Summer excursion

Rovaniemi sightseeing cruises and fishing

Explore the nature and learn about local culture with our Rovaniemi sightseeing tour by boat.

Boating is a national pastime in Rovaniemi and more generealy in Finland. With a boat to every seven or eight people in the country, a Rovaniemi sightseeing cruises or boat fishing is a must try when visiting Lapland in summer. Arctic Attitude offers you the opportunity to explore the surroundings through different boat tours in Rovaniemi.

Our different boat tours in Rovaniemi

First, if you just want to enjoy a peaceful adventure and learn more about local culture and nature, you can choose our Rovaniemi sightseeing program. Second, if you are more into arctic animals, we recommend you to book our reindeer farm visit by boat. Finally, if you are keen on fishing, we definitly suggest you to go for our special program called summer fishing in Rovaniemi.

For all our boat tours in Rovaniemi, it is possible to start directly from the city if you are staying in the center. If you are staying further, we will come to pick you up by car and the boat tour will start 2km away from Rovaniemi.

  • Rovaniemi Sightseeing
  • Reindeer farm visit
  • Boat fishing

Rovaniemi Sightseeing by boat

Our rovaniemi sightseeing tour will take you on the two arctic rivers Ounasjoki and Kemijoki to visit Rovaniemi and discover many iconic places around the capital of Lapland . Enjoy cruising on the river and gaze at beautiful landscapes of the surroundings but also learn about the culture and the places that define Rovaniemi.

Duration of Rovaniemi sightseeing by boat: 2h30

Season: from June to September

Included: transportation, river cruise, life jackets, guided visit.

Prices: from 40€/adult

Required:

● This boat tour is available for children from 3 years old.

Lappish Barbecue in the wilderness

If you wish, it is possible to add a meal to this program. In this case, the program will last about 3 hours in total. We will light a fire and grill traditional Finnish specialties.

Local reindeer farm visit by boat

There’s no better way than going to visit a local reindeer farm by boat!

Enjoy a beautiful and private boat cruise on a summer day, on the famous Ounasjoki river. We will take you to a local reindeer farm to meet reindeer herders who will show you and tell you about their reindeer. You can even pet and feed the reindeer!

Duration: about 2h30

Season: from June to September

Included: transportation, boat cruise on the river, certified guide, life jacket, reindeer farm visit and drinks.

Price: from 60€/adult

Required:

● This boat tour is available for children from 3 years old

Meal option

If you wish, it is possible to add a meal to this program. In this case, the program will last about 3 hours in total.

Option 1: Meal at the reindeer farm (30€/person) Try the famous poronkäristys. It is the traditional dish and essential culinary specialty in Lapland. It is a sauteed reindeer served with mashed potatoes and lingonberry jam.

Option 2: Lappish barbecue in the middle of nature (20€/person) We will light a fire and grill traditional Finnish specialties.

About reindeers and animal rights: First of all, let us precise that we carefuly select our partners, even more when animals are involved. Animal condition and respect of the reindeers are one of our values. We know that the people we work with enshare the same values as us in this regard: respect for reindeer and their well-being.

Summer fishing in Rovaniemi

Embark on a boat trip on the emblematic rivers of Rovaniemi: Ounasjoki and Kemijoki. During this adventure, your guide will introduce you to this very local activity that is fishing and will also share his knowledge of Lappish culture and nature with you. It is not necessary to have experience or knowledge about fishing to participate in this activity with us: beginners and confirmed fishers will find what they are looking for during this relaxing river cruise. The variety of freshwater fish that can be caught are real cooking delicacies: if you wish, it will be possible to cook your catch around a barbecue.

Duration: 2h30

Season: from June to September

Included: transportation, boat cruise, certified guide, fishing equipment, life jackets and drinks.

Price: from 80€ /adult

Required:

  • A minimum of 2 persons is required
  • This boat tour is available for children from 8 years old.

Lapish barbecue in the wilderness

If you wish, it is possible to add a meal to this program. In this case, the program will last about 3 hours in total. We will light a fire, grill traditional Finnish specialties.

For all the boat tours in Rovaniemi, it is possible to start directly from the the river near the center of Rovaniemi if you are staying there. If you are staying outside Rovaniemi, we will pick you up at your accommodation and then leave by boat from our agency located 2km from the center.

More information about summer fishing in Rovaniemi

If you are especially interested in summer fishing in Rovaniemi, or on the types of fish taht can be found in arctic rivers, we invite you to read the following article: Summer fishing in Rovaniemi: A must on your summer trip to Lapland.

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