Services for Boaters in Linnansaari

17.1.2022
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Landing places in Linnansaari National Park

The coordinates are given using the WGS-84-Coordinate System. The harbours coordinates are shown according to the WGS-84-system that is used in the international blue nautical chart series. For more information on nautical charts see the Finnish Maritime Administration boating website (www.liikennevirasto.fi).

Photo: Laura Lehtonen

  • Boat stage at Sammakkoniemi Camping in Linnansaari Island (62°06,09' 28°31,06') for smaller boats. North of the channel, past the eastern end of Kamarluoto to Sammakkoniemi boat stage, unofficially marked route.
    • Depth 1,5m
    • 10 places, a fee is charged (www.oravivillage.com/en)
    • Buoy
    • Excursion harbour: information, campfire place, kiosk, drinking water, toilet, sauna and nature trail.
  • Small boat stage at Kamarluoto (62°06,02' 28°31,46'), near the entrance channel to Sammakkoniemi camping on the northern shore of Kamarluoto.
    • 200 metres from Sammakkoniemi excursion harbour where information, campfire place, kiosk, drinking water, toilet, sauna and nature trail available.
  • Linnansaari pier  (62°06,00' 28°30,76') on the southern shore of Linnansaari Island
    • Depth 7,0 m
    • 4 places
    • Anchor
    • On the southern shore of Linnansaari Island, open to southern wind.
    • 300 metres from Sammakkoniemi excursion harbour where information, campfire place, kiosk, drinking water, toilet, sauna and nature trail available.
  • Boat stage at Linnavuori scenic lookout place (62°06,86' 28°28,36') in the bay south of Linnavuori Rock, on Linnansaari Island
    • Depth 3,3 m
    • 4 - 6 places
    • Anchor, buoy 
    • Toilet
    • Not for overnight stays
  • 3 camping sites at Hietasaari Island (61°59,64' 28°42,51'),southern, eastern and western end
    • Outside the National Park but managed by Metsähallitus
    • For smaller boats (shallow)
    • Anchor
    • Open to wind
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Seurasaari Island, northern shore, in the middle of the island (61°59,95' 28°39,91')
    • For smaller boats (shallow)
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Pöllänsaari Island, western shore (61°59,65` 28°39,55`)
    • Depth 1,5 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Kaitasaari Island, north-western end (62°01,28' 28°32,78')
    • Depth 1,0 - 1,4 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Iso-Tuunaa Island, southern shore of the north-western end (62°03,60' 28°35,20')
    • Depth 2,0 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Louhisaari Island, southern end (62°04,71' 28°36,37')
    • Depth 3,0 m
    • Anchor, buoy
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Petäikköluoto Island, western end of the south shore (62°05,14' 28°33,32')
    • Depth 1,0 - 1,6 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Mäntyluoto Island, eastern shore (62°05, 70' 28°27,79')
    • Depth 1,5 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Linnansaari Island, northern shore, at Perpulanluhta (62°07,01' 28°28,83')
    • Depth 2,5 m
    • Anchor, buoy 
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • 2 camping sites at Kirvessaari Island, western end for smaller boats and southern end for larger (62°09,45' 28°23,77')
    • Depth 1,7 - 2,5 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • 2 camping site at Hirvisaari Island, south-eastern and north-western shores (62°09,94' 28°22,80')
    • Depth 2,0 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Myhkyrä Island, southern shore (62°10,1' 28°21,9`)
    • Depth 2,0 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Paavalinsaari Island, northern end (62°10,60' 28°18,36')
    • Depth 1,5 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Huuhinsaari Island, western shore (62°11,96' 28°21,21')
    • Depth 1,7 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Taivalsaari Island, eastern shore of the cape at the north end (62°11,96' 28°11,88')
    • Depth 1,5 m
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site

The Harronsaari Island excursion harbour is located in the southwest part of the National Park. Photo: Antti Marjokorpi

  • Camping site at Harronsaari Island, northern end (62°13,36' 28°09,49')
    • For smaller boats (shallow)
    • Anchor
    • Open to north-west wind.
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
  • Camping site at Vuorikiukas Island, north-western shore (62°13,56' 28°10,36')
    • Depth 1,0 m
    • Open to north-west wind.
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site
    • Buoy 
  • Camping site at Pieni Lappi Island, western shore (62°06,82' 28°22,70)
    • Anchor
    • Dry toilet
    • Campfire site

Services for Boaters in the Surrounding Areas

  • Oravi service harbour (62°06,8' 28°36,6')
    • Shop, boat ramp, fuel, suction draining, drinking water, waste disposal, toilet, hostel, accommodation in outbuildings, sauna, restaurant and café
  • Visitors' berth at Holiday village Järvisydän in Porosalmi (62°07,22' 28°18,71')
    • 7 km from the centre of Rantasalmi
    • Depth 2,0 m
    • 25 places
    • Buoy and alongside mooring.
    • Campfire place, chemical toilet waste disposal, suction draining, drinking water, waste disposal, toilet, washing machine, shower, sauna by reservation, restaurant and café.
  • Mustalahti visitors' berth (62°05,15' 28°20,10')
    • 3,5 km from the centre of Rantasalmi
    • Depth 2,4 m
    • 10 - 15 places
    • Alongside mooring
    • Concrete boat ramp, waste disposal and toilet
  • Service harbour of the municipality of Rantasalmi (62°04,2' 28°18,6'/3°21,5)
    • Depth 1,3 m 
    • Fuel by ordering, suction draining, electricity, drinking water, waste disposal, toilet, washing and shower possibilities, restaurant and café services.
  • The nearest place to get fuel is in Oravi (62°06,8' 28°36,6').
  • Waste disposal points
    • At Mustalahti (62°05,1' 28°20,4'/3°23,2') Rantasalmi and
    • Oravi (62°06,8' 28°36,6')
  • Chemical toilet waste disposal:
    • At Rantasalmi (62°04,2' 28°18,6'/3°21,5),
    • Oravi (62°06,8' 28°36,6') and
    • Porosalmi - floating one (62°07,2' 28°18,9')
    • These Roska-Roope services are managed by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association (www.pidasaaristosiistina.fi). A fee is charged.