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Awe-inspiring nature and birdlife

This is such a cool place, it feels so remote but is still close to home. The unique wildlife with... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
St Karlsö

Every year, we go to St Karlsö, alone or with family or friends, we use to stay one night, when the... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2015
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is such a cool place, it feels so remote but is still close to home. The unique wildlife with colonies of "Nordic Penguins" (Common Murres and Razorbills) is absolutely breathtaking. You get to walk into their natural territory without disturbing them. It is such...More

Thank Majkiboy
Reviewed August 25, 2015

A wonderful nature hideout, rich bird life and beautiful and rare nature. Good service, guides and catering.

Thank vlcek68
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Every year, we go to St Karlsö, alone or with family or friends, we use to stay one night, when the last boat has left the island you can work over nearly the whole island, the nature is amazing and the light is fantastic.

Thank Inger1947
Reviewed July 5, 2015

We took the ferry from Klintehamn, and reached Stora Karlso less than an hour later, after a short stop at Lilla Karlso. After a brief welcome speech (unfortunately only in Swedish), we joined a 2.5 hour guided tour around the island. Our guide was very...More

2  Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you're staying in Gotland late June-early July, take the boat from Klintehamn to Stora Karlsö. Just for a day trip, or over night, the accomodation is very good, and so is the restaurant. Join a guided tour, and walk around the island on your...More

Thank Taras_Kent
Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is definitely worth it. I went there with my partner and we enjoyed every second of it. There is nor much to do in the island, other than hike and admire the landscapes the nature offers. Make sure to take the guided tour of...More

2  Thank Jairo H
Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Interested in nature, birds, and some history? Then you've found the right destination. Make sure you hook up with a tour guide, they provide tours in English too. They will tell you everything there is to know about the islands plants and birds and they'll...More

2  Thank Swedman
Reviewed May 2, 2015

You have to travel by boat to Stora Karslö that is located on the west coast of Gotland, but the short trip (about 30 minutes) is worth while! This is a lovely little island where the nature is what you come for. The guided trip...More

4  Thank Tess705
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great to hike around but you need real stable and thick sole shoes. Normal sneakers could hurt your feet after a while. Good to spend a night there too.

1  Thank Ogoola_Karuta
Reviewed July 8, 2014

An amazing experience of visiting to a neat uninhabited island only by the support staff and birds!! No vehicles except a volvo V70 and an ambulance!! birds nesting in the cliff, this island is a restricted zone over (I think around 5km square radius). There...More

Thank Subrat35
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