Activities All Year Round

Kota cooking - Cooking by the fire

We welcome you to prepare a gourmet meal in a traditional Lappish hut ”Kota,” with the help of the Klubi hostesses. The secrets of cooking on the open flame are revealed at Helekuta Hut. In the age-old tradition of Kuusamo, salmon and other local fish in season are cooked into a delicious meal.

Incl. the use of "Kota", hut, materials, guidance and manuals.
Duration 3-4 hours
Price 80 €/person, 40 €/child 4-10 years

Evening with friends

Every day is a good day to get your friends together and have a party. An evening of comfort and fun is easy to organise – just lean back and let us take care of the arrangements. You and your friends can focus on having a lovely evening together in the relaxing surroundings of IKK.

Get-together min. 6 people. 
Incl. sauna, toiletries, towels, swimming place and dinner.

Ice racing with rally cars

Racing with rally cars on the frozen lake ice is great fun! At Isokenkäisten Klubi we have three genuine rally cars complete with roll cages and studded tyres. There is one car at the time on the race track. The race includes one test lap and two timed laps, after which the fastest driver is announced.
There is a Lappish hut at the race track where warm drinks are served. Snacks can also be ordered there in advance.

In case of an accident the driver is liable to pay an excess fee of the damages.

Russian Dinner on the Eastern Border

The Russian style of dining is plentiful, long and enjoyed with vodka!

Zakuskas play a leading role in a Russian menu. This is exactly how our Russian Feast is served at Restaurant Klubi, located by the Russian border. The Restaurant Klubi hostesses Sirpa and Katja will tell you about life and food traditions on the border zone. Together with our delicious food you will experience an authentic Russian-inspired atmosphere and enjoy a few sips of Vodka. Our Russian Feast of four courses starts with a glass of sparkling wine.

Winter day spent fishing

Duration 3-4 hours

The fishing guide will take our guests to good fishing sites to try ice-fishing and check the nets already placed under the ice. We start the trip by getting into appropriate gear, and then we take kick sleds and kick away to the lake ice. The usual catch is perch, pike, roach, ide, whitefish or burbot. This in an excellent activity for families and groups. The fishing trip lasts 3-4 hours.

Snowshoe hike through the white forest

5 km, about 1 hour

Our snowshoe trail takes you through the quiet and glimmering snow-covered forest.  On the way we will stop here and there to explore animal tracks. Even in winter, life goes on in the forest, under the thick cover of snow. You guide will give instructions and tell you about snowshoeing before we start for the woods. The five-kilometre hike lasts approximately one hour.

Russian day in the wilderness near the Russian border

HIking, smoke sauna and Russian dinner

Adventure on the eastern border begins with a visit to the border zone between Finland and Russia. During the trip we will stop to enjoy the beautiful, old forests of the northern taiga. A hike to the peak of Kuntivaara Hill takes 45 minutes.  During the hike the guide tells you about the plants and animals of the forest. From the top opens an amazing view over Finland and Russia. On top of Kuntivaara Hill you can only marvel at the scenery and listen to the sounds of silence.  A delicious picnic lunch is served in a Lappish hut, by an open fire.

Snowmobile Safaris

In cooperation with our partners in Ruka-Kuusamo area, we organize memorable snowmobile safaris tailored to suit the interests of your group. There are 500 kilometres of maintained snowmobile tracks in the magnificent Kuusamo wilderness. The network of tracks extends to the Isokenkäisten Klubi area.

Hike to the peak of Kuntivaara Hill

Hiking about 3 hours

This guided hike takes you close to the Russian border, to the top of Kuntivaara Hill (460 m). The trail takes you along small forest paths and footbridges, through old growth forest. From the top opens a breath-taking view which reaches all the way to Russia. We will have a picnic lunch in a Lappish hut by an open fire, high above the rainbow. This five-kilometre, three-hour hike is suitable for everybody. The best hiking season is in spring, summer and autumn.

Team recreation activities at Klubi

1,5 -2 hours

The fun-filled adventure track at Klubi will speed up your holiday or enliven a conference day. Our activities include exciting and amusing exercises in the midst of the rugged northern wilderness. The content of the event varies from season to season, and it is specially tailored for each group. The adventure track event lasts 1.5-2 hours.

Exciting bear watching evening

In the wilderness, near the Russian border, you will get an experience you'll never forget. Accompanied with our expert guide, you will encounter bears and other wild animals eye to eye in the wild.

Valid May - August

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