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Address: Riippusillantie 12, Lieksa, Koli National Park 81700, Finland
Phone Number: +358 40 0159452
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Wildlife watching, bear watching

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Prime spot to see wolverines

Let me start with I LOVED IT. I've always felt a special connection with the wolverine. You could say it is my totem animal. I was looking for a place where there would be a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
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Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Let me start with I LOVED IT. I've always felt a special connection with the wolverine. You could say it is my totem animal. I was looking for a place where there would be a good chance to see these magical animals. Of course the wild nature is always wild and no one can give you a guarantee you will... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a great opportunity to see animals in the wild, or semi-wild really, because food is hidden all over the slightly cleared area and also thrown into the trees. The two person blinds – small houses really - are situated in the woods at the edge of the clearing. Our spot only had two blinds and was very quiet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

First, lets get the bad points out of the way. This isn't for everyone. There's no electricity, no luxurious bathrooms and no flushing toilets. It also isn't the easiest place to find but then this is a wilderness experience. However if you want close up encounters with amazing wildlife in a fantastic setting with really friendly & helpful hosts, nourishing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

A remote secret, tucked away in the Finnish forest. We were hoping for Wolverine sightings and were not disappointed! We saw these incredible animals 5 different times, all in close proximity, exhibiting different behaviour and characters. It was breathtaking! So close that it was easy to take excellent photos. We could even hear them chewing on their food! The hide... More 

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Parma
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2011

Of course you can't take any date with any wild animal, we know well this rule. In Era Eero we were unlucky and we saw nothing at all, neither wolverine nor bears. But this is not a problem. The problem is that we arrived at 14.00 o'clock as agreed but we found a locked gate, and we had to wait... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2010

If you are exploring Finland, it is worth taking the time to travel to Lieksa so that you can partake in a truly fantastic wildlife experience. The company offered to do a 4-hour round trip to pick us up from Valamo monastery in Finland (also interesting) and offered us hot soup, coffee and cake on arrival at the main lodge.... More 

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