Booking and pricing
Welcome to stay at Tvärminne Zoological Station! Please find information about how to make a booking and detailed prices for different services offered.

Do you wish to visit Tvärminne Zoological Station? We are happy to customise your stay according to the preferences of your group. Don´t hesitate, get in contact and let us make the best of your stay!

For enquiries and bookings for groups please get in contact with our office tvarminne-zool@helsinki.fi

Arrival and payment

The office in the main building takes care of the reception and information for our guests, see office opening hours. Keys are returned here, as well as payments and billing when leaving.

Accommodation and food and lecture rooms and sauna

Students (BSc, MSc, Finnish studentcard ) when paying yourself. In order to get the luch support you have to show your student card when paying. Double room, own linen and towels, shared bathroom.

  UH students Students from other Finnish universities
  VAT 0% VAT 0%
Breakfast 3.80 3.80

Lunch or dinner (incl. support 2.55 / one per day)

2.95 2.95
Lunch or dinner (without support) 5.50 5.50
Accommodation, per person, per night 7.00 22.00
Extra fee for single room 5.00 5.00

 

UH internal & collaborators, such as personnel & researchers & researchers with scholarship (work-related) / research projects with an official collaboration with UH. UH seminars / Finnish doctoral courses / Finnish high school and polytechnic courses / foreign BSc and MSc students (thesis work). Linen and towels included, shared bathroom.

Others, such as non-UH seminars and research projects, foreign university courses, visitors (also UH personnel, researchers and researchers with scholarship in free time). Linen and towels included, shared bathroom.

 

UH internal & collaborators

Others
  Incl. VAT Incl. VAT
Breakfast 6.50 10.90
Lunch 9.35 12.70
Dinner 9.35 12.70
Coffee & bun 3.45 4.60
Extra fee for weekend meals (lunch, dinner) 2.90 2.90
Accommodation, double room, per night 64.00 88.00
Accommodation, single room, per night 49.00 65.00
Long-term accommodation 2 weeks (single room) 370.00 470.00
Long-term accommodation 4 weeks (single room) 590.00 740.00
Lecture room / h 20.90 34.10
Lecture room / day 67.00 107.00
Room for group work / h 6.60 9.90
Room for group work / day 23.10 37.40
Sauna / h 34.00 54.00
Bench fees, boats and other vehicles

No bench fees are charged from internal University of Helsinki users. For users with an official collaboration with the University of Helsinki, the bench fee/research infrastructure fee is 6 €/10 € per person per work day, depending on whether or not you are also accommodated at the station, and how much research infrastructure (laboratories, climate rooms, microscopes etc.) you will use. The corresponding fees for external users are 9€/15€ per person per work day. All prices include VAT 24%.

1 Captain´s and Chief engineer´s potential daily allowance and overtime pay will be charged from the client.

    UH internal UH Internal UH Collaboration UH Collaboration Others
    VAT 0% VAT 24% VAT 0% VAT 24% VAT 0% and VAT 24%  
Augusta + Captain + Chief engineer h 217.00 269.08 269.75 334.49 Please contact office  
Saga hovercraft + Captain h 143.00 177.32 178.00 220.72 Please contact office  
J.A. Palmén without Captain h 54.00 66.96 67.50 83.70 Please contact office  
J.A. Palmén + Captain h 81.00 100.44 100.50 124.62 Please contact office  
Crangon without Captain h 41.00 50.84 48.75 60.45 Please contact office  
Crangon + Captain h 68.00 84.32 84.25 104.47 Please contact office  

Esox without Captain

h 31.00 38.44 38.75 48.05 Please contact office  
Esox + Captain h 58.00 71.92 71.75 88.97 Please contact office  
Palju or Saavi without Captain h 20.00 24.80 25.00 31.00 Please contact office  
Motorboats ≥ 20 hp h 13.00 16.12 16.25 20.15 Please contact office  
Motorboats < 20 hp h 10.00 12.40 12.50 15.50 Please contact office  

Captain´s and Chief engineer´s potential daily allowance and overtime pay will be charged from the client 

Laboratory services

 

Analyses (coastal water samples)* UH Internal UH Collaboration  
  VAT 0 % VAT 0 % VAT 24 %    
NH4-N, ammonium nitrogen 8.40 9.83 12.19    
NO3+NO2-N, nitrate+nitrite nitrogen 6.98 8.20 10.17    
NO2-N, nitrite nitrogen 6.78 8.00 9.92    
PO4-P, phosphate phosphorus 6.78 7.99 9.91    
Si, dissolved silicate 6.86 8.06 9.99    
TN, total nitrogen 11.09 13.06 16.19    
TP, total phosphorus 10.55 12.53 15.54    
BSi, biogenic silicate 12.22 14.09 17.47    
BSi, filter 9.50 11.17 13.85    
POP, particulate organic phosphorus 13.85 16.28 20.19    
POP, filter 10.46 12.42 15.40    
TDP, total dissolved phosphorus 14.58 17.17 21.29    
TDP, filtrate 11.35 13.32 16.52    
DOP, dissolved organic phosphorus 21.48 25.27 31.33    
DOP, filtrate 17.52 20.56 25.49    
DOC/TDN, dissolved organic carbon/total dissolved nitrogen 14.18 15.83 19.63    
DOC/TDN, filtrate 9.72 10.93 13.55    
POC/PON, particulate organic carbon/nitrogen C/N 13.81 15.62 19.37    
POC/PON, filter 10.36 11.73 14.55    
Br, bromide 8.78 10.45 12.96    
CDOM/DOM, colored dissolved organic material 11.38 13.20 16.37    
CDOM/FDOM, colored dissolved organic matter 7.58 9.09 11.27    
Chl-a, chlorophyll a 8.10 9.77 12.11    
Chl-a, filter 4.56 5.62 6.97    
O2, oxygen 6.27 7.67 9.51    
pH 2.91 3.60 4.46    
* If sample quantity per analysis exceeds 10, a 15% discount will be given (analysis order-dependent discount; for pre-treated samples 10-30 % case-dependent discount). 25% extra fee is added to prices of pore water samples.
For pricing of other sample matrix contact our laboratory chief.        
Other services UH Internal UH Collaboration  
  VAT 0 % VAT 0 % VAT 24 %    
Acid Lugol solution, 100ml 7.96 8.21 10.18    
Filtered seawater, 1 l 7.72 8.52 10.56    
Preparation of culture medium, 1 l 8.14 9.65 11.97    
Phytoplankton culture * 13.84 15.74 19.52    
Other work / hour 29.00 36.00 44.64    
* handling charges will be added