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Lakeside Sauna Trip with Ice Fishing and Ice Swimming
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Lakeside Sauna Trip with Ice Fishing and Ice Swimming

By Nordic Unique Travels
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Ages 0-99, max of 16 per group
Duration: 5–6 hours
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Live guide: English
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  • Guide in English (other languages available on request: French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
  • Pick-up and drop off to your accommodation within 15km (driving distance) from Rovaniemi city center
  • Ice fishing and equipment
  • Winter clothes: overalls, boots and gloves
  • Campfire BBQ : Lappish bread, salmon, marshmallow and hot blueberry juice (vegetarian/vegan alternative upon request)
  • Slippers and towel
  • Ice Lake Swimming Experience
  • Traditional Finnish Sauna
What's not included
  • Swimwear (rental at 15€ / person)


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Maakuntakatu 29, 96200 Rovaniemi, Finland
    The meeting place will be at the our office, Maakuntakatu 29 (next to subway), Rovaniemi 96200. Please meet us at the reception 10 minutes prior to the scheduled meeting time.
Pickup details
  • Pick-up and drop off to your hotel or accommodation within 15 km (driving distance) from Rovaniemi city center. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time.
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    Airport pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
    • Rovaniemi Airport, Rovaniemi Finland
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 65490P16

      • Departure time may vary depending on the seasons and availability, please double-check with the local partner
      • At least 2 people are required for this tour to take place on weekdays and Saturdays
      • At least 4 people are required for this tour to take place on Sundays and public holidays
      • Children under 12 year old must be accompanied by adults paying the full price
      • Please be ready and wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time
      • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 65490P16

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      Ankita T
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      Dec 2022 • Couples
      We had a great tour of lakeside ice fishing and sauna thanks to our tour guide Antonella. Since we were vegetarians, she made sure we get vegetarian food for barbeque and took extra effort to make sure our trip was memorable.
      Written January 7, 2023
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