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Archipelago boat traffic

Archipelago traffic
Sapokankatu 3/Juha Vainion katu 99/Tervasaari, Kotka/Hamina
  • Saaristoliikenne Kotka

Varissaari Island -  Fort Elisabeth

On Varissaari Island there are remains of fortresses from the era of the Ruotsinsalmi naval battles. Island located right outside the centre of Kotka and is a popular place for outing. At the island you will find: summer restaurant Vaakku, beach, beach volley court, campfire site. More info

In September Summer restaurant Vaakku and M/S Klippan operate only by appointment. More info:  +358 44 986 4925,


Kotka -Lehmäsaari island - Kirkonmaa island - Rankki island 

M/S Jaana is commuting between Sapokka/Kotka harbour and Rankki Island only upon request starting from 2 Sep. Orders tel. +358 44 055 7493 or

Lehmäsaari island - the lagoon-shaped bay and swimming beaches provide a great opportunity to spend a summer day in the natural environment. On the island: beach, campfire site, nature paths, camping possibility

Rankki fortress island  - the old army island has been opened to the public. On the island: restaurant, small shop, accommodation services

Kirkonmaa island the old army island has been opened to the public.


Commuter ferry to islands Haapasaari, Kaunissaari and Kuutsalo

See winter timetable (1 Oct 2019-30 Apr 2020) of free of charge commuter ferry. Departure Kuusinen harbour, address Juha Vainion katu 95. Summer 2019 timetable here.

Kaunissaari island - Popular island for spending holidays and idyllic fisherman’s village. Dry peaty forests are characteristic for Kaunissaari and fine sandy beaches for its Nothern and Eastern coasts. On the island: archipelago museum, shop, cafe, summer restaurant, cottages, camping possibility 

Kuutsalo island - There are interesting nature and good sandy beaches on Kuutsalo Island. Hundreds of summer inhabitants live on the island in summertime. On the island: beach, camping possibility.


Tammio and Ulko-Tammio Island (from Tervasaari, Hamina)

Tammio island - authentic archipelago spirit is felt in fisherman’s village of Tammio. Local arts-and crafts museum is located in old fisherman’s hut.

Ulkotammio island Gem of Eastern Gulf of Finland national park with harsh beach cliffs and bristly deciduous woodland. Museum artillery and a cave from times of the second world war tell about war history of the Ulkotammio island.

On the island: campfire site, toilet, information point, nature trail, camping possibility, open Wilderness Hut, 6 person

See archipelago traffic timetables here M/S Vikla, Meriset Oy