Activities

 

You can book almost 40 different kind of adventures/activities from us!
Whether you want to relax after a hectic meeting day or just to organise a day full of fun, Varjola is the right place for you. More than 15 years of experience of organising high quality services gives us the right base to make your day one you will never forget! For winter programmes we offer warm overalls, boots, gloves and helmets. For summer activities we have e.g. rain clothes, rubber boots, river rafting vests and helmets.

We do the organising, while you enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.

 

ACTIVITIES:                     

 

WHITEWATER RAFTING
In summertime, shooting the rapids with a rubber boat through the foaming waters of Kuusa gets your blood going! Rapids of Kuusa which floats just next to Varjola offer extremely good rapid rafting condtions in these levels of Finland. You don´t have to travel in northern Finland to enjoy good whitewater adeventures. There is also channel of Kuusa which helps us to go upstream. Our rafting boats are large rubber boats and consists places for 8 person at the same time. Each raft has a skipper who has passed a skipper´s test and knows rapids well. The rafting package includes equipment (rubber boots, raincoat and -trousers, life vest, helmet).

Time: summer                                                                                                                             
Duration: 30 minutes - 1 hour

PRICE:                                                                                                                                                                       4 persons or more           25 € / person
4-20 persons                   20 € / person
More than 20 persons, ask for an offer
Minimum invoice 200 €


RIVER ADVENTURE
You can also combine rafting with different kind of river experiences!
River adventures tasks are:
Crossing the rapids with cable wire
Walking on the cord above rapids
Whitewater rafting

Take all three tasks to enjoy rapids of Kuusa as its best, or try just one of them.Package includes equipment (rubber boots, raincoat and -trousers, life vest, helmet).                                                                                            

Time: summer                                                                                                                                              Duration: 1,5 hours

PRICE:
1-3 persons                        200 €
2-4 persons                        50 € / person
5-15 persons                      45 € / person
16 persons or more            40 € / person

  

 

ATV SAFARIS
Through the forest and hills, and across slopes, our ATV routes are planned according to the experience and skills of the participants. Every participant drives their own atv machine, and you will be equipped with the necessary accessories: helmet, outdoor clothing, gloves and rubber boots. You can choose intensive 1 hour safari, or longer 2 hour safari which includes coffee break at the viewpoint hut.

Time: summer
Person: at least 4 person
Duration: 1 or 2 hours
Minimum age: 18 years

PRICE:
1 hour safari          90 € / person
2 hour safari         150 € / person

 

SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Our snowmobile safaris are from 25 to 45 kilometers long and each participants can drive their own snowmobile. Each guest is equipped with all the necessary gear for the safari (overall, gloves, boots, balaclavas and helmet). Before the departure on the safari, your guide gives you a short lesson on how to handle a snowmobile. Then you will depart on a snowmobile journey through the snowy forest in varying routes in Varjola. Along the safari you enjoy sootpot coffee and sandwiches at the viewpoint hut.

Time: winter
Person: at least 4 persons
Duration: 2 or 3 hours

PRICE:
2 hour safari    150 € / person


FISHING

The tumbling waters of the Kuusaankoski rapids are perfect for those in pursuit of lake trout. Pike, perch, whitefish and pike-perch also invite the fisherman to take up the challenge... Reflection, fragrances and feelings are key part of the enjoyment fishing generates. A fully-fokused ice-hole fishing on a crisp winter´s day – golden experience also! It is unbeatable feeling of fishing the foaming rapids. Fishing is suitable for beginners too, we can provide you with an experienced guide. Experience one of the best fishing rapids in the southern part of Finland. With the guidance of our experts it is possible to catch for example trouts, graylings and lake salmons. Come and have a fishing experience of a life time!

Time: through year
Person: at least 1 person
Duration: 2 - 12 hours

GUIDED FISHING PACKAGES
- package includes fully guiding, equipments and fishing licences to the rapids area
1 - 3 person  from  399 € / 2 hours
4 - 7 person  from   490 € / 2 hours
8 - 12 person from   590 € / 2 hours
Ask offers for longer fishing packages from our Sales office! 

 

COUNTRY OLYMPICS
Tradiotional games and activities can be held in Varjola area. Get together with your group and enjoy relaxing time – all you need is a hint of humour! Choose four different tasks from the list below, and you will have enjoyable experience for your group.
Examples from our task choices: Milking the fake cow, Seesaw catapult, Labyrinth,
Skiing with the tandem-skis, Walking with wooden legs, Country slingshots, Pulling the rope, Varjola mine field

Time: through year
Person: at least 4 persons
Duration: 1-2 hours (depending on group size)

PRICE:
4 tasks package:   25 € / person

 

 


ARCTIC FLOATING
Now you can experience beatiful winter sceneries and have a touch of the clear waters of Kuusa also in wintertime! You will dress in a warm and dry floating suit. After guidance and instructions you may experience the soothing floating in the icecold water. The Arctic floating package includes all necessary equipments.

Time: winter
Person: at least 2 persons
Duration: 30 minutes – 1 hour

PRICE: 
35 € / person

You can also combine Arctic floating with other rapid experiences:¨
Arctic Adventure:
Crossing the rapids with cable wire
Walking on the cord above rapids
Arctic floating

PRICE:
1-3 persons                        200 €
2-4 persons                        50 € / person
5-15 persons                      45 € / person
16 persons or more            40 € / person

 

 

   

HUSKY SAFARI

Husky Carousel - Guide is driving
Enjoy a beautiful winter scenery with Husky dogs. Professional husky guide will guide you all the way.
Husky guide is driving the sledge, sledge is for 1-2 persons. Safari includes full guiding and all equipments

Time: winter (requires good snow conditions)
Persons: minimum 4 persons
Duration: 30 minutes - 1 hour

PRICE:
1-7 person 300 €
8-20 persons  40 €/person

 

 

 

SNOWSHOE SAFARI
Enjoying finnish winter and forest in peace. Guidance and all equipments are included. Soot pot coffee and picnic sandwiches are served  along journey.

Time: winter
Person: Minimum 4 persons
Duration: 2 hours

PRICE: 
35 € / person


RALLY ADVENTURE

  - Rally Simulator
Real rally feeling in a real rally car! You can drive yourself, and feel rally car movements. Simulator consists all real car movements, G-forces, jumps etc. Simulator stage: WRC rally, Rally Finland; Ouninpohja – Special Stage

Time: rally simulator ir posible to reserve all year round
Person: 10 - 15 persons  - NOTE! Available only for groups
Duration: 1 - 3 hours (depending on group size)

PRICE:
minimum price:  Ask for offer

 

 

HIKING TRIP
 -
Hiking trip to Oitinmäki -hill
Have relaxing and peacefull time while experiencing the silence of the Finnish forests. Surrounding country side offers wide variety of sceneries along the way. Necessary equipments are included in the package.

Person: at least 4 persons
Duration: 2 hours

PRICE:  from  25 € / person 

   

 

FOREST WITH FATBIKE
Come and enjoy the Finnish forest on a easy to ride Fatbikes. Varjola offers good routes for sightseeing, while giving you some sense of adventure. Within the route there are many resting places where you can stop to take some pictures or catch your breath.
At the moment there are routes with medium-low and medium-high difficulty levels​,but more routes are coming.
Approximate length of routes are 12 to 14 kilometers and they can be completed between 1,5 to 2 hours​, depending on physical level and resting time. Use of outdoor clothing is recommended and remember to take in consideration time of the year.

Person: 5-12 persons / multiple groups available
Duration: 2 hours

PRICE: from 799 €/ group,  depending on group size

 

Fatbike








SURVIVAL GAME
Survival game is an exciting, adult version of those childhood games like "capture the flag". Two teams of 5 to 30 players per side each are equipped with a paintgun that enables you to tag opponents with paintgun. To win, you must capture your opponents' flag and return it to your own base, while planning to stop your opponents from doing exactly the same. Each participant will be equipped with the necessary accessories: outdoor clothing, safety mask, paintgun and 100 bullets/ perticipant. Guiding and insurance are also included.  

Person: 10 - 40 persons (minium charge up to 10 persons)
Duration: 2 - 5 hours (depending on group size) 
 
PRICE:
Minimum group price:    400 € / group, over 10 persons    40 € / person