Natura Viva

Natura Viva is a family business specialised on outdoor activities which main services are sea kayaking and outdoor services in Nuuksio National Park.

Nuuksio Hawk Nest

Natura Viva’s Nuuksio Hawk Nest will open on the 1st of May in the heart of the Nuuksio National Park. Hawk Lake is the perfect starting spot for your outdoor adventure. 

Nuuksio Hawk Nest is open every day from the beginning of May until the end of September from 10 am to 6 pm. 

Rent a canoe, SUP-board, rowing boat or Fatbike

Rent outdoor equipment from Nuuksio Hawk Nest! Hawk Lake is the perfect location for canoeing, rowing and stand up paddling. It is a small sheltered lake surrounded with beautiful nature. You can also explore Nuuksion National Park by Fatbike. 

Join a guided tour in the National Park

Get more out of your visit to Nuuksio National Park by joining the guided tours. The guide will pick you up from the city center of Helsinki. The pick up is at 10:30 am. In May and September tours are available during the weekends. In June, July and August every day.

Summer schedule:


Saturday: Nuuksio Fatbike Adventure
Sunday: Nuuksio Canoe Adventure

June, July and August

Monday: Nuuksio SUP Adventure
Tuesday: Nuuksio Forest Lake Walk
Wednesday: Nuuksio Canoe Adventure
Thursday: Nuuksio Fatbike Adventure
Friday: Nuuksio Short Hike and Campfire
Saturday: Nuuksio Fatbike AdventureSunday: Nuuksio Canoe Adventure


Saturday: Nuuksio Fatbike Adventure
Sunday: Nuuksio Canoe Adventure

If this schedule does not fit your needs, check our options below for private tours!

Join us for a cup of warm coffee at Cafe Silva

Cafe Silva operates at Nuuksio Hawk Nest. Enjoy a cup of coffee, warm tea, a tasty sweet roll or a delicious sandwich. Enjoy the tasty offerings by the lake or take them with you on your nature adventure. We also sell soft drinks, ice cream and a lot more.

Company outings in Nuuksio National Park

Nuuksio National Park and Hawk Lake is the perfect setting for a company outing or corporate group. There is a lot to do in the national park and there are great options for small and bigger groups alike. Try out canoeing, SUP-paddling, fatbiking or join on a relaxed nature tour on the beautiful paths of the national park. We can combine the different activities for bigger groups and longer programs. Enjoy a traditional Finnish sauna after your outdoor activity or choose one of our campfire menus to explore the real taste of Finnish cuisine on local ingredients.

Hawk Nest Sauna

There is nothing better than a wood-heated sauna and a refreshing dip in the lake after your outdoor activity. You can rent the sauna for 2 hours or 5 hours. 6 people fit in the hotroom at a time and there is space for 12 people in the common room. The common room is equipped with meeting equipment and a fireplace. Tasty group menus are also available.

Genuine outdoor cabins, Oravankolo and Tikankolo

Natura Viva will start renting these two traditional cabins inside the Nuuksio National Park in the beginning of 2019. Both have space for 6 people staying  overnight and both have a sauna. The cabins are situated by a lake in the Nuuksio National Park. The cabins are very popular, so we book your night well in advance.

Sea kayaking at Laguuni

You can also rent our kayaks at Keilaniemi in Espoo. The watersport center Laguuni operates there. Kayak tours for groups are also available.

Contact Information

Haukkalammentie 32, 02820 Espoo
+358 10 292 4035