The archipelago in Karlshamn extends from the western municipal border to Sweden’s southeastern corner.
This group of islands is called Hällaryd’s archipelago and consists of 500 scenic islands of different sizes with stone or rocky beaches and meadows. Tjärö, Joggesö, Ekö, Hallö, Östra Bokö and Fölsö are the names of some of the islands. The largest in the archipelago is Tärnö. The archipelago boats visit most islands, starting at the archipelago terminal in the city center across from the Carlshamn Hotel. Boats also departs from Matvik, Väggahamnen and Järnavik. The boat also stops at the fortress island Kastellet, which is located in Karlshamn’s harbor inlet. Boat tours to Kastellet during pre and post season is free. Please note that the cafe at Kastellet is not open in the summer of 2021, so bring a picnic basket.
“Blekingetrafiken” follows the recommendations from the Swedish Public Health Agency and reduces the number of seats on board the boats. Choose scattered places on board and keep your distance.
Information about current timetables for the archipelago boats in Karlshamn can be found here.
Tickets can be purchased on board the boats and they are paid in cash, by card or Swish. Blekingetrafikens summer card is valid on the boats. Boat tours to Kastellet during pre and post season is free.
The archipelago boat tours are run by Haglund Shipping / Blekinge archipelago tours.
Phone +46 (0)414-149 58 or +46 (0)708-19 17 51
For smaller trips or for adhoc trips the taxi boat Lillholma might be an alternative. Max 12 people. Bookings phone +46 (0)702-50 05 76.
For more information, for example; prices, news and more, see Blekingetrafiken’s website or call +46 (0)455-569 00.