Ice fishing trip
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Excursions & day trips

Ice fishing trip

Language: English , French
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Experience ice-fishing like a local
  • Feel the serenity of Lapland in the middle of a frozen lake
  • Learn about the Arctic from your guide
  • Enjoy a typical Finnish snack around the fire
What to expect

Take the chance to catch your breath in the silent immensity of Lapland nature while experiencing a traditional activity that loved by many locals.

After pick up, you will receive some proper winter clothing and boots (it can be very cold on the lake!) and your guide will drive to a spot from where you will take a short 5-10 minute walk through the old arctic forests. Suddenly you will reach an immense open area made of ice and snow. Find a promising spot and your guide will show you how to drill your own hole in the ice, and teach you the basic techniques on how to ice-fish. Then, it is just a matter of time and patience before you can feel the first bites! This is just the perfect moment to appreciate the silent wilderness spreading all around you.

Your guide will always be there to assist you, in case you would need help or feel cold. While you are fishing, they will chop wood and prepare a fire on the shores for you. Enjoy some typical Finnish snacks and hot drinks around the fire and ask your guide all your questions about life in the Arctic and Lapland in general. If you are lucky to catch a fish (of a decent size), your guide will happily prepare it, cook it straight over the fire and add it to the menu of the day. If the fish are undersized, they will quickly return them to the ice without unnecessarily harming them.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional winter clothing and boots
    • Ice Fishing gear and equipment
    • Hot drinks and tasty Finnish snack
    • Expert guide speaking English and French
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    What's not included
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Lunch
    Reduced price
    • Child (4-14 years): reduced
    Where
    • Kansankatu 14, Rovaniemi 96100, FI

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide at the Wild About Lapland office in Rovaniemi 10 minutes before departure.

    What to remember
    • Remember to wear warm inner clothing, hats, gloves and extra socks.
    • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before departure
    • This is a small group tour with a maximum of 8 participants
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    When
    • Daily at 10.00 am or 2:00 pm
    • From the beginning of December until the middle of April
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    Provider
    Wild about Lapland Oy
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 90% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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