Winter activities in lake Saimaa area
Winter time is magic in Finland and even more in lake Saimaa area, as all the lakes get deep frozen and covered by snow. We recommend that you try some winter activities that give you great experiences. Snow, ice, frost covers all the country. Nature sleeps, but if you pay attention you will see that there is life out there… You can see birds and rabbit tracks in snow… our small friends are there allright, but they are hiding in the snow banks. It is a real winter wonderland. We offer many adventures and experiences in winter time. On this page you find some examples. Select your favourite and book online!
- NEW Electric Snow Scooter safaris
- Arctic Ice floating for the courageous. A once in lifetime experience
- Sightseeing tours by adventure bus. Drive with a local and expore the area
- Snow fun with snow shoes & snow art. Fun for families and adventurous
- Winter fishing on frozen lakes. Who will catch the first fish?
Electric Snow Scooter safaris
NEW service starting in December 2022. Explore the delights of Finnish winter in a comfortable and sustainable way on our guided electric snow scooter safari. During the 1.5-hour safari you will silently glide through the wintery forests and shores of Lake Saimaa taking in the scenery and enjoying the peace and quiet. While you stop for a hot beverage, our knowledgeable guide will let you in on the secrets of Lake Saimaa. Whether your safari takes place in the brightest of sunshine or after dark, you are guaranteed to enjoy yourself. Our sustainably made Finnish electric snow scooters are easy to use – if you can drive a bike, you can drive an electric snow scooter!
Ice floating is great winter activity
Arctic winter activity Lakeland style for small groups. Using special safety suits, we jump in frozen water upstream and float downstream like a cork. Like jumping on parachute lakeland style. Safe,guided ice floating session in frozen water wearing a dry waterproof rescue suit. You can get this experience in Varkaus and in Savonlinna. Click on following links for more info…
- Ice floating in Varkaus, read more
- Ice floating in Savonlinna, read more
- Ice floating in Puumala, read more
SNOW SHOE SAFARI in winter wonderland
Great winter activities in forest. Have you ever been in a winter forest ? The atmosphere is magical. Birds and animals traces can be seen and followed in snow, and by snowshoes you can go anywhere, follow your own way. Even in cold temperatures, it is warm, provided that you are correctly dressed. Showshoeing is also very good excursive that we can recommend to anybody. Read more on snow shoe fun
Winter ICE FISHING
Fishing is one of the best winter activities. Perfect silence on ice. Nothing moves. Only fisherman with his hopes to catch a fish. Welcome on a guided winter fishing tour with us. Perfect way to get away from everyday stress on ice. Highly recommended to everybody. Just remember warm clothing, and we provide the rest. Read more on winter fishing adventure
Find more information on lake Saimaa websites
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