Saimaa Geopark picnic cruise

NEW SERVICE in summer 2020 is Saimaa Geopark picnic cruise from Puumala harbor. Saimaa Geopark picnic cruise is a great way to explore select Saimaa Geopark geological attractions and lake Saimaa geological history with a local guide, eventually see a saimaa seal and enjoy a summer picnic and finnish accordeon tunes in Rokansaari island.  Rokansaari island is one of Saimaa Geopark attractions, a geologically important sight. Saimaa Geopark picnic cruise starts from Puumala harbor. Your friendly skipper drives you on the comfortable Ecoboat to the archipelago of Puumala and tells Saimaa Geopark story on the way. Skipper Arto belongs to Saimaa Geopark partners network. You might also see a saimaa seal and ospreys during cruise in the archipelago. The landscapes are fantastic as Puumala archipelago is amongst the most beautifull in all of lake Saimaa.  We land in Rokansaari island for a short nature walk, to explore the geological history of the site.  Then we prepare an outdoor picnic lunch on a ”Muurikka” pot and enjoy the tasty meal of local fish and vegetables in the shore of Rokansaari island. Skipper will 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 Saimaa Geopark picnic cruise in Puumala!  

Highlights

  • Spend a lovely summer day by lake Saimaa
  • Explore Saimaa Geopark, Rokansaari island and the geological history of lake Saimaa
  • Ecoboat is very comfortable, a pure pleasure
  • Lake Saimaa landscapes in Puumala archipelago are amazing
  • Enjoy delicious outdoor meal prepared in the wild (local fish & vegetables)
  • You might see a saimaa seal and ospreys on this trip
  • Your friendly captain will tell you stories about Saimaa geology and Saimaa seal
  • Best service guarantee

1. Open  Saimaa Geopark picnic Cruises in  Puumala summer 2020

Six open departures in summer 2020, see below. You can book individual seats on these open cruises. The Saimaa Geopark picnic cruise in Puumala is one of the best summer experiences you may have in lake Saimaa. Welcome on cruise !  

BOOK SEAT NOW
  • When → in summer  2020 on following wednesday mornings: 17.6. – 1.7. – 15.7. – 29.7. – 12.8. – 26.8. (on all other days charters are available). Departure time at 09:00 and return to Puumala harbor at 14:00
  • 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 → schedules will be published soon
  • For starts on other days and times, you may book the private charter summer option below. If you want a private charter on above days, simply book all 10 seats on  the departure you like, before anyone else does
  • Price → 70€/person
  • Price includes → Sightseeing cruise 5 hours, guide services, ecoboat, outdoor meal, 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, meal 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 

2. Private charter Saimaa Geopark picnic cruise in Puumala 2020

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 without distractions, and speak only your own language with guide, this is your best choise.  Private charters are available all summer with some limitations.  Minimum group size is 6 persons, and max 10 persons.  

BOOK PRIVATE CRUISE NOW
  • When → in summer  2020 from 1.5. untill 30.9  (note: 1.5-14.6. only monday-thursday)
  • 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 → at 09:00-14:00 or 16:00-21:00
  • Price → 70€/person  (min 6 persons/420€, max 10 persons)
  • Price includes → Private Sightseeing cruise by ecoboat 5 hours, guide services, outdoor meal, guided Saimaa Geopark walk in Rokansaari island
  • Extra services available for extra fee→ Visit of Liehtala museum estate in Niinisaari island, takes one extra hour +100€/group (you can book it as extra when you make booking)
  • You should bring → outdoor clothing as per the weather, camera. Cabin of the boat is covered and weather-proof. We will make the Saimaa Geopark nature walk on all weather. In case of a rain shower, meal 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 

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