Snowmobile safari to Sampo *BESTSELLER*

     This is the most our popular safari! 

Snowmobile safari   including cruise on  Icebreaker Sampo. 

     The snowmobile safari runs throught the frozen sea  towards the Icebreaker Sampo that is anchored in the middle of  Gulf of Bothnia . The diesel   Icebreaker Sampo runs at the Sea Lapland.  This sea vessel is the only one in the world   Isebreaker operated for tourists.   After serving  in  Arctic waters this vessel has been given a new, more fascinating task – to give the remarkable experiences to eager winter adventurers.

    During the 4-hour cruise you will have the  tour on board  of   the icebreaker visiting its  the engine cabine  up to the captain’s bridge.   You’ll see  how the one meter thick ice  breaks on the sides of the ship.    The isebreaker will stop for one hour  and you’ll have the  unique chance  to swim in icy  sea water. You will be dressed on impermeable survival warm dry suites!     A delicious  lapland lunch will be is served in the  cozy Sampo’ s  Arctic Restaurant.

  Before returning  the captain will award  in honor of this journey   the each cruise participant  “The Sampo Icebreaker Certificate”.    After the cruise we will go by snowmobiles back to Kemi

    This  your life experience will be unforgettable! 

Book your spot for Safari online

Price:                       460 Euro/person duo drive

                                 549 Euro/person solo drive

                                  276 Euro / 3-11 years old child (- 40% off from the price)

                                  0-2 child old – free of charge

 Minimum:                2 persons

Duration:                  6 hour (which includes  2 hours snowmobile safari  and  4 hours cruise)

Time:                        12.00 – 17.30

                                  Wed-Sat

Distance  of snowmobile   safari    – max 30 km

The snowmobile safari starts at the Safari House where you will be provided  the  complete  snowmobile equipment .

The price includes:

  • snowmobile safari from Kemi-Sampo-Kemi (including safari equipment:: snowmobile suit, wool socks, snowmobile boots, mittens, balaclava and a helmet. )
  • Icebreaker Sampo cruise
  • guided tour around the ship
  • swimming/floating in the sea, survival suits provided
  • please note(!) that for swimming/floating minimum height is 145 cm
  • the lunch
  • please note: if the lunch  is not chosen by customer advance, in this case lunch will be creamy salmon soup
  • Sampo Icebreaker Certificate

 

 

The lunch includes: creamy salmon soup or cheesy reindeer soup,  bread with butter,   coffee/tea.

Vegetarian choice: creamy coconut-carrot soup.

Location: Kemi

         TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Booking conditions:

  • The reservations should be made in advance preferably 90 days before cruise. Sampo activity is very popular and many dates fully booked 1 year before departure.
  • for your reservations,  please provide us the following information for each participant: forename, surname, gender, nationality, and the date of birth.
  • seats on Icebreaker Sampo can be booked as a part of package, which includes the other activity or/and accommodation in Sea-Lapland area..
  • Programs are organised with min 2 attendants.
  • You will be picked up by Taxari Travel guide from your hotel.
  • The driver of the snowmobile should be at least 18 years old with a valid driving licence.

Children

  • Child discount on snowmobile programs is applicable for 3-11 years old.
  •   0-2 child old – free of charge
  • Children get  40% off from the prices.

Guiding

  • Safaris and excursions can be guided in English/Finnish
  • You will be picked up by Taxari Travel guide from your hotel

Insurance

  • The driver of the snowmobile should be at least 18 years old with a valid driving licence.
  • Snowmobiles are insured according to the Finnish Traffic Insurance Act.
  • Personal travel insurance is recommended.
  • Driver’s self-risk for snowmobile vehicle damages is max € 800 /accident case.

Thermal clothing

  • Snowmobile safari guests will be completely equipped with thermal clothing: overalls, boots and socks, undercaps, gloves and helmets.
  •  Floating

  • Due to safety reasons  only about 15 clients are allowed to go floating at the same time. Your personal floating time is noted in the tailored cruise timetable you will receive upon arrival.Swimming/floating event is voluntary but we highly recommend it for its utterly unique experience.
  • Please note the for swimming/floating minimum height is 145 cm.
  • The cruise staff will  help each client to dress up the impermeable survival suit. Please remember: in the middle of the icy sea    you be able   only  to  float,  but not   to swim!  The staff will be close to you  all time.

Weather conditions

  • Snowmobile safaris are subject to change due to weather conditions. As a responsible safari organiser Taxari Travel Agency Ltd reserves the right to change the routing, pricing and the duration of the excursions without prior announcement.

Pricing

  • All prices are quoted in Euro (€) and include Finland’s Value Added Tax.

Confirmation

  • When the reservation is confirmed, 30% proforma invoice will be charged. Reservation is confirmed when the first payment is made.
  • In case the 30% deposit is not received in due date, we have the right to cancel the reservation.

Terms of payment

  • 30% deposit to be charged when confirming the booking
  • 70% advance payment is due 4 weeks prior to the arrival

Cancellation rules

  • More than 31 days prior to arrival – 10% reservation fee to be charged.
  • 30-14 days prior the arrival: 50% from the total amount to be charged
  • Less than 14 days prior the arrival: 100% from the total amount to be charged