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

Guided Excursions and Nature and Outdoor Activities

  • Erä- ja luontopalvelut Hyväntähen ( - in finnish
    • Skiing, white water rafting, snow shoe walking, canoeing, hunting, hiking, theme excursions and nature excursions to national park
  • Erässeikkailija (, in Finnish)
    • Berry and mushroom picking and hiking
  • Four Seasons Outdoors (
    • Skiing, canoeing, hiking, snow shoeing trips and thematic tours
  • Saimaa Holiday Oravi (
    • Canoe and kayak rental, tours in the park.
  • CaRet Wildlife Caravan Safaris (
    • Guided excursions: hiking, canoeing, photography safaris (Birds, wolverine, bear, beaver, tracks), fishing
    • Wilderness camping (Accommodation during trips in mobile home facilities)
  • Cottageholidays (
    • tours in the park.
  • Karu Survival Oy (
    • Skiing, snow shoe walking, canoeing, hiking, theme excursions

  • LakelandGTE (
    • Cruises, guided canoeing and fishing excursions
  • Moln Ab (
    • Kayaking tours
  • Tmi Trillivikla (
    • Guided nature tours, bird watching tours, canoeing trips, tour skating

Equipment Rental

Food and Catering Services


Transportation Services

Lodging and Conference Space Services

Other Services

For Hikers in Saimaa ringed seal Areas

Please take the presence of the endangered seal into account when travelling in Saimaa area. Let the seal be, and observe it from afar. Please study the Principles of seal-friendly tourism (PDF-file, 0.5 Mb, and follow them both when travelling alone and when using the services of entrepreneurs. Seal-friendly entrepreneurs are certified with this badge:

I - heart symbol - SAIMAA RINGED SEAL. Let's keep the seal on the rock. Below the texts Life, Natura 2000 and Yhteinen saimaannorppamme -LIFE emblems.

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.