Cruise from Okkola to Rokansaari

NEW SERVICE in summer 2020 is a cruise from Okkola holiday cottages to Rokansaari island. This cruise is a great way to explore lake Saimaa with a local guide, eventually see a saimaa seal and enjoy a summer coffee picnic and finnish accordeon tunes in Rokansaari island.  Rokansaari island is one of Saimaa Geopark attractions, a geologically important sight. The cruise starts from Okkola cottages peer. Your friendly skipper drives you on the comfortable Ecoboat via the archipelago of Puumala where you might see a saimaa seal and osprey. The landscapes are fantastic as Puumala archipelago is amongst the most beatifull in all of lake Saimaa.  We land in Rokansaari island for a short nature walk, to explore the geology and history of lake Saimaa.  After the walk we enjoy an outdoor picnic coffee in the shore. Skipper will also play you some traditional finnish songs by his accordion, lake Saimaa style.  On the way back to Okkola you will feel empowered and relaxed, as cruising on the silent Ecoboat is simply pure pleasure. Welcome on a summer cruise to Rokansaari!  


  • Spend a grear summer day by lake Saimaa
  • Explore Rokansaari island and history of lake Saimaa
  • Ecoboat is very comfortable, a pure pleasure
  • Lake Saimaa landscapes near Puumala are amazing
  • Enjoy delicious outdoor coffee
  • You might see a saimaa seal and osprey on this trip
  • Your friendly captain will tell you stories about Saimaa seal and lake Saimaa
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Information on cruise

This is a private charter tour with  only you and your friends on board. If you like privacy and you want to enjoy Saimaa experience with your friends only, and speak only your own language with guide, this will be your best choise.  Private charters are available all summer with some limitaions.  Minimum groups size is 6 persons, and max 10 persons.  

  • When → in summer  2020 from 1.5. untill 30.9  (note: 1.5-14.6. only monday-thursday)
  • Where → departures from  from Okkola peer by Hätinvirta stream. Address: Ylössaarentie 35,  52200 Puumala (200m walk from Okkola parking to the peer )
  • Difficulty → easy, suits well to everybody. Also for lightly disabled persons as they can be helped enter the stairs into boat (wheelchair cannot be taken in boat, however)
  • Start → at 09:00-12:00 or 14:00-17:00 or 18:00-19:00
  • Price → 60€/person  (min 6 persons/360€, max 10 persons)
  • Price includes → Private Sightseeing cruise 6 hours, guide services, ecoboat, outdoor coffee, guided walk in Rokansaari island
  • You should bring → outdoor clothing as per the weather, camera. Cabin of the boat is covered and weather-proof. We will make the nature walk on all weather. In case of a rain shower, coffe will be enjoyed in boat, otherwise outdoors
  • Service language →  english and finnish (guide speaks helpfull german/russian/italian/french too)
  • Note → No pets accepted on board
  • if you have any questions, send them by the contact form
  • Book online  via the button. Payment by creditcards. You will get immediat confirmation in your email 

NOTE also the Picnic cruise from Puumala harbor to Rokansaari island. This cruise includes also a meal in island, but the departure place is from Puumala harbor