Fifth Season in December

The rainfall of the last few weeks has raised the water level of Halliste river in Soomaa by a metre. Pre-winter is not a habitual „fifth season“. Air temperature for a night and day period is three and half degrees on average and water temperature is more than five degrees above zero. The Soomaa people Read More …

Winners Announced of Ecotourism Travel Blog Contest

From a shortlist of 10 finalists established by popular opinion, the three winners have been named of the ecotourism travel blog contest sponsored by whl.travel, a global online travel-booking network of mindful local travel experts. One of the winner will explore Soomaa in 2012, congratulations! The goal of the ecotourism travel blog contest was to Read More …

Wet Christmas

Warm and rainy december has brought a Fifth Season to Soomaa. Villagers from Tõramaa and Riisa have been known to say that they have five seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter and high water, the latter overlapping with any of the other four seasons at random. At this time right for the Christmas. Please follow and Read More …

Partnership in ECOTOUR project

Our company has been invited to partner in EU Leonardo project ECOTOUR. Project aims to create an ecotourism training programme in Cyprus, Spain, Lithuania and Estonia. Our role in the project will be to participate the adaptation of training programme to the needs of Estonia and take part in project meetings. As one of the Read More …

Soomaa in Forbes Top 10 Travel Destinations

The magazine Forbes included Soomaa National Park in a “Top Ten Adventure Travel Destinations You Didn’t Know About”, along with Slovenian nature beauty, Rumania on horseback, Jordanian tourism gem Petra, Israel and other unusual objects considered to be attractive for tourists…. See more at Forbes Website Please follow and like us:

Konik horses arrived Soomaa – Prosze bardzo!

A new breed of horses – Konik horses, arrived to Soomaa national park and will help to maintain the flood plain grasslands. This initiative has been supported by nature conservation organization  ARK Nature and Rewilding Europe project. From Wikipedia one can learn that Konik horses are originally from in Poland. Prosze bardzo! Please follow and like Read More …

Dugout Canoes attend Maritime Festivals

Traditional dugout canoes of Soomaa (called “haabjas” in estonian) are attending couple of maritime festivals in July. On the second weekend “Sea Fest” will take place on Kihnu island. Week later Tallinna Maritime Days are celebrated in the Capital of Estonia. Come and meet us, and try how it is to paddle a dugout canoe! Read More …

Be prepared for 10th Europe’s Wilderness Days

PAN Parks Foundation, the European wilderness protection organisation, organises the 10th Europe’s Wilderness Days, the annual PAN Parks conference hosted by Soomaa National Park, Estonia. The conference welcoming experts dedicated to wilderness protection from all over Europe and overseas will provide opportunity to discuss issues of wilderness conservation built around the theme of ’wilderness, the Read More …