Lakeland GTE nature experiences

Would you go on an eco-friendly eco-boat for a sunset cruise to Saimaa or a Rokansaari boat trip to the Norppasaari archipelago? Would ice rafting or an electric snowmobile trip be suitable? Then your choice is Lakeland GTE!

The Saimaa experiences of autumn holidays in October 2022

Lots of guaranteed departures in week 42 and affordable lake experiences on request throughout October.
Welcome to Puumala to spend a relaxing nature holiday!

Sunset cruises from Sahanlahti

See the sunset on the Saimaa with a comfortable one-hour cruise on the Ecoboat. The skipper tells the stories of Saimaa and plays "Ilta Saimaa" on the accordion. The ship has a cabin and is sheltered from the weather

  • Duration about 60 minutes
  • Hot juice serving.
  • Guaranteed departures on Saturdays in October (between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., depending on the day) and during the fall holiday week of October 18-22. daily Tue-Sat from 17-18.
  • You can reserve individual seats for guaranteed departures for €19/person. Also at other times by order for groups.
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Boat trip from Sahanlahti to Rokansaari

Experience the enchantment of autumn on a 2-hour guided trip to Puumala's Saimaa ringed seal archipelago and enjoy explore the beautiful Rokansaari esker island, which is Saimaa Geopark geosite. You can reserve individual seats for this guaranteed departure for €40/person.

  • When - on Saturdays in October and during the fall holiday week of October 18-22. daily Tue-Sat 10am-12pm. Also by order for groups at other times.
  • Where - starting point from Sahanlahti resort, address: Lietvedentie 830, Puumala
  • Difficulty level - easy. The trip is suitable for everyone, regardless of age and gender. The service language is Finnish, but if there are foreigners with you, the guide can also speak English
  • Includes a 2-hour guided boat trip to the Saimaa ringed seal archipelago on an open motorboat, boat, coffee in Rokansaari, liability insurance, VAT
  • Own equipment - warm weather-appropriate outdoor clothing.
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Ice floating
When Saimaa wears a frosty veil and the ice cap forms, the beauty of the lake comes out in a different way. Would you take a dip to admire? Ice rafting in Puumala is a winter Saimaa experience like no other. Let's put on the life jackets and jump into the icy stream at the port of Puumala, Sahanlahti or Okkola. You float in the middle of the ice cubes and let the current take you, the feeling is indescribable and wonderful. This program is suitable for all adults (with normal mobility), and in a safe guided program you will experience an unforgettable experience. Ice rafting "Saimaa on the rocks" won't leave anyone cold! Read more and book now for your group (3-12 persons at time).

Excursion with electric snowmobiles
NOVELTY! Experience Saimaa's winter nature comfortably, quietly and effortlessly. A guided excursion on electric eLyly Snowscooters is a fun and safe winter experience in Puumala's Sahanlahti. Driving a snowmobile is easy: if you know how to ride a bicycle, you will learn to drive a snowmobile in no time. Welcome to experience a new kind of winter experience! Read more and reserve a trip for your own group (2-5 persons at time).


Versatile program services and experiences in nature are available all year round. In addition, customized excursions, funny outdoor races or boat taxi services, e.g. for cyclists. See the selection and book your own experience in Saimaa!