Saare observation tower

Lääne County, Silma Nature Reserve
From this observation tower you can view with binoculars the birds swimming on the Sutlepa sea. During spring and autumn migration you can see thousands of aquatic birds stopping here (swans, ducks, aythyas, long-tailed ducks etc). On April and May nights you can hear the load low voice eurasian bittern from the reed, that is similar to blowing into a glass bottle. Over the sea you can see gliding the white-tailed eagle. 
Phone+372 506 2004
Type of objectObservation Tower
Parking facilitiesParking for 5 cars
Amenities7,5 m high observation tower
Hiking options Saare study trail
SightsCoastal meadows and juniper groves
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
Recreational fishing in Silma Nature Reserve is prohibited from 1 March to 30 June. Motorised water traffic is prohibited. Cycling outside designated roads and paths and motorised vehicle traffic and parking outside designated roads and parking areas is prohibited in the nature reserve. Camping and making campfire is allowed in designated places only.
Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999,
LocationSaare village, Lääne-Nigula municipality, Lääne County
Driving directionsFrom Tallinn:
Drive to Keila. Start driving towards Haapsalu on the Keila-Haapsalu road and turn right at Linnamäe. Drive 11 km and turn left towards Pürksi from Aulepa crossroads. Before Pürksi turn left again (sign „Lyckholmi muuseum") and drive through Saare village. The road ends at the parking area by a lake. From the lake beings a study trail that takes you to the observation tower.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.034856
longitude: 23.5706278
L-EST 97 x: 6544077 y: 475348