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Canoeing to the river Tankajoki

The journey begins from Tankapirtti and ends at the Sámi village of Purnumukka. We drive you and the gear to the starting point and pick up after 4 hours from the finishing point. River is easy to paddle and there is no rapids, beginners and families can manage this river easily eventough we recommend that you have some experience with canoeing.
The price is including a canoe for 2 persons, you can also have an extra seat for small children (4-12 years old) + transfers. You will also get lifevests, paddles, bailer, some robe and waterproof barrels for your own gear.
Reserve some water/other drink and snack (or even light lunch) and have a nice day with canoeing in the wilderness of Lapland!.

• June - September
• daily
• departure: at 10 AM or to be settled
• duration: 6-7 hours including transfers - paddling time 4-5 h (estimated speed in paddling 5 km/h)
• minimum: 2 people - for children it´s possible to have an extra seat (no extra charge)

Attention: istance to the starting point approx. 22 km (20 min) and
distance to the pick-up point approx. 32 km (30 min)


• 140 € / 2 people

Price includes

• return transfer from/to Saariselkä (start in address Lutontie 3)
• needed equipment
• fully equipped canoe

Price excludes

• price is not including guide
• snack/drink

Good to know

• take your own snacks and suitable clothing
• change clothing
• if needed: sunglasses, sunlotion, mosquito repellent


A binding booking and payment previous day by 4 PM. Please contact Saariselkä Booking


Please inform by booking:
• if extra seat for child is needed
Producer: LuontoLoma Pro-Safaris, y-18402614.
Summer 2021. Updated 04/21. We reserve the right to make changes.