We organize guided trips with our partners to observe wild bears in our wild nature. The guide is Tuomo Ollila from Ollila Holiday Cottages.
Welcome to watch bears with us!
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Professional net-fishermen are guiding you today, we will set out with an exotic raft, which main feature is not speed, but comfort.
There are many really good bird-watching sites near Ollila Holiday Cottages. With a stroke of luck you will see rare birds such as red-flanked bluetail, whose song has been heard right in the middle of our resort. In spring the pine forests are filled with the sounds of black grouse and capercaillie trying to win themselves a bride. You might even watch their display from your cottage window!
Boating and Canoeing
The Muojärvi waterway offers many possibilities for boaters and canoeists.
Spinning & Angling on Lakes Muojärvi & Kuusamojärvi
In spin fishing you will feel the catch fighting against you all the way up from the water, this is the main attraction in this form of fishing.
Fishing from Raft
We will meet at Restaurant Juomuskota at Ollila, where we will start the trip by digging worms for bait from the compost heap.
Trolling on Lakes Muojärvi & Kuusamojärvi
Trolling is a leisurely fishing method, suitable for many. Experienced fishing guides are taking you out on the clear and pure lakes straight from Ollila Cottages with proper lure fishing boats.
There are many hiking routes in the area around the Ollila Holiday Cottages. The marked trails leading to the nearby Muovaara Hill and its surroundings are ideal for enjoyable day tours. The old Eastern trade routes, i.e. the horse paths to Kuusamo and to the Russian border, can still be taken.
Trolling test with Kuusamon Uistin
Kuusamon Uistin manufactures the most famous fishing lures in Finland. Now you have the opportunity test the latest designs at their home waters.
The soft heathland, the humming pine forest, and the serene lakeside view make a perfect setting for many summer parties such as weddings, dances, accordion evenings, and other events. Our Lappish hut, roomy dance hall and covered shelter provide enough room also for larger functions.
You are welcome to visit the restored shingle mill at Ollila, where shingles are still made using old methods. We will step into the forest with a frame saw in hand, select the right kind of tree, and cut it down. Then we will bark it and cut it into blocks, and take them to the mill to be made into shingles.
Fishing for giant pike at a wilderness lake
We will take you by car to a wilderness lake, well hidden in the forest where you are very likely to be the only fishermen. Our target is to catch the giant pike, to feel the real battle of the mighty fish!
Fisherman’s friends – fishing as a profession
Hop on board a real fishing boat and become a seine fisherman for a while. Feel the breeze of wind and enjoy the lake views before arriving at the fishing site.