Lapland Snow Shoeing

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Scrunch your way through the snow in these handy shoes. See how the Sámi people have been using them for generations sitting in snowshoes at sunset

Available with

Santa's Magic Santa's Aurora 2 night trip 3 night trip

Duration

1-2 hours

Pricing

from £38 per adult. from £25 per child (6 to 11 years).

A perfect activity for families who love to be active and outdoors. Explore some of the most spectacular and untouched spots of Lapland. 

Snow-shoes spread your weight over a wider area, letting you walk through deeper snow without sinking too far. The indigenous Sámi people used similar shoes for hunting trips, to help them get around in tricky terrain.

Santa's Magic - duration and pricing

The duration of the experience is 1 hour and prices are £38 per adult (12+) and £25 per child (6-11). 

Santa's Aurora - duration and pricing

The duration of the experience is 2 hours and prices are £64 per adult (12+) and £47 per child (6-11). 

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Modern snow-shoes

They’re now used for fun and you can experience snowshoeing for yourself - use the straps to secure them to your boots. You’ll have two ski poles to help you balance, so you can concentrate on the nature and the beauty around you.

Before you set off, we’ll explain exactly how the snow-shoes work and the best techniques.

  • Snow-shoeing is generally slower than walking, but they let you go where you like - uphill, downhill or into fresh snow.
  • Using snow-shoes is easy. All you need is reasonable balance and your thermal suit, which you’ll get when you arrive in Lapland.
  • If you’re a beginner, it’s best to stick to the marked trails.
  • If you feel like making fresh tracks through deep and unbroken snow, you could climb a small peak for some fantastic views, but your guide will be with you the whole time.
  • There are different snowshow styles but most have spikes on the bottom to avoid slipping and will let your heel move up and down to make it easier to walk. The snow-shoe is also turned up at the front for going downhill.

How to book our snow-shoeing adventure

Book at the same time as your holiday, after you've booked via 'Manage Your Booking' or call us.

Explore more of our magical adventures

  • Skiing in Lapland

Skiing

3 hours

Available with

Santa's Magic Santa's Aurora 3 night trip
from £68 per adult. from £57 per child (7 to 16 years). from £35 per child (6 years and under).
Find out more
  • Northern lights in Lapland

Northern Lights Adventures

2 hours

Available with

Santa's Magic Santa's Aurora 2 night trip 3 night trip
from £101 per adult. from £79 per child (4 to 11 years).
Find out more

No one knows how to make Christmas more magical

The Complete Lapland Package
Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.
Snow Guarantee
Seeing Lapland in the snow is all part of the experience, so if we decide that there’s not enough snow, you can change your travel dates, within the same season, or get a full refund.
The Perfect Location
A remote spot in the far north of Finland, 200km above the Arctic Circle among the snowy trees of Saariselkä.
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