Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari in Rovaniemi
Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari in Rovaniemi
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese
  • Duration
    5 hrs
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Let the night’s sky lead the way on this snowmobile experience in Lapland.

Freestyle into the heart of the Tagia Arctic Circle on this snowmobile experience near Rovaniemi. Staying static is no way to experience the dramatic light show that appears every year in the extreme north, head out to capture it at its best on this snowmobile hunt for the Aurora Borealis. Leaving the artificial lights of the city centre, ride deep into coniferous woods – following the lights overhead and setting up your campfire under the stars.

Location
This tour is organised and operated from Rovaniemi on the outskirts of the Finnish Taiga. Part of the Lapland area of the Arctic Circle, this Boreal Forest is the world’s biggest wilderness -  ideal for star gazing and watching the Northern Lights due to its low levels of light pollution.

Activity
Meet your guide in Rovaniemi for this evening snowmobile adventure to find the Aurora Borealis. Suitable for groups of friends and families alike, this scenic trip is ideal for total beginners and expert off-roaders. Due to the unpredictable nature of the Northern Lights, using a snowmobile gives you access to parts of the landscape that would have been inaccessible with any other form of transport –offering a scenic setting and totally private viewing experience. A 25km route following a lead guide, track the distinctive evening colours of the Aurora, travelling deep into the Taiga forest – pausing in the best location for photographs and a campfire. When you stop beneath the auroras, the professional photographer will assist you with not only setting up your camera but will also take pictures for you with their own high-quality camera.  Keep warm by the campfire as you tuck into a traditional Finnish BBQ,  following your guide back into town where your transport will be waiting to take you back to your accommodation.

Conditions
Operating during the Aurora season from October to April, this activity is suitable for anyone with a full, valid driving licence. Children are welcome to join but will be taken by sledge on a separate snowmobile for safety reasons. Please note that Northern Lights sightings are subject to weather conditions and solar activity so therefore they are not guaranteed.

minimum 4 y/o
Starting time: 7:00 pm,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected
Activity requirements

Drivers must hold a full, valid driving licence

Must be +15 y/o to ride as a passenger (sled pull option available for younger children)

Special terms

Please note that this activity operates with a 4 person minimum per tour

Northern Lights sightings are subject to weather conditions and solar activity so therefore they are not guaranteed.

Included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Winter clothes (Overalls, boots, gloves and beanie)
  • Campfire BBQ & Hot Refreshments
Do not forget to bring
To bring
  • Snowboots
  • Sunglasses
  • GoPro/Camera
  • Suitable base layers & thermals
Meeting point
Accommodation transfers included - alternatively, please meet at Maakuntakatu 29-31. (Next to the Subway) 96200 Rovaniemi Finland Get directions

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