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National Marine Park of Kosterhavet, Sweden

Crystal clear waters inviting you for a swim, seafloor is pleasant hard sand. Seashells of... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
karin_ellan
Nature at its best.

We just loved our day on both the North and South island. The light house twins on the north island... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
John B
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Visitor center in Kosterhavet National Park.Exhibition, films, hands-on and more about Swedens first marine National Park.
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30 Hamnevaegen | Sydkoster, Stromstad 452 05, Sweden
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+46 10 224 40 00
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Crystal clear waters inviting you for a swim, seafloor is pleasant hard sand. Seashells of differens species are abundant on the shore. Pastures are softly covering the inner northern island with lush walking paths to enjoy. There are cafés on the northern island, a small...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We just loved our day on both the North and South island. The light house twins on the north island are worth visiting. On a clear day you can see Norway! The ferry across to the South island is super cute and quick. We walked...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The ferry ride to the island was picture perfect (in the sunshine). We immediately visited the tourist information office, which had a lot of good brochures and activities for children. We then rented some old beat-up bikes and explored South Koster for most of the...More

2  Thank natgeo1941
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Koster islands offers a unique wildlife with seals, several species of birds and underwater coral reefs. First time I snorkled here this year - several species of wrasse, flounder fish, gobies and other small fish if you take your time to look among the...More

1  Thank FyFazan
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Definitely worth a visit if you're in Stromstad (not sure what else you'd do there anyway). The ferry is cheap but be sure to double check the time tables (the times are a bit spread apart and depend on exactly where on the islands you...More

1  Thank Krina S
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Take a break from the sun and the beach and look into the huge unknown world of the deep sea around the Kosterfjorden islands. Sit down and look at the breathtaking photos in the film about underwater life. Such beauty, for most never to be...More

1  Thank PLeande
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Took a ferry to Koster Islands. Multiple boats going to both islands so you need to make sure which boat to take. Signs were inadequate so best ask. I went to the North Koster first. Hike the white trail to the coast. Spent some time...More

1  Thank JackBikes
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Kosterhavets National Park is a wonderful place to lose yourself in nature. When I visited, the islands were carpeted in wildflowers, especially North Koster - the 'wilder' of the two islands. The walking trails are well marked and you can get a free map...More

4  Thank carolinewood2016
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We went to south koster with our dog and walked from ekenas to langegarde. Nature is beautifull and we recommend visiting this place.

1  Thank Marcel V
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The island of South Koster is a gem. The ferry takes about an hour from Stromstad, North Harbour, and there are 3 landing points on the island (and 2 more on North Koster, which is smaller and more rugged/rocky). At each landing point there are...More

1  Thank Tony C
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Marcel V | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog with the ferry to kosterhavet, they even had a special cabin for dogs. But on the ferry we took you couldn't take your car, we just did a walk on South Koster and went back a couple hours later with the ferry... More
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Response from yphh22730pph | Reviewed this property |
Not in the park because it is a submarine park ;-). There is a "naturum" = nature museum on Koster where you get information and guidance to the park. However, on North Koster (Koster is two islands) there is a beautiful... More
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