Active holidays

As a riverside and seaside town, Pärnu offers many ways to enjoy activities on water: boating in a real fishing boat, fun paddle boat rides, water skiing and banana boat rides. Sailing in the Bay of Pärnu provides a unique experience; the more adventurous ones can enjoy kayaking on the sea. You can rent surfing equipment and practice minigolf on the Pärnu beach or rent a bicycle for long rides around the city.

Small and grown-up visitors alike are welcome at an adventure park located in Pärnu County where you can climb trees and admire the view to the sea. You can go snowshoeing, canoeing, kicksledding or skiing with an experienced instructor. Why not to try birdwatching or disc golf? In the winter, dog sledding or sleigh riding with horses can provide a thrilling experience. Take the chance to go boating with a fisherman or rent a row boat and fishing rods. For golf lovers, there are excellent, wide-open golf courses just outside the city.

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Bogshoeing in Rääma bog by Seikle Vabaks

Hirvela põik 17 - 17A, Sauga alevik, Tori vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 5650 0550
You don't always have to drive dozens of kilometres to enjoy hiking in a bog. You can do that right outside a big city! Rääma bog is the perfect place for an active vacation; here, you can bogshoe and learn more about nature! The bog that is almost as big as Pärnu is a home to many bird and wild animal species. Come, bring your camera and a friend and discover the beautiful landscape of Rääma bog! The hike includes: Services of a guidePrepared routeLight meal outdoorsBogshoesAn unforgettable adventure!Price is valid for a group consisting of at least 6 people. For groups of less than 6, price is agreed separately.
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ESTONIA Resort Hotel & Spa, Spa & Wellness Centre

Anton Hansen Tammsaare puieste 6, Pärnu linn, Pärnu
+372 440 1013
Spa & Wellness Centre is located on the first and second floors of the Conference Centre at the new Resort Hotel. The spa treatments of the new Resort Hotel are as colourful and varied as Estonian history during the last centuries. • Genuine and Estonian – inspired by Estonian nature and the wisdom of ancient herbalists. All active substances are selected by the specialists of Estonian traditional medicine. • The selection of Estonian spa treatments is spiced up by Sundari treatments from Indian spa culture. • As the only providers in Estonia, we invite you to try the gentle touch of salt crystals on a special Salt Table! • We also offer well-known classical massage.
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Hiking Trails of Jõulumäe Recreational Sports Centre

JÕULUMÄE T, Leina küla, Häädemeeste vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 445 6117
There is a 5 km nature trail in the pine forest on the dunes near Jõulumäe Health Centre in Pärnu County and also three longer marked hiking trails (10, 15 and 25 km). The longest of them reaches the Rannametsa-Tolkuse Nature Trail. You can buy the Jõulumetsa orienteering card with 20 permanent checkpoints from the administrator (1.60 €) and use it to go and discover the surroundings.
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Kanuu.ee canoe trip in Soomaa with a bog walk

Riisa vaat, Riisa küla, Tori vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 5391 7027
If we're lucky, we may see both a halcyon as well as a beaver during our canoe trip. We will certainly see tracks of beaver activity and a beaver dam. Going along a few kilometre board-walk, we will have lunch next to bog-pools. Schedule: - Canoe trip on the Halliste and Navesti rivers, starting point by the Riisa Bridge (40 km from Pärnu). - Walk on the mesmerising bog landscape - 5 km. - Light meal mid-trip (soup and sandwiches). -Canoe trip continues.
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Kayak tour to Manija island by Seikle Vabaks

Lao küla, Pärnu
+372 5650 0550
Manija island, a small rocky islet in the Bay of Pärnu, is one of the smallest inhabited islets in Europe. Through this kayaking trip to Manija island; visitors will discover the islands unique traditional culture, which is included in the UNESCO list of world heritages. While on expedition to Manija, as part of a tour lasting about 5–6 hours, kayakers will learn about the nature and history of the island, as well as the life of the local coastal fishermen, and visit the area's harbour, museum space in the community centre, the temporary exhibitions hall, as well as the Kokkõkivi boulder and Manija lighthouse. Those taking this tour will enjoy the included services of a kayak and necessary equipment, provision of a tour guide, a light outdoor meal, and a ticket to the museum space with the guide services of the Manija mistress. The tour price is valid for groups of at least 6 people, groups of less than 6 are encouraged to contact the expedition company for an separately agreed upon price.
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Lake Ermistu

Ermistu küla, Pärnu
Lake Ermistu is the largest in Pärnu County and West Estonia and the ninth largest lake in Estonia. There are plenty of fish in the lake and thus it's a favourite spot for recreational fishers. The lake is important because of its mud, because it has been acknowledged as curative mud, used by many medical establishments. There is a recreation spot, volleyball court, boat rental and observation tower by the lake. The place is perfect for a picnic, relaxing or just enjoying nature.
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RMK Kabli Nature Centre and Hiking Trail

KABLI LOOD, Kabli küla, Häädemeeste vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 505 8242
At Kabli Nature Centre, you can find useful information about natural values of the region and the holiday options offered by the State Forest management Centre (RMK) all over Estonia. You can watch exhibitions and films about nature, order tours, go camping and swim. Kabli Study Trail, which is 1.8 km long, starts in front of the centre and offers you the chance to learn about coastal plan communities, different types of dunes, various nesting boxes and numerous bird species. You can try spotting the birds yourself from the two tours on the trail.
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RMK Lake Rae Hiking Trail and Camping Site

RAE-JAANI, Laiksaare küla, Saarde vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 505 8242
Lake Rae Hiking Trail and Camping Site is a calm and peaceful resting place in the middle of forests. In addition to swimming and fishing, you can admire the varied landscapes and pass the 1.7 km hiking trail that runs along the shore of Lake Rae. You have to cross a footbridge, a suspended bridge, a boardwalk and fallen trees to get to the 5 metre viewing tower. There is a fish ladder built in 2003 near the rest area, which allows the fish to swim from the Ura River to Lake Rae. There are three bonfire places, firewood in a shed, a village swing, toilets and bins in the camping site.
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Sailing on River Pärnu, Pärnu Bay, and to the small islands of western Estonia

Lootsi tänav 6, Pärnu linn, Pärnu
+372 505 9679
This class A Bavaria yacht from the year 2001 is 34 foot long and provides absolute safety. It also has everything necessary for a longer voyage or a short cruise. The yacht has high-quality safety and rescue equipment, 6 + 2 beds (if necessary), a refrigerator, a gas stove + oven, and a warm shower in the cockpit and a toilet. The captain is highly experienced and has sailed abroad as well. Price list: 2 h – €130, 3 h – €195 Nearby islands (Kihnu, Manilaid, or Sorgu) – 1 day – €400 / 2 days – €500 Distant places (Ruhnu or Roomassaare) – 3 days – €850 Gotland – 5 days – €1,375 Other destinations are also available – contact us 
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Sailing on-board Põhjatäht on Pärnu Bay

Lootsi tänav 4, Pärnu
+372 516 4388
In summer, we offer a relaxing break under sail as well as longer pleasure cruises on-board Põhjatäht – a comfortable and safe sailing yacht. Customers can request for pleasure cruises on Pärnu Bay, as well as to small islands nearby. Pleasure cruise on Pärnu Bay: 2 hours – €130; 3 hours – €180. Bring a companion and come on a memorable sea trip!
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Sailing to Kihnu Island on yacht Põhjatäht

Lootsi tänav 6, Pärnu linn, Pärnu
+372 516 4388
For the summertime, we offer you a relaxing vacation under the sails as well as longer cruises with a captain on the convenient and safe yacht Põhjatäht. It is possible to cruise on the Pärnu Bay as well as to the nearby small islands, depending on the client's wishes. A 2-day cruise to Kihnu or Manija island costs 499 euros The price includes accommodation for 6 people in the yacht. The yacht has its own kitchen, outdoor shower, and safety equipment. The price does not include meals. Take your friends and come to an unforgettable cruise! Ask for more information. Once you are back on dry land, you can extend your vacation at Villa Marie Guesthouse.
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Sailing to Kihnu island with Seikle Vabaks

Lootsi tänav 6, Pärnu
+372 5650 0550
Kihnu island is one of the most exotic places in Estonia! Here, women wear striped traditional skirts and colourful scarves every day, play the violin and serve traditional Kihnu fare. Come on a sailing trip to discover this wonderful island! A voyage to Kihnu takes about 4 hours. Sailing boat has enough room for 10 people. A trip to Kihnu can be done within a day; however, in order to explore the island and its culture more thoroughly, we recommend you take 2 days. 1-day trip costs 550 euros, 2-day trip costs 775 euros. For an extra fee, you can visit a museum, a lighthouse, rent bicycles, order local Kihnu food and book accommodation and a sauna.
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Seikle Vabaks bog shoe hike in Tolkuse bog

Rannametsa küla, Häädemeeste vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 5650 0550
The Luitemaa Nature Protection Area is one of the most unique landscapes in Estonia. Some of Estonia's tallest and most beautiful sand dune pine woods grow here. The local bog, Tolkuse, is also the most famous bog in the area at nearly 6,500 years of age. With around 40 bog pools it is surrounded by the highest sand dunes in Estonia! The highest point of the dunes, Tõotusemägi hill, is an ancient sacred site where people sacrificed already 1000 years ago. Trekkers taking part in this expedition will enjoy a prepared hiking route, the services of a guide, a light out-door meal, and Bog shoes as well as an unforgettable adventure! The price is valid for groups with a minimum of 6 people. Groups smaller than 6 are encouraged to contact the expedition company to arrange pricing.
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Skiing trails and ski rental at Jõulumäe Sports and Recreation Center

JÕULUMÄE T, Leina küla, Häädemeeste vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 445 6117
As the snow falls down, Jõulumäe Sports and Recreation Centre becomes a real ski centre. Here, everyone will find a suitable skiing trail – from beginners to top athletes. The skiing trails at Jõulumäe, which are 3–10 km long, are not very hilly. If there is natural snow, you can ski for 10 km straight through the beautiful pine forest. From December to April, we cover the skiing trails with artificial snow. The tracks are lighted until 9 p.m. We also rent skis during the skiing season. More information about the tracks and ski rental is available at the homepage of Jõulumäe.  
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Soomaa.com mushrooming trips

Riisa küla, Tori vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 506 1896
We are going to follow a local Soomaa tour guide to mushroom forests familiar to them in order to learn about various edible and inedible mushrooms. At the end of the day, we will use the mushrooms we have gathered for preparing a delicious mushroom meal. Estonians love mushrooming and gathering mushrooms for winter. We will explore different ways to preserve mushrooms, such as drying, pickling, salting and marinating. The season for mushroom trips begins in July and ends in October. Mushroom trips are also suitable for families with children.
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Sports halls at Jõulumäe Recreational Sports Centre

JÕULUMÄE T, Leina küla, Häädemeeste vald, Pärnu maakond
+372 445 6117
There is a 100 m² recreation hall in the main building of the Jõulumäe Recreational Sports Centre. You can rent equipment for free from our administrator. The hall includes a foldable table tennis table and it is possible to play indoor basketball on half of the basketball court. The hall is perfect for groups for post-exercise stretching or for smaller group trainings. The main building also includes a 36 m² mirror hall and a fitness studio, which focuses on endurance exercises. More information about the prices and terms of use is available on our website.  
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Take to the water in a speedboat

Sadama tänav 4, Pärnu linn, Pärnu
+372 504 2502
We offer speedboat excursions in summer on Pärnu River and Pärnu Bay.  If you like you can even try wakeboarding. The cost is €80/hour. Price on negotiation for longer excursions.
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Ten-pin bowling at Tervise Paradiis

Side tänav 14, Pärnu linn, Pärnu
+372 445 1616
The basement level of Tervise Paradiis has its very own 6-lane bowling alley. Why not order some tasty snacks and drinks to accompany your game? The bowling alley is the perfect place to hold birthday parties, company events and competitions.
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Windsurfing training by Pärnu Surf Centre in Pärnu and elsewhere in Estonia

Pärnu
+372 5344 0919
Windsurfing means riding on a surfboard and sailing upwind. Windsurfing training is perfect for everybody who likes to actively spend time in nature. We offer the best surfing equipment to make the learning process quicker. Our instructors have a lot of experience in training and are true professionals. During trainings in Pärnu, you can enjoy the beach views of Pärnu from our surf centre's terrace, grab a refreshing drink from Surf Cafe, and visit the surf shop. It is also possible to book us for your events, where we can train larger groups. Additionally, you can rent SUP boards, kayaks, and trainer kites.
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