The Island of Hailuoto – Events and Info

Island Info

Hailuoto is a marine environment and one of Finland’s national landscapes. The island is a paradise for bird-watchers, particularly in spring. The trekking routes of Hailuoto offer an independent traveller great wilderness experiences.

The nearest bird observation tower is less than a kilometre away, shops are within walking distance and in the winter ski trails start next to Kievari. We offer programme events in co-operation with the businesses of Hailuoto.

In the summer, you will find fantastic sandy beaches and clean water on Hailuoto.

The Events of the Island of Hailuoto

Examples of Hailuoto’s programme and well-being service:

  • Guided nature tours and Lappish hut excursions
  • Riding Icelandic horses cross-country or on fields

Programme Services and Experiences:


Places Worth Visiting:


  • Sale Hailuoto, local produces (also the Rotuaarin Apteekki pharmacy, Veikkaus lottery)
  • K-market Hailuoto Marjakas, local produces, fresh meat service (also including a Veikkaus lottery service, hardware goods, sub-post office)

Information about Hailuoto:

How to Get to the Island

A ferry goes from Oulunsalo to Hailuoto many times a day; see the timetables. You can also come by bus from Oulu. TIMETABLES

On the ferry, residents of the island have right of way. In winter there may be an iceroad over the sea to Hailuoto.