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Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka

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The most magical day ever!

We had a private experience where Elf Juju and Elf Flurry picked us up at our hotel and took us on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
babreu
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Miami, FL
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One off Magical experience

Collected by coach, taken deep into the wood by elves, toasted marshmallows in the serene... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
carobert
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London
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Joulukka offers comprehensive experiences for the whole family deep in the mystical, authentic Lappish forest. Join the Elves in their daily chores in operating Santa's Secret Command Center or the Trolls' mighty Brotherhood. Also the Snowy Girl...more
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Tarvantie 1, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a private experience where Elf Juju and Elf Flurry picked us up at our hotel and took us on a magical adventure into Joulukka. We had a private master class, got a peek at the Christmas Command center and then met Santa himself....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this tour on a Christmas trip to Rovaniemi - justifying the incredibly expensive price based on the great reviews as a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience for us and our 4-year-old. Be aware that it’s best to do either this tour or Santa...More

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SantaPark, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear birdling, Christmassy greetings from the magical Lapland! On behalf of forest elves, we would like to deeply thank you for your valuable feedback. In the Christmas time Lapland is beautifully covered with many meters of snow - all of the treetops at the magical...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Collected by coach, taken deep into the wood by elves, toasted marshmallows in the serene surroundings, had hot chocolate then taken in to a cabin to learn about the command centre and Santa speed before meeting THE Father Christmas! Lovely man.. time for some snow...More

4  Thank carobert
SantaPark, Elf at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear carobert, Santa and the elves are so happy to hear from you again! It is great to know that you enjoyed the snow fun as much as we did, and well of course the Father of Christmas! We hope the spirit of Christmas will...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Joulukka was lovely. My 5-year old had a magical time and even my 2.5 year old was enchanted. We were very lucky as we didn't book the private trip but it turned out there were only 3 families (5 children) on our trip to Santa's...More

3  Thank ML_Kaplan
SantaPark, Elf at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear ML_Kaplan, It is so good to hear that you had a great time with us. We also enjoyed our time with you in the secret forest of Joulukka, we like that everyone feels special from the youngest ones to the oldest. We hope you...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Thank you to Ida and the team at Santa Park! We recently did a two hour Dream of Joulukka and it was so special and magical. I'd done so much research and had built up such high expectations, I couldn't believe it when these were...More

6  Thank Suellen T
SantaPark, Elf at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Suellen T, The elves and Santa are so happy to hear from you again! Elf Eija and Drina still remember when you were trying the kindmeter, and if my memory is correct they told me that you all succeed!! They were very happy to...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

I approached the team at Santa Park with a request to help me propose to my girlfriend (she said yes!). Not only did they create a custom program for me, the entire experience was exact as how we planned. The admin staff and I coordinated...More

4  Thank AJ F
SantaPark, Elf at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear AJ, So wonderful to hear from you again, elf Beady Eye and Sparkles as well as Santa Claus remember that day very well. They are still talking about how great was to have you there. Elves from the office has showed the video to...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

We had a magical time at Joulukka and the elves were outstanding and made it very special! The bus broke down on the way to collect us from Joulukka but the Elves did everything they could to keep the experience magical and memorable for the...More

1  Thank Claire555sport
SantaPark, Elf at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Claire555spot, The elves are so happy to hear that you had a great time with them, we loved the time we spent with you as well. So we do also remember when the magical box broke down, that's why we prefer to go by...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

If you had kids, and went on this tour, I'm sure you would look past the lack of magic on this tour. I watched others kids, and they seemed to be having fun. And I can see it would be worth every cent if that...More

1  Thank HassySnapper
JoulukkaElves, Public Relations Manager at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Dear Mr. Gormley, thank you for your review. The elves are extremely sad, when they are called actors as each one of the elves is unique and quite real. Our Traditions of Christmas program is popular mostly with couples without kids or families that book...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Visited recently as a family. From the start when Elf surprised kids at breakfast in our hotel to the reindeer ride, ice fishing and of course Santa himself this experience was magical. Worth every penny. This is Lapland as you imagine. Picture postcard in every...More

2  Thank Dee252
SantaPark, Elf at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Dee252, The elves are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our time with us! Ice fishing and reindeer ride are always fun, but even more if you do it next to an elf while he is telling all the stories about Christmas. And...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017

Joulukka was, by far, the most expensive excursion of our week in Rovaniemi and it was such a wonderful and unique experience! Santa was incredible and really made our daughter feel special! The only reason I give this four instead of five stars is we'd...More

2  Thank WorldTravelerCO
SantaPark, Elf at Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear WorldTravelerCO, It is so good to read this nice words from you! The elves, together with Santa try to very hard to make people feel special, because they are all very special for us, and it is very important to never loose the Christmas...More

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IrinaM2711
18 September 2018|
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Hi, we just came from there! (2 families with 4 kids ages 7-10. We had the most magical experience from beginning to end! We came from the states and decided to splurge on this activity since Santa Park was closed. We had a... More
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21maria2193
18 September 2018|
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Response from SantaPark | Property representative |
Hi 21maria2193! You will meet Santa after you have seen the most secret place! The Command Centre, once you have visited it, you will find Santa in there, waiting for you With Christmas thoughts, Elf Juju
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