World Heritage Gateway will offer information on the World Heritage of Kvarken. In this information point next to the Bridge of Replot (Raippaluoto) you'll get information about the sights of the area, different hiking trails as well as diverse cruises and treks held during the summer. You'll also receive information about the Kvarken Archipelago and the upcoming events in the area.

Illustration, House of the Sea.Photo: Christel Holm

World Heritage Gateway is under building. Follow the building process here.( 


The infopoint is free of charge, but the exhibition is chargeable.


Contact Information

Address: House of the Sea, Replotvägen 2, 65800 Korsholm 
(Raippaluodontie 2  65800 Mustasaari ), Finland

Tel. int: +358 50 378 5988
E-mail: info(at)



World Heritage Gateway is located next to the Bridge of Replot (Raippaluoto), about 15 - 20 minutes drive northwest from the centre of Vaasa.

By Car

From Vaasa drive on the road number 742 (Alskatintie) north towards Replot (Raippaluoto)  approximately 20 kilometres. Directly after crossing the bridge turn right and you'll arrive to the parking place of the area. Parking is free.

Map of the surroundings of House of the Sea.

By Boat

Next to World Heritage Gateway there's a café-restaurant Berny's guest dock, which length is approximately 100 meters. Depth is 2,5 - 8 meters.

By Public Transportation

During weekdays there's a coach connection from the centre of Vaasa to Replot (Raippaluoto) at least twice a day. The coach stops also at the Bridge of Replot (Raippaluoto).


  • Guidande and maps over The Kvarken Archipelago and hiking trails.
  • Brochures over the local tourist services, sights and events.
  • Next to the World Heritage Gateway there's a café-restaurant Berny's (

Services for the Disabled

  • World Heritage Gateway will be accessible by wheelchair. For disabled there's a parking place right in front of the information point.

Rangers of Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland in Svedjehamn

Rangers of Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland work in Svedjehamn in juni and july and guide visitors and provide information about the World Heritage Site, local attractions and hiking routes.