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The Friendly Moose Lapland, Overtornea, Norrbotten, Sweden
Wheelchair accessible holidays accommodation.

Board Basis: Self Catering
Star Rating: N/A

We offer holidays for disabled people in The Friendly Moose Lapland, Overtornea, Norrbotten, Sweden that are suitable for disabled travellers.

If you are interested in Accessible Holidays in this section and require further information then please don't hesitate to contact us.

Wheel In Shower
Grab Rails
Accessible Excursions
Satellite TV

A stay at The Friendly Moose offers a fantastic range of activities and experiences for families, friends and groups to enjoy together. Hosts Paul and Maria will help you to experience all that Swedish and Finnish Lapland have to offer and will endeavour to make all the activities as accessible as possible for all guests.

Situated in ÷vertorneŚ, The Friendly Moose has a shared lounge, garden, tennis court, and free WiFi throughout the property. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a barbecue. There is free private parking and the property features free airport shuttle service.

This property offers wheelchair access throughout, with rooms designed specifically for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.

The Big Moose Apartment:
A beautiful space with stunning views, The Big Moose apartment comfortably sleeps 4 guests (5 guests if using sofa bed). The beds are 1 x electric head and feet adjustable bed (mattress height 22inch, but can be raised on request), 1 x further single bed, 1 x extra king-size bed and 1 x Sofa double bed for extra guest/s.

Bedroom area 1: 6m x 4m
Bedroom area 2: 5m x 4m

The kitchen is fully equipped and has a spacious breakfast/dining area (L-shaped 5 m x 4m longest dimensions). There is an oven/hob, full-size American style fridge freezer with ice dispenser, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee maker etc. The Wet-room is 2.5m x 2m with grab bars, shower handrail, over-head and handheld shower, height adjustable shower seat with arms (stool version available) and raised WC with hand rails. Available to everyone is shared use of the Cosy room for relaxing and social time with a charming wood-burning stove. Perfect for cosying up next to with a book! Please note that all doors have a minimum width of 90 cm. Guests can also use the decking area and outdoor bbq areas.

Additional equipment available:
Birdie Mobile Hoist (max 180kg). Guests need to provide own sling/harness, Bed and table raising blocks, Bed Support Rail, Bed rails for children, V- pillow., Wheelblades to attach to front castors to help wheelchair movement through snow, wetroom assistance call cord.

The Little Moose Apartment :
A lovely apartment with the added bonus of a private veranda, The Little Moose apartment sleeps up to 4 guests with two welcoming double bedrooms ( 6.4 m x 3m and 4m x 4m). The beds are 1 x electric head and feet adjustable single bed (mattress height 22 inches but can be increased) 1 x extra king-size bed and 1 x single bed.

Bedroom 1 6.4m x 3m
Bedroom 2 4m x 4m

There is a fully equipped kitchen breakfast and dining area (6m x 2.5m). Cooker/hob, full-size fridge freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee maker etc. The wet room (2m x 1.6m) has grab bars, over-head hand held shower, height adjustable shower seat, raised WC with hand rails. With the Little Moose, you are treated to direct access to a private outdoor veranda with views of the Northern sky and the river Tornea. Shared use of cosy lounge with wood-burning stove. Please note that most doors have a width in excess of 81.5cm, but the entrance door width and wetroom door width is 74cm.

For guests with special requirements :
Please note that due to the smaller dimensions, this wetroom is perhaps better suited to guests who are able to approach the facilities from the front and who are also a little more mobile. It is a very tight space for turning a wheelchair/transferring inside the wetroom. Please ask if further details required.

Additional equipment available: Electric Portable hoist (birdie max lift 180kg own sling required), Bed and Table raisers, Grab bars in wet rooms, Threshold ramps, Property Access Ramp, Electric adjustable single bed (raises and lowers feet and head), Bedside hand rail/support, Bed rails for children, Wheelbades for fixing to wheelchair front castors to help movement in snow, Wetroom assistance call cord, Raised WC height and WC support arms.

The friendly moose offers a large variety of excursions and facilities which are included in the price of your stay to make their guests stay special. These include:
  • Northern Lights/ Reindeer and Moose Spotting Scenic Tour (2 tours on 7 night break)
  • Visit to Arctic Moose Farm, Sami culture talk and traditional meal
  • Snowmobile and Pulka experience
  • Visit to the Arctic Circle Landmark
  • Fun sledging/snow-tubing on gentle slopes
  • Outdoor Cooking experience including fire starting (7 nights only)
  • Time to rest, relax and enjoy the lovely surroundings
  • Welcome evening meal on arrival
  • Airport transfers and transport during holiday in wheelchair accessible mini-bus
  • Shared use of cosy room with wood-burner for relaxing, social time etc.
  • Self-catering accommodation with full kitchen/dining area, roll-in wet-room and lovely views across meadow, river and forest
  • Heating, water, utilities, bedding & towels included
  • Friendly, patient and helpful English-speaking guide for all activities and support available throughout your holiday, if and when needed
  • Complimentary use of "Wheel-blades" to make wheelchair movement through snow much easier

    Suitable For
    An ideal place for any travellers looking to enjoy the arctic circle

    The Friendly Moose offers some equipment to make your stay easier. Any other mobility requirements must be discussed at time of booking.

    Adapted Transfers
    Nearest Airport is Kemi Tornio Airport. Airport transfers available in wheelchair adapted vehicles. Transfer time from the Airport is approximately 1hr 20mins.

    Flights available from most UK airports - 
    Flight time is approx 5 hours


    Call 03333 355615


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