Kukkola Rapids to the Tornio city
River safaris down the Tornionjoki river on the Kuohu raft
Tornionjoki river is the biggest free-flowing river in Europe in which whitefish and salmon spawn. The Kuohu raft - is wooden-decked raft reminiscent of the traditional timber logging rafts. The raft is large enough to hold twelve passengers - even through whitewater rapids.
Kukkola Rapids to the Tornio City
After braving the wild waters of the Kukkola Rapids on a 12-person raft, the safari continues along calmer parts of the Tornionjoki river to the town centre of Tornio.
The safari lasts three hours and includes food eaten on board. Traditional salmon soup is prepared and served during the trip.
LOCATION: Our base of operations is the Pohjolan Pirtti, Nordic Safarihouse at the Kukkolankoski,15 km from Tornio city to north road E8.
See the NordicHouse logation in googlemaps
SEASON: from June to August.
TRIP LENGTH: 15 km and it's taking 3 hours.
RAPIDS: Class I - III (summer) and Class IV & V (spring tide) depending on river levels.
Price is 135€ per person
Price include: all necessary rafting equipment, waterproof clothing, rubber boots, life jackets, helmets.
We use licensed river guides.
Reservations: Please call us +358 400 692301 or send e-mail; firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your trip date
Tour Duration: ^ 3 hours
Group Size: min. 12 person
Destination(s): Finland / Sweden - borderline
Specialty Categories: rafting, river safari, historic area, great views
Season: from June to July ( August)
Tour is also Customizable.
Need to pick up? Please call tel. +358 400 692 301 or send e-mail email@example.com
The activities are in accordance of the guidelines provided by Association for Finnish Paddling and Rapids-Shooting Business for safety and use of boats used in shooting the rapids. Safari participants are expected to be in normal physical condition and of at least 15 years of age; a person under 18 years of age may participate shooting the rapids with their parent. The participants should ensure that their insurance also covers possible damages sustained while shooting the rapids. Nordic Safaris has a certified quality system and safety and environmental management system based on the standard SFS-EN ISO 9001:2000. Weather conditions and changes in water depth may change schedules or routes on the rapids, or prevent shooting the rapids altogether. We reserve the right to makealterations.
- The Northern Polar lights, Aurora Borealis
- Spring and "springtime"
- Salmon salar in the Torne River
- The Polar Night
- In Kukkola village - Autumn is time for River Lampreys