsskär. The tour starts from the Visitors Centre situated in the UNESCO Archipelago Sea Biosphere Reserve, right at the edge of the unique Archipelago Sea National Park and the historic strait of Korpoström. Size of group 6–10 people. Fee includes all equipment.

Fishing Trip with Polaris Razor Quads

First you will be driven by car to the starting point where you receive instructions on how to handle the quad; they are easy to control, “carlike” tractor quad bikes. The quads are equipped with steering wheels, proper seats, seat belts, roll cages and power steering. The route goes over the hills and along forest trails to our fishing spot. Campfire coffee and snacks are prepared on the open fire. NOTE! Drivers must be at least 18 years of age and hold a valid European driver’s license.

Patvinsuo National Park

Scanning the open marshes of Patvinsuo, you might be lucky enough to see a distant bear, though bears typically do their best to avoid people. Atop the viewing towers, you can admire the changing marshlands on misty autumn mornings, light summer nights, or in the springtime, when birds flock to the bogs to feed and breed. After a nice walk, take a cooling dip by the sandy shores or the lakeside sauna at Suomunjärvi.

Northern Lights – Eagle-Eye View

What better way to see the Northern Lights than from the very sky where they occur? We will transfer you from your hotel or accommodation to the airport, where a plane awaits to take you on an experience that not many get to try. The airplane is equipped for instrumental flight, has an anti-icing system, and carries seven passengers. The flights are conducted with a flight crew of two pilots. Flight time is around 1 hour, including takeoff and landing preparations. After landing, we transfer you back to your hotel.

Nature Bath

You’ll get to enjoy, live and breath pure nature while getting to know more about the wonders of Finnish nature. A simple 3h trip with a skilled nature-quide will take place in Sipoonkorpi Naturepark, where you will see the purest nature in Helsinki region. We’ll drive you by car to the Naturepark where the adventure begins. We will walk for couple of kilometres in the Finnish forests; seeing creeks, cliffs, old tenant farms and Finnish plants. We will make a break to relax by an open fire where typical Finnish snacks and beverages will be served.

Moonlight Icelandic Horse Trek

In the evenings the sky might be covered with thousands of stars and Nordic Lights. Come and join us to have two hours of moonlight riding in the winter wonderland with our charming Icelandic horses. No previous experience required, age limit for children is 12 years unless they have previous experience on riding treks. Price includes needed riding equipment and warm juice with cookies after the trek. Rider’s weight limit about 90-100 kg. Duration: about 2 h.

Aurora Borealis at Rokua Tour

During our Aurora Borealis -tour you will enjoy the beautiful Rokua nature and silence with nature covered by white snow, far away from city lights. Depending on the weather conditions, we will admire the colourful Aurora Borealis and thousands of stars in the dark blue sky. Afterwards we will enjoy some warm refreshment by the open fire in a Finnish 'Kota' (hut).

Amazing Fishing Weekend in Finnish Archipelago

Do you want to experience our stunning seashore and amazing archipelago? Live comfortably in the holiday and fishing resort Ylöstalo or rent your own fully equipped seaside cottage in Särkisalo. You can access the famous fishing waters and make self-guided boating trips from your cottage. You have a rental boat for 1 day and get instructions for safe use. You can choose from calm sea routes or more exposed open sea routes. Pike is the most famous game fish in the area. The best season is in the spring and autumn. Main species in the sea: pike, perch, sea trout, whitefish, and pike-perch.

Deep in the Wilds of Finland – 8-Day Cabin Holiday with Summer Activities in Hossa National Park

A week-long summer package designed for those who prefer peaceful surroundings, want to experience authentic Finnish cabin life and enjoy outdoor activities. This all-inclusive trip includes two daily hikes, two days of combined hiking and canoeing (daily distance 16–18 km), a day spent learning to fish, pick and collect the season's wild foods and one extra day at the end where you can go bear watching, for instance. Hosted by a friendly, informative and experienced local guide.

Back to Nature – Lake, River & Sea in 6 Days

Like an ancient inhabitant, we follow the water as it flows from lakes and rivers to the sea. During the tour, you may enjoy our clear lakes, fresh nature and the hospitality of your host families. This nature tour includes easy activities, meals by the campfire, and visits to two national parks and to a Unesco World Heritage site. Included activities: hiking, paddling in a large canoe, white water rafting, cooking on open fire, etc. The tour is suitable for anyone older than 12 years. Suitable for groups or families up to 8–16 persons. Please contact us for more information.

Wellbeing in Nature – Short Trip to the Lakeside

Health4u Krapi organises short trips to beautiful country & lake side in the culturally rich Lake Tuusula area. Wellbeing. Fresh air. Culture. All in one. Short trips – 1 to 4 hours Your personal Health4u Guide will take you on a walking or cycling trip in the surroundings of Lake Tuusula. During the trip, we will stop by the lake in a beautiful location for some light breathing and yoga exercises. You will also learn some wellbeing tips that you can easily implement in your everyday life. Nordic walking trips also available.

Vuoksi Mini Tour by Bike

This 1-hour tour will show you the main attractions of Imatra. The route goes along the beautiful banks of the Vuoksi River. You will hear stories about the river and its rapids. You get to see the memorials of the English and Scottish racing drivers, Vernon Cottle and Jock Taylor, who died while participating in the Finnish GP in Imatra. You will learn about the war-time history of Imatra and see the beautiful War Veterans' Park. This tour can be finished at the Vuoksi Fishing Park where you can have a delicious fish lunch or just coffee or tea.

Reindeer Safari – Saariselkä

In the old days, the only means of winter transportation for the people of Lapland was on sleighs pulled by reindeer. Often, there could be as many as 25–30 reindeer in a long raito caravan. You will experience this traditional, peaceful way of moving through snowscapes, where the only sound you hear is the light jingling of the reindeer's bells. Hot drinks will be served by the fire. Transfer from and to the hotel by minibus.

Kayak and SUP Rental

Explore the clear waters of Lake Saimaa with SUP boards or kayaks. Punkaharju is surrounded by Lake Pihlajavesi and Lake Puruvesi, which are both part of Lake Saimaa. These lakes are so clean you can even drink from them in some locations. Rent a kayak or SUP board and visit the beautiful Punkaharju Ridge area – maps and route suggestions available from the rental location.

NUTS Pallas

This trail race runs through Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park in northwestern Finnish Lapland, under the midnight sun and through the cleanest air in Europe. You can join the NUTS Pallas Trail Run with distances of 30, 55, and 134 km. The race runs along one of the most popular hiking routes in Finland.

Reindeer and Ice Fishing

This trip includes a 3 km journey in a reindeer sled. After the ride, we try ice fishing and enjoy salmon soup in a Lappish teepee. You can also go for a short snowshoe walk. Attendees will be rewarded with a reindeer driving license. Duration: 4 hours.