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Amethyst Mining Trip In Rovaniemi: A Finland Experience

E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Approximately 6.5 hours 

  • Start time

    9:30 a.m. (Departure may slightly change according to the different seasons)

  • Meeting Point

    Great news!  You can be picked up from your hotel within 10 kilometers of Rovaniemi. 

  • Ending Point

    Same as Meeting Point 

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Become an amateur gem miner during your Finland trip!
  • Ride a snowcat up the mountain and explore a genuine amethyst mine in search of rare gemstones!
  • Receive professional instructions on how to mine amethyst!
  • Take home one amethyst that you find as long as it fits in your closed fist!
  • Savor a tasty Finnish lunch consisting of reindeer sausage, salmon soup, and more!
  • All mining equipment is included!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!


Dig for semi-precious stones during your Finland tour with an Amethyst Mining Trip in Rovaniemi: A Finland Experience!

With your Amethyst Mining Trip in Rovaniemi tickets, you’ll unearth natural treasures during your Finland vacation. Enjoy a scenic ride through the Lappish wilderness before hopping on a snowcat and riding to the mine at the top of a hill. Then, receive your mining equipment and listen in on an important lesson with safety instructions. If you absolutely love semi-precious stones, then taking this tour is what to do in Rovaniemi!

Explore a genuine amethyst mine and try your hand at gem-mining. If you make an amethyst discovery, you can keep the stone so long as it fits within your closed fist. After your Finland mining excursion, you can sit around the campfire with your fellow amateur miners and enjoy a tasty, authentic Finnish lunch. Sink your teeth into reindeer meat sandwiches, reindeer sausages, salmon soup, and more. It’s one of the best things to do in Rovaniemi if you’re looking for an authentic Finland trip!


  • Amethyst Mining Trip in Rovaniemi: A Finland Experience
  • A 6.5-hour, guided mining excursion from Rovaniemi
  • General Admission to the Lampivaara Amethyst Mine
  • Snow bonfire barbecue with salmon soup, reindeer sandwich, and sausages
  • Amethyst mine excavation tools
  • Snow train return transport
  • Amethyst stone that you find during your dig (must fit within your closed fist)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Live guide and commentary


  • Gratuities 

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time.

We require at least 2 people for this tour to run. Product may be cancelled or rescheduled if this requirement is not met.

Hotel pick-up and drop-off is available from most hotels and apartments within 10 kilometers of Rovaniemi city center.

Children below 14 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Children below 4 years of age can join the tour for free.

The tour is available in Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese. Please inform us ahead of the tour if you wish to receive the tour in another language.

You get to keep an amethyst you find that fits in your closed fist.

The start time may slightly change according to the different seasons.

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