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Address: Inari, Finland
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Ice Fishing Safari to Lake Inari from Ivalo
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Aurora Hunting Safari to Lake Inari from Saariselkä

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Must be nice in the daytime but cold at night when staking out Aurora

Our guide brought us two nights in a row to a bridge on the Lake said to be a good spot for aurora sighting because of the possibility of reflections on its calm waters... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ricky Y
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide brought us two nights in a row to a bridge on the Lake said to be a good spot for aurora sighting because of the possibility of reflections on its calm waters. Unfortunately, it was overcast both nights and indeed it even snowed on the second so we did not have the fortune of seeing the Northern Light... More 

Thank Ricky Y
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

The lake is also called the Sámi sea due to its vastness - 100km accross! We visited in winter when the lake was frozen. Flying to Ukko's Island by snowmobile sled was unforgettable. The view from the island is magical with the sun glistening At night the vast snowy plains reflect the light again spectacular.

1 Thank TheContinentalCouple
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

the boat tour out to a small island is pleasant but gets a little long with repetitive scenery. Clean and crisp, the outside decks offer a good spot to be. Some coffee can be purchased.

Thank KerryandMary
Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

Cruising with Inari III boat in lake Inari is the most boring cruise like ever! It lasted totally 3 hours, mostly due to terribly slow boat, only 6 knots! 20 min. in the destination, just walk up to the hill (frankly speaking, nothing special to see) and then the same slow boat trip back. What a waste of time!

3 Thank Reisenderinna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

It is difficult to put into words just how we felt to stay here albeit for a short while. The lake is simply stunning and to watch the sun go down over it is , well , quite mesmeric. There is also a river boat trip that you can take and whilst I didn't go on it myself my wife... More 

3 Thank Bob1998
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Lake Inari is beautiful with some fantastic walks in the area. The Lake cruise is also worth doing (22 euros each) but you get a wonderful view of the lake

3 Thank Simon M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

Its just a flat white area, but in there, you can drive snowmobile, you can just walk around and feel the power of nature. and at night, it provides the best area for you to wait for the famous northern light. Even I was unlucky to see the northern light there, I spent a good afternoon just by walking around,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

The lake was frozen of course, to a depth of about 80 centimetres, and so during the day you will see snow mobiles, skiers, sleds, reindeer, and even a few snow surfers. At night tourists congregate in the pub just off the lake, and when someone sights an aurora everyone heads onto the lake for some fantastic photographs. they also... More 

Thank pambK5480DQ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

We travelled across the frozen river several times by snow mobile and what great fun it was. All part of a fab holiday.

Thank Amanda D
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

We went on a fishing trip on the lake with Markku and about 12 other tourists. Had a fun day, driving with a snow mobile to the old church next to the lake. Tried to catch fish in blazing snow and rain and, although no-one caught anything, we could still enjoy hot fish soup and fresh bread in a hut... More 

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