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Natura Viva

Ramsinniementie 14, Helsinki 00980, Finland
+358 10 2924030
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Ranked #2 of 49 Activities in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Natura Viva is an outdoor company in Southern Finland. We do kayaking, hiking and snowshoeing tours in the Helsinki area. In the summer our most... more » Owner description: Natura Viva is an outdoor company in Southern Finland. We do kayaking, hiking and snowshoeing tours in the Helsinki area. In the summer our most popular tours are Helsinki by Kayak and Nuuksio Forest Lake Trail. In the winter we do snowshoeing in the Nuuksio National Park. « less
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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was my second time with Martti and his family--first time was 2 years ago on a cruise. This time I booked in directly and the price is really a bargain for what you get. Pick-up was easy and on time, the other guests were a great group, and Martti made sure everyone had a good time--even taking a first... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My friend and I spent the first week of August in Helsinki. We did the kayaking tour early in the week when it was quite hot and humid in the city. It was a wonderful experience. The staff takes good care to make sure everyone is properly fitted before heading out. Our tour guide, Matteo, was very patient with me... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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27 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

After a little meet-up confusion at the port, our guide Pietere (Peter) and the bus met us and took us out of town to the put-in spot. We were given skirts and life vests and briefed on how to correctly paddle a kayak. After that we were off paddling across the water toward an island. We paddled from island to... More

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Vantaa, Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Ok, I admit - the weather was superb, almost calm and bright sunshine, perfect company. I really really enjoyed this 3-4 hour trip as did our family. Our party was picked from downtown Helsinki and our friendly kayaking guide drove us some 20 min to the shore of eastern Helsinki archipelago. What beautiful views! We were equipped with good single... More

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our guide, Martti, was nothing but welcoming from the moment we met in the morning. The entire family were extremely accommodating and helpful in getting us set up with our kayaks. But the real beauty and star of the show was the stunning views of the Finnish archipelago. Kayaking to the various islands, waterways, peninsulas, and more was just amazing.... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Excellent guide, facilities and the splendor of the Finnish Archipelago makes for a great day out for both tourists and locals.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We took a hike with two of their guides into some absolutely gorgeous country side. In addition to historical information, our two great guides gave us all kinds of information about the country side, the plants, animals, weather - tops of information. We had an opportunity to munch out on different wild berries on the trail and the for the... More

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Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were so grateful for the experience that Natura Viva provided our family of 5 people. We were picked up at our ship just as we were promised and taken on an amazing kayak & hiking excursion. Our guide, Martti, was so professional, accommodating, knowledgeable, and patient. He accommodated all our requests and made the time so special for us.... More

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Helsinki
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wonderful 4.5 hours spent kayaking with Outi on 18.7! Thank you for the experience, excellent service from pick up to drop off - we will be back!

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Sunny Bournemouth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were on a cruise visiting Helsinki just for one day. Six of us were picked up at the ship taken on a short tour around the city by minibus, to see some of the sights, then off to Natura Viva for our kayaking trip. It was an amazing few hours including a picnic lunch on one of the beautiful... More

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