THE OTHERS ACTIVITIES IN TAHKO
JET SKI SAFARI
The organizer of jet ski safaris is TAHKOSAFARIT.
Address: Nipasentie 2,
GSM: +358 400 202 303
Duration: 2 hours
Number of participants: 3 - 14
Serving on break: Sausage, juice and coffee over a campfire
Prices: 170 € / driver
90 € / passenger
On this safari you'll get to drive about 25 km on a beautiful lake area scattered with islands.
You can visit Panorama lift (number 7 in the map) during summer Wednesdays and Saturdays 1pm-4pm. Tickets 5.00€/adult and 3€/child 7-12 years. You can reach the lift by car or on foot following the road under the slopes. The distance from Tahkolahti parking space is 1200 meters and from the bridge 700 meters. Panorama lift can also be reached by boat. Also M/S Syvärin Kuningatar arranges cruises where you have the opportunity to visit Panorama lift, as well.
Mountain biking is one of the most popular ways to move in Tahko. Marked bike paths suitable for both beginners and for the super-professionals.
In Tahko are 100 km of cycling trailsмаксимальный. height difference of 200 m.
Cross country skiing
Tahko offers ideal setting for cross-country skiing. There are more than 60 kilometres of cross-country skiing tracks, of which 16 kilometres lighted. On the well-maintained track network you can ski in wonderful winter landscape, both on varying terrain of forests and fields and even ice cover of lake Syväri.
The cross-country skiing tracks are suitable for skiers of all levels: there are challenging routes with hills, and more even routes for beginners. The ski cafes, lean to's, huts and service points offer a chance for a break and filling up energy.
The map of the skiing tracks helps you in planning your route. The ski rental shop SkiMac provides you with all the equipment and servicing you need.
There are 23 slopes at Tahko, the biggest ones 1200 meters long and as much as 200 meters high. At Tahko you can find speedy slopes for active skiers, and the kids and beginners have their own slope too. Snowboarders will enjoy the proper pipe and the boxes and rails of the street.
There are 8 T-bar lifts, two four-person chair lifts, two button lifts taking skiers to the top of Tahko. In addition, there is a button lift from the parking area to the slopes and a safe carpet lift for the youngest skiers.
There are six slope restaurants ready to fill your stomach and quench your thirst. Additional slope services include three equipment rental shops, an equipment service and a ski school.
At Tahko we use the most common lift ticket system in Finland – KeyCard. The same KeyCard can be used in many slopes around the world, as well as in Finland for example in the slopes of Huippupaikat in Kasurila and Vuokatti. In addition, the ticket system reads the microchip of Swatch Access –watch. KeyCard costs 5 Euros and it can be used for many years.
Tahko Ski School
Best ski school of the year 2012
Tahko Ski School provides instruction in downhill skiing, snowboarding, telemark and cross-country skiing. Sales office of the ski school is located at the SkiMac Tirol ski rental shop. The lessons start at the hour at the Ski School meeting point, next to children's slope. Please book in advance.
Private instruction, recommended for beginners
50min: 55 €/person, additional people 20 €/person
100min: 100 €/person, additional people 40 €/person
Group instruction, recommended for skiers past beginner level
100 min, for groups of 3-5 people: 50 €/person
Equipment rental and service
There are two equipment rental shops in the area, SkiMac Tirol, which is located next to the Tirol slope restaurant, and the SkiMac Promenade across Break Sokos Hotel Tahko. In addition to renting equipment, SkiMac Tirol also provides the service for skis and boards. There is also equipment for sale.
ALL THE YEAR ROUND
The organizer of paintball is TAHKOSAFARIT.
Duration: 2 hours
Number of participants: 6-100
Equipment: Semiautomatic painball marker, masks, protective clothes and access rights to the game area
Prices: 39 € incl 400 balls + lisäkuulat if necessary, 10 € / 250 pieces
Paintball is a team game full of fun, speed and excitement! There are two teams in the game and targets are the players of the opposite team.
RURAL FARM IN TAHKO
Address: Koivulantie 2, 73310 Tahkovuori
GSM: +358 451 110 060 +358 443 290 280
Rural farm - this is an interesting and developing experience for adults and children. Here you can not only see, but also to care for and feed the animals, which were brought from all parts of Finland. Perhaps before visiting to farm, many children have seen animals only in pictures of the books
At the farm are a pony, lama, cows of different breeds, goats, sheep, pigs and rabbits, as well as domestic birds, dogs and cats. Doors to farm are open for visitors all year round At the farm there is buffet and a souvenir shop.
SPA AND BOWLING
The versatile entertainment centre Tahko Spa offers a wonderful opportunity for exercising and relaxing every day of the year. The whole family will enjoy the Tahko Spa for a whole day of fun at the spa, the bowling alley and the multifunction arena. In addition, there is a nice restaurant and a charming chapel at Tahko Spa.
At Tahko Spa, there is a four lane, 25-meter exercise pool, as well as children’s pool, water slide, outdoor pools and sauna department. You can also pamper yourself at a masseuse, beautician or hairdresser. The multifunction arena offers facilities for many kinds of indoor sports such as badminton, floor-ball or indoor football. The whole family will love spending time at the bowling alley, where there are six lanes, automatic point calculators and sport bar.
The services of Tahko Spa also include a gym, facilities for aerobics and group exercise, and the summer outdoor pools and sports facilities. For example street golf and tennis can be played outside, and the speedy game of paintball both indoors and outdoors.
The cafe, bars and restaurant of the Italian style Spa Kitchen are open from early in the morning till late at night.