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Santa Claus Reindeer

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Napapiiri, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
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Excellent opportunity to see reindeers up close

We visited in the summer and for 5€ we got to feed and come close to 4 reindeers (2 males, a female... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Moramay O
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This was a great Experience

We really enjoyed our Reindeer ride. We opted for the longer ride and really enjoyed the trip... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sportstaxi42
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Experience A Reindeer Sleigh Ride In Magical Lapland Nature - Right At the Backyard of Santa's House at the Arctic Circle in Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sleigh ride” (5 reviews)
“longer ride” (2 reviews)
“sausage” (6 reviews)
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Napapiiri, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited in the summer and for 5€ we got to feed and come close to 4 reindeers (2 males, a female and a baby). The guide was super nice and answered a bunch of curious questions. Must be awesome also to come in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our Reindeer ride. We opted for the longer ride and really enjoyed the trip. You are given a blanket to keep warm. The only thing I would suggest is be prepared for lots of Reindeer hair all over your clothing. If you...More

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Johanna K, Sales / Guide at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Reindeer hair is really something that you can not avoid. But then again, we don't charge extra for them ;) It's like sand from a beach holiday, you will find it even weeks later ;)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For 5€ you can meet, feed and pet the reindeer. It's a very nice experience and you get the opportunity to be very close to the animals. The guide was very friendly and knows everything there is to know about reindeer. It's a great alternative...More

Thank Baltzar L
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Johanna K, Sales / Guide at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you vey much for your nice comment. I am happy that you enjoyed the visit.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Such a great experience. Relax under warm blankets made of reindeer skin and just enjoy the ride. Such friendly hosts. Unforgettable.

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Johanna K, Sales / guide at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you for your kind words, it was our pleasure.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

My friends and I are having so much fun here! It just felt like going into the white forest. We were allowed to take some pictures with the reindeers afterward. They are so cute. We love the ride very much!

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Johanna K, sales / Guide at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed. Hope to see again.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Did the 3km reindeer ride around the forest and it was amazing. It was quite cold but we were well wrapped up with plenty of reindeer skins which kept my little man well toasty. The trip was surreal, just gliding gently through the forest surrounding...More

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Johanna K, Sales at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed. Our goal is to make the arrival and safari as pleasant to the customer as possible.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We fed a few reindeers at the Santa Claus village, which was a treat for the kids. There were lots of White Reindeers, which was nice (though not one had a red nose, so the kids were not sure if it Rudolph was around. Inoder...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

If you're in Santa Claus village, go to see the reindeers. If you kindly ask you can take some pictures of them. But be careful, they can be very angry. Also you can take a ride in a slide for 400 or 2000m.More

Thank Johannes R
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Johanna K, Myyntipäällikkö at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for your comment. There is one thing I need to correct; reindeer are not angry. Reindeer are half-domesticated animals and they are not used to petting so much (no-one pets them in the forest). Some of them tolerate the touching better than the...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We recently did the 3km reindeer ride at Santa Claus Reindeer at the Santa Claus Village - totally magical. After the ride they provided a very welcome warm berry juice and sausages to cook over the fire too. I arranged booking directly and found the...More

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Johanna K, Sales / Guide at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed the ride with us. Maybe we see once gain :)

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

5eur entrence. You can feed the reindeers and get really nice pictures from them. Guide was also really nice and helpful. Nice experiense.

Thank Janita M
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Johanna K, Myynti / Opas at Santa Claus Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your kind comment. It was nice to be able to help :)

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10 February 2017|
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Response from JasonBethandTeagan | Reviewed this property |
We booked ours there, it's important to get the Northern Lights App and go by the forecast, not much point booking if there is no Northern lights forcast, there wasn't when we were there and instead we did a reindeer sled... More
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Response from JanneKor | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for message. You don´t need to prebook, there are always open 400m and 1000m reindeer sleigh rides during opening times. Right now at high season we are open daily at 10:00-17:00. There are 3km safari and the... More
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