We offer groups the chance to experience Lapland in a countless number of ways. Due to the central location of Rovaniemi, our guests can easily visit, for instance the fairytale-like Amethyst Mine, the only amethyst mine in Europe, is located in Luosto, or the breathtaking Icebreaker Sampo in the town of Kemi. The biggest experiences are best experienced together.
The group programs are valid for min 8 full paying customers, if not otherwise mentioned. With an additional 250€/safari we are happy to organise these also for smaller (min four persons) groups.
The same child rates apply also to the group programs.
- Children 4-14 years are half price, except in Christmas season 1.12.-10.1. the child price is -25%
- Children under 4 years are free of charge.
We are happy to tell you more about the tours and give our recommendations which programs are perfect for families!
Upgrade our regular “Snowmobiling along the husky trails” by taking an hour long husky safari! The adventure begins with a snowmobile safari through the picturesque Lappish nature before arriving to a local Husky Farm. There we get a guided tour in the farm and enjoy the thrill of one hour long husky safari and yes, you can mush the safari! Following the safari, we can relax and enjoy hot drinks, grill sausages and hear interesting tales of the life at the Husky Farm. With huge smile on our faces we return back to the city by snowmobiles.
Oh how much fun you can have in the snow! At first we take a car transfer to the Snow Fun area where we are divided into smaller teams. It feels like we are child again when we compete in several Snow Fun activities such as tandem skiing, snowshoe walking, lassoing and competitions such as pulling the robe, winter football and many other fun games! The winner team gets a medal and diploma during the award ceremony. Hot drinks and snacks available during the game. The tasks may vary and can be organized according to the group’s theme wish.
After serving for 30 years in demanding Arctic waters, Ice-Breaker Sampo has been given a new, more fascinating task – to give unforgettable experiences for eager winter adventurers! Once on board, we have a presentation of the ship and a guided tour, which takes us e.g. to the massive engine room. A delicious soup lunch is served on board. Before returning to the port, the ship makes a one hour stop to enable us to take a hilarious swim in the frozen sea, comfortably dressed in a warm survival suit – looking like a teletubby! At the end of this unique cruise experience, the ship's Captain presents each client with a certificate.
In case you lack of time but still want to visit the most popular sight of Lapland, we recommend that you select this program. We take a car transfer to the Arctic Circle and Santa’s Village where we have time to visit the incredible Santa’s Official Post office and the numerous souvenir shops of the village. We enjoy nice three course lunch in one of the restaurants and, of course, meet Santa Claus! Do not forget to mention how well you have behaved this year!
This program is also possible to end to the airport, so it suits perfectly for your departure day and it is handy way to buy all the souvenirs!
Are you ready for some action? This safari is ideal for competitive people who love motor sport and action!
At first there are the snowmobiles, nevertheless not as a completion and secondly, there are the ice-karts!
Behind the guide’s lead the snowmobile safari follows the tracks along frozen rivers and silent white nature.
At the karting area the playful competition starts with the practice and the qualifying rounds. Then the ice-carting
race is ready to begin! In the competition everyone is a winner and receives a diploma, nevertheless the winner will be rewarded a bit more generously… After the snowmobiles are driven back to the snowmobile park, may the post-games start and could be played for example in one of the central pubs.
Today we have a broad overview of the Arctic life, the livelihoods and the culture, which is a mixture of north and south, east and west. The culture is Lapp and Finnish, but also Scandinavian and Russian. We become acquainted with all of this when we visit three really interesting venue and have a short guided tour in the city, planned by the famous architect Alvar Aalto. We will visit the recently renovated art museum Korundi, the museum and science center Arktikum, which provides a guided tour and a unique insight into the way of life, culture and history of the North. It is a museum, science center, conference house as well as an architectural sight in its own right. Korundi House of Culture was originally an old post bus depot dating back to 1933. The modifications and expansion completed in 2009 and 2010. Also we become familiar with the logging culture in the science centre of Pilke, which is the newest attraction in the local cultural scene. The guided tour of the science center will take you for an exploration of current forest issues. Buffet lunch is enjoyed during the day.
This is a super famous way to start the journey! After changing into warm winter clothes at the airport, we hope on the snowmobiles and drive about an hour through the forests and icy rivers all the way to the shore of the city of Rovaniemi from where a short walk to the hotel. In the meanwhile the luggage are taken to the hotel luggage room.
The day’s adventure start with a 1,5 drive from Rovaniemi to a beautiful farm of horses and huskies. As we arrive to the farm, we have a guided tour with information how to mush the team of huskies and how to handle the horse sledge. We divide the group in two so that the other half starts the adventure with the huskies and the other with the horse sleighs. In the half way to have a break at the lakeside where will learn ice-fishing methods and our guides will prepare lunch for us by the campfire, perhaps we can even enjoy your own catch! After the break the groups change the teams and we get back to the farm and Rovaniemi.
It is said that there are 1001 ways to cross the Arctic Circle and during this safari we do it by
snowmobiles. Across frozen rivers and through snow-covered forest we drive our snowmobiles
all the way to Santa’s Village, which is located right at the Arctic Circle. As soon as we turn off the
motors, we are surrounded by Christmas spirit! The village is a splendid place to send Christmas
cards and buy Christmas presents for the next year and of course meet Father Christmas is his
private chamber! Delicious lunch will be served in one of the restaurants before we head back to the
Today you will learn the basics of cross country skiing and in order to do in Safartica style; we play some
funny games with the ski’s. During the skiing trek we enjoy hot beverages and little snacks in the beautiful
winter forest. Skiing distance is 3-6 km, according to abilities of the participant.
Probably you know Jari-Matti Latvala and Ari Vatanen, the famous Finnish rally drivers? Today you have a glimpse of their lives and the day’s word is action! We take a short (10 min) transfer to the action area, located right at the Arctic Circle. In the action venue we are divided into smaller teams and every team takes part in various motorized activities such as:
Rally driving: There are two kind of cars; Toyota Starlets and BMW rally cars. The Starlets are driven by professional rally drivers and this is the only activity where the participants not driving by themselves but can experience what it feels like to be in a rally car which is drive by rally drivers. BMWs are driven by the participants. There are two of each cars.
Ice-karting: This is an actual competition where the time is money. There are total of five ice-karts so there are five drivers competing at the same time.
Quad bikes: Similar to snowmobile slalom, so there is a special tracks where again all participants are timed.
The day is full of fun, action and playful competition! And surely we will find out who is the flying finish, who marks the end of the stage! During the day hot drinks available and we enjoy tasty soup lunch outdoors. Later on private transfer back to the hotel.
Especially this year, Ranua Wildlife Park is must to visit! The baby polar bear was born in 18th of November in 2011 and is playing in Ranua Wildlife Park with the mother. It is really rare for polar bears to give birth when they are in captivity so this little fellow is a miracle! Join us and let’s go and say hello to this supercutie! Ranua Wildlife Park locates an hour drive from the center and in addition to the polar bear cub, approximately 50 other species and 200 arctic animals await us. We will see also brown beer, lynxes, foxes and numerous birds, just to mention few. During the guided tour around the Park we become acquainted with the animals and their lives at the arctic conditions. Buffet lunch is served at the main building and we also have time to visit for instance Fazer’s sweetshop before returning to Rovaniemi.