Customer Service and Guidance

  • Rödjan House and Nature Information Hut
    • All the facilities on the grounds of the Rödjan House have free access. Rödjan is closed for this season (uppdated 12.10.2022). Groups may visit the Nature Information Hut by appointment. For further information please contact Haltia.

An aerial photograph of a cabin on a flat rock. A sea landscape opens up with forested islands in the background.

Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in the National Park

Meals, where to buy and prepare


  • The nearest shop is Skåldö Fiskebod, which is located in Sommarö, west of Skärlandet.
  • A larger selection of shops and restaurants can be found in Raseborg (

Campfire Sites

Campfire sites are located on

  • Rödjan
  • Modermagan
  • Fladalandet
  • Jussarö (NOTE. You can get an ax from the cafe during the cafe's opening hours.)

Please note that lighting campfires is also forbidden at campfire sites if the wildfire warning is in effect. Check the current warnings ( This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a shelter and a flue.

Waste Management

There are no waste bins in the National Park. Visitors need to take their waste to the mainland. Biodegradable waste should be placed in a dry toilet or composter, and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire. The nearest places with waste bins are in Baggö, Sommarö and Predium. 


There are dry toilets on Rödjan, Modermagan, Fladalandet and Jussarö.

Overnight stays


  • There is a camping site at Rödjan on Älgö.
  • The other camping sites in the park are located on Modermagan, Fladalandet and Jussarö.

Lodging in the Surrounding Area


  • Nylands friluftsområden rf (Recreation Area Association) has a free sauna on Byxholmen, nearby the National Park.

Kayak Rental


Services for Boaters


  • In the National Park area, there are five metres deep routes south of Skedö and south of Hästö Busö. These routes between Helsinki and Hanko are quite busy with boats.
  • The outer archipelago route between Helsinki and Hanko.

Excursion Harbours

Harbours in the National Park area. The coordinates are given using the WGS-84 Coordinate System.

  • Älgö, Rödjan (Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 51.9' lon: 23° 23.7' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6641870 E: 298168). Depth 1 - 2 metres. Mooring max. 12 hours. On the rock about 200 metres west of Rödjan, there are loops where mooring time is not limited.
  • Modermagan, (Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 51.4' lon: 23° 25.7' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6640842 E: 299983). Boats which are able to move in shallow water, can anchor in the bay in the southern side of the island, where depth at the threshold is 1 metre.
  • Fladalandet, (Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 51.2' lon: 23° 24.5' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6640532 E: 298844).
  • Trelänningen, (Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 50.4' lon: 23° 23.0' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6639125 E: 297364). Depth 1,5 - 3,5 metres. Anchoring is not allowed in the bay of the strait going south-east, because the bottom flora in the area is rare in Finnish conditions.
  • Jussarö, (Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 49.8' lon: 23° 34.4' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6637446 E: 307945). Landing is allowed on the eastern side of the island. On the western side, moving is allowed only on the nature trails.

Guest and Service Harbours

Harbours near the National Park. The coordinates are given using the WGS-84 Coordinate System.

  • Tammisaari, Pohjoissatama (North Harbour), guestharbour. Boat ramp (Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 58.6' lon: 23° 26.0' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6654178 E: 300983).
  • Tammisaari, guestharbour. Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 59.0' lon: 23° 26.6' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6654890 E: 301581.
  • Sommarö, service harbour. Boat ramp. Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 54.1' lon: 23° 24.7' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6645899 E: 299322.
  • Sommarö, visitors´ berth. Boat ramp. Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 53.9' lon: 23° 24.9' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6645518 E: 299488.

More information from Ekenäs Nature Centre.

Boat Ramps

At boat launching places there are ramps in the following locations:

  • Skåldö and
  • Ekenäs Town.

Petrol Stations

There are petrol stations at Skåldö fiskebod Shop, located at Sommarö in Skärlandet, by the Nature Centre in Ekenäs Guest Harbour, and Predium in Lappohja.

Other Services

In Ekenäs Guest Harbour there are a café, a sauna, showers, washing machines, place to dispose of toilet waste, recycling point for household waste and electricity for boats.

Services for the Disabled

There are no special services in the National Park area.

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings ( are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19

Customer service

Finnish Nature Centre Haltia
tel. +358 40 163 6200 

Ekenäs Archipelago Brochure

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