A self-drive photography tour is a perfect solution for you who want to explore Finland’s photo opportunities on your own!
The highlights of this self-drive photography tour are Golden Eagle, Eagle Owl and Northern Goshawk. Other possible raptors on this tour include also White-tailed Eagle and Sparrowhawk. In addition, other birds keep you busy while waiting for the highlights: for example Black Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Jay, Bullfinch, Yellowhammer and a bunch of Tits visit the smaller bird feeders. Sometimes also Red Squirrel, Roe Deer, Brown Hare or Red Fox comes to the feeders!
Season: 1 September – 31 March
Group size: 1- 4 persons
Tour duration 4 days:
Tour starts in the afternoon. Meet our guide at Liminka Bay Visitor Center parking area 2 hours before sunset. Follow our guide to the nearby Forest feeder hides where the target species are Eagle Owl and Goshawk. Overnight in the caravan hides: hides have bunk beds with sleeping bags, gas heating and dry toilets and urinals.
Stay in the hide until noon and wait for the Goshawk to visit. Drive to accommodation on your own.
In early morning, meet our guide and drive to our Golden Eagle hides in Utajärvi. Spend the whole day in the Golden Eagle hide. Drive to accommodation on your own after dark.
Another day in our Golden Eagle hide in Utajärvi. Early departure to the hide where the whole daytime is spent. The tour ends in the evening.
Tour price includes:
1 night and morning in Forest feeder hide for Eagle Owl and Goshawk
2 days in Golden Eagle hide
Guidance at the hides
725 € / person when 1 photographer
590 € / person when 2-4 photographers
Prices do not include accommodation, meals or transportation and we do not book those for self-drive tours – but we can provide recommendations!
Bookings: You can pay your self-drive tour at our web shop – but book the hide sessions from our office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at +358 45 129 4264.
See images taken at our photography hides in Oulu region in Flickr-gallery: