Day Trip from Oulu to Koitelinkoski rapids

Koitelinkoski is an outdoor destination for the whole family

Koitelinkoski is a wonderful nature destination for the whole family, only half an hour's drive from Oulu. In the area you can admire the rapids of the Kiiminkijoki River, walk on the nature trails on the islands of the river, have picnic on the rocks and campfire sites, or enjoy the delicacies of the café and ice cream kiosk. There are also play stands for children in the area.

The Saaga Travel bus to Koiteli runs on Fridays from 1 July to 12 August 2022. The bus leaves from Kaarlenväylä street from Oulu Market Square at 11.30. The return from Koitelinkoski back to Oulu leaves at 2.30 pm and we return to the center of Oulu at 3 pm. The total duration of the trip is 3.5 hours.

Café Koitelin Tunnelmatupa is open daily in summer from 11 am to 8 pm. There is also an ice cream parlor in the area. Learn more on Koitelin Tunnelmatupa website (in Finnish).

Koitelinkoski area has seven campfire sites for free use. Wood is available in the shed next to the parking place. The dry toilets are near the parking place. Learn more about the area on website (in Finnish). Remember to follow the outdoor etiquette.

PRICES (return ticket)

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Adult 20 25
Child 0-3 years 0 0
Child 4-14 years* 10 15

* Students for the price of a children's ticket. Student discount available only when purchased online. Student card must be presented on the bus.

See exact schedule and route below at "Further information".


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Additional information

Day Trip from Oulu to Koitelinkoski rapids

Further information about the trip

This is a guaranteed departure that is implemented without a minimum number of participants. The price is the price of a return ticket. The European Disability Card holder's assistant travels on our tour bus free of charge when the card has an A mark. The cardholder pays for his/her own trip.

If you have a larger group (5 people or more), please buy tickets or let us know in advance the night before departure by 6.00 pm on 08 655 5100 so that we will be able to book a sufficiently large bus. Reserve your own seat also for a child aged 0-3.

Outdoor etiquette

Remember to respect nature and to follow the outdoor etiquette. Do not litter, do not waste wood and light campfire only where it is allowed. Read more about the outdoor etiquette here.

Bus schedule to Koitelinkoski

On Fridays 1.7.-12.8.2022

11.30 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)
Merikoskenkatu (express stop)
12.00 Koitelinkoski
14.30 Koitelinkoski
15.00 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)

Terms and conditions

1. Guaranteed departure and Saaga Travel's right to cancel the trip

Koitelibussi is run as a guaranteed departure. If there is one customer, the route will be operated.

If there are no passengers from Oulu to Koitelinkoski, there will be no return trip from Koitelinkoski to Oulu.

We recommend to book the trip by 18.00 the night before the departure in order to be able to estimate the number of passengers and to determine the right size of the bus.

2. The customer's right to cancel a trip they have already purchased

The customer has the right to cancel the booking. If a trip already purchased is canceled by the customer no later than three days before departure, we will withhold a cancellation fee of EUR 10 and refund the balance of the amount paid.

If canceled by the customer up to two days before date of departure, no fee will be refunded.

We recommend to have a travel insurance, which covers cancellation and accidents and illnesses during the trip.

Other Day Trips and Tours by Saaga Travel

Do you like our day trip to Liminka Bay? You may also be interested in our other day trips and travel packages. For more information see Saaga Travel Webshop.

Additional information

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1.7.2022, 8.7.2022, 15.7.2022, 22.7.2022, 29.7.2022, 5.8.2022, 12.8.2022

Select passenger

Adult, Child 4-14, Child 0-3

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