Kon-Tiki Tours
has bought the business of Lapland Leisure Tours (Lapin Lomamatkat) from 1 January 2019
sampo roi1 SAMPO ICE BREAKER CRUISE, from Rovaniemi
The mighty Icebreaker Sampo operates on the northern Gulf of Bothnia out of Kemi in Finnish Lapland. After serving for 30 years in demanding Arctic waters the vessel has been given a new, more fascinating task – to give unforgettable experiences for eager winter adventures ! Once on board the Sampo, passengers have a presentation about the ship and guided tour takes you to the massive engine room and bridge.  A meal is served in a ship’s cosy restaurant. And in the middle of largest ice field in Europe, you can drop into the sea and float ! Of course, warmly in the survival suit. After this unique experience, ship's Captain presents the certificates for you. Price includes: Return coach transfer Rovaniemi – Kemi, safari equipment, ship’s program: on board guided tour, arctic swim and diploma, lunch on board. Duration 8 hours
The day starts with a snowmobile safari from Kemi across the ice fields to Sampo Icebreaker where the crew welcomes you on board for a memorable cruise. On board M/S Sampo the program consists of ship presentation, visiting the engine room and the bridge, lunch in the ship’s cozy restaurant, and a possibility for ”arctic swim” (please note:  “arctic swim” for adults only!). The Captain hands the passengers an icebreaking diploma upon disembarkation.  Back to Kemi with snowmobiles after the voyage.
Duration:  6 hours (Snowmobile driving 2 hours/ max. 40 km)
Departure at 11:00 hrs for the daytime cruise and at 16:00 hrs for evening cruise.
During this 1-hour safari you'll be driving along the vast ice fields of the Bothnian Sea, “the Sea of Lapland”.  A photo stop will be made during the trip so that you can admire the landscape.
Duration: 1 hour/max. 20 km