What To Expect
Explore the charming and vibrant city of Helsinki in a self-guided cycling tour. Discover what the city has to offer in one or two activity filled days around the city. See the city during our tour from its coastline, the Vantaa River to the northern suburbs of Helsinki!
On this tour, we will have three different activity stops the first being the super popular activity of Stand up paddle boarding or SUP boarding at the best beach in Helsinki, Hietaniemi Beach. Learn the basics with the SUP instructor, after which you can go try out your skills in the sea!
The next activity stop is the high tree rope course at Zippy Adventure Park located in Helsinki's city center. have an exhilarating time as you move from tree to tree at a height of 1 to 20 meters using zip-lines, trapezes, climbing walls, ladders, loops and swings! The difficulty of each course varies so there is always a new challenge waiting for you!
The last activity stop for the tour is kayaking along the Vantaa River. Paddle up the river and enjoy the beauty of the river's coastline and get to survey the city and it's inhabitants from the riverbanks.
You will begin our day from the rental shop in the Katajanokka neighborhood. Go cycling along the coastline to Hietaniemi Beach where you will have your first activity stop for the day, SUP boarding at the beach. Learn the basics of SUP boarding and then try it out on your own. You will then have a short lunch break and continue on cycling along the coastline to Tali.
On your destination is the second activity for the day, the high tree rope course at Zippy Adventure Park. Climb to different heights and challenge yourself with the different difficulty levels. After conquering the high tree rope course, go cycling in the city to the Vantaa River where you will go kayaking. Go up north from the starting point and enjoy the nature and scenery of the Vantaa River.
After kayaking, you will cycle to Vanhakaupunki bay, to the place where Helsinki was originally located. You will then have time for a stopover for snacks and then take the coastline route back to Katajanokka where your tour concludes.
Bicycle with 3 gears
Waterproof pannier, map holder or smartphone dock
Route map and route plan with photos
Board and paddle
Basic training for stand up paddle boarding and high tree rope course
Safety helmet for high tree rope course
Continuous belay system
Transportation to and from departure point
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Participants must be at least 140 cm to join this tour. Children below the age of 18 may join the tour only if accompanied by adults.
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