Day trip to Liminka Bay

Join us for a day trip from Oulu to Liminka Bay, where you can visit the interesting Eight Seasons of Birds exhibition at the Liminka Bay Visitor Centre and follow birdlife at the Virkkula Bird Tower. A birdlife guide is present at the bird tower at 10-12 am (weather permitting). There are also well-marked mountain biking trails starting form the visitor centre.

There is a cafe-restaurant at the visitor centre. You can also enjoy your own snacks by the campfire place next to the visitor centre.

The Saaga Travel day trip to Liminka Bay is operated on Fridays 1.7.-5.8.2022. The bus leaves from Kaarlenväylä from Oulu Market Square at 9.30. The return from Liminka Bay back to Oulu leaves at 13.00. For an additional fee, you can also take your own bike.

See the schedule and further information about Liminka Bay services in the Additional Information section below.

PRICES (return ticket)

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Adult 20 25
Child 0-3 years 0 0
Child 4-14 years* 10 15
Own bike 5 10**

* Students for the price of a children's ticket. Student discount available only when purchased online. Student card must be presented on the bus.
** Places for own bikes are limited. We recommend purchasing the bike place online in advance to secure your place. If there are remaining bike places, the bike place can also be purchased on the bus.


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Additional information

Day Trip from Oulu to Liminka Bay (Liminganlahti)

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.

Bike capacity is 5. We recommend purchasing the bike place online in advance to secure your place. If there are remaining bike places, the bike place can also be purchased on the bus. If your group has more than 5 bikes, contact well in advance [email protected] or tel +358 8 655 5100 so we can change to a larger 10-bike trailer.


On Fridays 1.7.-5.8.2022 

Oulu - Liminka Bay
9.30 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)
10.05 Liminka Bay Visitor Centre
Liminka Bay - Oulu
13.00 Liminka Bay Visitor Centre
13.35 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)

Liminka Bay Services

The Eight Seasons of Birds' Year exhibition at Liminka Bay Visitor Centre is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can study the annual cycle from the birds' perspective. The starring role is played by the varied bird species of Liminka Bay but the exhibition also explores the life of birds more generally. Many people who have visited the Eight Seasons of Birds exhibition say that it is the best nature exhibition ever. The exhibition has been designed for families with children. However, it also provides fascinating and topical information for passionate bird enthusiasts.

Free birdlife guidance at the Virkkula bird watching tower on Fridays starting July 1 from 10-12 (weather reservation). The birdlife guide has a telescope and binoculars to lend to customers. Binoculars can also be borrowed from the visitor center.

Further information Liminka Bay Visitor Centre website and Liminka Bay PDF brochure (in Finnish).

Hotel-Restaurant Liminka Bay is open from10-18. Further information on Cafe-Restaurant Liminka Bay Facebook account (in Finnish)..

There are well-marked mountain biking trails leaving from the visitor centre. Further information about Liminka mountain biking trails Visit Liminka website.

You can bring your own bike for an extra charge or rent a bike from the visitor centre. The duration of the bike rental for Saaga Travel day trip customers is from 10.30 to 12.30. Rentals must be booked no later than two days in advance. Learn more about bike rental and bike reservations, tel +358 400 227 330 or email [email protected].

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.

Terms and conditions

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

Day trip to Liminka Bay is operated as guaranteed departure. If there is one client, the route will be operated.

If there are no passengers from Oulu to Liminka Bay, there will be no return trip from Liminka Bay 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

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Adult, Child 4-14, Child 0-3, Own bike

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