Experience the art of Arctic floating
Floating in an icy lake sounds extreme if not outright painful, but for intrepid adventurers snugly wrapped up in a custom-made ice rescue suit, the experience is either relaxing or fun.
According to Lotta Lonka, sales manager of events company Safartica, you either dive right in or take the time to enjoy the weightless feeling.
“Many guests have to really push themselves to take the plunge in the middle of nowhere, but those who dare can experience an unforgettable connection with nature,” she says.
Floating tours are organised daily in Rovaniemi and weekly in Ylläs, both popular destinations in Lapland. This winter’s novelty is “night floating,” offering lucky participants the chance to admire the magical Northern Lights, undoubtedly one of nature’s grandest shows.
Text and photo Laura Iisalo