Kotatieva Winter Leisure Park

Kotatieva Winter Leisure Park

Kotatieva Winter Leisure Park
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10:00 - 15:00
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
About
Welcome to spend an active and truly unique day in beautiful nature of Finnish Lapland! Kotatieva Winter Leisure Park has something to offer that others can’t: a 500 meters long ice skating track in the middle of a snowy forest. And else! Far from noises and distractions of the town you can spend an active day with your family and friends. We offer unforgettable experiences to all age groups. With skates on your feet glide across our forestry ice track, jump onto a sled and dwell in the refreshing breeze sledding down a hill, play disc golf in the middle of the snow banks wearing snowshoes, and there is even ice track bowling. A whole new world of snowy experiences for you to discover and try out is waiting! For small groups we offer Aurora Skating! Experience an unforgettable evening ice skating among snowy trees outside of the city absorbing the breathtaking lights of the sky. After skating you'll enjoy a delicious cup of soup in Laplander's hut.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Reece101
    88 contributions
    Unforgettable and unique experience. I hope to return 👍
    Spent half a day here and was really nice! Owners are kind and welcoming. Not too busy. Plenty of equipment to play with. Very well thought out! Would recommend. It does cost around 30euro in a taxi each way for the city but even with that it’s worth it. Really pleased we went.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 March 2023
  • Simpson2408
    Denver, Colorado26 contributions
    Brilliant, you MUST do this!
    Absolutely brilliant and words do not do it justice. We LOVED this place. Went with our 7 and 3 year old for the evening ice skating and sauna/ hot tub night and it was incredible. I don’t ice skate at all but was convinced to give it a try with all the equipment for beginners provided. The sauna and hot tub were incredible and a huge hit with the kids. Can’t believe we almost didn’t do this. Complete highlight and amazing Finnish hospitality. Lovely couple running the site and can’t gush enough about how much we adored this
    Visited March 2023
    Written 31 March 2023
  • 295424DSteph
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates8 contributions
    A small, family-run winter activity centre
    This is a hidden gem. So picturesque and so quiet. Very different to the places that have coach loads of tourists be driven in and out all day. It’s a lovely, small, family-run, winter activity centre. No frills, but feels like an authentic, less-touristy snow experience. The ice skating was just beautiful. The sons of the family helped us with finding skates and helmets. There are nice supports to push along for inexperienced skaters of any age and little skating sledges you can push very young children on. It’s not an oval rink but like looping ice tracks through the snow and trees. The toboggan run was really decent too. Our kids (11, 8 and 7) had a real blast here. They spent so much time here we ran out of time to try the cross country skiing but that also looked really good. I’d advise going as soon as it’s light as in winter the activities chitchat 3pm when it gets dark. There is a new, simple wooden cabin at the top of the hill which is staffed by the mother of the family. They serve some basic, but tasty food as well as snacks as well as hot drinks. All in all a real highlight of our trips
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 December 2023
  • Patricia C
    Hong Kong, China105 contributions
    Nice natural ice skating place
    We bought the package with return transfer from Rovaniemi (0930 to 1330). It's good to arrive early in the morning, as the place looks magical in daylight and it's less crowded. Staff very friendly and helpful in finding us the equipment. Kids had fun with the ice skating and also sledding (so did the adults!), A very nice break from the tourisy places.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 December 2023
  • Dutchman11CapeTown
    Sydney, Australia21 contributions
    A great day out
    A wonderful day out. The bus picks you up in Rovaniemi at different time slots. Earliest was 9.30 which we did and would recommend. The Leisure park gets a little busier the later you leave. Its about a 30min drive. If you take the 9.30 bus, you then return on the earliest bus which is 1.30pm. There's a natural cross country ice skating track, a natural ice rink to play ice hockey and games, and also a bob sleighing hill. On top of the hill is also a little café where you can get some lunch, hot chocolates, coffees ect. We got a couple of sausages and cooked it on the fire outside. The staff were amazing and very helpful. Would definitely recommend a day out. For the price you pay, its a must do. A great experience......
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 January 2024
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Tea&Toast
Sydney, Australia69 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
We really enjoyed our trip to Kotatieva - it was one of the highlights of our holiday! The location is really beautiful and quite magical. We had a lot of fun skating, sledging and playing around in snow which was around 1 metre deep. There’s a little snug cafe and it was fun toasting sausages at the outdoor fire pit. There was one drop toilet available. Everything was really well organised and the staff were friendly and helpful. Transportation from the town centre was easy - the mini bus picked us up from a public bus stop just outside a shopping centre. Communication beforehand was also great - all our questions were answered via email. I’m glad we booked a morning trip, since it was busier in the afternoon with people queuing for their skates, (we we there second week of January - tail end of peak season).
Written 14 January 2024
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Dutchman11CapeTown
Sydney, Australia21 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
A wonderful day out. The bus picks you up in Rovaniemi at different time slots. Earliest was 9.30 which we did and would recommend. The Leisure park gets a little busier the later you leave. Its about a 30min drive. If you take the 9.30 bus, you then return on the earliest bus which is 1.30pm.
There's a natural cross country ice skating track, a natural ice rink to play ice hockey and games, and also a bob sleighing hill. On top of the hill is also a little café where you can get some lunch, hot chocolates, coffees ect. We got a couple of sausages and cooked it on the fire outside.
The staff were amazing and very helpful. Would definitely recommend a day out. For the price you pay, its a must do. A great experience......
Written 12 January 2024
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Patricia C
Hong Kong, China105 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
We bought the package with return transfer from Rovaniemi (0930 to 1330). It's good to arrive early in the morning, as the place looks magical in daylight and it's less crowded. Staff very friendly and helpful in finding us the equipment.

Kids had fun with the ice skating and also sledding (so did the adults!),

A very nice break from the tourisy places.
Written 28 December 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

295424DSteph
Dubai, United Arab Emirates8 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
This is a hidden gem. So picturesque and so quiet. Very different to the places that have coach loads of tourists be driven in and out all day.

It’s a lovely, small, family-run, winter activity centre. No frills, but feels like an authentic, less-touristy snow experience.

The ice skating was just beautiful. The sons of the family helped us with finding skates and helmets. There are nice supports to push along for inexperienced skaters of any age and little skating sledges you can push very young children on. It’s not an oval rink but like looping ice tracks through the snow and trees.

The toboggan run was really decent too. Our kids (11, 8 and 7) had a real blast here. They spent so much time here we ran out of time to try the cross country skiing but that also looked really good. I’d advise going as soon as it’s light as in winter the activities chitchat 3pm when it gets dark.

There is a new, simple wooden cabin at the top of the hill which is staffed by the mother of the family. They serve some basic, but tasty food as well as snacks as well as hot drinks.

All in all a real highlight of our trips
Written 11 December 2023
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aandr123
Newbury, UK3 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Absolutely incredible experience, we did the aurora evening experience… sadly it was too cloudy for aurora but the ice skating was amazing ( with good equipment for beginners) and so peaceful, and the meal afterwards was excellent! We were made to feel very welcome and I would love to go back.
Written 10 December 2023
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Simpson2408
Denver, CO26 contributions
Mar 2023
Absolutely brilliant and words do not do it justice. We LOVED this place. Went with our 7 and 3 year old for the evening ice skating and sauna/ hot tub night and it was incredible. I don’t ice skate at all but was convinced to give it a try with all the equipment for beginners provided. The sauna and hot tub were incredible and a huge hit with the kids. Can’t believe we almost didn’t do this. Complete highlight and amazing Finnish hospitality. Lovely couple running the site and can’t gush enough about how much we adored this
Written 31 March 2023
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Reece101
88 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
Spent half a day here and was really nice!
Owners are kind and welcoming. Not too busy. Plenty of equipment to play with. Very well thought out! Would recommend.
It does cost around 30euro in a taxi each way for the city but even with that it’s worth it. Really pleased we went.
Written 21 March 2023
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Sheila R
1 contribution
Mar 2023 • Family
This is the best place to have some real snow fun in Rovaniemi. The owners are superfriendly, very helpful and kind, the place is amazing, with the one of a kind forest skating trail, ice rink (with full equipment, even for beginners, young and old), super fun sled slope with all the sliding gear you could ever imagine, and a small cafè. Everything is kept in tip-top shape, and considering Rovaniemi very touristy prices, the daily fee is a steal. A must visit!!
Written 17 March 2023
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TheDuchessofSend
Guildford, UK21 contributions
Jan 2023
Magical Forrest ice skating paths surround by snow covered trees. Run by friendly, helpful and enthusiastic staff. Plenty of ice skates to hire, warm huts to change footwear and store items. Great for beginners like me as they have adult size frames to help you balance. A hot drink and sausages that you can cook over a Koti fire are included in the price. There are clean toilet facilities and lots of other ice based activities especially for children.
Be aware that this is outside and is very weather dependent, so warmer days will mean the ice might not be perfect and sometimes they have to close. If you are a diva and want perfect smooth ice then go to an indoor rink. IF however you want to live out your Frozen Elsa dream skating through the forest as the sky turns pinks and purples then go. For me it was magical and I highly recommend going if you get the chance. Oh and you can’t book online on the day, I believe. We just turned up after lunch on the off chance.
Written 21 January 2023
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Lauren M
Miami, FL3 contributions
Dec 2022
So magical! 100% recommend!!! don't worry if you cant skate, they have walkers :) we were also able to try snowshoeing!
Written 10 January 2023
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