Explore an amethyst mine winter experience
Activities

Explore an amethyst mine winter experience

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Dutch , Finnish , Chinese
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit an amethyst mine and dig for your own gemstone
  • Enjoy a ride in a snowcat with beautiful panoramic views
  • Try a delicious local Lappish BBQ lunch
  • Learn about the mining industry from your local guide
What to expect

Take the unique opportunity to visit a gemstone mine. Hop in the snowcat and enjoy a ride up a snowy mountain with beautiful panoramic views of the Finnish wild nature. Listen to the owner who will explain you everything you want to know about the mine and the mining process.

After you get the chance to look for your own lucky amethyst. To finish off you will enjoy a delicious local Lappish BBQ lunch with some fish soup, reindeer sandwich and sausages. As a souvenir you get to keep a lucky amethyst for yourself.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Snow train return transport
    • Visit and entry to an amethyst mine
    • Amethyst mine excavation tools
    • Small amethyst souvenir gift (one that fits in a closed fist)
    • Campfire BBQ including pork sausage, fish soup, blueberry tea
    • English-speaking tour guide
    • Finnish, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish or Chinese speaking guide upon request
    • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel within a 16km radius of Rovaniemi city center
    What's not included
    • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel outside a 16km radius of Rovaniemi city center available for a small fee
    Reduced price
    • Infant (0-4 years): free
    • Child (4-14 years): reduced
    Where
    • Pick-up from Rovaniemi hotels only
    Meeting point:

    Check HERE the full list of pick-up locations in Rovaniemi. Please keep in mind that If your hotel is not mentioned on the list and you still wish to arrange the pick-up you will have to pay an extra fee on site.

    What to remember
    • A minimum of 2 persons per tour is required for this tour
    • Children under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Vegetarian and vegan meal options are available, please contact the local operator
    • Remember to dress according to the weather and wear warm, wind and rainproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes
    • Pick-up is available for free within a 16km radius of Rovaniemi, outside the radius pick-up is available for an extra fee. Please be ready 10-minutes before pick-up time
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    When
    • Daily at 9.00am
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    Provider
    NORDIC UNIQUE TRAVELS OY
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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