Nuuksio Canoe and Hike Adventure

Price: $120.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizeSmall
Shore Excursion TypeActive, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration4 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity LevelModerate
Shore Excursion Leaves FromA taxi or shuttle (not included, approximately 20 EUR each way) is required to reach your departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage ProvidedSandwich and a bottle of water
Recommended DressWe recommend sporty clothing for the trip. Also, closed-toe shoes or water shoes. Please wear your bathing suit under your top layer if you wish to go for a swim in between or after your activity. Please bring a towel. Please dress in layers as the water can alternate hot and cold. A life jacket is provided.
RestrictionsMinimum age to participate on this tour is 13 years old. No previous paddling or hiking experience is required as the canoes are stable and easy to paddle. This tour is weather dependent. Guests must be confident on the water and in good physical condition as this is a canoe and hiking tour. Not recommended for travelers with back problems, heart problems or other serious conditions. This tour is not wheelchair accessible nor is advised for guests with mobility issues who would find it difficult to walk for over one mile on uneven terrain.

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Nuuksio National Park as you glide along its dark lake waters via a canoe, take in stunning views of the terrain and more on this half-day tour in Helsinki. If you're an outdoor enthusiast or looking for a canoe adventure with an easy-paced hike, then this tour is for you! Your excursion includes an expert guide who will share the ancient canoeing techniques of the natives as you explore the park's iconic beauty via canoe on Hawk Lake and a guided hike that takes you through the steep hillsides and lush green forests of the park. Expect transportation, a life jacket, a two-seater open canoe, paddles and the chance to indulge in delicious local snacks while enjoying the stunning views of the park, making this half-day excursion convenient for nature lovers and photographers to enjoy.

Begin this exciting canoe adventure by meeting up with your guide in downtown Helsinki and boarding your private vehicle, as you venture out on a 30-minute to 40-minute drive to the Nuuksio Hawk Lake, a small lake located within Nuuksio National Park. When you arrive, your tour guide will share how the natives traveled across the lake and show you the ropes using their old canoeing techniques. Next, you'll grab your paddles and life jacket before boarding a two-seater open canoe to explore the dark waters and beauty of the park and enjoy lakeside views via a paddle tour.

Your excursion continues as you follow your expert guide on a hike through Nuuksio National Park, the second-closest national park to Helsinki and home to rare animals like the Siberian flying squirrel and woodlark. Take in the stunning beauty of the park during this easy-going three-mile hike, as you follow the marked trails that take you through the steep hills and lush green forest of this Finnish national park. After a short break, you'll get to wrap up your tour dining on delicious Finnish snacks and whetting your palate with cold bottled water before heading back to downtown Helsinki.

Whether you're looking for an active adventure that leaves you gliding over dark waters or you're searching for a relaxing guided walk with scenic views and fresh air, this nature adventure offers it all. Book this very special tour today for long-lasting memories in Helsinki.