Gold prospecting – book your place

Are you curious to hear more about the stories and experiences of the real gold prospectors? Feeling adventurous? Or would you just like to have a nice and exciting day outdoors with your friends and family?

On claims of Team Deadwood ry, just around the corner from Tankavaara Gold Village, we offer you a chance to experience it all. The location of the claim is considered very family-friendly, as it is not far away from the services of the hotel and restaurant.

Special price (for competition participants only) is 35 € /chute incl. gold mining equipment, pump and fuel. Take your own boots and the weatherproof clothing with you.

Reservations and further information: Marko Lauronen, email

You can try gold mining free of charge with Tankavaara Aurum on Sunday 4.8. at 10-12. We gather at Wanha Waskoolimies in front of the restaurant at 9.50 am and then walk to Aurum. You should take the rubber boots and wear the weatherproof clothing!

The Petronella’s Stop, the Lapland Gold Prospectors Association’s claims is located about three kilometers from the competition area in Purnumukka and it’s free of charge to registreted competitioners.  Reservations and further information: Hannu Raja, email


See & Explore – Visit Sodankylä!

In Sodankylä you can relax amidst the fell, northern art and true Lapland calm. Put your rucksack on and go for a hike or a ride! In the Alariesto Museum and Gallery you can see the works of a famous naive artist. The Sodankylä Tourist Information Office and shop work in the same building. See more information at Visit Sodankylä!