Things to Do and See in Oulanka Visitor Centre


  • The babble of streams, the roar of rapids, the thunder of waterfalls. The sound of flowing water is the heartbeat of Oulanka National Park. In Oulanka National Park, all kinds of wanderers travel across time and seasons. The roar of rapids and the wild wanderers of Oulanka are now captured by the Oulanka Visitor Centre's new sound reproduction and film equipment. We warmly welcome you to see the Visitor Centre's A river flows by exhibition and the Land of Seasons nature presentation. 
  • The space for temporary exhibitions will provide you with a chance to explore various art genres.

Two customers having a closer look at an exhibition and another is leaning against a desk in the background. There are sheep hides on the bench in the middle.

Guided Group Tours

Book a guided group tour in advance at the visitor centre's customer service desk.

  • Group Tour to the Exhibition A River flows by, duration 1 h
    • Target group: suitable for all ages.
    • Presentation of the Oulanka Visitor Centre's exhibition: introduction to the biodiversity, history and cultural heritage of the area, as well as an film presentation.
    • Price 50€/group (max. 30 people/group, incl. VAT 24%). Available by reservation all year round.

Films at the Auditorium  

At the visitor centre's auditorium, you can watch presentations (free of charge) on the national park. A wide range of nature-themed films. The presentations are played on request.

Children's corner 

At the children's corner, children can play nature-themed games and try their hand at fishing. The play corner also has plenty of children's books, colouring pages, and soft toys.

A child having a close look at the ant-exhibition and an adult is squatting next to the child.

Reference Library

The Visitor Centre's reference library has an extensive selection of literature on plants, mushrooms, birds, and mammals.

Nature- and Hiking Trails Starting from the Visitor Centre

During the Snow-Free Season

During the Snowy Season

Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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