Puumala lunch cruise

NOT AVAILABLE IN 2022. Puumala lunch cruise from Puumala harbor to Niinipuu restaurant by lake Saimaa. This cruise is a great way to explore lake Saimaa with a local guide, eventually see a saimaa seal and enjoy a delicious archipelago lunch made of local ingredients. The lunch cruise starts from Puumala harbor. Your friendly skipper drives you on the comfortable Ecoboat to the archipelago of Puumala where you might see a saimaa seal. The landscapes are fantastic as Puumala archipelago is amongst the most beatifull in all of lake Saimaa.  We land in Niinisaari island and walk 300m to restaurant Niinipuu, and enjoy the delicious and plentifull archipelago lunch. On the way back to Puumala harbor you will feel empowered and relaxed, as cruising on the silent Ecoboat is simply pure pleasure. Skipper might also play you some traditional finnish songs by his accordion, lake Saimaa style. Welcome on a summer picnic cruise in Puumala!  


  • Spend a grear summer day by lake Saimaa
  • Ecoboat is very comfortable, a pure pleasure
  • Lake Saimaa landscapes near Puumala are amazing
  • Enjoy delicious archipelago lunch in restaurant Niinipuu
  • You might see a saimaa seal on this trip if you are lucky
  • Your friendly captain will tell you stories about Saimaa seal and lake Saimaa
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Information on lunch 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.  Minimum group size is 6 persons, and max 10 persons.  

  • When → in summer  2021 from 15.6. untill 30.8  Tuesday-Sunday (not on Mondays)
  • Where → departures 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 (note: wheelchair cannot be taken in boat, and you should be able to walk 300 m in Niinisaari from peer to the restaurant)
  • Start → at 11:00, return back to Puumala harbor around 15:00
  • Price → 65€/person  (min 8 persons/520€, max 10 persons)
  • Price includes → Private Sightseeing cruise 4 hours, guide services, ecoboat, lunch in restaurant Niinipuu
  • 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
  • Book online  via the button. If the time requested is available, you will get confirmation and payment link to your email. If the time requested is not available, you will get information about available times