Members Cruise to Söderskär’s Lighthouse


HUART organizes a Members Cruise to Söderskär’s Lighthouse on 30th of August 2018.

HUART welcomes all of its members and especially all new potential members to a cruise to Söderskär’s Lighthouse.  If you have a friend or a colleague who is not a member of HUART yet but could be, bring her/him with you and you get a discount on the cruise price.

The cruise includes a visit to the Söderskär Lighthouse and to the exhibition of the island and the lighthouse. During the cruise sandwich and coffee/tea are served. During the cruise you have the possibility to get acquainted with HUART’s activities and to chat with HUARTs board members.

Söderskär can be found amid the barren islets in the outer archipelago of Porvoo. Söderskär is impressive not only due to its nature, but also due to its imposing lighthouse and wooden houses.

Söderskär with its surroundings is a protected nature reserve. The area is also one of the most  extensive birds nesting area at Gulf of Finland’s outer archipelago and a significant resting area for migratory birds.

We will embark from Vuosaari, Aurinkolahti marina (Aurinkolahden venesatama: Aurinkoranta 7, Helsinki) at 3 pm. and will return to the same location around 7 pm* with m/s Söderskär.

Aurinkolahti marina is situated at only 15 minutes walk from Vuosaari Metro. Buses number  90 and 560 drive near to the marina. The easiest way to check your route is by using, for example, HRT’s Journey Planner.


The cost of the cruise is 25 euros for HUART members. If you bring a potential HUART member ** with you, the cost of your cruise  is 15 euros. The cruise is free of charge for your friend. You will receive an invoice of the cruise after the registration.


Sign up for the cruise with this registration form.

Registration to the cruise is binding and the last date to sign up to the cruise is 20th of August. There are limited amount of tickets available, so act quickly!

Welcome to explore Söderskär’s unique nature and lighthouse!

For questions, please contact us at


* If the number of estimated participants increases significantly, we will extend the time of visiting the Söderskär so that everyone has the change to get to know the lighthouse. This means the return time may be delayed slightly.

** A potential HUART member is a person with an academic degree who works at the University of Helsinki or an equivalent scientific institution in a teaching, research or other post. Check out more information on HUART’s membership here.

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One comment on “Members Cruise to Söderskär’s Lighthouse
  1. Heino Vänskä says:

    Hyvä idea!

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