Coastal Cliffs & Soviet Paldiski

1-8 people 7 hours
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Escape Tallinn for a day trip and head towards Paldiski into the wild wild west!

Discover the hidden wonders amidst the wilderness, including Estonia's most romantic waterfall, coastal limestone cliffs, Paldiski military town, the lunar landscape of the Murru prison quarry and many more. You will also have a chance to sit in the cockpit of an old Soviet army transport airplane.

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Our young and entertaining guides show you the places you would never stumble across on your own and share personal stories about Estonia from the perspective of the local youth.

All our day trips are in small groups (up to 8 people) taken around in a minivan or a car.

NB! All our regular tours are in ENGLISH. Private tours are available in different languages.

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On the tour we cover:

  • Keila-Joa Waterfall
  • Limestone cliffs of Türisalu & Pakri
  • Padise monastery
  • Paldiski military town
  • Murru prison quarry & lake
  • Pakri windpark
  • Soviet military airplane
  • Sandy coastline
  • NB! Please dress according to the weather and wear proper shoes for walking

Prices for private tours:

This tour is also available as a private tour. Private tours can be booked only for your group and for your requested time.

  1. 1 person: €199/per person
  2. 2 persons: €99/per person
  3. 3 persons: €75/per person
  4. 4 persons: €59/per person
  5. 5 persons: €45/per person

Starting point

Day trips depart from the Tallinn Tourist Info Center on the corner of Harju and Niguliste street.

Phone: +372 5837 4800.

Reviews - Coastal Cliffs & Soviet Paldiski / Day Trips

I took the Coastal Cliffs and Soviet Paldiski tour with my family this week and was frankly disappointed. We were accompanied by 2 other tour guides who had come along to learn. They took the best seats in the bus while we were stuck in the back. At lunchtime, the 3 guides sat with 2 customers - who could ask all the questions they wanted, while we were left alone. On the bus, it was difficult to know when the chatting between the 3 guides had stopped and the information had started, particularly as the radio was on most of the time. Just a thought, but if you had a guide who had lived through some of the Soviet era, they could have provided a lot more insight.
Tony, France
We did the Coastal Cliffs & Soviet Paldiski tour with our guide Iida-Leena. We've spent the last six weeks touring various Baltic States and this was by far our best tour. Lida-Leena was knowledgeable and enthusiastic and really gave us a feel for what makes Estonia and Estonians tick. Our rating - Brilliant!
Paul, UK
I did Coastal Cliffs & Soviet Paldiski tour with great tour guide Kristiina. I enjoyed the trip a lot - I always like to have another look at the city and its surroundings so the trip was just perfect for me. Many places I've never thought there exist, great atmosphere, nice stories. You can see some photos from the tour on my blog also - Thanks! It was a nice day ;)
Kasia, Poland
Coastal Cliffs & Soviet Paldiski Tour was spectacular, so glad I went! Highly recommended. Our guide Iida-Leena was fantastic.
Gesine, Malta
Myself and two grown-up daughters did the Paldiski tour with Mart during our too-short 1 week trip to Tallinn. What a great day out that was. Full of surprises (I won't spoil them). There was only one other couple in the group (Tony & Susan, if you read this ...thanks for being such great company). It felt more like a day out with friends than an organised tour. Mart was more than happy to be flexible on the itinerary as we worked around the changable weather and enjoyed a little side-trip searching unsuccessfully for a mythical soviet bunker :). Mart's a funny, smart guy and really made the day. If you meet him ask him to do his hilarious impersonation of an annoyed Estonian waitress. Priceless.
Mike Sanders, UK
Last year I did the Lahemaa national park tour and also the Old town free tour. It was great and very informative. This time I decided for the Paldiski tour. Our guide Karin was excellent and we had a super wonderful day! I can highly recommend Tallin Traveller tours! I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
Marie, Czech Republic
Yesterday I came across a Tallinn travellers Tours flyer. I forgot to write a good review of the Coastal Cliffs & Soviet Paldiski I did 2 years ago..... . Very very good tour and excellent guide (johanna maybe?) everything accurately explained.
claudio, Italy
Seven of us booked a second trip with our guide Kaido. Very good day trip. Our guide drove us around the whole day and answered all our questions. Kaido has a vast knowledge and told us everything we wanted to know about Estonia. Kaido was a really fun guy and ll of us had a great day out. We couldn't have done the trip ourselves. Thank you Samir and the gang from London.
Samir and the gang, England
Oops sorry the wrong video was posted for the firework: Have fun.
Philippe, Switzerland
We had a awesome day with Tarmo, our Tour Guide. We even shot some Videos which can be seen here: At the end of the tour a little firework will await you ;-) This tour is a must for every Estonia Visitor. See you next time.
Philippe, Switzerland
Went on 29th december 2012 with my niece. Enjoyed every minute of the tour: it gets more and more adventurous as you keep seeing absolutely stunning landscapes. Excellent guide, plenty of explanations given and not banal or standard touristy info.
emilia, Italy
First, we did the Laheema Tour and enjoyed it so much, that we decided spontaneously to book a second trip to the West Coast. We had different tour guides (Kaur to the West Coast and Cody to Laheema) which we both felt, were absolutely enthusiastic about their jobs and, we spent two great days in beautiful Estonian nature with them and we received first hand impressions of the "story behind the scenery" - in every respect and as much as we could bear in just a few hours.... Thanks a lot you guys - your performance is excellent and far beyond the tourist standard !! Edeltrud & MIchael, Germany
Edeltrud & Michael, Germany
Sorry its taken so long to write the review but things got back to normal very soon after we got back to England (Rush Rush) . This was our first visit to Estonia and to the wonderful capital ciy of Tallin. My wife(Rosie)and myself (Rob) were lucky enough to have what we considered to be a private tour as we were the only two people taking part with our very knowledgable tour guide (Kalev). who spoke in very good English, Our tour was on a cold cloudy day on November12th 2011 just after the football match against Ireland(sorry Kalev)and were taken by car for the full 7 hours around the Western Coast and Paldiski. Our guide kept us very well informed of the history and pointed out spots you would not normally see on any other tour.I think he was quite embarassed when we got to the lagoon/prison only to find the gates were shut and locked the only disapointment to a fantastic well planned tour. We will both recomend the tour to friends who might be going to Tallin in the future. Wondered if you still had the photographs you took of us to send on e-mail to show our friends of our day out. We gave you e-mail address on the day.. Many thanks again keep up the good work Rob& Rosie Hertfordshiere England
Rob&Rosie Bloomfield, England
This was my 8th visit to Tallinn and although I don’t usually go on organised trips we came across Tallinn Traveller Info by chance and signed up for the Paldiski tour. What a great day we had and our tour guide Kalev, I have to say, went the extra mile to make our experience a more personal and memorable one. I’m planning my next visit Tallinn in the spring of 2012 and hope to go on the Lahemaa National Park trip.
Tina Hanks, Gloucester, England
This was a great tour and Kalev, our tour guide was a hero. He answered any questions we had, and was very friendly. He really cared about our experience and did everything in his power to make it happen. He also took photos of the whole tour and e-mailed them to us afterwards at no extra charge. I don't usually leave reviews, but I couldn't help but share my great experience on this tour with this company. We went on the western coast and paldiski tour.
Will, London
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We made an amazing daytrip to the Western coast. Kalev, our guide (and owner of the company), drove us around the whole day. He was willing to answer all our (stupid) questions and told us everything we wanted to know about Estonia en the sights we were visiting. Kalev was a really fun guy to go with and he made our daytrip a very relaxing day out!
Luc, Holland

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