Sustainable activities in and around Helsinki

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Looking for fun and responsible activities in Helsinki? You're in the right place.

The below activities are run by companies that have the Sustainable Travel Finland (STF) label. 

A travel business needs to go through a 7-step STF programme to qualify for the label. The programme is free of charge, but it requires serious dedication and a lot of work in the long-term. Companies must commit to the core principles of Sustainable Travel Finland, taking transparent actions to mitigate the harmful impact they could have on the planet, people and communities. 

By choosing a STF labelled experience, you are directly supporting local sustainable tourism and helping to ensure a more profoundly positive local impact.

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Experience maritime Helsinki
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Archipelago Excursion

Beautiful Canal Cruise

Fly, Dine & Sail

Midnight Sun in the Archipelago

Waterbus connection from Helsinki to Pihlajasaari

Helsinki Pizza Cruise

City Highlights Cruise

Evening Cruise

Waterbus connection from Helsinki Market Square to Korkeasaari Zoo

Midsummer Cruises

Winter Archipelago Excursion

Island Hopping route from Hakaniemi via Kruunuvuorenranta to Vasikkasaari, Vallisaari (Helsinki Biennial) & Lonna

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Tread the trails with forest and nature experiences
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Magical Taiga Forest Hike

Finnish Smoke Sauna Experience

Nature at Night

Mushroom Hunting

The Cellar in the Forest

Private Nuuksio Forest Lake Walk

Berry Picking And Wildlife

Winter Wonderland Hike

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Walking tours
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Happy Helsinki Walk

Holy Helsinki Walk

Helsinki Horror Walk

Design Walk Helsinki

Finnish Food Walk

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Tour the city your way - by bike, bus, tram and helicopter
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Helsinki Card

Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing

Hop On - Hop Off Bus Helsinki

Helsinki Highlights by Bikes

Sustainable Helsinki Tour

Accessible Helsinki Tour

Helsinki Helicopter Tour

Fly, Dine & Sail

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Day trips by land, sea and air
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Day in Stockholm Cruise from Helsinki

Day cruises from Helsinki to Tallinn

Day Cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn

HeliBear-One night Wildlife Safari from Helsinki

Bengtskär Lighthouse - A helicopter day trip from Helsinki

Private National Park and Old Porvoo Tour

One way or round-trip ferry tickets

Car package Helsinki-Tallinn or Tallinn-Helsinki

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Kayaking, canoeing and SUP adventures
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Midnight Magic, kayaking through the night

Sea kayak and wildcamp in Helsinki

Try out canoeing in Nuuksio National Park

Try out Stand Up Paddling in Nuuksio National Park

Beginners' course in kayaking

Private Nuuksio SUP Adventure

Private Nuuksio Canoe and Hike Adventure

Private Helsinki by Kayak

Private Espoo by Kayak

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Experience education, Finnish style
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Free Finnish School Visit Tasting

Private School Visits

Open School Visits

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Looking for fun and responsible activities in Helsinki? You're in the right place.