Experience Water

How do you prefer your water experience: enjoying the luxury of a minicruise on the Crater Lake, exploring the riverine landscape during a canoeing trip on the Välijoki river, relaxing in the quiet of a fishing trip or would you rather rent a water scooter and let it all out? We Finns love water recreation and the Crater Lake district offers plenty of activities!

Guidebook to the Paddlers' Tar Route
Soini - Alajärvi - Vimpeli -  Lappajärvi - Evijärvi

Five rivers and five lakes form a 200 kilometer long paddling route. Click to open the guidebook and read the fascinating tales and history of the times when tar barrels were delivered here by boat. 

Crater Lake Tours

Board M/S Veannetar and enjoy the summer breeze on the largest crater lake of Europe. Sun is shining, waves are splashing... pick a mini cruise on the lake or let the boat take you to Lappajärvi summer theatre!
From 10€/person

Fishing Tuesday

Fish experiences! Instructed by a fishing guide, you will get familiarized with spinning techniques and equipment. Enjoy the very Finnish summer activity on lake Lappajärvi, which is rich with fish.

Water Scooter Rental

Rent a Yamaha Ex Deluxe water scooter to enjoy the speed and splashes on lake Lappajärvi!  
From 55€

SUP Board Rental

Stand Up Paddling is a lot of fun, efficient excercise - and surprisingly easy. Enjoy the water while getting workout for your middle. 
From 15€

Rowing Boat Rental

Rowing on a lake in the summertime - a water activity couldn't be more Finnish. You might want to take a picnic with you, or the fishing rods!
From 10€

Crater Lake Church Boat Tour

Have a church boat tour specially tailored for your group! Rowing a church boat is a memorable activity for a team, and other activities can be combined. 
From 150€+vat / group

Church Boat Tour in Northern Lappajärvi

Spend memorable moments as part of a church boat rowing party, enjoying the beauty of the secluded bays in the northern part of lake Lappajärvi.