Mushroom excursion (summer/ autumn)
A guide will teach you about 2-4 edible mushrooms and you’ll learn to recognize them and similar looking harmful or poisonous species. No prior knowledge is needed. The excursion takes place in the forest and paths in Haltia’s surroundings with a total walking distance of about 3 km in relatively easy terrain. The program includes a coffee break with snacks.
Duration: 3-3.5 hours
Min-max: 2-12 persons
Guided Bird Excursion (spring/ summer/ autumn)
A professional bird guide will teach you about birds during a hike to the forests and hills of Nuuksio National Park. You will spot some birds, listen to bird songs, learn new species and hear stories about birds.
Duration: 2 hours
Min-max: 5-20 persons
Guided mushroom or wild herb excursion (summer)
Duration: 2-3 hours
Min-max: 1-15 persons
Nature Photography Course (around the year)
Learn about nature photography and techniques for using your camera outdoors. Find great spots for photo shooting in Nuuksio National Park. During the course you will take photos and get feedback on your shots from nature photography specialists.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Min-max: 10-50 persons
Flying squirrels in Nuuksio (summer/ autumn)
You will spot flying squirrels at sunset or dawn when these night animals are on the move.
Durations: 1-3 hours
Min-max: 2-15 persons
Hiking trip to Nuuksio National Park (spring/ summer/ autumn)
Experience the Nuuksio National Park at only 40 minutes from the Helsinki city centre. The guide will introduce you to Finnish nature and the National Park.
Campfire coffee and a sweet bun will be enjoyed by the fireplace (alternatively picnic coffee and a snack).
Duration: 2-3 hours
Min-max: 5-50 persons
A Drive to the Green (around the year)
You have arrived to nature and are on your way to Nature Centre Haltia! On a bus journey from Helsinki city centre to Haltia a guide will tell about the health benefits of nature as well as places, nature and cultural history of the landscapes on the way.
Duration: about 45 minutes
Min-max: Depends on the form of transportation (the program takes place in your group’s own bus).
Nuuksio hike for families (spring-autumn)
The best way to get to know the forest is to go there! We make nice hike to the Nuuksio forest, the length and duration can be adjusted by the age of the participants. If the children are small, we can also have some plays and investigations during the hike. With bigger children we can make longer hike and see more views. This hike is to learn things of Finnish nature and enjoy being in forest.
Duration: 1,5 - 4 hours
Age: suitable for all
Tracking animals (all year)
Animals that live in Finnish forests are usually very timid and don't want to be seen by people. On our trip to the forest we try to find some tracks of animals, small or bigger, and the same time learn things about them and forest. Not just listening the guide but also searching, investigating and experiencing the Finnish nature.
Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours
Age: 5- 99 years