“Saimaa on the rocks” Ice floating in Varkaus is a great arctic winter experience for small groups. Using professional grade safety suits, we jump in frozen water upstream and float downstream like a cork. Like jumping on parachute lakeland style. Safe, guided ice floating session in frozen water wearing a dry waterproof rescue suit. This program is good for all healthy persons 15-60 years old. If you have doubts about participating, contact guide before ordering. The stream area of Varkaus Pirtinvirta does not freeze even on the coldest days and it is the perfect place for this arctic ice floating experience.
private winter experience for you and your friends
duration: 1-2 hours depending on group size
group size 4-12 persons
Starting location in Varkaus center, Adress: Ahlströminkatu 1, 78200 Varkaus
rescue suits come in 4 different adult sizes, and they fit to persons 140-205cm tall (this program is not suitable for children)
2pcs S fits 140-170 tall/chest circumference max 86cm/waist circumference max 84cm
8pcs M fits 160-188 tall/chest circumference max 112cm/waist circumference max 100cm
3pcs L fits 176-205 tall/chest circumference max 136/waist circumference max 124cm
2pcs XL fits 176-205 tall/chest circumference max 144cm/waist circumference max 132cm
Program: instruction for participants, dressing safety suits indoors, moving to stream, jump in water, exit water, warm drink, dressing back.