Water activity

Rovaniemi: Guided Canoe Tour with Museum Visit

Activity provider: Wild about Lapland
Water activity

Rovaniemi: Guided Canoe Tour with Museum Visit

Activity provider: Wild about Lapland

From US$ 108.60 per person

Explore the capital of Lapland on a guided canoe tour. Paddle along the arctic rivers and learn about the history and culture of Rovaniemi from your local guide.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please be ready 30 minutes before the scheduled pickup time. If you are staying in a hotel or resort, please wait in the lobby. If you are staying in a holiday apartment (e.g. Airbnb), please wait outside the main entrance.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Embark an an unusual sightseeing tour on the rivers of Rovaniemi
  • Receive a canoeing lesson and safety briefing from your licensed guide
  • Marvel at the surrounding nature
  • Learn about the local history and culture
  • Visit the Rovaniemi Local Heritage Museum
Full description
Discover a different side of Rovaniemi as you join a licensed guide on a paddle through Lapland's rivers. Arrive at your starting point and learn the proper canoeing techniques from your licensed guide. Find out how to use your paddles, how to steer, and what to do if your canoe should capsize. Your arctic adventure begins on quiet waters protected by the surrounding islands. Make the most of this opportunity to get comfortable with your canoe. If you need any help or tips, your guide is on hand to assist. Follow your guide down the river and view Rovaniemi's attractions from the water. See the Arktikum Museum, Kemijoki, Ounasjoki, Ounasvaara, the Lumberjack bridge, and the Rovaniemi Church. Hear about the town and its history, life in the Arctic, and the nature that surrounds Rovaniemi along the way. Make a stop at Kotisaari Island before heading to the Rovaniemi Local Heritage Museum. Travel back in time and discover what life in a local farmhouse would have been like a hundred years ago.
  • Canoes, paddles, and safety equipment
  • Waterproof bags
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Safety instructions and basic canoeing lesson
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry ticket of the Rovaniemi Local Heritage Museum
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Pregnant women

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Change of clothes
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • This tour may be adapted or canceled in case of unsafe weather conditions
  • Due to the new Sustainable Travel Policy, pickup is not available from accommodations located in the city center or close to the activity provider’s office

Product ID: 388477