Half-Day Snowmobile Safari including Lunch in Helsinki Archipelago

Outdoor Activities in Finland

Tour description provided by Viator

Experience the snowy woods and the frozen Gulf of Finland. Experienced guides will lead you to the amazing winter wonderland. The snowmobile tour covers an easy and beautiful route around nearby forest trails and frozen sea. The safaris include a break when you can relax and enjoy snacks and hot drinks by the campfire. Two adults ride on one snowmobile or alternatively upgrade to ride on your own snowmobile at the snowmobile base. The snowmobile base is situated 30 km (18.6 miles) east of downtown Helsinki. The snowmobile tour includes pickup from your hotel in Helsinki.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel and drive you to the snowmobile center with a car or minivan. When you arrive you will be provided with a warm snowsuit, boots, gloves, balaclava and helmet. A short safety briefing and driving instructions is then given to you. You will set off in a convoy led by the guide.On the snowmobile adventure you will experience the beautiful frozen archipelago. At this longer snowmobile tour you will visit a view tower in the outer archipelago and drive up a river in the inner archipelago. You will make several stops during the tour and the guide will explain to you about living in the archipelago. You will meet a local fisherman who takes up his fishing nets under the ice. At an island you will make a longer break and enjoy lunch cooked over open fire and warm drinks. During the lunch break you have a chance to try snowshoe walking, kick sleds or ice fishing. After the break you will continue your adventure back to the snowmobile center. At the snowmobile center you can try ice floating with our survival suits if you dare. If you want to stay longer and go to the sauna afterwards including swimming in the frozen sea this can be arranged for an extra fee. This experience will give you a memory for life. After the snowmobile tour your guide will drive you back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Lunch and hot drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Professional guide
  • Snowmobile safari approx. 30-35 km

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Sauna at the snowmobile base including ice swimming

Highlights

  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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