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Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours

40 reviews
Kilpisjarvi, Finland
About Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours
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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are a family of 5 with 3 kids 5, 8, 11 from Australia. We spent 4 weeks traveling through Finland and Norway in March 2019 - this was our bucket list adventure!! We booked 2 weeks with the Adventure By Design team that included...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nflorentine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to Gareth & Elina for organizing an amazing program for us. They took our ideas and travel goals and created a truly unique experience. Both are super knowledgeable about the area, and provide a personal touch to their customers' experience. Their business name...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gareth and Elina from Adventure by Design are AMAZING guides and hosts. It’s not easy travelling with kids, let alone a winter trip to Finland where the daily temperature averages at sub-zero -20C to -28C. In Singapore where we live, our temperature all year around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank lifestinymiracles_sg
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Gareth and Elina came up with an awesome itinerary for our family of 4, daughters aged 18 & 20. They took care of everything, transport, accommodation in ‘cabin in the woods’ as requested, activities such as dog sledding, snow mobiles and reindeer farm visit. Everything...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank TraceyMathew
Reviewed February 5, 2019

We wanted to book an introduction course to cross country skiing. No big deal, that it couldn't take place because Gareth didn't have time. I would however expect a prompt answer. The first time we contacted Adventure by Design it took 3 days until we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christoph O
GarethHutton, Owner at Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hi Christoph, Thanks for the feedback. I totally agree that the response times were too long. We have been much busier than expected and it caught us unprepared. Best regards, Gareth

Reviewed January 20, 2019

Hi, My girlfriend and I decided to go on the three country guided hike with Gareth Hutton of Adventure by Design (ABD), and must say that it was a truly wonderful experience for us both. From our very first email, Gareth and his wife /...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank yonatankelib
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I was part of a small group of 4 clients for the northern lights and a bit larger group of six participants for an excursion to the Lyngen Fjord. Both were guided by Gareth and Rikka (intern). Both tours were especially dedicated to taking pictures....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Xxnedra
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Elina and Riikka came to our lodge to bake and decorate gingerbread with our 3 year old daughter. They were both lovely and we baked sooo many biscuits!! Then on Christmas Eve Gareth and Riikka took us out to see the Northern Lights....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank 573neilr
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Just returned from the most amazing 5 days of our life . Three ladies of a certain age who have had the best fun ever in the most stunning place we have ever seen. Gareth and Elina were ably assisted by Rikka and we saw...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Louise W
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Kilpisjärvi for a week over Christmas and took a day trip by car with guide Gareth to Lyngenfjord, which turned out to be the perfect activity. It combined breathtaking views and guided photo sessions off the beaten tracks with great insights and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank TravellingJoeMA
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July 10, 2017|
Response from GarethHutton | 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