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Kayaking in Helsinki 7.6.2017 - Stunning experince, Stunning team

Booked the excurise with Royal Caribean curises and notices there was only room for 7. We were... read more

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My wife and I booked a kayaking tour in Helsinki through our cruise ship. We received a notice two... read more

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Natura Viva is an outdoor company in Southern Finland. We do kayaking and fatbike tours in the Helsinki area. In the summer our most popular tour is Helsinki by Kayak. We also rent kayaks at our Paddling Center in Eastern Helsinki Fatbike tours are available all year.
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Hours Today: 14:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Harbonkatu 13, Helsinki 00980, Finland
+358 10 2924030

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Reviewed yesterday

Booked the excurise with Royal Caribean curises and notices there was only room for 7. We were picked up from the boat by a friendly driver (the father of the group) who was very helpful in knowing the local area and willing to answer questions....More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I booked a kayaking tour in Helsinki through our cruise ship. We received a notice two days before docking in Helsinki that the tour was cancelled because of a lack of participation (the ship was mainly people in their 60's+). We emailed...More

Thank oliversacks1
Reviewed 3 days ago

We feel lucky because we booked this as an excursion on our cruise ship. Kaspian, our guide, picked us up and drove us to their location. It was about a 15-20 min ride outside of the city center, but Kaspian was very friendly and answered...More

Thank marcalma11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved kayaking in the peaceful ocean. Picnic on the island was great as well. I didn't know anyone else in the group but it was wonderful talking to and kayaking with people from all over the world. Would like to try the midnight kayak if...More

Thank Tingting L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the kayaking excursion booked through our cruise ship. The transport vehicle met us at the bus and a very kind and informative gentlemen drove us through Helsinki to the kayaking location. He pointed out all the local highlights along...More

Thank Laurenrenae
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this tour and Naturaviva. Ilkka and his team are organized, knowledgeable and, most important, enjoy working with visitors! We were able to experience Finland's natural beauty and learn some things about the native birds and plants of the vuosaari area. Kayaking...More

Thank Ha H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I signed up for this 4-hour kayaking tour on 6/1/2017 through Royal Caribbean's shore excursion program and was not disappointed. In fact, it was my favorite excusrion I did the entire Baltic cruise! Our guide, Kaspian, was phenomenal. He took us to a beautiful spot...More

Thank BonkyLK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a 2 day tour via Much Better Adventures and had a great time. Beautiful scenery, great kit from the kayaks to the tents and sleeping bags, So much choice of where to go. Our guide Matteus was helpful, fun and informative and the food...More

Thank FTUSurrey_UK
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Such a great value experience. Visiting Helsinki for the first time, I didn't really know what activities to do. I love the outdoors but while Helsinki has lots of parks there didn't seem to be a lot of guided outdoor experiences in the immediate area....More

Thank kalbright54
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

An absolute must do when in Helsinki. The natural scenery is well worth the entire experience coupled with the thrill of being on open water as opposed to kayaking on a lake. Our guide Emilia was really experienced, wonderful attitude and had a wealth of...More

Thank KaelGenius
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Hello, My aunt, daughter and I will be in Helsinki from Aug 22 to 30, 2017. We are interested in the kayaking through the night event but I noticed that there doesn't seem to be any times available during the dates that we are there. Is this correct? Many thanks!
5 April 2017|
Response from IlkkaLa | Property representative |
Hi! At the moment we don't have a night paddling tour available at that time. However at this time of the season we can still open one, if the three of you are interested. If so, please send us an email and we can work out... More
is it safe if were kayaking with a 4yr old ? will we have an instructor or something ?
25 September 2016|
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Response from IlkkaLa | Property representative |
Hi and I am sorry I have not seen this question before! Our kayaking season is from May until the end of September. Taking a 4 year old on a regular tour is not possible. The age limits for our regular tours are 10 years old... More
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What is the cost and are there 2 person kayaks?
16 May 2016|
Response from IlkkaLa | Property representative |
Hi. The price for our Helsinki by Kayak tour is 67 € per person. We also have double kayaks available! Best Regards, Ilkka