Maakalla and the lighthouse island of Ulkokalla

Maakalla is a unique island roughly 18 km off the coast. This autonomous island boasts rugged yet beautiful nature, old wooden fishermen’s huts and an exquisite wooden church dating from the 18th century. Visitors may buy freshly smoked white fish catched by the island’s fishermen.
Ulkokalla has a lighthouse and a lighthouse keeper’s house.
You can reach Maakalla with a boat taxi Kiira or the galeas Ansio, for example.
For information on transport possibilities to Ulkokalla, please contact Kalajoki Booking Centre, +358 (0)8 4694 449.


Sail aboard the galeas Ansio to Maakalla! A sailing trip on the traditional vessel Ansio is a wonderful option for organising different types of events. The round trip to Maakalla takes approximately 4.5 hours and includes a delicious fish meal with coffee and refreshments. Check the sailing schedule on the website. Departures from Rahja’s Kalasatama port in Konikarvo.

Ansio Galeas
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