Spring and summer are the seasons for river rafting. It is very exciting to be carried along with the rushing foam in a rubber raft or wooden boat.
If you’re more into rivers and rapids, take a look up north where fast-flowing northern rivers are in full flood. The famed Oulanka National Park in Kuusamo is home to some of Finland’s longest and most varied rapids.If a leisurely voyage sounds more tempting, you can cruise down more gentle rivers while admiring the scenery, birdlife and flora along the way. Rest stops, campsites and wilderness huts are aplenty by some rivers.
You will be provided proper equipment and safety instruction before the adventure begins.
Finland is home to rapids of varying difficulty, but beautiful waterways in unique landscapes will keep you captivated even after the adrenaline wears off.
For example Kuusamo, Hossa and Lieksa are known for their rivers and rapids, and either idling along or shooting down them is real thrill.
After wet and exciting journey you can relax your muscles in sauna and celebrate with the group your achievements.
Sailing and boating are both very much family activities in Finland. Especially during the holiday season, most Finnish boats carry crews of eager youngsters. Here are the six top reasons why you should bring your children too!