Destination information

Visitors on the islands of Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari must follow the routes. Outside the routes, there are cliffs and crumbling structures as well as explosives left in the ground after an ammunition explosion on the island in 1937. The southern part of Vallisaari is closed off and out of bounds for security reasons. Landing your boat or canoe in the closed-off area is prohibited under penalty.

Suitable places for landing a canoe include the sandy coves near the Torpedo Bay visitor harbour or Vallisaari’s Pilot Pier and Luotsitalo pilot house.

You can land a boat at the Torpedo Bay visitor harbour, which is subject to a charge.

The timetable for the regular ferry.

The rules and regulations for Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari.

It is also important to check any up-to-date notices regarding Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari before heading there on an outing.


Kuninkaansaari trail
Route is 2.5 km long. There are info boards along the route.

Aleksanteri trail
The 3-km route goes around Vallisaari. There are info boards along the route.


Vallisaari is not an accessible destination. The routes in the area are easy to walk, but there are significant elevation differences and steep climbs. The dry toilet next to the main jetty at Luotsitalo pilot house is wheelchair friendly.          

Additional information

The Citynature website tells extensively about Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari.