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Ice-Floating Experience by Olavinlinna Castle in Savonlinna provided by Lakeland GTE

Ice-Floating Experience by Olavinlinna Castle in Savonlinna

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Overview
Try out a unique winter extreme experience in Savonlinna. Jump in the freezing water and let the stream bring you like a cork right in front of the old Olavinlinna Castle. This is a safe, guided ice-floating session in frozen water wearing a dry waterproof rescue suit.
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Departure Point
Mustan Virran panimobaari, Riihisaari, 57130 Savonlinna, Finland
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Light refreshments
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • You will use MAS II rescue suits in floating and 12 suits are available: (8pcs M for 170-188cm tall /chest max 112cm/waist max 100cm, 3pcs L for 176-205 tall /chest max 136cm/waist max 124cm, 2pcs XL for 176-205cm tall /chest max 144cm/waist max 132cm Depending on your size, 1-12 persons can participate at the same time).
  • Suitable for healthy persons between 15-60 years of age who can swim
  • If you wish to start the activity at any other time than 2 pm, please contact your local provider at the time of booking.
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nita wrote a review Mar 2021
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Floating in front of the northenmost medieval stone castle still standing, the castle of Olavinlinna, in freezing winter weather looking at the sky and stars is an experience to remember! Even though it was -15C it was not cold at all, on the contrary, due to the fact that the
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Responded 5 Mar 2021
Thank you for your kind review. Great evening it was and it was good to have you ! cheers Arto
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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