Guided paddling tour in Koitajoki, Ilomantsi

Paddle in silent and diverse nature of Koitajoki

Ilomantsi, Finland
Available in Finnish and English
5 hours
10 spots per experience
May - August
Regular price: 80 €
Children: 50 €

What are we going to do

Come and experience the river Koitajoki and the silence and beautiful surroundings next to Kesonsuo in our guided and relaxed paddling tour. Koitajoki has long history of its own, and during the 3 hour paddling trip you will hear some of it. Koitajoki is easy river to canoe and is suitable also for inexperienced paddlers and families.

We'll paddle slowly enjoying versatile nature, silence and sounds as well stories from past. Along this 12 km route there are swamps, forests, small fishing cabins, and even some houses. The tour starts form Huhus boat shore and we will paddle until Lylykoski camping site. During the trip we'll have a break and enjoy snacks and coffee.

Before starting off, we'll go through the basics of paddling and safety issues. You can choose single kayak, double kayak or canoe for two (additional seat for third person).

Finally we pack the cars and head back to the starting point.

Upcoming events

10 spots available

10 spots available

10 spots available


This route is easy to paddle so no prior experience is required; you might have tried paddling long ago, are ready to try it now, or you just want to experience a relaxed paddling tour in the middle of silent, diverse and beautiful North-Karelia nature.

Just arrive to the tour starting place with suitable and flexible clothing, possibly swimming suit and water to drink.

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