Ice Age Centre rafting on Lake Saadjärv

Saadjärve tänav 20, Äksi alevik, Tartu vald, Tartu maakond


Rafting on Lake Saadjärv offers picturesque views and exciting experiences! During the summer, it is possible to take shorter and longer raft trips to the beautiful Lake Saadjärv from the Ice Age Centre. The guides also tell exciting stories about the nature of Lake Saadjärv, the formation of Vooremaa, and the legends of Kalevipoeg. The raft departs every full hour if there are at least 5 ticket buyers from 10 May to 1 October.
The raft ride lasts 45 minutes and is free for children up to 3 years old.

It is possible to celebrate festive events or hold a seminar on the raft!
The cost of the ride is 50 euros per hour (up to 20 adults) if booked in advance.

Times and prices

Is open every day: 12:00 - 17:00

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

Getting there

The rides start next to the Ice Age Centre. When coming to the Ice Age Centre from Tartu, drive along Tartu–Jõgeva highway. After Lähte small town, turn right towards Kukulinna and drive 1.6 km. Then, turn left towards Äksi and drive another 600 metres. In Äksi, turn right towards Lake Saadjärv and drive 300 metres to the end of the street. When coming from Tallinn, drive 146 km on the Tallinn–Tartu highway, turn left from Puurmanni, and drive 22 km. Turn right from Tabivere and drive 4.3 km on Jõgeva–Tartu highway. Drive straight for 1.9 km in Äksi and after that, turn left towards Lake Saadjärv and drive 300 metres to the end of the street.

  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By public transport
  • By car
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Bus: Keskus
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