Summer activities

Guided hikes and activities in the Nuuksio National Park

Guided canoeing experiment 49 / pp, including guide and equipment
Group size 10 persons, incl. taxes
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Combine cottage holiday and amazing summer activities

We arrange a variety of summer activities for our guests. Go for a guided trek to the surrounding Nuuksio National Park or try out canoeing for the first time. All from your cottages door step!

We have selected for you a perfect set of treks and activities that have been proven enjoyable and are very liked by our customers. Our experienced guides will make sure that all adventures are enjoyable.

Experienced local guide at your service

We want you to have the best possible nature experiences when staying with us. We only use experienced guides that ensure your security and take care of your needs.

Hiking trip to Nuuksio National Park

Guided walking trip through the swamps and forests of Nuuksio National Park. Escape the busy life and enjoy the unspoiled Finnish nature. During the trip your guide will tell you stories about area, its history and local beliefs.

Season: spring, summer, fall Group: 1-10 persons Duration: 2h

Forest riding in the national park

When you arrive at the staples, the horses are ready for you. You will go trough the basics of riding safely before heading out to the paths of the Nuuksio National Park. 

Guided ride includes: guide, horses, equipment and transportation if needed.

Season: spring, summer, fall Group: 4-10 persons Duration: 2h

We can arrange longer riding trips for more advanced riders.

Canoeing experiment from your doorstep

Guided canoeing experiment starts, when your guide picks you up from your private pier at your cottage. You will learn the basics of paddling and maneuvering the canoe. You get view the beautiful forest from the serene forest lake.

Included: Guide, canoe and life jackets

Season: spring, summer, fall Group: 1-10 persons Duration: 2h

We also offer more challenging full and half day canoeing excursions to Nuuksio National Park!

Ice sculpting class

You can do ice sculpting all year along! An ice-sculpting professional will teach you the basic tools and techniques of ice-sculpting. You are then divided into small groups and you will get to sculpt the figures of your choosing. This might sound hard, but the results are impressive even for beginners as seen in the picture!

Season: all-year (excl. July) Group: 1-16 persons Duration: 2h

Nature is important to us

We take sustainability and the environment into account in every decision we make and they are one of our key values. Our company was awarded the Green Key sustainability certificate in 2019 and we are committed to following the Finnish State Forest Enterprise's Principles of Sustainable Tourism. We guide and encourage our guests to act likewise. 

Here is Hawkhill´s environment and sustainability policy