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Natura Viva is an outdoor company in Southern Finland. We offer kayaking, canoening, stand up paddle and fatbike tours in the Helsinki and Nuuksio National Park area. In the summer our most popular tour is Helsinki by Kayak and we also have programs...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Harbonkatu 13, Helsinki 00980, Finland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 19, 2012

OK, two beginner kayakers going on a Baltic Sea cruise, decided we would need a break from all the palaces and cathedrals of Russia and the prior ports, so we took a chance and booked with the Paddling Center, after a reassuring e-mail from Martti,...More

6  Thank Joan M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 15, 2015

We arrived in Helsinki on a cruise stop and made the arrangements independently, although a family on our ship booked the same tour, and apparently another full group. We arrived early to the meeting spot and the driver was no where to be found. The...More

1  Thank BJMSJG
IlkkaLa, Owner at Natura Viva, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2015

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that our tour did not meet your expectations. We appriciate your feedback and will look into all the things that did not go as they should have. Yours Sincerely, Ilkka Lariola Owner Natura Viva

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All reviews kayak tour sea buckthorn highlight of our trip kayaking experience great kayaking rain gear cruise ship great guide excellent equipment launch site highly recommend this trip finnish archipelago kiasma museum took pictures baltic sea booked this tour fun activity
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

I had booked a kayaking trip nearly 9 months ahead of time, and was extremely disappointed when this port was dropped from our cruise itinerary. I was however very pleased with Natura Viva’s communication via email regarding how to get from the cruise port to...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We did a fat tire bike ride and sauna at their Vuosaari center. What a great day! Just book an outing with them, you’ll be glad you did.

Thank Polly W
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

First time kayaking for me. Everything was perfectly organized, with great advice for beginners like me :) The landscapes you will see when kayaking are just incredible. I highly recommend the Helsinki Kayak Tour!

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Caspian picked us up at our cruise ship. After a quick overview we got in our single kayaks and started exploring. What a beautiful area. Lots of birds. Got a little choppy but the islands provided some protection. We had a nice break on a...More

Thank vicster2k
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Only few minutes ride from Helsinki, we had a relaxing kayaking in Helsinki Archipelago, with two friendly guides. The equipment was excellent and I personally didn't get wet at all. We were kayaking slowly for about an hour and had a lunch stop on beautiful...More

Thank Yoel S
Reviewed September 21, 2018

They provide excellent kayaking equipment and off you are all around the calm and beautiful islands of the Baltic Sea.

Thank Lenna A
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a private tour in the gulf of Helsinki for a friend's stag and the whole experience was fantastic. Great organisation, friendly, knowledgeable and fun guides, and beautiful scenery and paddling. Highly recommended!

Thank David M
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We did this trip as an excursion from our cruise. Matteo and Anna were great guides, giving us a good introduction to the area and Finnish life on our short trip. We had kayaked before, but some on our trip hadn’t, everyone coped well, and...More

Thank Lesleystorer
Reviewed September 15, 2018

The National Park is beautiful. The scenery great and the lake was calm. Very relaxing as a break from the city and time to paddle gently, enjoying the peace. As a solo traveller wanting to go in a 2 person canoe means you don't know...More

Thank shaz1960baker
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Our kayak tour was an excursion offered through our cruise as we stopped in Helsinki. I very much enjoyed the day on the bay and the staff of Natura Viva were terrific!

Thank Mark P
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Response from lichefong | Reviewed this property |
no age limited, I am a beginner, it is safe and there should be no problem for your kids since they know how to kayaking, it is the first time for me to kayaking.
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June 30, 2018|
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Response from lichefong | Reviewed this property |
Search website from google, type naturaviva.fi , you can find all information there Annabel
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