Summer Activities

AuroraHut Glass Igloo and a rowboat at lake Ranua in Finnish Lapland

Summer activities in Ranua

Spend an active holiday in middle of the most beautiful nature of Finnish Lapland. When staying with us, you can book a wide variety of guided summer and autumn activities, as well as spend time doing plenty of independent activities. We also have an equipment rental option available for fishing gear and SUP boards.

Guided summer activities

Vaaran Porotila visit during summer season. One of Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos' summer activities.

Reindeer farm visit in summer

Price: starting from 30€/person

Visit to Vaara reindeer farm includes a feeding tour inside the farm and a short presentation about life in a reindeer farm. At the end of the excursion, you can enjoy warm drinks at a Lappish hut.

Children under the age of 4 can visit the farm for free. Price for adults 30€ plus 20€ for the back and forth transport. Minimum amount of participants: 2 and maximum: 25.

Bear photography trip in Kuusamo

Price: starting from 365€/person (minimum 4 participants)

Get to know to the stunning nature of Kuusamo and book a photography trip for bears that come to feed from Russia. The price includes guidance, transportation, a snack (bread and juice) and sausage cooking. The duration of the journey is about 7-10 hours. Minimum amount of participants is 4 people. and 25 is the maximum.

Bear photography trip in Kuusamo arranged by Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos
Visit to petting zoo Arkadia in Maksniemi. One of Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos summer activities.

Petting Zoo Arkadia visit

Price: starting from 90€/person (minimum 4 people)

A visit to Petting Zoo Arkadia includes reindeer farm feeding round and story telling about reindeers, a visit to the petting zoo and a coffee break.

The minimum amount of visitors is 4 people and prices are 90€ per person. This includes transport and the visit to the petting zoo. Duration of the trip is 5-6 hours.

Hiking trip to Auttiköngäs, Korouoma or Riisitunturi

Price: from 120€/person (minimum 4 people)

Enjoy the stunning nature of Lapland with a skillful hiking guide. The duration of the trip is about 4-5 hours and the price includes transportation and the hike. 

Hiking trip in Riisitunturi, Posio arranged by Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos
SUP boarding at lake Ranua during summer 2020

Guided SUP boarding at lake Ranua

Price: starting from 55€/hour

Discover the secrets of the summer’s favorite sport in Lake Ranua. Guided SUP boarding offers a great opportunity for exercise and exploring the beautiful summer landscapes.

In addition to guided tours, we also offer the possibility to rent SUP boards, for 10 € / hour or 40 € / day.

Independent activities

Ranua is a small town with many things to do. You can find more information from our blog, where we have written a post full of information about all the things that you can do in Ranua during summer


Got special requests or a bigger group planning to visit us? Send us your message or request and we’d be happy to help you out.