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Address: Harbonkatu 13, Helsinki 00980, Finland
Phone Number: +358 10 2924030
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Mon - Fri 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Natura Viva is an outdoor company in Southern Finland. We do kayaking,...

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.

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Wonderful way to get on the water in Finland

Pickup and drop off in central Helsinki was easy. Our guide was knowledgeable and spoke exceptional English. The provided gear all was all in good working order. Great trip all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Washington State

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Washington State
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pickup and drop off in central Helsinki was easy. Our guide was knowledgeable and spoke exceptional English. The provided gear all was all in good working order. Great trip all around.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was great experience seeing a different side of Helsinki life. Very well taken care off and your shoes don't get wet!

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful, knowledgeable and patient guide Kaspian took us around several islands, stopping for lunch on one of them, (a lovely fresh vegetarian ciabatta had been arranged for me) including the amazing sea buckthorn juice served in beautiful local glasses. He took photos of us so we didn't have to worry about carrying cameras or phones. From pick up to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outi and the staff at Natura Viva are a first class act. We thoroughly enjoyed the calm waters and the visit to the remote island. Sea Buckthorn juice and a fresh sandwich on the island made the excursion all the more memorable. After three days of the hustle and bustle of St Petersburg, what a welcome reprieve.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a fan of kayaking . Usually i end up with backache after a few minutes and begin to wish it was over after 30 minutes or so. This was completely different. The scenery is amazing. We had a little fog in the morning the the sight of island appearing through the mist will live with me for... More 

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St. Lawrence County, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day kayaking in the Baltic Sea, thanks to Natura Viva. They promptly picked us up at the dock and drove us to their site. Ilkka, our guide, was excellent. He gave us sunblock, water, efficiently got us suited up, and then showed us how to paddle properly. We've gone kayaking before and our arms always hurt;... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys are great. We did the city tour (a nice way to see Helsinki) and the 3 day course afterwards because we had liked the tour so much. Matteo is a great guide and instructor. The organisation is super-efficient and professional. Very highly recommended!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our kayaking adventure with Natura Viva. We were on a 9-day cruise and it was so refreshing to get out in the gorgeous Finnish natural beauty after all those museums, Churches, and towns. Matteo was a fantastic guide. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a nice light lunch, and they even made a gluten free sandwich for me.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was raiiiining. It was wiiindy. The waves were strong. It was a good challenge. My boyfriend and I have never kayaked before, but with Natura Viva, it was a straightforward and unforgettable experience. In a span of 5 days we were there for, this was the only day it rained heavily with strong winds, most definitely not the ideal... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are so glad we decided to Kyak with the crew at Natura Viva. Emilia was a top notch guide, very informative and fun. All of the equipment was great and our snack was perfectly timed for our hungry group. They really thought of everything. Thank you for such great memories, and the pics to go with them. Lisa, Jeff,... More 

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