Meet the reindeer of Santa Claus in Summer holidays in country-side

Join us to greet the relaxed reindeer on their summer holidays! Every year, after the busy winter season, our beloved Santa Claus takes his reindeer to the countryside pastures, where the reindeer rest and enjoy the summer days.

Meet reindeer in Santa Claus Village in summer & autumn

Even though the reindeer rides are not available in the snowless season, you are welcome to visit our reindeer fence from early summer to mid-autumn. The visits are available non-stop throughout the day and no booking required.

Walking with reindeer in Santa Claus Village

Enjoy the days of summer and autumn on a lovely walk with Santa's reindeer! During this relaxing 15 min walk you will have a glimpse of the Finnish nature while getting to know the reindeer better.

Northern Lights Safaris and Trips at Porovaara Hill, Rovaniemi

Porovaara Hill reindeer farm offers optimal conditions for the hunting of the magnificent Northern Lights. The aurora season starts in mid-August. In winter you can also combine your tour with a night time reindeer safari.

Winter Adventure – 1 hour Reindeer Safari in Santa Claus Village

Join our reindeer safari in Santa Claus Village with a magical 1 hour Winter Adventure. This reindeer safari on the Arctic Circle takes you through a deep, snowy forest, where you can admire the beauty of the Lappish nature.

Short reindeer rides (5-15min) in Santa Claus Village - No prebooking!

Have unforgettable experiences with Santa's reindeer in Santa Claus Village at Rovaniemi WITHOUT PREBOOKING. Reindeer rides are available at the Arctic Circle in winter.

Northern Lights hunting with reindeer

What would be a more memorable way to search for the magical Northern Lights, than riding comfortably through the snowy forest on a reindeer sleigh, covered in warm reindeer hides? Our private Porovaara Hill resort, about 20 km south of Rovaniemi, offers this unique oppurtunity!

Longer reindeer safari at our private Porovaara Hill resort in Rovaniemi

Leave the hassle of city behind: join us on a tour through peaceful countryside. To reach our destination we will head 20 km south of Rovaniemi, to Porovaara Hill, where an exciting reindeer safari is waiting for you at our private resort!

Enjoy Lappish food in Restaurant Kotahovi

Our Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi is a charming lunch restaurant located right in the well-known Santa Claus Village. The main entrance to the restaurant is located inside the Santa Claus Reindeer resort.

NEW: Electric Snowmobile Safaris in Porovaara Hill in Rovaniemi

Our family company now offers ecological electric snowmobile safaris & excursions on Porovaara Hill in Rovaniemi only 20 min drive from Santa Claus Village & the city-centre.

NEW: Private meeting with Santa & his reindeer in Porovaara Hill in Rovaniemi

Meet Santa Claus and his reindeer at our private Porovaara Hill resort, a place that is very special to them. The unique Porovaara Hill is located only some 20 km from Rovaniemi's city centre.

Reindeer rides, activities and safaris at Santa Claus Village & Porovaara Hill reindeer farm in Rovaniemi

Santa Claus Reindeer resort, a local family company, offers reindeer rides, safaris and other experiences with Santa’s reindeer at Santa Claus Village all year round. In addition Santa Claus Reindeer resort operates the Porovaara Hill reindeer farm, located at a beautiful and peaceful site south of Rovaniemi.

In winter, we offer reindeer rides and safaris at Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. As a concrete memory of the sleigh ride you can get yourself a reindeer driving license and a certificate of crossing the Arctic Circle. Through pre-booking, we offer northern lights safaris and other longer excursions in the countryside at Porovaara Hill, situated on top of a hill with amazing views. In summer, you can visit Santa’s reindeer at Santa Claus Village and enjoy other summery activities.

Porovaara Hill – amazing reindeer farm in the heart of Lapland

Porovaara Hill is located about 20 km (15 min. drive) south from the centre of Rovaniemi. At Porovaara Hill’s authentic and peaceful Lappish reindeer farm you can enjoy longer reindeer safaris, sledding adventures, aurora excursions and northern light reindeer safaris.