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Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours

Kasivarrentie 14732, Kilpisjarvi 99490, Finland
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A trip we still can't get over with

We are a family of four with 2 young boys aged 7 and 9yrs. We chose Lapland mainly to enjoy snow... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Saumil S
via mobile
Perfect Lapland Proposal

I decided on Adventure by Design (ABD) because I wanted to experience the magic of Lapland with the... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Adolfo A
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We are a small company based in Finland which delivers outstanding bespoke and custom adventure travel experiences. Contact us today to create your perfect adventure.
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"first night"
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"every night"
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"cross country skiing"
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"northern lights"
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"day trip"
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"great photos"
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"aurora hunting"
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"reindeer farm"
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"husky safari"
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"lapland experience"
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"natural phenomenon"
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"exceeded our expectations"
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"an excellent guide"
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"light show"
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"downhill skiing"
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We are a family of four with 2 young boys aged 7 and 9yrs. We chose Lapland mainly to enjoy snow and various activities since we had never been in a place where all one gets to see is snow. And we chose Adventure by...More

2  Thank Saumil S
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I decided on Adventure by Design (ABD) because I wanted to experience the magic of Lapland with the flexibility of personalized tours. After submitting our length of stay, I chose adventures from ABD’s ever expanding list of tours & excursions. Our guide, Gareth Hutton, then...More

1  Thank Adolfo A
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

we had a wonderful evening watching northern lights with kilpisafari .their team was so enthusiastic so dedicated and it was such a beautiful show our guide johanna gave us interesting pictures

Thank JOSEPH L
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G H, Owner at Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Hi Joseph, Gald to hear you had such a great time here in Kilpisjärvi. I think you have put your review under the wrong company. If you could put this under Kilpissafarit's listing, I'm sure they would appreciate it. Regards, Gareth

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

I've been on a lot of tours around the world and we chose Gareth to guide us for the Northern Lights for our honeymoon. I can say without a doubt that Gareth is the best guide we've had. Positives are quite a few to list,...More

Thank E R
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Gareth Hutton designed a day trip on skis to the backcountry that perfectly met our needs and capacities. He was an excellent guide, taking sensitive care of us and at the same time provided all kinds of information we were interested in, from geography to...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

My cousin and I made a 3 nights 4 day tour arrangement, and we had an absolute blast, mostly thanks to Gareth. Our highlights were the northern lights (duh!), our first lesson in cross country skiing, a huskies sledge ride and snow shoeing. Also special...More

Thank Aditi A
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We went for a 9-days Finland+Norway trip last December. The entire holiday was not only very enjoyable but at the same time worry-free. Our fun-filled itinerary was well planned by Gareth who is a great guide. He had arranged all the accommodation (with yummy breakfast)...More

Thank Chin00001
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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 spent five days on a custom tour with Gareth in and around Hetta. Thanks to Gareth it was the most spectacular adventure experience that way exceeded our expectations. Gareth went above and beyond to optimise every aspect of our tour. The...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

We have travelled to many countries in the world and had many guides. Gareth had to be the best guide we ever had. He went out of his way to make sure we had the best time in Finland. He made sure that we caught...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Gareth, our Lapland experience was truly an adventure by design!!:)) Totally memorable. Super fun. Simply amazing- going with this company was one of the best decisions my friends and I made when planning our trip to the north. What first attracted us to...More

Thank evening10
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taiya2015
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Response from G H | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for getting in touch with us. We are based at the other end of the country so unfortunately won't be able to help with this. I would recommend contacting kontikifinland. They are based close to Helsinki and... More
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