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Experience Lapland on a Private Jet, Helicopter or Husky Safari

Would you like to go on a husky sledge ride, a reindeer safari or a snowmobile tour? We can take care of your travel arrangements to Lapland and even arrange an encounter with the indigenous Samí people. You can go heli-skiing or use a snowmobile to reach the best locations for skiing during your time in Finland. Sleep outside or in a warm glass igloo and watch the stars and Northern Lights – or enjoy the comfort of your private chalet. We can organize any and all activities!

Aurora Floating

This unique evening experience gives you the chance to search for the Northern Lights while floating in a dry suit in one of the most picturesque lakes in Levi! Our dry floating suits cover you from head to toe, keeping you completely dry and warm as you take turns to float in the still, peaceful water under the moonlight. If luck is on our side, we will see the best of the Arctic sky covered in stars and the Northern Lights during this magical experience. Local snack included.

Feel the Horse

When you arrive at Lucky Ranch, we'll introduce you to our horses. After saddling up in the stable, we'll move to the round pen and let the horse free. You'll learn how to communicate with the horse as you would in a wild herd. Then we do some exercises that keep the horse flexible and in balance. Once you feel comfortable, it's time to get in the saddle. Our Quarterhorse Roy and Appalosa Oliver are trained Western Horses, and they will teach you how to ride Western Style. Afterwards we will enjoy a hot beverage by the open fire and talk about your experience.

SUP Adventure in Oulanka National Park

Depending on your level of skills, abilities and wishes, we can take you on a longer adventure, including dinner and camping in the wilderness, or we can go on a shorter trip to get a feel for stand up paddling. Come see our wild nature and feel the freedom and flow of paddling on our free waters!

Paddle Your Ccanoe

Finland, the Land of a Thousand Lakes. Herein, you can find a small, peaceful lake called Rautusjärvi. A guide will give you proper instructions on canoeing and you are ready to start your journey. Canoeing slowly on the lake, we enjoy the scenery of an idyllic Lappish village and talk about life in the village now and then. We will take a small break on the other side of the lake to enjoy snacks on the shore. We might also see some fish jumping in the lake and birds enjoying a day by the lake.

Vätsäri Wilderness Special - Demanding Hiking and Packrafting Holiday

Ten days (from friday to sunday) demanding guided wild camping + packrafting trip in a remote wilderness area, with no cell phone coverage, no other tourists and no ready-made paths. Full board with all the required gear included. In the end there is a hotel overnight in a cozy wilderness hotel, and airport or bus station transports (to and from Ivalo airport) are included in the price. Just bring yourself and the clothes you are wearing, let us take care of the rest. Searching for the adventure of the lifetime, look no further!

On the Bear's Tracks – 24 hours

Take an introductory walk of 2 to 3 hours and spend a night in a comfortable hide in the Finnish taiga to discover the secrets and tracks of the brown bear with a professional nature guide. As you watch from the hide during the summer night, wolverines might also visit. And if you are lucky, you can spot wolves, badgers, foxes, owls, etc. Season: May to October Location: Lentiira, Kuhmo Duration: one day and night Persons: 1–5 Price includes your guide, bear watching night, juice during the excursion and snacks in the hide.

Holiday Apartments – 42 m²

This 42-square-meter holiday apartment ensures a wonderful vacation with your significant other or your family. The downstairs bedroom sleeps two and the loft three, all in proper beds. All holiday apartments come with complete kitchens with full dinner sets and appliances and are equipped with saunas, showers, fireplaces, drying cupboards, TV sets and telephones. Free Wi-Fi in the area. Free ski maintenance room available in the winter season. Playground for children. Large pier and swimming area in the beach during Summer.

Aurora Activity Week

Due to its location, Nuorgam is one of the best places to chase the northern lights. We have zero light pollution, and because of the cold, there are no clouds. This makes it possible to see the northern lights during 60–70% of winter nights. With any luck, you will see the northern lights dancing in the sky. But don't come just for the aurora borealis, come for arctic beauty and winter exploration. We take you to the wilderness by skis, snowshoes, and snowmobile. We will teach you ice fishing on the frozen lakes. You will visit a reindeer herder. Come and discover the Arctic.

Husky Safari – Levi

After receiving all necessary clothing, you will depart by bus to the husky farm for a truly memorable dog sledding experience! This sporty husky safari takes you out into the Lappish wilderness with the eager dog teams. After the safari, you can enjoy hot berry juice while listening to stories about the dogs. Return to the safari club by bus.

Explorers’ Multiweek, 7 Nights

Vuokatti is full of activities and entertainment for everyone. We can guarantee unforgettable nature experiences in pure Finnish nature! The perfect package for those who want to have the best excursions and also a couple of days for skiing, winter fun with the family, or just relaxing and enjoying the nature. Perfect for families! Accommodation included.

Chalet Ruka Peak – Active Autumn Holiday, 3 Days

Three days of colour therapy and activities at the cozy luxury hotel Chalet Ruka Peak. You get to try wild river rafting at the beautiful Kitka river and mountain biking in the Ruka area. After an active day, you can relax in our Sauna World and enjoy some pampering and Sauna Therapy. Our restaurant offers you local tastes from the wild nature, including a special game raclette dinner. Long, relaxing walks in the glowing forest give you energy! Chalet Ruka Peak wishes you a warm welcome to our glowing autumn forests! Minimum 2 persons or group.

Day Trip to Sweden with Icebreaker Cruise and Lunch

Take a day trip to Sweden, only 120 km from Rovaniemi. A 3-hour Icebreaker cruise is a unique Arctic experience on the Gulf of Bothnia. The union of majestic steel, ice, and sea will be unlike anything else you’ve ever experienced. We will also pass through small Swedish villages and towns and stop for lunch in one of them.

Crazy About Animals – Guided Pet Farm Visit

The Kompiainen Pet Farm in Levi hosts a number of animals who would love your visit, including Jekku, our very sociable reindeer. In the wintertime we are a Winter Wonder Farm – providing snowy experiences on a farm visit. Price includes: tour of the farm with English speaking animal carer, juice and sweets. Our sledding hill, kick-sled track and snowman ingredients are also included. Pony or reindeer rides are possible at an additional cost. Available from Tuesday to Saturday at 11.00. Duration 90 minutes.

Summer Adventure Holiday in Ruka - Kuusamo

Ruka in Kuusamo is the area where Lapland begins. The area is best known for its rugged wilderness, untouched nature, National Parks and pure water. The summer adventure week takes you in the countryside of Ruka. Accommodation, the guest house 'Papin Talo', is a unique place for summer holidays, including half board with local wild food. During your holiday you will also experience some unique adventures in nature surroundings, e.g. wild bear watching, SaunaTour experience, river rafting and visiting a local reindeer farm.

Lapland Hotel Luostotunturi

The Lapland hotel Luostotunturi in the log village of Luosto offers both natural peace and activities, with centuries-old forests framing the amazing fell landscape. It offers the best for those who insist on high quality: comfortable accommodation, pampering treatments at the Amethyst Spa, smoothly running conference services and wireless internet connectivity everywhere in the hotel.

Rental Equipment for Snow Sports

The Pyhä Piste Rental Shop, located at the base station of the Polar Slope, offers everything you need for your favourite snow sports. The following equipment is available: • Alpine skiing • Snowboarding • Cross-country skiing • Snowshoes Welcome to the Pyhä Piste Rental Shop!

Guided Tour on the Sampo Icebreaker

Visit the icebreaker Sampo in the summer. On top of serving the Finnish government since 1961, Sampo has welcomed tourists aboard for 30 years already. Most parts of the icebreaker are open to visitors. Visits always include a guided group tour: listen to stories of the icebreaker's operation in Arctic conditions and winter on the frozen sea.