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Fell Lapland Visitor Centre for Kids and Families

Various programs for families are organized at the Visitor Centre, including exhibitions for kids and families. Outdoors, the Jyppyrävaara hill rises directly behind the Nature Centre and the Jyppyrä Trail (1.6 km) leads to the top, offering excellent views of the national park. Jyppyrä is suitable for cache orienteering and frisbee golf in the snow-free season. Participants search for caches marked on a map in the area near the Nature Centre. The Nature Centre will provide the maps and other materials. Suitable for school groups and families.

Tykkimäki Amusement Park

Tykkimäki is the third largest amusement park in Finland. There is plenty to do for the young and old. The amusement park contains over 40 rides and games, and there are fun shows on the outdoor stage throughout the summer. There is also an animal farm where the children may pet the animals. Bring your whole family and have a relaxed and fun stay at the Tykkimäki Amusement Park!

Scenic Drive with Electric Fat Bikes

An enjoyable and relaxing biking trip in the beautiful nature surrounding the Levi fell. This tour is suitable for everyone and will give you the chance to experience our new Electric Fat Bikes which make pedalling easier and reaching the best locations much more fun! Drive together with your guide along beautiful roads and forest paths in some of the most beautiful areas of Levi and hear stories about the local nature and life in Lapland. Duration: 2 hours.

Family Safari

This beginner safari will let you experience the beautiful scenery of the Pyhä Fell. It is suitable for the whole family and beginners. After dressing up in warm snowmobiling clothes, we start our safari towards the woods. We take a break at a wilderness hut, where you will hear more about culture and everyday life in Lapland, comfortably by the fire while enjoying warm drinks and snacks.

Santalahti Minigolf Park

The Minigolf Park is situated in a beautiful park near the beach and Santa Café. The course has 18 holes and all equipment can be collected from the reception. Fun for the whole family!

Santalahti Beach

The soft and sandy cove at Santalahti is suitably sheltered by the archipelago, and opens south towards the open sea. This is the perfect location for children to show off their sand castle skills, whilst sun worshippers can choose from either the soft sand or the cooler coastal grass. The beach also has beach volleyball courts, toilets, changing cubicles, barbecue and picnic spots, plus a ramp that allows access to the waterline by wheelchair or pram. A nature track, the Santa Café and a minigolf park are in close proximity.

A Berry Nice Day – Berry Picking in Rovaniemi

The forests of Lapland are full of wild berries, but without the help of a local guide, it might be difficult to spot the right and best spots in the Lappish nature. Learn the basics about these delicious superfoods which you can pick totally fresh and pure from the ground. Blueberries, cloudberries and lingonberries are waiting for you in the forests and swamps around Rovaniemi! Enjoy your berries as a snack and try a cup of traditional campfire coffee.

Beaver Trip – Canoeing

Get familiar with the basics of indian canoeing and visit an area populated by beavers. The trip lasts about 2 hours and includes canoe hire for the rest of the day.

Aqua Park

Aqua Park Flamingo offers thrilling moments for all lovers of action-packed water games. Inside the water park, you will find different kinds of pools and slides, as well as our pool side restaurant, Spa Cafe, which is licensed to serve alcohol. In connection with the showers, there is also a Finnish sauna. Come and experience our dizzying water slides or enjoy yourself in the warm waters of our pools. Happy, sunny moments for every day of the year!

Indoor Adventure Park Naurusaari

It isn’t always necessary to travel far to have a good time. Inside the Flamingo leisure world, there is an archipelago-themed indoor adventure park named Naurusaari (Island of Laughter) where children can play and have fun. Here you can play until you drop – and afterwards you can always take a dip in Flamingo Spa's Aqua Park! We have created a safe play environment in cooperation with Lappset. Their equipment is perfect for dangling, climbing, bouncing, dancing, or whatever you can think of! We also have a Microsoft Xbox 360 gaming area.

Outamaa – Snowy Reindeer Excursion

Outamaa is a laid-back 5 km reindeer sleigh ride through frozen forests, swamps and ponds, hosted by a local reindeer herder. It will also visit a farm and help feed the reindeer, if you wish. Afterwards you can enjoy a cup of strong coffee and tasty homemade pastries in a cozy kota hut, and listen to interesting stories about reindeer herding and Sámi culture.

Ski School at Himos Ski Resort

Whether you are skiing for the very first time or wish to fine-tune your technique, our Himoset ski instructors have a program for you, including lessons in telemark and snowboarding. Note that our instructors are very good indeed; they have won the Finnish Championship several times in between Finnish ski schools. Sessions are organized on the western slopes on weekends and during vacation periods. Don’t forget to reserve your lessons in advance on weekends as well as weekdays outside vacation periods!

Summer/Autumn – Horse Safaris

The rolling fells of Lapland are made for horse riding. The vast landscapes and the great silence make this horse safari a truly exceptional and captivating experience. Roaming the wide-open wilderness on a Finnish horse, you’ll find it hard to avoid the feeling of a little cowboy – or cowgirl – awakening within you. Children also have a chance to ride on Icelandic horses.

Arctic Frontier Forage & Fire

Discover the Arctic through the abundance of food to be found in the forests and wetlands. Enjoy lunch cooked over a fire by the beauty and natural delights of the national park. Learn to identify edible foods, collect wild herbs, flowers, nettles, wild berries and mushrooms. We will forage on our way to a hut and enjoy a meal cooked by the fire using local ingredients: smoked reindeer wraps, a warm spelt salad and grilled vegetables, followed by warm chocolate brownies and berries. Duration: 5 hours.

Visit a Reindeer & Husky Farm and Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi – Summer Delight

Our safari starts with a visit to a local reindeer and husky farm right outside of Rovaniemi. We will start with a guided tour of the farms. We meet with an authentic reindeer herder and husky musher and have a chance to take photos of the reindeer and huskies and see how life on the farms is. Before continuing our journey, we sit down by the fireplace to relax with a cup of coffee and listen to stories about life with reindeer and huskies.

Visit Summer Island Viikinsaari in Tampere

Viikinsaari island in Tampere is a wonderful place to spend a summer day with your family, friends or a loved one. The boat trip from Laukontori harbour in Tampere city centre to Viikinsaari island only takes 20 minutes and offers a lovely break from the hassle of the city. Our restaurant is located in a beautiful old wooden villa surrounded by green nature and serene lake vistas. Hopealinjat operates boats from Tampere to Viikinsaari daily in the summer.

Villa Halla at Ukkohalla Ski Centre

2-story stone and log Villa built in 2014. For 6 persons, 105 m², 3 bedrooms, no pets allowed, no smoking. Upstairs you will find a combined living room-kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom with shower and toilet, electric sauna and separate toilet, and a fireplace. Downstairs has a living room, utility room, bathroom with 2 showers, electric sauna, and a separate toilet. Comfort and quality for family holidays with a great view to the slopes. Also a lovely location for a summer holiday by the lake.