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National Park’s Most Beautiful Sceneries Rafting

On this trip the name tells it all. You get to experience the tranquillity of Oulanka National park, all the way down to the Russian border zone! The scenery route is nice and gentle one to start with. Your guide will give you proper instructions about safety issues before you start. Along the scenery route we will have some gentler rapids from class I to class II and swiftly running waters to explore the beautiful landscape of the National Park. On this trip you get to enjoy the silence and beauty of Kitkajoki river valley, the home of Golden Eagles. Do take your camera with you!

Lake Pallasjärvi Canoe Trip in the National Park

Lake Pallasjärvi is a huge wilderness lake, located in the heart of the national park. This trip is lead by a Certified National Park Guide. The lake affords many amazing views of the park and it is great for fishing, typical catches being grayling and trout. At the end of the summer, you can also pick berries, as wild berries such as Arctic cloudberries, blueberries, and lingonberries grow in lake's surroundings. A picnic lunch is included in the package.

Helsinki by Kayak

Explore Helsinki as close to the sea as you can get! Our daily 3-hour guided paddling trip will take you to the archipelago of Helsinki, characterized by clear water, rocky islands and sandy beaches. The kayaks are easy to handle and very stable and the tour suits beginners and experts alike.

River Rafting to the Russian Border

The route takes you through the largest rapids of River Kitkajoki; Niskakoski, Myllykoski, and the mother of all rapids, the 900 meters long Aallokkokoski. The Jyrävä waterfall is passed by foot. River Kitkajoki offers almost 40 kilometers of challenges for river rafting. The journey continues over long rapids and still waters all the way to the Russian border. The route includes the three biggest rapids on Kitka, from class II to class IV. Minimum age 18 years.

Canoe Rentals at Lake Kyyvesi

Come and enjoy the lakeside nature of Lake Kyyvesi at your own pace. With a canoe, you can get to places you can’t reach with any other boat. It is a quiet and smooth way to move and allows you to merge into nature and discover shy birds you would not see otherwise. The archipelago lake area is very interesting for canoeing. The area is also safe for beginners since it is sheltered from winds and big waves. Within 7 km from the starting point there are two rest stop, open for everybody. The canoes are steady and suitable for up to three persons.

Stand Up Paddling

Stand Up Paddling means standing on a giant surfboard and paddling on calm waters. SUP is a quiet, but effective workout. Beginners can practice on Lake Immeljärvi or Lake Sirkka-Levijärvi, more experienced paddlers can venture onto the Ounasjoki River. If the weather gets cold, you’ll be provided with neoprene equipment. Duration approximately 2 hours.

Weekend Holiday Package

When approaching Varjola you will get further from the city and can already enjoy the countryside scenery as you're getting closer. In Varjola we trust in traditions, yet have a truly modern take on the services we offer: from cuisine to activities and from sauna's to accommodation. This long weekend holiday package includes accommodation, meals and activities; such as whitewater rafting and smoked sauna. We will be more than happy to give you more details of this full-board holiday package.

Kiskonjoki Canoeing

Paddling trip in rugged river settings. You will learn the secrets of river paddling Canadian canoes and kayaks, under the guidance of an experienced guide. Length of the trip is approximately 15 km and duration about 5 hours. Halfway through the trip, we'll serve you coffee and snack.

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.

Midnight Sun SUP Safari at Ounasjoki River

This is a great way to see our beautiful city from a different angle! Experience the midnight sun and enjoy the magical atmosphere of our nature. The Safari begins with a short introduction. After the introduction, you will be handed the necessary equipment for an enjoyable SUP safari. Then it's off to the waters and beautiful nature! Be sure to bring some snacks and a bottle of water with you. You must know how to swim and need to wear a life jacket! Children under 18 only with adult supervision.

Swimming in a Sea Pool with Sauna

Allas Sea Pool has three pools: large fresh water pool, large sea water pool and medium-sized kiddie pool. Our three saunas, one for women, one for men and one to be rented for group, offer you a genuine Finnish sauna experience. Swimwear and towels available for rent. Entry fee includes both swimming and sauna.

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.

Two or Five Days of Outdoor Activities in Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Pyhä-Luosto National Park is known for its 35-kilometer chain of hills and its extraordinarily beautiful nature, making it an ideal destination for nature adventures with its hills, ravines, old villages and rivers. Depending on the duration of your holiday, you can choose either 3 or 6 half-day tours out of 8 tours offered. Activities vary from hiking and canoeing, bird-watching and fishing to visits to the Amethyst mine or the historical village of Suvanto.

Floating in the Lake

Put on a drysuit and jump into the freezing water. Floating among the ice is very comfortable and fun when you stay warm and dry. In the evening you can admire the stars in the sky and relax in the quiet. During the day, you can enjoy the bright winter sun. You can also find your inner Saimaa ringed seal and crawl around on the ice! You will receive warm clothes, drysuits and life vests for your safety and comfort.

Summer Evening Archipelago Sea Kayaking

This three hour sea kayaking trip is a perfect way to experience the nature and culture of the inner Turku archipelago! Just 20 minutes by bus from the hectic city, an amazing and peaceful archipelago welcomes you to paddle into the labyrinths of islands guides by our professional and nice guide.

Canoeing at the Gateway to Lapland

Come and join us for an experience to remember. A canoe trip through the archipelago at the northernmost tip of the Baltic Sea. Abundant nature and cultural remnants of times gone by are yours to explore! This guided canoeing tour doesn't require any previous canoeing experience. The tour with a thorough introduction to safety and other aspects of canoeing.