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Wilderness Safaris Saariselka

Lutontie 3 | Santas Hotel Tunturi, Gielas hote, Saariselka 99830, Finland
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Not what we expected

We didn't start off well unfortunately, I had booked online and noted pickup from Hotel Tunturi... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
candybubbles
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Gladstone, Australia
Reindeer adventure

We booked the reindeer adventure 4 h. We started at 10 o clock but it is advised that you come... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Nadine P
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Welcome to Wilderness Safaris Saariselka! We are specialized for Northern Lights tours and photographing. We offer unique aurora camps including Aurora photographer-guide in all trips. Day time activities like snowmobile safaris, snowshoeing, ice fishing, reindeer farm visit and ride with sledge pulled by reindeer, Siida museum visit and private safaris from reguest.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lake inari” (4 reviews)
“took pictures” (4 reviews)
“top class” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lutontie 3 | Santas Hotel Tunturi, Gielas hote, Saariselka 99830, Finland

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We didn't start off well unfortunately, I had booked online and noted pickup from Hotel Tunturi - and had even spoken on the phone to them to confirm this was possible. I arrived early at the reception, confirming with the receptionist (of my own hotel)...More

Thank candybubbles
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We booked the reindeer adventure 4 h. We started at 10 o clock but it is advised that you come half an hour early to get dressed and get started. Our tour was with an other couple and a family of three. First you learn...More

1  Thank Nadine P
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Thanks Yani for a night never to forget. We saw the northern lights dance across the sky and it was a wonderful experience. The fire was warming on a freezing night with a hot juice. Would recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I was lucky enough to see the Northern lights with Wilderness Safaris Saariselka not once but twice during my stay in the Lapland. The first was with the 'Northern Lights Between Two Countries' tour which was such an amazing experiences, the lights waited until the...More

1  Thank Nyssa L
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

It was December 2015 that me and my partner did the Snowmobile tour, I have only just recently signed up for TripAdvisor so that's the reason for the delayed review... Anyway, so me and my partner shopped around the local area for who could do...More

Thank RudsysReviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We signed up for Aurora hunting at Lake Inari. Unfortunately, it was snowing during the day we had our excursion and there was no light. The guide (an elderly gentleman) was friendly and knowledgeable enough to explain the weather as well as sharing details about...More

Thank Christina_tanky
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

The best place to stay in Saariselkä for sure! I ended up extending my stay simply for the amazing staff they've got. Markku, the "crazy boy from Lapland", is clearly very passionate about what he does and it shows in the quality of service his...More

3  Thank Pushnik89
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Myself and my daughter did an evening northern lights trip with this company. From the off it seemed disorganised and we were the only people on the trip, so the guide brought along his lady friend! Lots of time was wasted as he gathered up...More

2  Thank UKCarolineH
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

WE had an amazing experience with our guide, Visa who made a dream come true forMy daughter and I. Though we had some cloudy skies Visa found some open space and Mother Nature did the rest. Would highly recommend this company.

Thank GailAussietraveller
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly and efficient provision of winter clothing for our Santa's Lapland trip. In and out in 5 minutes .... simples!!!!

Thank Iain M
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SansTrip
7 June 2017|
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Response from RudsysReviews | Reviewed this property |
As long as they have snow on the ground. Then they'll be working. Very hard working people so I'm sure they will be :)
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swiss0723
28 February 2017|
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Response from Pushnik89 | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there but hopefully, I can answer your questions! You can book private tours with the guides although they are more expensive than the regular snowmobile safaris. However, I highly recommend a private tour... More
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