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Steamship Kouta offers an unique experience to the cultural scenery of Lake Oulujarvi. See the landscape that inspired Elias Lonnrot to write national epic Kalevala and national poet Eino Leino to write his first masterpieces. Steamship Kouta (build...more
I have been all my life in Kajaani but never before really seen "city" at lower river.
There are not much to see. Areas around old paper mills was interesting to me. Besides that you can see how finnish people lives around river. You can...More
This is a
Must do experience - the only way to really experience the beauty of the huge lake Oulujärvi and the absolute charm of ex working steam boat
The sights, sound and smells make this voyage a MUST DO for tourists and it's good...More
Easy access to the boat from Kajaani centre, just a short walk.
Friendly and nice service on the boat and a possibility to see a really old steam engine running.
You can see and explore the big lake Oulujärvi from this ship.
I liked the...More
I took a cruise on the steam boat Kouta from Kajaani to island called Ärjä. The boat is really old and fascinating, the lake view is beautiful and the island is a paradise. I couldn't imagine that kind of natural sand beaches to exist here....More
Thank Kaisa M
Ollilepp, Owner at Hoyrylaiva Kouta, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016
I had my birthday on board with my relatives. I'm originally from Kajaani and wanted something nice for my birthday when visiting there on my birthday. I think this is the nicest thing you can do there, actually :)
Response from Ollilepp | Property representative |
Hi, and thanks for your message! Our season for steamship cruises starts at June so unfortunately cruise to Ärjän isn't possible in May. You can get to Ärjän by motorboat with Luonnollisesti Oulujärvi. (If the lake isn't... More
Hi, and thanks for your message! Our season for steamship cruises starts at June so unfortunately cruise to Ärjän isn't possible in May. You can get to Ärjän by motorboat with Luonnollisesti Oulujärvi. (If the lake isn't still frozen).