Daily Departures Winter

We are proud to introduce our guests to the arctic lifestyle, regardless of how short or long your stay is. Our aim is to give our guests “a piece of local ambiance” to carry in their memories. Our daily departures of Lapland lifestyle safaris and excursions give you a taste of the north, wether you are traveling with your family, friends or as a couple.

Fisherman’s luck

3 hrs. excursion by car 
Departure Tuesday Thursday and Saturday at 10:00 

A genuine outing with a local, who will show to best spend a lovely winter day. 

You will learn the secrets of ice fishing from a local expert, your guide. Catch is not guaranteed, but most likely for patient fishermen. However, the most important thing is to enjoy the tranquillity and silence of the wintry forest. Possible catch will be prepared to a tasty snack by the campfire – have you ever tasted fish that is this fresh? If you are out of Fisherman’s luck today, there will still be a tasty snack for you. 

Price:  

89 € / adult 
45 € / child 

Includes: 

- return transfers from your accommodation in Ounasvaara or Santa Claus Village and a pick-up point in city center Rovaniemi
- winter clothing  
- guided excursion according to program description and given information 

What we say about this tour: 

“Here in Lapland, whenever we can, we go out on a wilderness lake for ice fishing. The main thing is not the catch; it is the silence and the nature. It is like a break for every day life. Of course, we do our best to catch some fish too, as nothing beats the flavour of fresh fish fried by a campfire.  This excursion is a perfect relaxed outing for for friends, couples and families.” 

Practical Information:

All daily departures are available throughout the winter season, 1.12.2018 – 31.3.2019, or due to prevailing weather and snow conditions. Daily Departures are operated for min 2 persons paying the adult fare (2 persons / snowmobile). Private excursions are available for min 6 persons (adult fare).

Snowmobile safaris

Our snowmobiles are locally produced, BRP Lynx Rave, Xtrim and Boondocker–models. We have selected this model, as they are extremely comfortable to drive and as they are gentle to the environment, they are practically smoke and smell free. 
Children travel in a sledge pulled by the guide’s snowmobile. In case a child prefers to travel as a passenger of a snowmobile, he / she must be tall enough to reach the handles and treads and strong enough to hold on tight. When a child travels on the snowmobile and not in a sledge pulled by a snowmobile, adult price (2 person / snowmobile) applies.

The snowmobiles and you as the snowmobile driver or passenger are covered by our insurance. The self-liability on damage of snowmobiles is max. 1 000 € / snowmobile. With a self-liability waiver (29 €) you reduce the self-liability to max 299 € / snowmobile. Every safari starts with instructions on driving and safety.

You will always be kitted with proper winter gear: thermal overall, boots, woollen socks, balaclavas and gloves or mittens for our safaris and excursions. Your own jacket and shoes remain at the safari house during the tour. 

Pick-up transfers & durations

All our safaris include pick-up service from Rovaniemi city center, Santa Claus Village and Ounasvaara. From hotels and accommodations closer than 900 m to the safari house, the guests are asked to walk to our safari house on Koskikatu 6. From the safari-house we shuttle to our snowmobile resort 10 min away or depart for the excursion.

The mentioned duration of the safari is the actual time of the excursion. The total duration is app. 60-90 minutes longer than the mentioned duration, as we transfer and equip you.

Pick-up times:

We kindly ask you to be at the reception of the below mentioned hotels:
Santa Claus Village *                                                                                                    60 min before start of tour
Ounasvaara **                                                                                                                  60 min before start of tour
City centre accommodations – clients come to safari house               45 min before start of the tour

 *) Santa Claus Holiday village & Nova Skyland
**) Chalet Hotel Rovaniemi, Lapland Hotel Sky 

Arctic Lifestyle reserves the right to change the price, program, inclusions and duration of each excursion, due to weather conditions and unexpected occurrences. 

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