My wonderful trips already include a whole host of fantastic adventures and activities, but there’s always time for more, especially with the extra ‘Adventures Day’ on my Santa’s Spectacular 4-day breaks. Choose from my selection here to make the absolute most of your trip and I would recommend booking in the UK in advance for extra savings and to make sure you don’t miss out on…
An unforgettable adventure, zooming through snowfields, woodland and across frozen lakes, finishing around a camp-fire for a warming mug of hot berry juice.
Family Safari (approx 1 hour) with two adults per snowmobile, and children in a special sled pulled behind the guide’s snowmobile.
Adults £59 / Children 4-11 years £49 / Saving £20 each on normal prices in resort! / Adult-only Safari (approx 2 hours) – £75 (min 2 passengers, 1 adult £99) Saving £10 each on normal prices in resort!
My toboggans are available in Saariselkä on free loan from outside of your hotel or cabin. There is also a lovely long purpose-built toboggan-run, as well as public areas used by younger children.
Snuggle under blankets as my reindeer pull your sleigh through Lapland’s winter wonderland scenery. This quiet and magical ride lasts half an and is ideal for families or as a romantic sleigh ride for two. It is a perfect way of seeing my homeland in its natural beauty, covered in deep pristine snow.
Adults £79 / Children 2-11 years £61 / Saving £10 each on normal prices in resort!
Due to a special combination of circumstances, the Northern Lights have been shining at their brightest levels seen for 50 years and this was predicted by my expert friends at NASA!
For those of us that witnessed these amazing natural phenomena known as the Aurora Borealis, they are special moments.
So why don’t you go in search of the Northern Lights this Christmas and take one of my early evening snowmobile expeditions?
This Family Safari (approx 1 ½ hours) includes a camp-fire break for a warming drink in a quiet uninhabited location, ideal for viewing the skies above whilst your guide explains the magnificence of this natural light display.
Two adults share a snowmobile whist children travel in a special sled pulled behind the guide’s snowmobile.
Adults £75 (min 2 passengers, 1 adult £95) / Children 4-11 years £59 / Saving £20 each on normal prices in resort!
If my included husky sled-ride whets your appetite, this one-hour trip gives you longer to thrill to ‘driving’ your own team of huskies through the pristine landscape.
Adults £85 / Children 2-11 years £65 / Saving £10 each on normal prices in resort!
Saariselkä’s ski-slopes are ideal for beginners, or for intermediates wanting a quick ‘blast’! (Only available on my Santa Spectacular 4-day breaks.)
For a two hour session including equipment-hire and lift-pass:-
Adults £49 / Children 6-12 years £39 / Children under 6 £29 / Tuition – 90 minutes with private instructor / 1 person £43 / 2 persons £29pp / 3+ persons £22pp
An ideal way to explore the tranquillity of Lapland’s pristine winter wonderland.
Adults £29 / Child 6-11years £19
Dates and times
My helpers will not normally pre-arrange any Optional Lapland Adventures for your arrival afternoon or evening, in order to allow you time to settle in, get your bearings and perhaps go tobogganing or explore the resort together, but on subsequent days there is time to enjoy extra activities, as per the guidelines shown to the right.
Santa’s Magic 3-day breaks: The Northern Lights Adventure usually takes place on the second evening, and on your final morning you could enjoy one of the other adventures shown on these pages (except downhill skiing).
Santa’s Spectacular 4-day breaks: There is ample time on the ‘Adventure Day’ for an optional extra adventure both morning and afternoon, and another if you wish on the morning of your last day. The Northern Lights Adventure usually takes place on the evening of your ‘Adventure Day’.
All prices and durations shown include transport to and from wherever you are staying (except downhill skiing). All details regarding exact timings will be confirmed to you on arrival in your resort. Please note that Santa’s Lapland acts as the selling agent for the supplier of excursions and activities. Please see Booking Conditions for further important information.
My Special Lapland Check-List
|Items to check||
What I offer
What some other companies offer
|Meeting Santa||Guaranteed Private Family Meeting||In a large group|
|Reindeer sleigh ride||7-10 minute ride in the snowy woods||A 2-minute 'taster' ride|
|Husky sled-ride||15-minute ride driving yourselves||2-minutes around a small loop|
|Snowmobile sleigh-ride||Included for everybody||Not included|
|My Elves and Igloo Fantasia||Fun and Games with my Elves in my Igloo||Not included|
|My Artistic Igloo||Admire my Elves ice sculptures and enjoy a drink||Not included|
|The resort||The magical, natural spirit of Lapland||Commercialised and busy|
|Places to stay||The best hotels and Christmas cabins||Business hotels|
|Resort helpers||My own helpers and Rangers||Limited help or just agents|
|Child reductions||FREE places and low low prices||Small, token reductions|
|Airport Transfers||Short 25-minute coach-ride||Up to 3 hours in some cases!|