Go directly to contents.
Responsible for the service Urban Environment Division, City of Helsinki

Harakka Nature Centre

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

The Harakka Nature Centre offers visitors encounters with nature, activities, and information on the Baltic Sea, maritime nature and sustainable living.

The Nature Centre operates in historical surroundings on the magnificent Harakka Island featuring extraordinarily rich flora and bird species. Only a short distance from the Kaivopuisto Park, Harakka takes visitors to delicate archipelago nature that overlooks open sea.

A nature trail snakes through the Harakka Island in summer, with nature trail and information boards advising visitors about the island's nature.

The Harakka Nature Centre offers activities and education. There are various environmental education services for schools and daycare centres. The summertime programme includes free-of-charge nature excursions, island adventures, public events, exhibitions, information on the utilization of renewable energy and displays of renewable energy forms.

To whom and on what terms

The nature trail is not suitable for prams or wheelchairs

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceUrban Environment Division, City of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languageFinnish
Text edited by: Urban Environment Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 19/5/2022