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Arctic Zoo - A Day in Ranua Wildlife Park

Ranua Wildlife Park lays deep in an arctic forest an hour's drive away from Rovaniemi city. Ranua Zoo is an outdoor park where we navigate on a wooden path through a forest area hosting a home for approximately 50 different species and 200 arctic animals such as the Lappish grouse and grey owl, polar bears, lynxes, foxes, the reindeer, wild boar and wolverine, just to mention few. During the guided tour around the park we become acquainted with the animals and their lives in arctic conditions.

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.

Nuuksio Reindeer Park – Summer

Nuuksio Reindeer Park is Finland's southernmost place to see reindeer. The reindeer park is open in the summer from Tuesday to Sunday 12pm – 4pm. Entrance fee includes lichen for the reindeer and coffee, tea or juice with buns over an open fire. Commuter trains: S, U, L, E Helsinki-Espoo + bus no 85(A) to Nuuksio. Welcome!

Trip to Ranua Zoo

We invite you to come visit Ranua Zoo! We will pick you up at your hotel and after the trip we will also bring you back to the hotel. The Ranua wildlife park is located 80 km's away from Rovaniemi and it takes about an hour to get there by bus. You can use free Wi-Fi onboard the bus and relax on the journey to Ranua Zoo. You will have 3 hours to visit the Arctic Wildlife Park, during which the bus will wait for you at the parking place.