Kalajoki Visitor Centre

Kalajoki Visitor Centre. Photo: Jussi Riikonen

Hear the Call of the Bothnian Bay and Visit the Visitor Centre on Finland's Northernmost Sea!

Kalajoki Visitor Centre is the number one destination for visitors to the Bothnian Bay. It is located by the Kalajoki Sand Dunes. The Visitor Centre will provide you with tips on the best outdoor destinations in the Bothnian Bay area. At our exhibition, you can take a plunge into the underwater world of the Bothnian Bay, study the lives of some of the famous folk who used to live here, or try to catch the biggest fish in Finland.

Opening Hours 2019

Closed, open by appointment. 

Open in 2019 from February.

At other times by appointment. We reserve the rights to changes. 

Free entry. 

Contact Information

Address: Kalajoki Visitor Centre
Jukupolku 5, 85100 Kalajoki

Telephone: +358 206 39 7007

E-mail: kalajoki(at)metsa.fi

Location: In Ostrobothnia on the Kalajoki (www.kalajoki.fi) Hiekkasärkät Sand Dunes. Read more.

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.

Visit: There is no entrance fee to the Visitor Centre. Guided group tours at the exhibition cost 50€/group/hour, and they must be booked in advance.  Read more.

Things to Do and See: The Real stories from the Bothnian Bay -exhibition, events, temporary exhibitions, guided group tours, the film archives, nature trail (4 km). Read more.

Services: Guided tours, hiking information service. At the Kratti Puoji-Shop, you can buy nature books, maps, gifts and themed products for the Bothnian Bay National Park. A café is available at the Sani Spa Hotel (www.kalajokiresort.fi). Services provided by the cooperating partners are also available.

Suitability: An excellent location for families with children. The main exhibition is accessible to all. It is allowed to bring pets in the Visitor Centre except those areas with textile upholstery (video room and submarine).

The Nature Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.