The island of Bodö is located in the southern Archipelago Sea, east of the strait separating it from the island of Bergholm. The island was opened to public in 2016 and the development of the service ( infrastructure is still under way. There is a designated trail on the island going through a variety of different landscapes.

There are tables and a couple of trees between the terrace and the pier. A sailboat at the pier.

Directions and maps

  • Coordinates Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59°54.491' lon: 21°45.0' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6652830 E: 206560
  • Nautical chart series: D
  • Nautical chart: 711, 716
  • Harbour number: 795

By public transportation

Boat tours

  • You can also reach Bodö by taking a chartered boat. The boats of AspöCharter depart from the Archipelago Centre Korpoström. Additional information



Harbour services

  • By paying the harbour charge, you get a boat space, a welcome coffee, a sauna for four persons in the main building, a WiFi connection and electricity. You can also use the dry toilets, waste management services and the dishwashing point on the island.
  • Draught 1.5 - 4 metres
  • Please note that boats must be attached to the buoys. There are cables at the bottom of the sea and for this reason dropping anchor in the bay or at the jetty is strictly forbidden.


Picture from the water to the beach. There are a couple of boats tied up at the pier. There are a few buildings in the country and a forest behind them. There is a tall surveillance tower in the forest.


  • There are five renovated rooms in the main building. 

Other services

  • Sauna
  • Bistrocafé
  • Shop 
  • SUP board rental
  • Nature trail

History of Bodö

A coast guard station was located on Bodö between 1967 and 1991. After its closure, the main building was empty until 2016 when the renovation work started. The tower on the island is a reminder of this period in the history of Bodö. The structure is still used by the Finnish Border Guard and it is closed to visitors.


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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