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Autumn in Nuuksio area 

Happiness is fresh air, nature and silence. Nuuksio National Park offers a wealth of opportunities for outdoor pursuits or taking a moment to quietly relax. There is a possibility to participate different exhibitions, guided tours or just enjoy self-guided excursions. 

Forest view from Nuuksio National Park


Plan Your Outdoor Day in Nuuksio National Park  with the journey planner service

Enjoy a day in the nature of Nuuksio National Park and its surroundings. Find the route of your own to the best places and hikes on This service combines trails in the national park and public transportation in the metropolitan area. The service gives you plenty of ideas for the different kinds of trails and local services in the area! Traveling by public transportation is ecological and affordable. Don’t forget to include a visit to the Finnish Nature Centre Haltia in your nature day!

Plan your trip to Nuuksio

Haltia - The Finnish Nature Centre

The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is a popular exhibition and event center situated by Nuuksio National Park. Both kids and adults love the place! You can experience the whole Finland’s nature from southern archipelago till snowy fells of Lapland and all diverse 40 national parks. You can see and hear, even touch the wildlife too! You can see live video from Finland’s National Parks on huge multimedia screens and listen to the real sounds of Finland’s nature. Addition to the main exhibition, there's also various short-term exhibitions at Haltia like the new adventure exhibition: My night as a flying squirrel. Restaurant Haltia with a nice view to Lake Nuuksio Pitkäjärvi offers delicious lunch buffet that is made of local raw materials and is as much as possible organic. You may also enjoy delicious homemade bakery products and special coffees at the restaurants’ terrace.

Opening hours: 1.10.-20.12. Wed-Sun 10 am–5 pm.
Price: 13€ / 8€ / under 7 year olds and Helsinki Card users free of charge. Family ticket 25€ (incl. 1-2 adults & 1-4 children). The price includes audio guide in English or Chinese.
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Nuuksio Reindeer Park

Experience a touch of the Lappish exotic with reindeer in Nuuksio Reindeer Park which is the southernmost place in Finland where you can see and feed reindeer. Tame reindeer will eat lichen straight form your hand. There are six reindeer: Niila, Usva, Taika, Lumi, Nella, and Tähti .Spend a memorable moment with the reindeer and enjoy coffee brewed on an open fire and stick bun grilling. Small souvenir shop is open.

Period: Open for public on saturdays from 12.00 PM to 3.00 PM. Private visits are possible at all other times, please ask availability:
Opening hours December.
Open from 12-15:
Sat 5.12.
Sat 12.12. Santa Claus on site
Sat 19.12. Santa Claus on site
Sun 20.12. Santa Claus on site
Sat 26.12.
Sun 27.12.
25€/10€ (4-11 years) or 60 € (2 adults + 2 children) incl. reindeer feeding, coffee and bun over an open fire in the atmospheric Lappish hut and services of the staff.
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Guided tours and programs

Book a private guided tour with your family or friends!

ForRestful,  Hawkhillin, Nuuksion Taika and SMA Group offers all kind of nature activities and tours in Nuuksio.

Rent a private sauna in Nuuksio 

Enjoy the autumn day in Nuuksio by booking a sauna for private use from:



A Woman's arm and hand reaching the water in a forest pond.