Amusement Parks for Families in Finland – Part 2

July 21, 2010 Katja Presnal

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Finland offers several amusement parks for families of all ages, and continuing featuring some of the best amusement parks Finland has to offer, there are four more action packed parks for kids of all ages to enjoy.

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PowerPark – aspiring Formula One drivers need look no further

Mika Salo os one of the many famous Finnish Formula 1 drivers, and PowerPark is developed around the world-famous Mika Salo Circuit. PowerPark is a multi-activity park located in Alahärmä, in the Ostrobothnia part of Finland.

PowerPark features over 30 thrilling rides, Europe’s largest indoor go-carting hall, horseback riding stables, a hotel and a variety of cafes and restaurants. PowerPark is far from the Southern Finland where I am from, and a fairly new park, so I have never visited it myself, but it seems like it has the most variety for kids of all ages.
Day ticket prices are inexpensive, $24-$36.

FlowPark
FlowPark – Be Tarzan for a day

Brand new adventure park in Turku, FlowPark, encourages its visitors to let go of their inhibitions by offering activities such as climbing and testing your guts in the zip line high above in the trees. The adventure track allows you to go zipping from tree to tree. You can rent a safety harness in order enter the track . The park is a great destination for the environmentally aware, as all activities are powered by the enthusiasm the visitors provide. FlowPark is like the backyard fun you always dreamt of with tree houses, zip lines, and climbing in the trees, just in the multitude of hundreds.
Whole day tickets cost $35 for adults and $31 for children under 15.

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JukuPark – Fun in the Sun and Water
JukuPark is the place to visit for water lovers. JukuPark water wonderlands are located in Kalajoki and Turku, where JukuPark just opened its doors this month. Both parks feature an enormous pool full of slides of various sizes as well as heated pools for those seeking ultimate relaxation. Note that the summers in Finland are not long, and while usually it is nice and warm June to August, the weather can also be on the cooler side, so plan accordingly. JukuPark Kalajoki is located in Hiekkasärkät, a region known for its natural beauty and the longest sandy beaches in Finland. JukuPark Turku is easily accessible from Turku city center.
Day tickets are $25. Children under three get in for free.

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Katja Presnal

Katja Presnal shows how to live Nordic inspired life to the fullest and plan your dream life. Katja owns Presnal5 strategic marketing intelligence agency and wants to help marketing professionals to combine a dream career and dream life via freelance work.Katja is an award-winning marketing strategist, and a well-known speaker. Katja has lived in five different countries, and seven states in the USA. Her three children were all born in different countries within three years. When not working or jet-setting the world, Katja is at home cooking big family dinners.She has been featured in NY Times, Glamour, Redbook, Fodor's, Forbes and Woman's Day magazines among many other national and international publications and written for MTV3 and Lifetime TV networks.

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