How do I register to the event?
How to get here?
By train – You can reach the city of Kemijärvi by train from Helsinki. Check out the timetable from the Finnish railway website. We then organise bus transfers to the village of departure for those who don’t have a car from Kemijärvi.
By plane – You can reach the city of Rovaniemi and then take a direct bus tothe city of Kemijärvi. You can either look at the Finnair or the Norwegian airlines timetables.
By bus – You can reach Kemijärvi, Pelkosenniemi or Savukoski. Check out the available buses.
The participation price includes a bus transfer from Kemijärvi, via Pelkosenniemi to Savukoski.
What kind of equipment or clothes are required to participate to the Kemijoki Experience?
During the event, as you row, your luggage will follow your itinerary, and you will have the possibility to get your belongings during each break as you need. When you are in boats, we recommended to have a small backpack with dry and warm clothes, a bottle of water and some snacks if you feel the need to eat something.
Do I need previous rowing experience to participate to the event?
Note that the event requires to be in good general physical condition.
What about mosquitoes?
When rowing or paddling on the water the mosquitoes will not be a nuisance. BUT, we highly recommend you to always keep with you, a mosquito repellent (spray or oil), and wear long sleeves shirts, hoodies, as well as trousers. Especially when we stop for a break in the middle of the nature and on the riverbanks.