Spend a safe and exciting night in the company of forest wildlife at Karhutupa Log Cabin, which is located in the vicinity of the Russian border. Bear watching during June–September. Another great species to see in summer is the gallant osprey.
The Lammintupa fish tanks have been in operation since the late 1960s. The ospreys have had free access to the tanks, so they have grown used to the place and people’s presence. Ospreys arrive in mid-April when the lakes are still frozen. The fish tanks mean a certain catch for the birds.
There are two photographing seasons. The first season begins as the ospreys arrive in spring, and the second starts in mid-July, when their young need feeding. During the active period there are 4–5 birds fishing at the tanks every day. The distance to the birds from the viewing cabins is about 10–30 m, sometimes even less than 10 m.
There are several viewing cabins, so you can change places or cabins if necessary. Some of the cabins are movable, and you have an opportunity to choose the best location of background for your shots.
Active photographing seasons in May and in August.
Photography times from morning or early morning till evening, or from evening till morning.
PRICE €140/person/12 h
Book a slot for yourself to photograph these mighty birds!
Open from 22 December 2022
Cafe open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m
Program services from Mon to Sat (Program services also on 25.12.)
Note 1.12.- 21.12. program services work with advance reservations.