Koli Activ Oy is a versatile firm that produces nature, activity, café and restaurant services. Koli Activ Oy functions mainly at Koli, but also elsewhere in North Karelia. You find Koli Activ Oy at the Harbour restaurant Alamaja, Rantatie 12, in the Koli’s harbour. There you find snow shoes, cross-country skis, Nordic walking poles, daily backpacks, raincoats and everything what is necessary to trips. Also at the Alamaja you find restaurant, café and guide services.
In winter time Alamaja is the starting point of snowmobile safaris. At the Koli harbor area you can find Koli Curling field and rotating ice sledge. You can try children’s mini-sized snowmobile.
Behind Alamaja there is also a public campfire site.
In summer time Lake Pielinen offers you a lot, you find big water trampoline, pedal boat, canoe, kayaks, SUP boards, just front of Alamaja. You can enjoy the lake Pielinen atmosphere at the restaurant terrace, there you can almoust touch waves of the lake. Restaurant offers good home style cooked food and everyday changing lunch soups. Game stew (mixed meat, elk and red deer) and also vendaces, crumbed in rye flour and fried in real butter. They are the restaurant kitchen classics.
Harbor restaurant Alamaja is open season times, check opening hours on the front page.
Restaurant menu offers simple Finish food, made it home style. On our list you find fish, meat and vegetarian choices.
SUMMER EQUIPMENT RENTAL
* MOUNTAIN BIKE
1-3 HOURS 20 €, ONE DAY 35 €, WEEK 150 €
THE FIRST HOUR 20 € + NEXT HOURS 5 € / PER HOUR
ONE DAY 40 € + NEXT DAYS 10 €
THE FIRST HOUR 20 € + NEXT HOURS + 5 €
ONE DAY 50 € + NEXT DAYS 10 €
* PEDAL BOAT
30 MIN. 8 €
1 HOUR 15€
* ROWING BOAT
ONE DAY 30 €
* SIT ON THE TOP KAYAK
THE FIRSTH HOUR 20 €, NEXT HOURS + 5 €
* SUP (Stand Up Paddling)
20 € THE FIST HOUR +5 € NEXT HOURS
* WATER TRAMBOLINE
10 MIN. / 5 € / PERSON
Our hiking start point is front of Visitor center Ukko, next to the Break Sokos Hotel Koli. Our hiking trips is going inside Koli’s national Park.
Most popular is
Koli’s top place’s round tour
tour is about 1km long and it last 1hour. On the way you will hear stories about Koli’s history and stories at the old time beliefs. And you will see the national landscape. On this trip you will see and feel the top moments at the three top places, Ukko- , Akka- and Paha-Koli.
7 – 15 people 17 € / per person
16 - 60 peoples group, 15 € / per person
over 60 people 11 € / per person
we highly recommend:
Take over the magnifisent Mäkrä. A guided tour to the Mäkrä hill.
On to the tour we will follow one of the gorgeous Finnish artist step. Steps by painter Järnefelt. We will see Koli’s several beautifull faces. On the way we past top places and beautiful fields, differend kind forests. And we will have a lot of fresh air to breath.
And of course on our trip, we will enjoy hiking- menu
Trip is lasting 4-5 hours, and on the way we enjoy picnic-menu (includes vatrusta (traditional Finnish pastrie, like karelian pastrie but looked outside different, sausages, rye-bread and sweet berry pie)
Top place’s round and small Koli
Small Koli (Pikku- Koli) is like name tells smaller . Hiking trips will show to us, how Koli got it outlook’s. Trip is going around tour, we will check three highest point and small Koli area.
6 – 15 people 27 € / person,
16 - 60 people 24 € / person,
over 60 people 20 € / person.
Canoe trip to the Lake Pielinen
First we practice how to paddling. We practice that already when we are still on the coast, then we moved to the water. After this our trip can be start. On the way we see beautiful part of the lake Pielinen. We are paddling to the island, there we keep small break.
Our destination can be some small island near to coast, or Hiekkasaari (sand island ) / Iso- Korppi. Destination is independent groups paddling experience and wind on the Lake Pielinen.
3 hours trip 35 € / person
4 hours trip 55 € / person
Canoe trip to the lake Herajärvi
First we practice how to paddling. We practice that already when we are still on the coast, then we moved to the water. We will past small islands and listen to the birds singing and how the wind blows.
3 hours trip 40 € / person
4 hours trip 60 € / person
all this paddling prices includes: guide services, life jacket, paddle, canoe, and canoe transportation.
and for an extra cost we served picnic - lunch:
Picnic lunch 25 € / person
lunch included: Karelian pasties, egg butter, salty pie ( fish, ham or vegetables), coffee / tea , rye-blueberry cup.
We also have canoe trip 1 hour to several hours, prices start at 30 € / per person.
The Lake Pielinen island adventure
Island adventure is everyone who wants to feel and see islands closer from the lake Pielinen. On the way we are swimming with air mattress island to island and walking islands end to end. We are moving all together.
Islands adventure is a fun, sporty, exciting way to explore the islands and the same got contact with water.
lasting: 4-5 hours
group size: 6-9 people, 135 € / person,
10-17 people , 89 € / person
includes: guide service, air mattress, boat transportation ( boat will follow us all the time ), and end of the trip, lunch in the coffee – restaurant Alamaja.
about 2 hours from 30 € / person (summer time), 40 € / person (winter time)
Going forward through the cave creeping and crawling. The cave is about 127 metres long experience and adventure suited for everyone searching for their limits. Trip to the cave entrance is done by own transportation. Clothing can get dirty or even damaged. Before to go in the cave, we have short preparation (we have helmet and knee pads on ) and guide gives short brief how to moving inside the cave.
Our trips are examples, for the group we also organize trips on their wishes.
Our coffee – restaurant is open at the season time every day, and out of the season at the weekends. Our seasons is summer, Christmas, Finland school winter holidays (weeks nro. 8,9,10) ans summer 1.6-1.9 (at least). At other times open for groups for separate order.
We do also ATV- safaris, Bike – trips. And outside dinners at the nature. We have Koli’s home tepee (hut) where we offering dinners and picnic’s for groups.