Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in Valtavaara-Pyhävaara

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

  • Finnature Oy (
    • Bird- and photography excursions
    • Equipment rental: photography hides
    • Photography- and bird courses 
  • Jussin matkailu (
    • Rental cabins, conference room
  • Kuusamo Safaris (
    • Skiing, canoeing, white water rafting, fishing, snow shoe walking, snow mobiling 
    • Equipment rental: canoes, snow shoes, snow mobiles
    • Meals in terrain
    • Transportation to canoeing excursions
    • School camps 
    • restaurant and café services in Kuusamo city centre and in Oulanka Visitor Centre 
    • reserved catering and meals in the terrain
  • Ruka Ski School (
    • Programme services in Ruka
    • In summer and autumn: Hiking trip to Valtavaara fell, Introduction to Nordic Walking and trip to Ruka fell, Mountain bike Tour up and down around Ruka
    • In winter: snowsports lessons and courses