Ice floating in Varkaus, Finland

Ice floating in Varkaus, Finland

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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Beginner
  • Spoken languages: English, Finnish
  • Fitness level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1.5 hr
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded 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% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Ahlströminkatu 1, 78250 Varkaus, Finland
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Do you want to try something original? Join Lakeland GTE for an unforgettable ice floating experience in Varkaus, Finland! No previous experience required. 

Are you a smaller group of people looking for an original activity? Have you always been fascinated by Nordic landscapes, especially the Scandinavia's frosty winter? If so, you should definitely look here! What do you get if you put into a mixer: frozen water, Ursuit rescue suits and beautiful Finnish landscapes? You get your next adventure: Ice floating! A truly special activity that you have surely never tried before! 

Program: 
The activity starts off with you meeting your guide: Arto by river Pirtinvirta. After a safety briefing, you will put on the warm Ursuit to later start the activity. Then you will run to the upstream of the river and jump into the frozen water. You will after that float downstream like a cork, to later go up from the water and enjoy a hot drink. 

Please note that the instructor has a limited amount of Ursuits. The size of the suit depends on how tall you are. 

In total 8 suits are available: 
- 1 for 130-160cm tall
- 5 for 160-190cm tall
- 2 for +190cm tall

Offers

1
130-160cm tall
Itinerary

- Meetup: Please arrive 10 minutes before
- Satefy & equipment briefing
- Change to suit outside
- Run up to upstream
- Jump in the water and float down
- Enjoy hot drink
- Back after approx. 1.5 to two hours

Activity requirements

- Maximum age limit: 60 years old

Special terms

- Please note that there is only one 130-160cm tall suit available. Remember to inform the guide about your size in advance so that he knows what size suits to bring.
- You will change to the suit outside before the activity starts. If you do not wish to change to the suit outside, please contact the instructor once activity booked.
- 2 participants minimum are necessary for the activity to take place.
- If you wish to rent a Sauna or a Swimming pool please contact the instructor prior to the activity.

Sport level:Beginner
Duration:1.5 hr
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Ahlströminkatu 1, 78250 Varkaus, Finland
Included:
  • Hot drink
  • Suits
  • Equipment
Excluded:
  • Sauna & Swimmingpool (extra fee)
2
160-190cm tall
Itinerary

- Meetup: Please arrive 10 minutes before
- Satefy & equipment briefing
- Change to suit outside
- Run up to upstream
- Jump in the water and float down
- Enjoy hot drink
- Back after approx. 1.5 to two hours

Activity requirements

- Maximum age limit: 60 years old

Special terms

- Please note that there are five 160-190cm tall suits available. Remember to inform the guide about your size in advance so that he knows what size suits to bring.
- You will change to the suit outside before the activity starts. If you do not wish to change to the suit outside, please contact the instructor once activity booked.
- 2 participants minimum are necessary for the activity to take place.
- If you wish to rent a Sauna or a Swimming pool please contact the instructor prior to the activity.

Sport level:Beginner
Duration:1.5 hr
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Ahlströminkatu 1, 78250 Varkaus, Finland
Included:
  • Hot drink
  • Suits
  • Equipment
Excluded:
  • Sauna & Swimmingpool (extra fee)
3
+190cm tall
Itinerary

- Meetup: Please arrive 10 minutes before
- Satefy & equipment briefing
- Change to suit outside
- Run up to upstream
- Jump in the water and float down
- Enjoy hot drink
- Back after approx. 1.5 to two hours

Activity requirements

- Maximum age limit: 60 years old

Special terms

- Please note that there are two +190cm tall suits available. Remember to inform the guide about your size in advance so that he knows what size suits to bring.
- You will change to the suit outside before the activity starts. If you do not wish to change to the suit outside, please contact the instructor once activity booked.
- 2 participants minimum are necessary for the activity to take place.
- If you wish to rent a Sauna or a Swimming pool please contact the instructor prior to the activity.

Sport level:Beginner
Duration:1.5 hr
Minimum Age:minimum 12 y/o
Meeting point:
Ahlströminkatu 1, 78250 Varkaus, Finland
Included:
  • Hot drink
  • Suits
  • Equipment
Excluded:
  • Sauna & Swimmingpool (extra fee)

Meeting point

Ahlströminkatu 1, 78250 Varkaus, Finland Get directions
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L’activité est vraiment très bien, reposante et originale. Une bonne expérience à faire

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