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I had a great time kayaking although I didn't know anyone else in the group. The facilities and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rachel K
Doha, Qatar
Friendly and relaxing

I did a tour with Kaspian and group of other seven people and it was all I expected. Friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Filipe O
Lisbon, Portugal
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Natura Viva is an outdoor company in Southern Finland. We do kayaking and fatbike tours in the Helsinki area. In the summer our most popular tour is Helsinki by Kayak. We also rent kayaks at our Paddling Center in Eastern Helsinki Fatbike tours are available all year.
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Hours Today: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Harbonkatu 13, Helsinki 00980, Finland
+358 10 2924030

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great time kayaking although I didn't know anyone else in the group. The facilities and equipment are very well maintained. The place is absolutely beautiful. I had a couple of questions to ask before booking and the team was very responsive.

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did a tour with Kaspian and group of other seven people and it was all I expected. Friendly staff that are more than happy to teach the basics about kayaking, a relaxing pace with some pictures in between and quick lunch in an island...More

Thank Filipe O
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I have used quite a number of kayak rentals around the world, and Natura Viva is the only rental I know providing really high class equipment. In addition, their service is very friendly and they really know what is needed for safe paddling. The final...More

Thank Klitsu
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Easy paddle, could be for families, gorgeous setting. The guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Definitely a highlight of our trip. The facilities were very new and clean. I highly recommend this outfitter.

Thank Shadow5501
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went on a last minute trip with this company and so glad we did. Easy to book on line and we were picked up the next morning at a central point in the city. Fantastic day with a great guide, would highly recommend this if...More

Thank smiffy123paul
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We recently travelled to Finland via cruise ship and had pre booked this tour with Natura Viva. Our tour guide was Matteo. It was the best tour of our entire holiday, from the pick up at cruise terminal was swift and efficient to the return...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Our trip was super organized with pick up from our ship, prepared lunch for one of the island stops and expert guidance through the islands and inlets. All necessary gear is provided. Matteo made it all the more interesting with his knowledge and Italian accented...More

Thank swirlwineconsulting
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a very fun morning with Natura Viva. What a lovely change of pace from historical sights. We had a great guide Uula ( hope I spelled that right) who was fun, interesting and an all around great guide. I'd definitely recommend this activity...More

Thank bluebell98
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Had a great kayak around the islands. Amelia was a wonderful guide. i have kayaked a lot, but one member of our group had never been, and she made him very comfortable. Definitely a great way to see some beautiful views of the islands around...More

Thank mainemom04856
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Our tour guide - Caspian, picked us up at our ship (Wind Surf) and drove us to the paddling house. The three of us enjoyed this activity tremendously - one of the highlights of our Baltic cruise. Caspian was terrific - lots of local knowledge...More

Thank 8003Romeo
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5 April 2017|
Response from IlkkaLa | Property representative |
Hi! At the moment we don't have a night paddling tour available at that time. However at this time of the season we can still open one, if the three of you are interested. If so, please send us an email and we can work out... More
25 September 2016|
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Response from IlkkaLa | Property representative |
Hi and I am sorry I have not seen this question before! Our kayaking season is from May until the end of September. Taking a 4 year old on a regular tour is not possible. The age limits for our regular tours are 10 years old... More
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16 May 2016|
Response from IlkkaLa | Property representative |
Hi. The price for our Helsinki by Kayak tour is 67 € per person. We also have double kayaks available! Best Regards, Ilkka

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