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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 2 June 2018
Majkiboy
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 9 July 2015
Inger1947
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Reviewed 2 June 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

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

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 9 July 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.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Inger1947
Reviewed 5 July 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

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed 30 June 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

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 21 May 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

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Jairo321
Reviewed 19 May 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

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Swedman
Reviewed 2 May 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

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank Tess705
Reviewed 2 September 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.

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank ahfeurst
Reviewed 8 July 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

Date of experience: August 2013
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