Wilderness Center

Our true winter wonderland
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Private area with our own Siberian husky farm, reindeer farm, ice fishing pond and many wilderness huts to enjoy during day or night.


Unique Location

Our Wilderness Center offers a peaceful setting in a genuine wilderness atmosphere, only within a short driving distance from Saariselkä.

Surrounded by Arctic nature, one can experience what Lapland is all about; the tranquility, authenticity and personal experience. 

We keep our groups small to ensure a good experience for each of our guests. If wished to tailor one for private experience, our professional sales team is happy to help!

Arctic Adventures

The Wilderness Center serves as a base camp for the majority of our activities. Meet our furry friends – Siberian huskies and reindeer at the Wilderness Center or try out your luck with ice-fishing on our private lake, or choose one of our Aurora Hunting adventures for the evening.


The Wilderness Center serves as a base camp for the majority of our activities.

Husky Safaris

In this thrilling adventure, you get to know the adorable huskies, while dashing through the magical sceneries and forests of Lapland.

Aurora Hunting by Huskies

Aurora hunting and gazing upon the Arctic Sky from a husky sleigh is truly an unforgettable once in a life time experience.

Reindeer Safaris

Meet our friendly reindeer and learn more of the Sámi culture during our traditional reindeer safaris. See also our Reindeer Herding experience!

Ice Fishing

Traditional ice-fishing in the calming nature is a must do for many of our visitors. 


Snowshoeing in the untouched arctic wilderness is truly a magical experience.

Booking & Prices

Make sure you get a place on our popular activities. Reserve now your activities. 

Wilderness Restaurant

Wilderness Restaurant, located in between our Husky and Reindeer farms offers delicious dishes honoring local ingredients.

This exceptional Northern Lights Wilderness dinner experience gathers together a buffet menu packed with wonderful Lappish tastes cooked by open fire. If you’re lucky, you’ll also get to taste the sweetness of Lappish night and see the northern lights! Bookings via our activities page.


Private arrangements

Planning a conference, wedding or another private event? The Wilderness Restaurant and Wilderness Center services are also available for private events and groups!

For enquiries and more information, please contact us by e-mail at reservations@stararctichotel.com