Charter boating in style!

If you want to enjoy enchanting scenery and holiday relaxation with a captain as your guide, leaving you to enjoy only boating and Lake Saimaa, a charter is the right choice for you.

Rent a new, high-quality excursion boat

Saimaa Boating's new and fully equipped excursion boats are the best way to enjoy boating on Lake Saimaa affordably. Rent only a boat or a boat with a skipper. You will have a free slip at SB's home marina during your rental time.

Boat time share - The easiest way to enjoy boating!

Enjoy boating affordably and easily. Finally, you and your family can have the use of a quality boat - at a sensible price. Saimaa Boating's boat share selection is the most comprehensive in the world. Choose the best size and type of boat for your needs, and the amount of time you would like to spend boating in the summer. We will handle everything else!

We will guide you in learning boating!

A boating license is not mandatory in Finland, but obtaining one through SB is a good way to get started with safe boating. After completing the course, you will be ready to handle a boat in marked inland waterways using modern instruments. You can complete the theory portion of the course online. Practical boat handling and navigation exercises are done on the boat under supervision.


Local Harbours


The Matkustajasatama Harbour and Saimaa Boating's adjacent slips are located in the beautiful heart of Savonlinna. Coffee and meat pastries at the market square are close by, surrounded by the summer's international atmosphere. The idyllic coastal boulevard leads directly to the Olavinlinna castle and terrace cafés. Spend a day at the market square tasting local delicacies, shopping or just enjoying life.


The Oravi Guest Harbour is located in the sheltered natural beauty of the Oravi Channel along the Savonlinna-Kuopio boating route between the Linnansaari and Kolovesi national parks. Toilets, showers, a sauna and a laundry facility are available for boaters. The marina has a restaurant, grilling spot, playground, automated fuelling station, septic tank, recycling point, water and electricity. In the summer, dances and other events are held at the Ruukinranta restaurant. Alongside the restaurant is a store with food and supplies as well as boating and trekking goods. The store includes meat and fish counters, a post office, Veikkaus lottery and an Alko liquor shop.

Local harbours: Savonlinna, Punkaharju and Oravi