One of the most sought after animal sightings in the world and most popular wildlife tour options; Bear Watching in Finland offers you the unique opportunity to discover the magnificent Brown Bears of the Wild Taiga Forest for yourself. Nature lovers will adore the chance to observe these mighty creatures up close from carefully concealed hides while photography enthusiasts are treated to the once-in-a-lifetime to chance to take some truly iconic wildlife photos as they venture into the animals’ natural habitat.
Bear Watching : Finland
A Whole New Discovery
Famous around the world as one of the pinnacles of wildlife watching holidays, the African Big Five now have some competition! The Big Five of Scandinavia includes some of the most incredible creatures to be seen from land and sea and provides a totally new challenge to those looking to spot the world’s iconic animals. Wolverines, eagles, wolves, whales and, of course, bears make Scandinavia’s Big Five. Take the chance to spot several of them when Bear Watching in Finland with the Mighty Fine Company and take a step closer to observing the set as you search for not only bears, but wolves, wolverines and eagles too!
The Best of Finland
Ensure you get the most from your time Bear Watching in Finland by indulging in our range of activities available. Explore the exquisite scenery of the region on a relaxing hiking excursion or opt for something more active and venture out on a mountain bike as you experience this exhilarating pursuit in truly rugged terrains. You could also choose a water-based expedition and embark on a canoeing adventure down the river, taking in the magnificent sights of Finland as you master this exciting activity. You can, of course, choose to simply unwind during your leisure time, perhaps relaxing in your accommodation or take a slow walk around the easier paths of the surrounding area.
The Midnight Sun
During the summer months, Finland is treated to the incredible phenomenon of the Midnight Sun. The huge increase in daylight hours results in the unique opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures at night without any loss of visibility. See the Wild Taiga Forest come to life at night like never before as you go Bear Watching in Finland under the Midnight Sun.
Renowned for its fantastic opportunities for Bear Watching, Finland has yet another intriguing aspect that can be explored on these tours. Perfectly situated for a visit to Raate, you will have the incredible option to discover the sites of numerous World War II battles before heading on to the Frontier Guard Museum, providing a unique glimpse of modern history. For those of you looking for something more ancient, the 4000 year old rock paintings at Värikalliot offer an unrivalled insight into the region’s fascinating past.
So Much to See
If the creatures sighted during your time in the hide only whet your appetite for iconic animal observations, you’re ideally located to take a trip to the Ranua Zoo, home to an exceptional selection of northern creatures. You also have the chance to visit the Petola Nature Centre and uncover learn more about the unseen lives of the Wild Taiga’s inhabitants.
Ready to Book?
Rightfully renowned for Bear Watching, Finland has plenty to offer all its wildlife loving visitors. If you’re eager to begin your journey of discovery, or are still deciding which adventure is right for you, our experienced travel advisers are on hand to provide any information or booking assistance you need.