Private Canoe Safari To River Osmajoki From Varkaus

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Honkapirtti Beach parking, Varkaus
  • Return Details :
    Tour returns to Honkapirtti Beach

Overview

Explore the River Osmajoki routeand discover someof Finlands wilderness via waterways on this private 3-hour canoe safari near Varkaus. Paddle along the pretty river all the way to Lake Ruokojrviwith a private guide and gain insight into the regions rich history and culture. Admire the nature and wild birds inthe winding riverbanks. Sip hot coffee and admire the beautiful scenery by the campfire, and upgrade your tour to include a camp lunch.

Know More about this tour

Hop into your canoe at 9am at Honkapirtti Beach and paddle through narrow river routeonto the open waters of Lake Ruokojrvi with your private guide to begin your 3-hour tour.

Along the way, listen as your private guide sheds light on the regions geography, and keep watch for lake birdsplaying in the shoreline. Lake Ruokojrvi is famous for a rich population of migrating birds, especially in the spring. In fact, one of the best times to take this tour is end of April and early May when there are thousands of birds around and the arrival of spring is like a bigshow.As the summer advances, the lake will get covered by reeds, and paddling through the labyrinth like waterway is like being in an American swamps area, except here there are no crocodiles!

Sip hot coffee by the open fire, and upgrade your tour to include a campfire meal prepared by your private guide. When your 3-hour canoe trip comes to an end, paddle back to your starting point in Honkapirttito conclude your tour.

This tour suits also first time paddlers. Your guide will give you full instructions about paddling, and you will learn the basics during the tour.

Inclusions

  • Private guide
  • Canoe rental
  • Light refreshments
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off from any hotel in Varkaus/Leppvirta included in fee. If coming from elsewhere you may contact guide for transportation at a low cost

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately