Vallisaari Welcomes Visitors

There is water bus connection to Vallisaari Island during the summer period May-September 2017. Transportation providers are JT-line (www.jt-line.fi) and Aavalines (www.aavalines.fi, in Finnish) and the departure points are located at the Market Square. You will find the departure points beside "Vallisaari" signs. JT-line departs from the Kolera allas (and during midsummer also from Hakaniemi) and arrives to the Pilotyard jetty at Vallisaari. Aavaline departure point is beside Suomenlinna Island ferry and at Vallisaari the water buss arrives to Torpedonlahti harbor square.

Tourists at Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari can use the islands' water points, dry toilets, picnic tables and during summer season also the excursion harbour, café, and tour guide services. It is allowed to berth at excursion harbor year round.

The natural environment of Vallisaari is highly sensitive. Please stay on the marked trails. Before visiting Vallisaari, please familiarise yourself with the rules and regulations that apply to the area.

Vallisaari Map (www.retkikartta.fi)

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari areas. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism (www.metsa.fi) when operating in the areas.

Guided Excursions and Nature and Outdoor Activities

  • The Ehrensvärd Society (www.suomenlinnatours.com)
    • Guided tours in Vallisaari, subject to a fee: schedules and prices
    • The tours begin in front of the Luotsitalo pilot house near the water bus jetty. Each tour takes about 90 minutes. Tickets are available on JT-Line water buses, from the Vallisaari kiosk and online at tickets.suomenlinnatours.com.
    • Guided tours are also available by special agreement
    • Tour languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Aarresaaret (www.aarresaaret.fi, in Finnish)
    • Guided Excursions, theme excursions, nature photography courses
    • Tour languages: Finnish, Swedish, English, with German and Russian available by special agreement
  • aQuablue Charter (www.aquablue.fi, in Finnish)
    • Programme services pre-booked cruises and sailing excursions
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Bliss Adventure (www.blissadventure.fi)
    • Guided Excursions by foot or by fatbike
    • Tour languages: finnish and english
  • Brigantiini MaryAnn (www.maryann.fi, in Finnish)
    • Guided Excursions, theme excursions, nature and outdoor activities
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Green Cap Tours (greencaptours.com)
    • Guided Excursions, upon request also possible by boat  
    • Languages: Finnish and English and, upon request, possible to order Swedish, German and Russian
  • Helsingin Purjelaivakonttori (www.purjelaiva.fi)
    • Guided Excursions at pre-booked sailing excursions
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Helsingin venetaksi (www.helsinginvenetaksi.fi, in Finnish)
    • Guided Excursions
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • IHA-Lines Oy (www.ihalines.fi)
    • Guided Excursions
    • Tour languages: Finnish, Swedish, English, with Russian available by special agreement
  • Like2Hike (www.like2hike.fi)
    • Guided Excursions, kayaking in a SitOnTop kayak
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Mindstone Oy (www.mindstone.fi)
    • Guided excursions: forest mindfulness and health
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Nordic Swan (www.nordicswan.fi)
    • Guided Excursions
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Pinja Maunula, archipelago guide, tel. +358 40 845 7522, pinja.maunula(at)gmail.com
    • Guided Excursions, nature and outdoor activities
    • Tour languages: Finnish, English, German and Italian
  • Professional Guide Service (www.pgs.fi, in Finnish)
    • Guided Excursions, paddling and bird watching tours
    • Tour languages: Finnish, with English available by special agreement
  • Ravintola Rantapyssy, tel. +358 40 578 2723, mika.virkkunen(at)mestaripalvelut.fi
    • Guided Excursions with a picnic
    • Tour languages: Finnish and with the help of an auxiliary guide, tours can also be held in Swedish, English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Vietnamese, Estonian, Mandarin Chinese, Turkish, Kurdish, Swahili or Arabic
  • Royal Line Oy (www.royalline.net)
    • Guided Excursions
    • Some summer cruises to Vallisaari will also be open to the general public
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Strömma Finland Oy Ab (www.stromma.fi)
    • Guided Excursions
  • Uudenmaan Erämatkat (www.eramatkat.com, in Finnish)
    • Guided Excursions, theme excursions
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Varustamo Origo Oy, tel. +358 400 856 544, info(at)jussaro.net
    • Guided Excursions
    • Tour languages: Finnish and English
  • Wave and Soul Cruises Oy (www.vartiovene55.fi)
    • Nature and outdoor activities
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish, English, with Russian available by special agreement

Food and Catering Services

  • Juva Shipping Oy tel: +358 40 755 1130, vallisaari(at)vallisaari.fi
    • Café and harbour services in the Torpedolahti excursion harbour in Vallisaari
    • Serving food or coffee for groups: vallisaari(at)vallisaari.fi
  • Catering services are also available for pre-booked cruises. See the transport services.

Transportation Services

  • JT-Line Oy (www.jt-line.fi)
  • Aavalines Oy (www.aavalines.fi)
    • Scheduled water bus services to Vallissari 
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish
  • aQuablue Charter (www.aquablue.fi, in Finnish)
    • Charter cruises and pre-booked sailing excursions
    • Service languages: Finnish and English
  • Amfion Marine Charters Oy (www.marival.fi)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Brigantiini MaryAnn (www.maryann.fi, in Finnish)
    • Pre-booked sailing excursions
    • Service languages: Finnish and English
  • City Cruisers Ky (www.citycruisers.fi)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish, English and German
  • Feelsea Ky (www.feelsea.fi, in Finnish)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Finlandia Princess Oy (www.facebook.com/finlandia.princess)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Helsingin Purjelaivakonttori (www.purjelaiva.fi)
    • Pre-booked sailing excursions
    • Service languages: Finnish and English
  • Helsingin venetaksi (www.helsinginvenetaksi.fi, in Finnish)
    • Boat transportation, charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish and English
  • IHA-Lines Oy (www.ihalines.fi)
    • Charter cruises and pre-booked sailing excursions
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English, with Russian available by special agreement
  • Nordic Swan (www.nordicswan.fi)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish and English
  • NorsöLine (www.norsoline.com, in Finnish)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Purjelaiva Ingrid Oy (www.purjelaiva-ingrid.fi, in Finnish)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Royal Line Oy (www.royalline.net)
    • Charter cruises 
    • Service languages: Finnish and English
  • Strömma Finland Oy Ab (www.stromma.fi)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Suomen Purjelaivaosakeyhtiö (www.purjelaiva.fi)
    • Pre-booked sailing excursions
    • Service languages: Finnish and English
  • Suomen Saaristokuljetus Oy (www.suomensaaristokuljetus.fi)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Valborg Oy (www.valborg.fi)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English
  • Wave and Soul Cruises Oy (www.vartiovene55.fi)
    • Charter cruises, events on the jetty
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English with Russian available by special agreement
  • Veka-Line Oy (vekaline.planeetta.com, in Finnish)
    • Charter cruises
    • Service languages: Finnish, Swedish and English

Other Services

  • Juva Shipping Oy tel: +358 40 755 1130
    • Harbour services in the Torpedolahti excursion harbour in Vallisaari
  • Wave and Soul Cruises Oy (www.vartiovene55.fi)
    • Conference space, conference room equipment and a sauna on the vessel