Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in Linnansaari National Park

17.1.2022
Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–26.1.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.

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 (www.metsa.fi) when operating in the national park.

Guided Excursions and Nature and Outdoor Activities

  • Erässeikkailija (www.erasseikkailija.com, in Finnish)
    • Berry and mushroom picking, cycling and hiking
  • Four Seasons Outdoors (www.fourseasonsoutdoors.fi)
    • Skiing, canoeing, hiking, snow shoeing trips and thematic tours
  • LakeLand GTE (www.lakelandgte.fi)
    • Sightseeing trips and Saimaa ringed seal watching tours by boat, guided canoe tours
  • Moln Ltd (www.moln.fi)
    • Kayaking tours
  • Norppa-Taskinen (www.norppataskinen.net)
    • Saimaa Ringed Seal trips and other nature observing excursions 
  • Skafur-Tour (skafur-tour.fi)
    • active holiday packages and guided nature tours
  • Tmi Trillivikla (www.trillivikla.fi)
    • Guided nature tours, bird watching tours, canoeing trips, tour skating
  • SaimaaHoliday (www.saimaaholiday.net) is a collection of services by several enterprises in the National Park and its surroundings
    • Guidance (Linnansaari Island) and lake safaris (Oravi, Porosalmi in Rantasalmi)

Equipment Rental

  • SaimaaHoliday (www.saimaaholiday.net) is a collection of services by several enterprises in the National Park and its surroundings
    • Canoe and kayak rental (Sammakkoniemi Camping, Oravi, Porosalmi in Rantasalmi)
    • Motor and row boat rental (Porosalmi in Rantasalmi)

Food and Catering Services

  • SaimaaHoliday (www.saimaaholiday.net) is a collection of services by several enterprises in the National Park and its surroundings
    • Restaurant services (Oravi, Porosalmi in Rantasalmi)

Transportation Services

  • Erässeikkailija (www.erasseikkailija.com, in Finnish)
    • Boat transportation
  • LakeLand GTE (www.lakelandgte.fi)
    • boat transportation services
  • SaimaaHoliday (www.saimaaholiday.net) is a collection of services by several enterprises in the National Park and its surroundings
    • Transportation to Linnansaari Island (Oravi, Porosalmi in Rantasalmi)

Lodging and Conference Space Services

  • SaimaaHoliday (www.saimaaholiday.net) is a collection of services by several enterprises in the National Park and its surroundings
    • Accomodation in a hotel, cottages (Porosalmi in Rantasalmi) and a hostel (Oravi)

Other Services

  • SaimaaHoliday (www.saimaaholiday.net) is a collection of services by several enterprises in the National Park and its surroundings
    • Spa (Porosalmi)
    • Shop (Oravi)

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.