Activities

Herrankukkaro is located on a scenic lookout spot in the heart of the archipelago. Its setting accommodates activities and experiences for guests interested in sports as well as culture.

Herrankukkaro’s surroundings provide the perfect setting for outdoor pursuits and activities. Go on an archipelago adventure to the caves of the bootleg king, go hiking through the rugged archipelago nature or take a boat trip through the labyrinth of islands. The zip-line in the woods will appeal to speed demons and the crofter’s outdoor games in the beautiful nature of the archipelago are fun, social activities that will bring out the child in you.

At Herrankukkaro you will find the perfect activity for your specific group!

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

FYKE BOAT TRIP TO THE ALCOHOL CAVE OF THE BOOTLEG KING

A boat trip to the nearby island and the realm of the bootleg king during the period of the Finnish Prohibition. The trip will be made in a traditional fyke boat to the shores of the island Nimetön. We will visit the cave, which served as the hiding place for prohibited alcohol, taste some samples and listen to stories about the interesting bootlegging period. At the end of the trip, we will enjoy campfire coffee at the beach shelter.

Duration ca. 2 hours

CROFTER’S OUTDOOR GAMES

Fun in the spirit of traditional outdoor games. Sports according to season, including archery, team-building group skiing, building a campfire, blind obstacle course, ball-throwing with the “wrong” hand, vine rope, horseshoes, team problem-solving games etc. – group games in teams. A good time will be had by all!

Duration 60–90 minutes


Adventures in the archipelago

ANGLING CONTEST ON THE DOCK/ICE FISHING CONTEST ON THE ICE

When was the last time you fished using worms for bait? Rods and worms are provided for participants. A peaceful atmosphere, but an exciting competition!

Duration 30–60 minutes

FORMS OF SPORT FISHING with the guidance of professional instructors

Sport fishing with the guidance of our professional instructors in the island’s best fishing spots! With the experience and skill to satisfy the most exacting clients!

Choose from:
Jigging for pike-perch and perch,
Spin fishing and trolling for northern pike,
Trolling for pike-perch on a summer night,
Angling for Baltic herring

Duration 2–6 hours

LEARN EVERYTHING ABOUT FISH WITH INSTRUCTION BY OUR HOST

How to smoke, cold-smoke, broil and ember-roast fish!
What do I do when I get a whole fish in my hand? After this course, you will know what to do. In the realm of Herrankukkaro, alongside smoke ovens and campfires, your host will show you how to smoke, broil and ember-roast fish. In smaller groups, participants can themselves take part in the tasks. In larger groups, some will get to do the real work, while the rest can stand nearby and observe. Participants will be able to take home some delicious seasonal fish and some delectable archipelago bread, home-baked by the hostess of Herrankukkaro.

Duration 60–90 minutes

RYMÄTTYLÄ HERRING

With the host of Herrankukkaro, participants will prepare spiced Baltic herring, depending upon the season. Participants will also learn some of the host’s tricks for smoking the fish and we will see how the smoked fish at Herrankukkaro is prepared. Participants will be able to take home a can of spiced Baltic herring that they themselves prepared and archi-pelago bread home-baked by the hostess.

Duration ca. 60 minutes

SEINE HAULERS OLYMPICS

Especially for groups that want to experience fun and the genuine feeling of a childhood winter… Sport categories include milk cart races, kick-sled slalom, drilling, pole sled relay race, team-building group skiing.

Duration ca. 60 minutes

KICK-SLED SAFARI

A guided trip on kick-sled over the frozen sea ice. Trip participants will be equipped with all necessary gear. Participants will be able to enjoy some campfire coffee at the end of the trip.

Duration ca. 60 minutes

FYKE BOAT TRIP TO THE ALCOHOL CAVE OF THE BOOTLEG KING

Archipelago adventure to the nearby island and the realm of the bootleg king from the period during the Finnish Prohibition. The trip can be made in traditional fyke boats or hiking through the rugged archipelago nature to the shores of the island Nimetön. We will visit the cave which served as the hiding place for prohibited alcohol, taste some samples and listen to stories about the interesting bootlegging period. At the end of the trip, we will enjoy campfire coffee at the beach shelter.

Duration 2 hours

SUMMER NIGHT´S ROWING TRIP

Row with friends and family or colleagues in an authentic, 20-person fyke boat and enjoy the beautiful archipelago landscape and good company – in the tranquility and silence of nature. It is also possible to make a short tour in nearby waters with a motor on the boat.

Duration ca. 60 minutes

FISH-ROAST OVER AN OPEN CAMPFIRE

Roast your own salmon over the glowing flame of an open campfire with the guidance of an instructor.

Duration ca. 60 minutes

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

An evening program for distinguished palates.

Our facilities are ideal for a variety of different types of evening entertainment! If you wish, we will organize an evening program for you, from wine tasting and uplifting lec-tures to the hottest stand-up comics and pops orchestras. Or you can provide your own entertainment program. Whatever suits you best!

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