Naissaar: Soviet military and coastal folk heritage day trip

Vesilennuki 6, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
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What To Expect

Sail out to the remote Naissaar, also known as Women's Island and discover it's fascinating heritage ant the lasting imprint of the island's former Soviet military presence.Naissaar Island was a popular outing destination prior to World War 2, and home to the Aibofolk (Swedish heritage islanders) who made their fortunes as pilots and seal hunters and enjoyed lucrative business with privateers. The Soviet army then turned the island into a secluded military base. Explore the sights from the Soviet military period and remnants of pre-war life.Depart for a 1-hour boat voyage from the historic Lennusadam, enjoying beautiful views while passing Katherina Keys, Bald Island, and Midshallows Lighthouse.You’ll have an amazing opportunity to visit an abandoned sea mine stockyard that was once a top-secret Soviet military base. The secrecy of the base was of utmost importance and is surrounded by double-wire fences guarded by bloodhounds. Afterwards, see the Fire Boulder, another of the island’s landmarks with a thrilling tale to tell.As a final stop, get a true contrast to the military history with a visit to a sanctuary for the native people of the island and learn about the exciting past of its former inhabitants. At the end of the tour, take some time to wander on the beach.

What to remember

Important info

  • Animals are allowed in the tour
  • Consumption of personal food and beverages is not permitted on-board
Boat tickets. GPS-based navigator/audio guide. Island visitor fee
Transfer from/to hotel. Lunch
Know Before You Go

Explore the sea mines stockyard and top-secret Soviet military. Visit a sanctuary for the native people of the island. Stroll on the beautiful sandy beach

Operating days

From May to September

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

Please make your way to Pier A3 of the Seaplane Museum harbor (Lennusadam).