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Private Canoe Safari in Linnansaari National Park

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Nuotniementie, 58830 Rantasalmi, FinlandDrive the narrow Nuotniementie to the end. Parking in the boat harbor
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    Linnansaari National Park
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Route goes round the islands in the archipelago of Linnansaari national park
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Nuotniementie, 58830 Rantasalmi, Finland
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • National Park fees
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    • Lunch - Delicious nature meal prepared by guide (local vendace fish and vegetables)
    • Indian canoes. We have different size canoes and we select the best canoes for the group
    • Entry/Admission - Linnansaari National Park
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We went on a six hour canoe trip on lake Saimaa. The nature and canoeing where a first time for us and it was overwhelming. Arto is a friendly experienced guide who's cooking skills are excellent. We recommend the dinner, because we were able to taste local grilled fish on a
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    Response from ArtoKeinanen, Omistaja at Private Canoe Safari in Linnansaari National Park
    Responded Sep 15, 2019
    Thanks for the review, and thanks again for using my services. It was a great evening canoe trip indeed, and I am so happy that the end-of-the-season weather was in our favour. Glad that you liked it, and hope you enjoy your stay in Finland. cheers guide Arto
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    The day with Arto was excellent in every aspect. Very good reaction time and explanation during booking. Arto offers various starting locations to make Travel easy. We Booker a group of 6 persons. Perfect canoeing day with Saimaa seal and a fish eagle family sighting. Nature
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    Response from ArtoKeinanen, Manager at Private Canoe Safari in Linnansaari National Park
    Responded Jul 26, 2018
    Thank you very much for good review. It was a pleasure to spend the day with you in Linnansaari, which showed its best to us. Welcome again ! Arto
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    We did a 6 hour canoe trip on lake Saimaa, where we spotted a Saimaa Seal and a Hawk. For lunch we made a brake on an island with a camping site, where Arto cooked a very finnish meal with fish and vegetables, which was super delicious. When you make vacation in finland, tour
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    Response from ArtoKeinanen, Owner at Private Canoe Safari in Linnansaari National Park
    Responded Jul 26, 2018
    Sarina, thanks for your review. Lovely day in Linnansaari indeed. Thanks for coming and welcome again. Arto
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    We did a 3 hours Saimaa ringed seal canoe tour during the early evening with Arto. Even if we were late in the season, he knows the seals and their habitat so well that he guided us to the right spot! What a delight! The canoe is a great way to get close enough to a seal without
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    Response from ArtoKeinanen, Owner at Private Canoe Safari in Linnansaari National Park
    Responded Jul 8, 2018
    Thanks a lot! Nice evening it was in deed, and the seal was sooouuu beautifull! See again one day I hope. Arto
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    About the operator

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    By: Lakeland GTE
    74 reviews
    Stunning experience
    We went on a six hour canoe trip on lake Saimaa. The nature and canoeing where a first time for us and it was
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    Alvin L
    Well organized tour
    Went for a tour to several locations in Savonlinna and Saimaa Lake region. The tour was well organized; routes and
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    A friendly and informative guide and a canoe tour which was good fun and well matched for our young family.
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    Lucas Y
    An amazing experience
    We went on a mushroom picking tour in a forest near Varkaus. Our guide Arto was very friendly and knowledgeable
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    One week canoe trip trough Kolovesi and Linnansaari National Park
    We did a canoe trip of 7 days with a group of ten people trough the 2 national parks. The scenery of nature was
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    Tel Aviv, Israel
    Canoe trip to Linnansaari
    We had a wonderful and most adventurous canoe trip great views and very well organized -lovely canoes,raincoats,
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    Joensuu, Finland
    This made us to think of our ancient ancestors and minimally touched nature. Superb guiding by Arto.
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    Lakeland GTE Merirosvoristeily-Pirate cruise
    Hyvin järjestetty merirosvoristeily, 7 , 5 ja 3 vuotiaat olivat innolla mukana ja leikki jatkuu vielä mökilläkin.
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    Great Trip
    Great trip, especially when the weather is good. Quiet boat as it is electric, beautiful scenery and a
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    Seals, seals, seals!
    We spent three hours in the beautiful Puumala archipelago with Arto and his silent electric "eco" boa . Ringed
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    Juhani J
    My wife and mom likes a lot in Saimaa lake. They see an Norppa <3. Good leading and guy play in harmonikka. Boat
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    Teemu J
    Silent boat tour to see Saimaa Ringed Seal in Puumala
    Arto hosted a great tour to see Saimaa Ringed Seal in Puumala with his electric boat. Mid May weather was
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    Munich, Germany
    Great tour
    After some problems with the weather our guide Arto suggested another date for our tour. That was a very good
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    Kuopio, Finland
    Very professional service
    Me and my non-finnish friend went for some very traditional finnish experiences. Lakeland GTE made it very easy
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    Pekka S
    Nice experience during winter
    Floating in an icy stream. Can't really go wrong with that can you? Nice surrounding and friendly service. Could
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