Ulko-Tammio – a summer's day maritime gem
Ulko-Tammio is a magnificent island of natural beauty in the Eastern Gulf of Finland National Park, bound to charm even the most demanding hiker. The rugged shoreline rocks and luscious groves are unparalleled in their impressiveness. The area of Ulko-Tammio is also an ideal place for bird observers, its avian species are diverse and plentiful. Museum cannons and a Second World War cave, which was used as an air raid shelter, tell about the military history of the region.
The northwestern side of Ulko-Tammio has a shielded cove for visiting yachtsmen. The eastern shore of the island also has a beautiful bay open to easterly winds and excellent for mooring, supplied with barbeque facilities. A perfect choice to spend a summer's day!
Distance from Tervasaari in Hamina: 14 nm
Passage depth: 1.0–3.0 m
Mooring method: anchor and tying at the bows.
Services: campfire site, toilet, information desk, nature trail, refuse collection point.
Regular traffic: June–September from Tervasaari passenger harbour.
Particulars: nature trail passing through an exciting cave, diverse avian population.
During summer weekends visitors can be guided by Finnish Forest Authority guide +358 40 568 5777. Boat connection to Ulko-Tammio from tervasaari, Hamina during summers. See timetable here.