Last minute cruise in Puumala

NEW SERVICE in summer 2020 is last minute cruises to lake Saimaa in Puumala. This cruise is a great way to explore lake Saimaa with a local guide, eventually see a saimaa seal and enjoy summer with friends.  The cruise starts from Puumala harbor on select days only, whenever the boat and skipper are available, weather is good, and there are tourists in Puumala harbor. You can book your seat online or buy it from skipper in Puumala harbor. Your friendly skipper drives you on the comfortable Ecoboat to the archipelago of Puumala where you might even see a saimaa seal. The landscapes are fantastic as Puumala archipelago is amongst the most beatifull in all of lake Saimaa.  Skipper might also play you some traditional finnish songs by his accordion, lake Saimaa style.  On the way back to Puumala harbor you will feel empowered and relaxed, as cruising on the silent Ecoboat is simply pure pleasure. Welcome on a summer last minute cruise in Puumala!  


  • Spend great summer moments by lake Saimaa
  • Ecoboat is very comfortable, a pure pleasure
  • Lake Saimaa landscapes near Puumala are amazing
  • You might see a saimaa seal on this trip
  • Your friendly captain will tell you stories about Saimaa seal and lake Saimaa
  • Coffee and tea served on board
  • Best service guarantee

Cruise info

From mid-June till end-August there will be last minute departure. You can book individual seats on this cruise. NOTE that the seats will be open for sales only 24 hrs before departure, or at the latest at 9am the day of departure. Check availability in booking calender below. Welcome on cruise !  

  • When → in summer  2020 from mid-June untill end-August  The days and schedules will be published on departure day at 9am at the latest. The departures will be updated on this web-page, in Puumala tourist information, and on the cruise-information board of Ecoboat in Puumala harbor
  • Where → departures from  from Puumala harbor. Address: Satamatie,  Puumala 
  • 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 → departures are normally at 09:00-10:15 or 11:00-12:15 or 13:00-14:15 or 14:30-15:45 or 16:00-17:15 or 19:00-20:15, depending on the availability of the Ecoboat and skipper. The daily departures will be updated on this web-page and online booking calender. NOTE: if you need to confirm your cruise earlier, you can book a private charter cruise, see information here
  • Price → 20€/person. I recommend booking in advance , as number of participants is limited to 8 persons per departure (due to covid-pandemic)
  • Price includes → Sightseeing cruise 75 mins from Puumala harbor, guide services, ecoboat, coffee/tea
  • You should bring → outdoor clothing as per the weather, camera. Cabin of the boat is covered and weather-proof.
  • 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
  • Check availability and Book via booking calender below (NOTE: booking is enabled only in the morning of cruise, not earlier). Payment by creditcards. You will get immediat confirmation in your email . You can also buy last minute seats from skipper in Puumala harbor