Vilsandi National Park

Vilsandi National Park includes the island of Vilsandi with the surrounding islets and rocks, and the bays of Kihelkonna, Kuusnõmme and Atla and the islands inside. Vilsandi National Park covers about 100 islands and 180 square kilometres. Vilsandi is a small island—6 km in length and barely 3 km in width.

The Vilsandi Island is the only inhabited island in the protected area. The island’s coastline is serrated with inlets, capes and a multitude of inshore islets. The western and northern coast of Vilsandi is predominantly dolomite rock. Characteristic of its nature is maritime climate, many bird species, it has characteristic vegetation and captivating fauna of the brackish sea.

The Centre for State Forest Management in Estonia has been involved in visitor management in Vilsandi National Park since February 2009.

Location
Saaremaa
AttractionsNumerous bird species, characteristic vegetation, fauna of the brackish sea
ActivitiesHiking, bird observation, nature education, fishing
InformationVilsandi National Park Visitor Centre
Phone
+372 454 6880; +372 527 7421
E-mail
info.vilsandi@rmk.ee
Contact us
Loona village, Kihelkonna municipality, 93415  Saare County

Open
1 June- 31 August Mon-Sun 10.00-18.00
1 Sept- 31 May Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00
Visitor managerRMK, read about restrections on visiting the national park HERE.
Protected Area ManagerLääne region, Environmental Board of Estonia
laane@keskkonnaamet.ee