A safari for animal enthusiasts in Ranua
Spend the weekend in Ranua
Experience an eventful winter weekend in Lapland with snowmobile and husky safaris – naturally.
On Thursday: Arrival at Rovaniemi Airport/ Oulu Airport, from where we will transport you to Holiday Village Gulo Gulo in Ranua. Enjoy a delicious dinner, and let our guide tell you about your exciting weekend.
On Friday: Straight after breakfast, you will start the day with a snowmobile safari. Let our experienced guide give you instructions on how to drive a snowmobile, and tell you about the relevant safety issues. Enjoy the beautiful winter scenery, driving through the snowy forests and over ice-covered lakes. After approx 1,5 hour drive, we are back to Ranua Wildlife Park and it is time to taste the unique atmosphere on our lunch break, enjoying the lunch by an open fire. After the meal, feel the warm welcome of the eagerly awaiting dog sled teams of Husky Park. Having received instructions as to how to steer the dog sled team, join us for a three kilometre-long husky safari.(It is also possible to upgrade the husky safari to 1 hour/2 hour safari!) From the Husky Park it is only a short walk back to Holiday Village, where a relaxing sauna and a mouth-watering dinner await you before a good night’s sleep.
On Saturday: After breakfast, join us on a visit to Ranua Wildlife Park. Meet the 50-plus Arctic animal species that live in the park in their authentic living environment. Ranua Wildlife Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern Finland. Enjoy your dinner at the Wildlife Park restaurant.
On Sunday: After breakfast, we’ll transport you to the airport. Alternatively, you can choose transportation from or to Rovaniemi by snowmobile.
Price: €465/Adult, €400/child
Duration: Four days and three nights (tailor-made activities for two days)
Minimum group size: Three people
Important: The minimum age for a snowmobile driver is 16 years (you will need a valid driving licence for vehicles with at least 125 cc).
The snowmobiles we use on our safaris are Lynx 550 cc.
The price includes transportation, a three-night stay in a brand new modern holiday apartment, meals (dinners from the first day onwards and breakfasts each morning), snowmobile safaris (two people on each snowmobile on the first day) and tickets to the Wildlife Park.
The price also includes the required equipment for the snowmobile safari (warm driving suit, shoes, socks, mittens, hat, gloves, helmet cap and helmet), competent guidance in English and insurance (deductible €550 per crash).
Driving distances may change due to weather conditions or driving skills. On the husky safari: two people on each sled.