Icebreaker Sampo Cruise and Snowmobile Safari

Book a snowmobile safari to the Icebreaker Sampo, and experience the Arctic freedom at its fullest! Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kemi and bring you to the safari house. After changing into appropriate safari gear, the journey towards the Sampo, waiting for you in the middle of the frozen Gulf of Bothnia, may begin. Reaching the spectacular vessel, you will leave your snowmobile on the ice, climb aboard the Cruise Icebreaker, to enjoy the full cruise with lunch, tour of the vessel and swimming in survival suits. After the swimming event, you will get off the board to continue driving the snowmobile back to the safari house. During the tour you will have a chance to take a reindeer sleigh ride. 

Availability: 28.12.2016-15.04.2017
Price: 491 € / person duo drive, 580 € / person solo drive
Duration: Abt. 7 hours (3 hours on board the Sampo) 
Swimming event height requirement: minimum 145cm

Bookings: Kemin Matkailu 

Arctic day at the sea 

Snowmobile safari to Sampo Icebreaker incl. cruise and reindeer ride
Our most popular safari takes you through the beautiful frozen sea to a small reindeer camp. At the camp we´ll have a stop where you will hear about the lappish reindeer herding and the life of the reindeer. You can also try driving a reindeer pulled sleigh, and enjoy delicious sandwiches with coffee. After the stop the snowmobile safari continues towards the Icebreaker Sampo that is anchored in the middle of the frozen sea. We will get onboard and the crew will tell us about how the ship functions from the captain's conning to the engine room. We'll witness how the ice that can be up to one meter thick, breaks on the sides of the ship. We will also try winter swimming safely wearing special warm dry suites, and have a meal in the cosy restaurant of Sampo. After the cruise we will continue the snowmobile safari back to Kemi.

Availability: On request Wed-Sat 28.12.2016-15.04.2017 
Duration: 7 h, of which abt.2h snowmobile safari with max 40km
Price: 488 € / person duo drive, 577 € / person solo drive, 293 / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Introduction to snowmobiles

Would you like to try snowmobiling for the first time, but are not sure if you are up to it? Then this is the safari for you! Lapland Safaris guide will teach you how to handle the snowmobile and you will make a short drive to get used to the machine. We use specially adjusted snowmobiles making the driving easier and safer for the first timers. And after this, you are ready for longer safaris!

Availability: Tue, Thu, Sat 28.12.2016–15.4.2017 at 10.00–11.00
Price: 86 € / person duo drive, 138 € / person solo drive, 52 € / child (4-11 years)
Pick up: Hotel Cumulus, Merihovi and Palomestari at 9:40, SnowCastle meeting point at 9:50.

Bookings: Kemin Matkailu

Short and easy - Beginner´s snowmobile safari

This snowmobile safari gives you the feeling of the speedy ride by snowmobiles. Safari will take you to the shimmering, frozen sea.

Availability: Every day at 10.00 – 11.00 and 17.00 – 18.00
Duration: 1h, max 20km
Price: 77 € / person duo drive, 124 € / person single drive, 47 € / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Snowmobile safari and reindeer ride

We put on warm clothes and head by snowmobiles to the frozen sea and towards the reindeer. The friendly reindeer welcome you, and you will get to try driving a reindeer pulled sleigh, and enjoy delicious sandwiches and coffee.

Availability: Every day at 11.00 – 13.30
Duration: 2,5h, max 30km
Price: 147 € / person duo drive, 206 € / person solo drive, 88 € / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobiles

Experience the Arctic night by driving trough the snow-covered forest and on the frozen sea. With a little luck, you will travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis -The Northern Lights -Will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights ans Lapland.

Availability: Mon-Sun 28.12.2016-15.4.2017 at 20:00-22:00
Price: 151 € / person duo drive, 210 € / person solo drive, 91 € / child (4-11 years) 

Bookings: Kemin Matkailu 

Snowmobile safari by night 

We experience the arctic night by driving through the snow-covered forest and on the frozen sea. With a little luck, we have a bright sky - the moon and the stars, maybe even the Aurora Borealis - the northern lights - showing us the way. Sip warm beverages by the campfire and learn more about the northern lights and Lapland.

Availability: Every day at 20:00-22:00
Duration: 2 h, max 30km
Price: 135 € / person duo drive, 195 € / person solo drive, 81 € / child (2-11 years) 

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Ice-fishing trip by snowmobiles 

We will head the snowmobiles to the ice-covered sea. The guide will show us the best places for catching some fish. We will drill a hole in the ice for fishing. We will also make a campfire and have some hot drinks to keep us warm. After a rewarding experience we will take the snowmobiles back to Kemi.

Availability: Every day at 14:30-16:00 
Duration: 1,5h, max 20km
Price: 120 € / person duo drive, 180 € / person solo drive, 72 € / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Forest experience

We will start the snowmobile safari from the frozen sea and carry on to the snowy forest, where you can feel the spirit of Lapland around you. With some luck the sky is clear and the sun is shining. We will enjoy a sausage on the fire with hot beverages and listen to the nature talking to us.

Availability: Every day at 13-16:30
Duration: 3,5h, max 70km
Price: 220 € / person duo drive, 250 € / person solo drive, 132 € / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173
 

Wilderness adventure safari 

We will start the snowmobile safari from frozen sea and head our way towards nature protected area at the forest. There is a great chance to see different animal tracks and with some luck even real animals in the wild. The route will go at the snowy forest and on the half way of the safari we will have a stop with snacks and enjoy the quietness of the nature.

Availability: Every day at 11:00-16:00
Duration: 5h, max 100km
Price: 320 € / person solo drive

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Checking the traditional fishing net 

Driving with the snowmobiles through the beautiful sea with a fishing guide. After half an hour ride we will stop to check a fishing net.
Net fishing is a traditional Finnish fishing method. You're sure to catch fish of many different species with this method.

Net fishing is possible throughout the year. In winter nets are floated under the ice.
During the break hot drink will be served, and then return by snowmobiles back to Kemi.

Availability: Every day at 10:00-11:30
Duration: 1,5 hours, max 20km
Price: 130 € / person duo drive, 190 € / person solo drive, 78 € / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Snowmobile safari to the Swedish border 

We will head the snowmobiles on the ice-covered sea and variable scenery to border between Finland and Sweden. We will cross the border by snowmobiles to Kingdom of Sweden territory, and enjoy a Swedish snack with hot drink. What a unique opportunity to take pictures in two countries at the same time! Return by snowmobiles back to Kemi.

Availability: Every day at 10:00-13:00
Duration: 3 hours, max 60km
Price: 170 € / person duo drive, 230 € / person solo drive, 102 € / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Santa´s safari

This snowmobile safari will take you to the shimmering frozen sea, and gives you the feeling of arctic atmosphere. After the safari you will meet the Santa Claus in his Seaside Office, and enjoy a hot drink.

Availability: Thu-Sat at 14:00-15:30
Duration: 1,5 hour, max 20 km
Price: 95 € / person duo drive, 145 € / person solo drive, 57 € / child (2-11 years)

Bookings: Sea Lapland Safaris, sales@sealaplandsafaris.com, +358 50 301 4173

Booking conditions for all safaris

The reservations should be made 2 days in advance. Programs are organised with min 2 attendants if not otherwise mentioned. 

All safaris include: Thermal outfit, guide services in English, each snowmobile shared by two guest taking turns in driving, fuel, traffic insurance and maintenance.
Requirements: The driver of a snowmobile has to be at least 18 years of age with a drivers license. 
Children: Child price entitles children to a seat in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by the guide. Special condition in safaris by Kemin Matkailu: Children over 140 cm in height are allowed to sit on the snowmobile when paying the adult price.