Services for Boaters at Luonteri

25.1.2022
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The coordinates are given in accordance with the WGS-84 coordinate system (degrees, minutes and decimal degrees) and in the ETRS-TM35FIN plane coordinate system. Charts printed in blue colour are published in WGS 84 with international symbology. Charts printed in green colour are published in the national coordinate system (KKJ). For more information on nautical charts, visit the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency's website (vayla.fi).

Excursion Harbours

  • At Hiidenlahti Bay, on the southern shore of Neitvuori at the bottom of the bay. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 39.99' lon: 27° 44.81' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6837255 E: 539543.
    • From the fairway west of Petäänsaari Island.
    • Anchor and pier, which is only intended for the daytime mooring of boats.
    • Excursion harbour: At the Hiidenmaa farm, approximately 200 metres from the Neitvuori parking area, is a campfire site, a dry toilet and a path to the top of Neitvuori Hill.
    • The City of Mikkeli is responsible for maintenance of the harbour and Metsähallitus is responsible for the campfire site at Neitvuori.
  • Raintasaari, western shore. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 38.07' lon: 27° 53.92' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6833792 E: 547631.
    • From the fairway east of Huosiossalo. 12 metres between cables.
    • Depth: 1 metre
    • Pier (for small craft), anchor.
    • Excursion harbour: campfire site, mixed waste management and dry toilet.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.
  • Vartiosaari, northwest shore. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 37.66' lon: 27° 46.23' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6832944 E: 540847.
    • Open view of the Lake Luonteri expanse
    • From the fairway to the east into the northwestern bay. 12 metres between cables.
    • Pier (for small craft), anchor.
    • Exposed to northwesterly winds.
    • Excursion harbour: grill site, mixed waste management, dry toilet, information board.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.
  • Makutsaari, western cove. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 37.42' lon: 27° 47.8' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6832515 E: 542240.
    • 12 metres between cables.
    • Excursion harbour: dry toilet.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.
  • Pienipuoli, on the western shore, north side of Korvensaari Island. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 37.64' lon: 27° 45.57' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6832900 E: 540264.
    • 12 metres between cables.
    • Pier, anchor.
    • Excursion harbour: cooking shelter, lean-to shelter, campfire site, mixed waste management, dry toilet, information board.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.
  • Korvensaari, cove on the southeast shore. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 36.56' lon: 27° 45.21' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6830891 E: 539970.
    • 12 metres between cables.
    • Well.
    • Pier, buoys (6), anchor.
    • Excursion harbour: cooking shelter, mixed waste management, dry toilet, information board. Sauna for harbour guests - no advance reservations needed. A fee is charged for the use of the sauna. The Saimaa Recreation Area Association (saimaanvirkistysalueyhdistys.fi) is responsible for the management of the sauna.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.
  • Karihiekka, peninsula on the western shore of Uimasalo. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 36.59' lon: 27° 53.76' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6831043 E: 547528.
    • 12 metres between cables.
    • Pier, anchor.
    • Exposed to westerly winds.
    • The sandy beach between the rocks is ideal for swimming.
    • Excursion harbour: cooking shelter, campfire site, mixed waste management and dry toilet.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.
    • Stone Age settlement 300m.
  • Kaijatsaari, western shore. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 34.87' lon: 27° 41.90' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6827721 E: 537077.
    • A relatively popular sheltered port, which is not recommended for families with children due to steep rocks.
    • 2 to 5 moorings.
    • Pier, anchor.
    • Excursion harbour: campfire site, mixed waste management and dry toilet.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.
  • Heposaari, western shore. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 34.79' lon: 27° 51.32' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6827672 E: 545414.
    • To the west of Heponiemi, watch out for rocks that are marked on the nautical chart.
    • Pier, anchor.
    • Excursion harbour: campfire site, mixed waste management and dry toilet.
    • The excursion harbour is maintained by Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association.

Sights

You can reach Neitvuori from the pier at Hiidenlahti, which is only intended for the daytime mooring of boats. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 39.99' lon: 27° 44.81' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6837255 E: 539543.

Nearby services for boaters 

  • Anttola guest harbour (venesatamat.fi, in Finnish). EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 35.0' lon: 27° 39.4' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6827940 E: 534862.
    • Approx. 40 guest boat places
    • Plenty of services, including fuel distribution, septic tank emptying, sauna and shared laundry room
  • Lakeistenranta guest pier. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 36.0' lon: 27° 39.07' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6829793 E: 534552.
    • Approx. 3 km north of Anttola
    • 2 moorings 
    • Plenty of services, including campsite, café, food kiosk
    • Nearest excursion harbour: Kaijatsaari.
  • Lietvesi Bridge guest pier. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 33.0' lon: 27° 57.9' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6824431 E: 551286.
    • pier, anchor
    • 10 moorings.
    • Kiosk, mixed waste management, dry toilet, boat ramp and observation tower.
    • Nearest excursion harbour: Heposaari.
  • The nearest fuel distribution and chemical toilet emptying point are at the Anttola guest harbour. EUREF-FIN (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 35.0' lon: 27° 39.4' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6827940 E: 534862.
  • For more information on boating services, refer to Mikkeli Region Tourist Information (visitmikkeli.fi), Saimaa Boating Guide (en.calameo.com, in Finnish) and Veneilykesä-satamaopas (satamaopas.fi, in Finnish and Swedish only).