Sandö is a unique and interesting destination. Sandö and the adjacent Sandskär are part of the Salpausselkä ridge system, as is Jurmo, for instance. The eastern tip of Sandö continues very far as a low sandbank. This should be kept in mind when navigating in the area. With a small boat, landing is possible in the bay on the northeastern side of the island. Larger boats can be left at anchor.

Directions and Maps

  • Coordinates Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 60° 02.0542' lon: 22° 19.5809'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6664428 E: 239729
  • Nautical chart series: B, D
  • Nautical chart: 648, 702, 25


The Excursion Harbour

  • Harbour number: 625
  • Depth: 0,1
  • Anchor 

Other Services

  • Campfire site 
  • Toilet 
  • Information board 
  • Picnic table and benches

 A sandy shore by the sea on a sunny day. Coniferous trees grow on the shore, a clear sky in the background.

112 Emergency Number

If you have an emergency during your trip, such as getting lost, injured or finding a wildfire, call 112. Read more detailed emergency instructions.

Download the 112 Finland application ( to your phone. When an emergency call is made through the 112 Finland application, the emergency centre attendant is automatically informed of the caller's location.

It is recommended to keep the mobile phone warm and to bring extra food and water with you. There are many excursion locations with no mobile coverage and some mobile phones does not work in sub-zero temperatures, that is why it is always a good idea to let someone know about your itinerary and timetable.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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