Member benefits and extra services

Would you like to have a dinner before bear watching? Or have a sauna at the end of a great evening? Or maybe a good breakfast would be nice after a bear watching night? Are you looking for accommodation? Do you belong to the camera club or association? You can get a member discount on bear watching!

We co-operate with local businesses and various communities and associations. On this page you will find services, offers and experiences to make your bear watching trip even better!

Member discounts


You can get a member discount on the price of a bear watching if you belong to one of the following associations:

Please note! membership must be proven on request and membership discounts cannot be combined. A member discount cannot be granted afterwards if the reservation has already been paid. You can get the code for the member discount for our online shop by contacting us by email or by phone/whatsapp (see contact details at the bottom of the page).

Cooperation companies and services




    • Taxi Jukka Palosaari, tel. +358 400 384 751. Transport service for 1-8 people.

Restaurant services

    • Pohjolan Pirtti and Kievari is located in the village of Vuotunki, close to our bear watching place.
    • Dinner for bear watchers at 16.00 as follows:
      – green salad, pickled red onion, house salad dressing
      – venison meat balls in gin and cream sauce, boiled potatoes or mashed potatoes
      – lingonberry jam
      – bread and spreads
      – water and house redcurrant juice for drinks
      – Dessert of the day, coffee/tea
      Price 26,50 eur/person

      – venison stew soup
      – bread and spreads
      – cheese, cucumber, tomato and lettuce leaves with bread
      – water and house redcurrant juice for drinks
      – Dessert of the day, coffee/tea
      Price 20 eur/person
    • Breakfast after a bear watching night:
      – porridge and jam
      – yoghurt
      – eggs
      – bread, spread
      – cold cuts
      – cheese
      – tomato, cucumber, lettuce leaves
      – a little sweet
      – house berry juice

      – coffee/tea
      Price 17 eur/person


    • Pohjolan Pirtti is only 15 minutes away from the bear watching place and it’s on the way, whether you’re coming from Kuusamo or Ruka.
    • Minimum group size 4 people,
    • Reservations 48 hours in advance



    • Pohjolan Pirtti and Kievari offers the possibility to take a sauna after the bear viewing either in the morning or in the evening.
      Price includes 100 eur/group:
      – 1 hour use of Pohjolan Pirt’s electric sauna, dressing room, washroom and fireplace room for a group of up to six people
      – towels for up to six people
      – extra persons EUR 15/person (incl. towel and for groups of more than 6 persons we heat 2 electric saunas)
      – sauna drinks at extra charge, billing according to consumption
      – late evening/night snack: savoury pie, salad, bread + spread, water and house juice 17,50 eur/person (minimum 4 persons)
    • Reservations in advance at least 48 hours in advance