Deserted Island Excursion, 1 night

Vuokatti Safaris

Once you are in Finland, you’ll see why it is called The Land of the Thousand Lakes. Vuokatti is surrounded by lakes and is part of Lakeland Finland where the lakes are many and people are few.

Deserted Island Excursion, 1 night

This excursion will take you to one of the secluded lakes, to the roads less travelled, where you will experience Finnish nature on your own. When there is no traffic, no people, no electricity – you will feel the nature on all your five senses; nature looks brighter and more colorful, food by open-fire tastes different and better, you can hear waves at the shore, smell the nature without distractions and feel the clean and fresh air through your body.

Programme information

15.5 - 30.9
1 night
Price includes:
1 night accommodation in traditional yurt with sleeping bags and camp bed, transfers as mentioned in the program, snacks, dinner, breakfast, safari guide for the whole excursion, fishing poles etc. if needed.

Detailed program


Day 1
Your experience starts just after noon when Safari guide will pick you up from your accommodation. You will travel approximately 15minutes by car to shore where you will proceed to the boats. You can take a pick between canoe or Finnish traditional rowing boat to get to the island. Cosy and peaceful paddling or rowing to the island Honkinen where you will spend the next night. After accommodating yourselves in traditional traditional yurts, guide will teach you skills you need in wilderness by setting a fire with your help. You will cook a small snack by the fire before exploring the island with the guide. Depending on the time of the summer/autumn, your guide will show and teach you about edible berries, mushrooms and flora which can be found on the island. You can spend the evening by your wishes – swimming, fishing, relaxing or taking a stroll and exploring the nature. Dinner will be set up with the help of the guide by open-fire. You will enjoy traditional Finnish delicacies: sautéed game meat, potatoes, lingonberry jam and pickled cucumbers. Before setting off to bed, enjoy the Midnight Sun and sense the nature as it wakes up for the night.

Day 2
Waking up on a deserted island is an experience itself - to hear the birds, smell the morning dew and feel the weather. After breakfast some time for last swim or walk in the nature before packing your bags and heading back to Vuokatti. You will be energized, refreshed and in peace after escaping to the middle of the wildlife.

Vuokatti Safaris
Suvikkaantie 1, FI-88610 Vuokatti, +358 (0)40 9115 323,,
392 €
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