Wilderness Canoeing Adventure in Nuuksio National Park

Wilderness Canoeing Adventure in Nuuksio National Park, foto: Outdoors Finland Etelä

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Nuuksio National Park is an exceptional nature sanctuary in Helsinki region, very close to Helsinki downtown. This relaxed wilderness canoeing trip takes you to scenic wilderness lakes and peaceful forests in Nuuksio.

  • Guided canoeing trip in Nuuksio National Park
  • Return transportation from Helsinki
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Guiding in English and Finnish
  • Scheduled and private trips, , group size 1-8 persons (bigger group on request)
  • Season: May – October

Canoeing season 2016 has ended in October. Thank you for all participants! We start scheduled canoeing programs again in May 2017. Meanwhile, we have for example winter hiking programs in Nuuksio National Park.

Before we start our canoe trip our experienced guide briefs canoeing safety and basic paddling technique. We launch the canoes and paddle on wilderness lakes of Nuuksio National Park. In the middle of our excursion we’ll have a coffee and snack break by the lake. You can also dip into the clean water forest lake on the break.

WIlnderness Canoeing Adventure - short forest path between the lakesAfter the break we paddle easy pace back to the place we started our canoeing. We will carry the canoes a short distance between two lakes. So, this trip requires a bit sporty attitude.

Program duration is with transportation 5 hours, canoeing trip 3 hours. Departure normally 10.00 am (check exceptions, for evening and full moon trips check the schedule below) at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Mannerheiminaukio 2 or Espoo, read more about route and pickup points. Return to Helsinki included.

Price starting from 75 € / person (incl. VAT) includes

  • Transportation from Helsinki or Espoo. Private trips include pickup from your hotel or cruise ship.
  • Professional guiding and guide’s services
  • All required canoeing equipment (Indian canoe for two persons, paddle, floating vest)
  • Coffee/tea, Karelian pastry and cinnamon roll on the break

Swimming in NuuksioPlease, get acquainted to safety and general instructions for day tours and families with children on a canoeing trip in Nuuksio.

See more images from our canoeing trips in Flickr and Facebook. Read also Johanna’s experiences from this trip on Visit Helsinki blog.

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    Canoeing in Nuuksio near HelsinkiPrivate Canoeing Trip

    Normal trip duration (excluding transportation) of  canoeing is 3 hours. For private trips you can extend trip duration to 4 hours , which allow us to make a forest walk in Nuuksio National Park in the middle of canoeing or longer break on campfire – maybe making crepes or grilling sausages.  Bathing in a tent sauna in the wilderness can be included to a private canoeing program (ask for availability). Read more about  Finnish Tent Sauna Experience.

    We can pick your group up from your hotel in Helsinki and after the trip drive you to Helsinki Airport (optional service). If you book early morning start (8.00 am) you will be at the airport ca. 1 pm (standard trip). Evening trips are organized till end of August.

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