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If it should rain during your stay, try one of the indoor adventure parks.
The ones nearest to the city centre are HopLop at the Ruoholahti Shopping Centre (Itämerenkatu 21, metro station: Ruoholahti) and Helsingin leikkiluola / Helsinki Playground (Sörnäisten rantatie 6).
The little ones can release their energy by running, bouncing, jumping and climbing. Huimala (Ajomiehentie 1), a bit off the centre, is an exclusive indoor adventure park for the whole family, open all-year round.
Children can jump on trampolines or slide down the longest indoor slide in Finland, while older children and adults can ride thrilling zip-lines, step on the high ropes courses or climb the climbing walls up to almost 20 meters in height.
Salmisaaren Liikuntakeskus at Ruoholahti has indoor climbing, indoor beach volley, bowling and several other sports facilities.
A recently opened indoor miniature golf centre, Hohtogolf West Coast (Yrjönkatu 24), offers unique excitement right in the heart of central Helsinki.
A crazy set of special effects creates an atmosphere of laughter and horror while putting through a number of tracks that you’ve never played before.
A perfect break, especially if the weather is not at its best, for a family or group of friends.
The newest addition to the Helsinki area’s adventure parks is the Dudesons Activity Park that will be opened in autumn 2017 at the Iso Omena shopping centre in Espoo.
The activity park will have bagjump and foampit jumping areas, a ninja track and a large freestyle area.
Rush Trampoline park (Valimotie 25) has 2,800 square metres dedicated to jumping adventures.
The park has a large free jump area as well as special areas for extreme dodgeball, trampoline basketball and the likes.
If it is adventures outdoors you are looking for, there are three tree top parks in Helsinki.
The two branches of Adventure Park Korkee (Mustikkamaanpolku 2 or Pakilantie 124) have several adventure trails both for adults and for small children ranging from easy to very challenging.
Adventure Park Zippy (Huopalahdentie 28) challenges you to go through the course from tree to tree using climbing walls, ladders, swings and trapezes.