Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in Ärjänsaari

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

Luonnollisesti Oulujärvi Oy (in Finnish,

  • Transportation to Ärjänsaari
  • Guided tours in Ärjänsaari: paddling, fishing tours in summer and winter, hunting tours
  • Guided services also in Oulujärvi Hiking Area ja Rokua National Park
  • Rental cabins, rental equipment

Löytöretki (

  • Guided day trips and longer hikes to Ärjänsaari Island and also Nuuksio and Urho Kekkonen national parks.
  • The tours include instruction on equipment, meals and transport and accommodation arrangements.

Metsäkädet (

  • Wilderness and handcrafting excursions
  • By appointment, the excursion includes catering services

Oulujärven Laiva-Osakeyhtiö, Höyrylaiva S/S Kouta (

  • Steamboat cruises in Lake Oulujärvi
  • Charter cruises
  • Terrace restaurant


For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.