Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in Syöte National Park

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the national park. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable tourism (www.metsa.fi) when operating in the national park.

European Charter Certified Local Business Partners

Charter Partner logo.The local businesses offering quality services for the visitors in cooperation with the Syöte National Park may be awarded the European Charter (www.european-charter.org) Partner Business certificate.

The certified Charter Partners are committed to the Metsähallitus' Principles of Sustainable Tourism. They actively cooperate with the Syöte National Park staff, developing outstanding and environmentally friendly services for visitors. The Charter Partners also maintain and implement the Green Start Action Plan to promote sustainability in their operation. The common goal of the Syöte National Park and the Charter Partners is to offer sustainable visitor services with outstanding quality and unforgettable experiences.

The following businesses have been awarded the Charter Partner certificate:

  • Hotel Iso-Syöte (www.hotelli-isosyote.fi)
    • Accommodation, restaurant and program services
  • Syötteen Eräpalvelut Ltd. (www.syotteenerapalvelut.fi)
    • Program services including dog sledge rides, canoeing, fishing, snowshoeing, picking berries and mushrooms, thematic hiking, white water rafting, hiking, snowmobiling outside protected areas
    • Equipment rental: canoes, snowshoes, fishing gear
    • Transportation services for canoes
    • Catering services also outdoors, rental sauna, conference services
    • Outdoor programmes

All co-operation enterprises

Guided excursions & program services

  • Erä- ja luontopalvelut Hyväntähen (hyvantahen.fi, in Finnish)
    • Skiing, white water rafting, snow shoe walking, canoeing, hunting, hiking, theme excursions and nature excursions to national park
  • Erässeikkailija (www.erasseikkailija.com, in Finnish)
    • Berry and mushroom picking, cycling and hiking
  • Finn-Jann Huskyfarm (www.finn-jann.com)
    • Dog sled rides
  • Finnature Ltd (www.finnature.com)
    • bird- and photography excursions
  • Hakamajat (www.hakamajat.com)
    • Fishing excursions
  • Hotel Iso-Syöte (www.hotelli-isosyote.fi)
    • Programme services
  • Kelosyöte Aten Mökit (www.kelosyote.com, in Finnish)
    • Berry picking, fishing, hunting, cycling and skiing excursions
  • Korpihilla (www.korpihilla.fi, in Finnish)
    • snowshoeing, picking berries and mushrooms, hiking
  • Oulu Deaconess Institute (www.odl.fi)
    • Rehabilitation, Health -And condition monitoring, employee well-being days, the well-being from nature
  • Piipposen Pirtti, Esko Piipponen tel.int. +358 400 388 231
    • Berry picking, fishing, hunting, ski excursions
  • Pikku-Syöte (www.pikkusyote.fi)
    • Program services: snowshoeing, picking berries and mushrooms, biking, hiking, theme excursions
    • Youth centre
  • Saijan lomakartano (www.saija.fi)
    • Dog sled rides, snowshoe and canoe excursions, picking berries, skiing
  • Syöte Booking Centre (www.syote.net)
    • Reservations of the programme services for the Syöte region
  • Syöte Reindeer Farm, Mika Käsmä tel.int. +358 400 390 016
    • Visits to the reindeer farm, reindeer safaris, the services provided by a wilderness guide
  • Syötteen Eräpalvelut Ltd. (www.syotteenerapalvelut.fi)
    • Program services including dog sledge rides, canoeing, fishing, snowshoeing, picking berries and mushrooms, thematic hiking, white water rafting, hiking, snowmobiling outside protected areas
  • Syötteen sieni ja yrtti Ky, riitta.rontu@gmail.com, +358 (0) 400 680 215
    • picking mushrooms and berries, nature excursions
  • Wild Range (www.wildrange.fi, in Finnish)
    • Fishing, trekking, canoe, white water rafting, bird and themed excursions, nature photography

Equipment rental

  • Finnature Ltd (www.finnature.com)
    • Photography hides
  • Pikku-Syöte (www.pikkusyote.fi)
    • Mountain bikes, skis and snowshoes
  • Saijan lomakartano (www.saija.fi)
    • Canoes, bicycles, SUP paddling boards, rownig boat
  • Syötteen Eräpalvelut Ltd. (www.syotteenerapalvelut.fi)
    • Canoes, snowshoes, fishing gear
  • Syötteen sieni ja yrtti Ky, riitta.rontu@gmail.com, +358 (0) 400 680 215
    • Mushroom picking equipment, baskets and knives
  • Wild Range (www.wildrange.fi, in Finnish)
    • Canoes

Restaurants, food & catering services

  • Hotel Iso-Syöte (www.hotelli-isosyote.fi)
    • Restaurant
  • Kelosyöte Aten Mökit (www.kelosyote.com, in Finnish)
    • A Lapp 'kota' restaurant, licensed to serve alcohol, a café 
  • Korpihilla (www.korpihilla.fi, in Finnish)
    • cafeteria, meals in the terrain
  • Pikku-Syöte (www.pikkusyote.fi)
    • Restaurant and café, meals in the terrain
  • Saijan lomakartano (www.saija.fi)
    • Restaurant
  • Syöte Resort (www.syoteresort.fi, in Finnish)
    • Café and restaurant services, meal services (an advance booking is required)
  • Syötteen Eräpalvelut Ltd. (www.syotteenerapalvelut.fi)
    • Meals (an advance booking is required), meals in the wilderness
  • Syötteen sieni ja yrtti Ky, riitta.rontu@gmail.com, +358 (0) 400 680 215
    • open fire meals in the terrain, coffee and snacks
  • Syöte Reindeer Farm, Mika Käsmä tel.int. +358 400 390 016
    • Meals at the Lapp 'kota' hut
  • Tunturi Market Iso-Syöte (www.syote.fi, in Finnish)
    • Foods, a café-restaurant, brokerage
  • Wild Range (www.wildrange.fi, in Finnish)
    • Meals in the wilderness

Transportation services

  • Erä- ja luontopalvelut Hyväntähen (hyvantahen.fi, in Finnish))
    • Transportation to canoeing excursions
  • Erässeikkailija (www.erasseikkailija.com, in Finnish)
    • Boat transportation
  • Kelosyöte Aten Mökit (www.kelosyote.com, in Finnish)
    • Taxi services
  • Piipposen Pirtti, Esko Piipponen tel.int. +358 400 388 231
    • Taxi services 
  • Syötteen Eräpalvelut Ltd. (www.syotteenerapalvelut.fi)
    • Transportation to canoeing excursions
  • Wild Range (www.wildrange.fi, in Finnish)
    • Transportat of hikers and canoeists

Accomondation and the Rental of Facilities

  • Finnature Ltd (www.finnature.com)
    • Photography- and bird courses
  • Finn-Jann Huskyfarm (www.finn-jann.com)
    • Rental of cabins
  • Hakamajat (www.hakamajat.com)
    • Cabins, rental of the smoke sauna
  • Hotel Iso-Syöte (www.hotelli-isosyote.fi)
    • The hotel, cabins, sauna, the rental of the meeting facilities
  • Kelosyöte Aten Mökit (www.kelosyote.com, in Finnish)
    • Cabins, rental of a sauna
  • Kelosyöte Paulin Mökit (www.kelosyote.com, in Finnish)
    • Cabins, Rental cabin bookings, rental of sauna, congress room and services
  • Pikku-Syöte (www.pikkusyote.fi)
    • Hotel, cambing area services, sauna, conference room and services 
  • Piipposen Pirtti, Esko Piipponen tel.int. +358 400 388 231
    • Accommodation, farm tourism, rental of the meeting facilities, meeting services
  • Syöte Booking Centre (www.syote.net)
    • Cabins and hotel rooms
  • Saijan lomakartano (www.saija.fi)
    • Hotel, congress room and services, smoke sauna
  • Syötteen Eräpalvalut Ltd. (www.syotteenerapalvelut.fi)
    • Rental sauna and conference services
  • Syöte Resort (www.syoteresort.fi, in Finnish)
    • Camping services
    • Rental cabin bookings
    • Rental of sauna

Other services