Opening times

Closed in November. Open in April for groups upon request.

Adventure park Flowpark Varala is located right in the middle of the institute grounds. Come by yourself, with family or friends, or with people from your workplace.

Full information can be found on their website.


Day ticket 27 €
’Kids’ trails’ 15 €
Gloves 3 €

Students with student cards, pensioners, conscripts, unemployed 24 €

Family ticket (2 adults + 2 under 15yo children) 85 €
Additional children to a family ticket (max. 3 children per ticket) 18€ per child

Club card 5€
You may purchase a club card once you have completed the test trail with an instructor.
-You do not need to re-do the test trail when you come again (saving time)
-15% off of the tickets in other Flowparks in Finland

Gift certificate 27 € (incl. day ticket. DO NOT INCLUDE gloves)
-can be purchased at the info desk during Flowpark opening times
-only applicable in Flowpark Varala

Season ticket 160 €
Flowpark accepts cash, common back and credit cards and Smartum sports tickets.

Suprise with an adventure!

A great gift for your parents, kids, friends or the whole family. Tickets for next summer at the reception in Varala and Elä

General information

Please note that the starts of the trails start closing 45 mins before closing.

Make sure you have enough time to climb. The safety information and test trail takes between 30 and 45 minutes, when there are no cues. For groups, 2,5-3 hours are recommended.

Arriving and the map

>Get to know the area and parking options

Group reservations

Reservations are for groups, minimum of 10 people, only. Otherwise you must go through the info desk once you arrive to the park. Arrival is through Varala gates and up on the left to Flowpark building.

> Make a reservation

Dining options

> Restaurant Säde  – buffet style
Lunch 11.30am-1pm, 14 €
Dinner (Mon-Sat) 4.30-6pm, 10 €

You can purchase tickets at the rception in Varala. We require groups to make reservations in advance.

> Cafe Anna– savoury and sweet bites
Mon-Sat 10-20
Sun 10-18

Refresments and ice cream sold in Flowpark building.

Capacity and trails

The maximum capacity in the park is 170 people. There are 8 trails.

One Kids’ trail (for 4-6yo children), height 1-1,5m. An adult may supervise the child without purchasing a ticket.

Minimum age for higher trails is 7yo and minimum height for red trails is 120cm and black trails 150cm. The trails are between 5 and 12 metres off the ground.

2 Green trails / easy
2 Blue trails / rather easy
1 Red trail / slightly difficult


The adventure trails are safe to climb.
Children under 14yo must be accompanied by an adult.
10-13yo – one adult for four children, may supervise from the ground
under 10yo – one adult for four children, must go along on the trail

1) Get to know the safety instructions here
All climbers are required to read and sign the safety instructions before they can be given the equipment. You can either print it in advance or fill one out in Varala.
2) You will be given the safety equipment and we will make sure they are attached correctly.
3) You will be instructed on how to use the safety equipment on the test trail.
4) Feel free to go climb!

Contact information

Use the forms attached to make reservations. For other inquiries email us at

Ticket sales

044 3450 807 (tel)

During opening times we are out on the trails so we may not be able to always answer your call.