WINTER EXPERIENCES

Experience the life of an authentic reindeer farm! Come join us in the early morning feeding of hundreds of reindeer. Take a magical reindeer sleigh-ride around the farm or do it in the evening under the starry sky. Join us in aurora hunt in the farm evening or have a special wild food dinner in our hut. Hear our stories herding the reindeer, wild nature and wildlife. Enjoy the outdoors and learn about the ancient livelihood. Shop our handmade crafts, art and high-quality reindeer products in our farm shop.

Feeding the reindeer

Participate in the breakfast session of hundreds of reindeers. Feed and meet all the pet reindeers of the farm at our corral. Either at 8.30 a.m. or as requested. 

​Price for adults 25 €/person (incl. vat)

Children 2-12 years 15€/person (incl. vat)

Reindeer sleigh-ride

Come take a ride in a sleigh pulled by our reindeer and enjoy the fresh breath of air underneath our warm reindeer hides in a magnificent scenery. The 300m reindeer sleigh-rides take off at the Reindeer Café, located at the top of the ridge overlooking lake Nissinjärvi. Longer 1,5km sleigh-rides take off down by the parking lot. As we welcome bigger groups to our farm, please make a reservation on the phone for a unique and unforgettable reindeer ride of your own.   

The shorter 300m ride 27 € / person

The longer 1,5km ride 59 € / person

Evening sleigh-ride in the dark

​Magical reindeer sleigh-ride in the darkness of our winter wonderland. 1,5km route goes through a dark forest led by a reindeer with you in the warmth of reindeer hides. The wintery nights have their own atmosphere and the ride can be enjoyed with all senses, hear how the sleigh slides on the frozen snow, the reindeer foot steps, winter noises surrounding us as well as the mysterious setting. With a hint of luck we can watch the glorious night sky with millions of stars or maybe the lovely moonlight. 

Price of the evening ride is 69€ (incl. VAT) /person

The program takes about 1h in total

Dinner at the farm

Tasty evening 3-course farm dinner by the Kota in the warmth of open fire. The menu will be planned as wished or chosen from our 4 amazing menu options and special diets taken into notice. People of the farm will be there to entertain with stories about life of reindeer. Of course meeting and feeding the farm reindeer is included in the evening.

Excellent for families and small groups (8-16 persons)

The evening includes 3-course dinner, coffee, feeding reindeer by the corral and visit to the handicrafts workshop.

 

 Price 99€/person

Aurora spotting in the farm night

What a winter night spotting the northern lights with hundreds of reindeer in our company. We walk with lanterns through the reindeer farm in the hopes of spotting the auroras in the starry sky. We visit the corral, where you can hear the reindeer bells in the dark and feed the big herd of hundreds of reindeer. We walk up to a scenic hut with magnificent views, make fire, relax and enjoy hot drinks to keep warm. We share stories about life with the reindeer as well as information about the auroras. We end the night visiting the farm’s own handicraft workshop.

From October to March on order

Duration of the tour 2-3 hours, starting 7 p.m. or 9p.m.

Price 49€ (incl. vat) /person minimum of 4 persons

Work as a farmhand at the Reindeer Farm

There is no work quite like working as a farmhand! Spend an unforgettable holiday in the fresh air as a farmhand at our farm. You will be instructed to the various tasks when it comes to reindeer herding in winter. It is possible to stay from one day to a full week. We can plan your stay together to fulfill your desires.

Price from 100 € / a day (includes all the meals and a number of coffees during the day)

Equipment needed can be rented at the farm.

Reindeer taxi

Book the man of the farm himself to your home or holiday destination at Ruka-Kuusamo region. We offer you a reindeer ride, e.g. from your work to your home, feeding a reindeer and stories spiced up with the local sense of humour. This service can be tailored.

Price 100 € / hour + 15 € / person

Santa Claus with his reindeer

The farm’s Santa comes with his reindeer to the delight of your children, and why not the grown-ups too!

The price will be based on the type of order. Available on Christmas time.

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Welcome to share these moments with us! We can tailor almost all our adventure programs. Feel free to ask more!

 

More info and bookings by calling 

+358 (0)40 5515927/Juha Kujala or email

kujalanporotila@gmail.com

SUMMER EXPERIENCES

Experience the life of an authentic reindeer farm! Come join us in the farm work, meet the newborns, feed our summer reindeer or spot the reindeer in the wilderness in our company! Join the midsummer ear marking festivals or latest the autumn round-ups! Hear our stories herding the reindeer, wild nature and wildlife. Taste local wild foods and delicacies in our hut or have a three course dinner in the summer night. Shop our handmade crafts, jewellery, art and high-quality reindeer products.

Visit our reindeer farm

Join us feeding the reindeer and enjoy the company of the newborn baby reindeer! Our charming mascots also hang about waiting to meet you. Reindeer farmers will tell stories about the reindeer and reindeer year. In the mornings as agreed.

 

Price 20 € / adult

10 € / child 2-12 years

Family price 50€ / 3-5 persons

Duration 1 hour

Meeting place Kujala Reindeer Farm hut, Kemijärventie 131, 93800 Kuusamo

 

During your visit, you are welcome to explore our hadicrafts workshop and shop our unique products; reindeer antler jewelry, art, postcards and other handicrafts. High quality reindeer meat, antlers and reindeer hides also available on spot.

Reindeer spotting

Come and join the farm staff to spot the reindeers, even new-born, super-cute calves. We tour the region where the calves are born in our van and we wander in the beautiful nature with binoculars at hand. Naturally, we will feast on what the nature has to offer us and enjoy coffee made on open fire and other snacks that are included in the price. This is on offer from mid-May till Midsummer.

Price 50€ / person

Duration 2-3 hours

Work as a farmhand at the Reindeer Farm

There is no work as working as a farmhand! Spend an unforgettable holiday in the fresh air as a farmhand at our farm. You will be instructed to the various tasks when it comes to reindeer herding in summer. It is possible to stay from one day to a full week. We can plan your stay together to fulfil your desires.

Price from 100 € / a day (includes all the meals and a number of coffees during the day)

Equipment needed can be rented at the farm.

Earmarking calves on a summer night

Join us and spend a summer night with reindeer herders. The reindeers are gathered into a herd and then put in a corral. Come catch the calves and follow from close range how the marking is done during a nightless night. Evening snacks at the herders’ open fire are included in the price. Booking must be made within a day’s notice. Service available from Midsummer till mid-July. Weather conditions may influence availability.

Price 100€ / person

Duration 5-8h

Autumn round-up

Join us in the autumn round-up in the middle of the wild of Kuusamo. You are guaranteed to see a huge herd of reindeers and you will be able to watch from close range how the herders separate and mark their own calves talking their secretive language among themselves. An open fire will provide you a place to keep warm. A special way to catch a glimpse of this mystical world. Rubber boots recommended (available to rent from us). On offer from October to November. Booking requested. One day’s notice when the event takes place.

Price 50€ / person

Dinner at the farm

Tasty evening 3-course farm dinner by the Kota in the warmth of open fire. The menu will be planned as wished or chosen from our 4 amazing menu options and special diets taken into notice. People of the farm will be there to entertain with stories about life of reindeer. Of course meeting and feeding the farm reindeer is included in the evening.

Excellent for families and small groups (6-16 persons)

The evening includes 3-course dinner, coffee, feeding reindeer by the corral and visit to the handicrafts workshop.

 

 Price 99€/person

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