Ristna Nature Centre
In the main house there are a photo exhibitions and educational exhibition called "The Department Store of the Sea" is open in the second building.
From the nature centre's yard starts a study trail that introduces old-growth forests and forestry heritage.
In the nature centre you can craft, there's a play area for children, watch nature films and use our library.
We have free wifi.
|Phone||Liis Soonik, communication manager, +372 676 7111, +372 5322 9499|
|Opening hours||1 May to 31 August, Mon to Sun 10.00–18.00|
1 September to 30 April, Wed to Fri 11.00–16.00
|Type of object||Nature Centre|
for 10 cars or 2 tour buses|
The permanent exhibition in the Ristna Nature Centre’s outbuilding introduces marine debris and the effects of sea littering.
In the main house kitchen equipped with electric stove, refridgerator, microwave and coffee machine, tableware for 20 people, pots and pans.
|Sleeps (no. of people)||The nature centre sleeps 20, bring your own bedding|
|Sights||At the centre you can get acquainted with cultural heritage in the surrounding forests and take a look at the authentic primeval forest. Longer and shorter walks to the lighthouses of the Kõpu peninsula, Ristna military defence structures, and Kalana port. A few-kilometre hike through the forest takes you to the scenic sand beaches on the island’s northern coast.|
around the year|
|Location||Kalana village, Hiiu municipality, 92212 Hiiu County. Object no. 27 on recreation area map|
|Driving directions||Ristna Nature Centre is located at Kõpu–Ristna road, 8 km from Kõpu towards Ristna. The Metsvahi bus stop is in front of the Ristna Nature Centre.|
|Geographic coordinates||Long-Lat WGS 84|
|L-EST 97 x: 6533334 y: 390195|