Naissaar Island Travels

Naissaar Island – the Isle of Women

Naissaar island ruins of fortifications Estonia’s own ‘Angkor Wat’ can be found on Naissaar Island – picturesque and mysterious ruins of fortifications concealed by the forests, and otherworldly fort passages. Naissaar is a scenic island close to Tallinn, still untouched by tourism. As one of the most exciting islands of the northern coast of Estonia, Naissaar captivates visitors with its clean sandy beaches, hiking trails, exciting history, and a cultural festival taking place in the summer.
There is plenty to do on Naissaar, whether you are a culture, history, or nature enthusiast. Read more about Naissaar Island Travels and Tours

What to do on Naissaar Island?

Tour packages and services available
See detailed suggestions for tour itineraries below

Tour to Naissaar Island Lighthouse and mysterious Imperial underground fort tunnels
Exciting sea voyage to Naissaar Island, a Hop-On Hop-Off military truck ride, stunning Lighthouse views, overgrown fortress ruins and, secret underground tunnels. Take a totally unique cultural journey into Estonia’s storied past. Duration ca 3.5h
(*For groups available with human guide on advance request
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In the footsteps of forgotten history: USSR military mine stockyard, railway, South village and wonderful sandy beaches
Be the boss of your own adventure. Spend an unforgettable day rediscovering the history which was supposed to be forgotten forever
This tour is great for cycling or hiking
USSR

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Narrow gauge railway, train ride Port – Männiku village
The southern section of railway, orignally built to the Island on 1912 has been recently restored. You can take a train ride with Soviet era traincar between Port and Männiku village. Duration of ride one way ca 30min. In Männiku village you will find a modest USSR military museum and couple of cafes.
Naissaar narrow gauge train

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Bike rental
You can rent the bikes on the Naissaar Island. Some child seats are available (please make a respective note while ordering on-line). Note! The roads of the island are mostly sandy and rocky. Bicycles can be rented for one or more days.
jalgratta rent Naissaarel

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Departures from Tallinn: Pier No A3, Lennusadam (map link)
(Seaplane Museum harbor, Vesilennuki 6, Tallinn)

Inquiries regarding group tickets (10+pax) and private charters please send by e-mail info@sunlines.eu

Itineraries of Naissaar Island Travels and Tours

TOUR #1: Hop-On Hop-Off Military Truck Tour to Naissaar Island Lighthouse and mysterious Imperial underground fort tunnels with personal GPS smartguide. Package price starting from €35


Enjoy an exciting sea voyage to Naissaar Island, a military truck ride, stunning Lighthouse views, overgrown fortress ruins and, secret underground tunnels. Take a totally unique cultural journey into Estonia’s storied past

• Select date and boat tickets. Start your day of adventure by departing from the historic Seaplane Museum Harbour. From here you will hop aboard your boat and enjoy a 1-hour, scenic boat voyage. Take in the great views of Katherina Keys, Bald Island and, Midshallows Lighthouse.
• Select from cruise services Hop-on Hop-off GPS Combo Tour: Lighthouse and World of Ruins, GPS-audioguide, Lunch
Upon arrival to the Island you will take a tour on a military truck safari. You will also enjoy approx 1.5km walk. 
The tour is guided by a personal digital guide based on GPS, where it is possible to choose different topics of interest – military history, history of the coastal people, nature. The guide will walk you through the sights along the forest trails and tell stories during the stops of the truck train.
Visit the towering lighthouse and admire the beautiful views of Tallinn or coastline of Finland across the water from the observation deck 207 steps high.
Follow your trip through the wild forest trails, here you will be able to see picturesque fortress ruins. Whilst here you will also get to delve into underground tunnels (Torchlight provided)!
Buffet Lunch with VEG option available
• (* Optional: train ride on narrow gauge railway; for groups of 10+ people option to order a human guide; hotel transfer in Tallinn)
•• Package price level depending on selected services €35 – €64/adult. Discounts for children apply
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TOUR #2: In the footsteps of forgotten history: USSR military mine stockyard, South village and wonderful sandy beaches by bike. Your tourleader is personal GPS smartguide. Package price starting from €20


Be the boss of your own adventure. Spend an unforgettable day rediscovering the history which was supposed to be forgotten forever.
• Select date and boat tickets. The journey begins from the historical Seaplane Museum Harbour of Tallinn. Enjoy a 1-hour, scenic boat voyage. Take in the great views of Katherina Keys, Bald Island and, Midshallows Lighthouse.
• Select from cruise services GPS-based smartguide with a choice of your favorite theme: military history, coastal folk history, nature
• Select from cruise services Bike rental
• You can choose between 4 routes with hidden gems
1) A humble hiking trail (~6 km) to explore the history of the coastal people. You will visit the scenic Hülkar tip, search for the ruins of the mysterious battery no. 4, and walk back to the harbor through Männiku village where you can see the island’s life today, study the narrow gauge railway and visit its modest museum
2) A long hiking trail (~ 11 km) that runs from Männiku village along the coast up to Naissaare Church and Cemetery. The trail passes through a magical forest and ends up in a former top-secret Soviet military base
3) A hiking trail for cyclists (~13 km) through a primeval forest road that winds up at the Naissaare lighthouse where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the island, visit the fortresses and underground tunnels. Take a look at the remains of USSR mine stockyard.
4) Round-the-Island trail for cyclists (~30 km)
• (* Optional: train ride on narrow gauge railway; access to Lighthouse observation deck; museum at Männiku village; hotel transfer in Tallinn)
•• Package price level depending on selected services €20 – €49/adult. Discounts for children apply
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Inquiries regarding group tickets (10+pax) and private charters please send by e-mail info@sunlines.eu

Departures from Tallinn: Pier No A3, Lennusadam (map link)
(Seaplane Museum harbor, Vesilennuki 6, Tallinn)


Naissaar Women's Island Day Cruises

Naissaar Island Travels

A ferry trip to Naissaar takes only 60 minutes. Sunlines vessels meet the international safety standards and are fully insured.
In the summer period, ferries depart daily from Lennusadam in Tallinn.

You can choose between various travel packages for exploring the island. One-day cruises will take you to the main attractions of Naissaar and you can choose between two tour packages. However, Naissaar is worth further exploring. We recommend taking your bicycle with you and staying on Naissaar overnight so you would have enough time for exploring all the exciting places and relaxing on the beautiful sandy beach.

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