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Bilbao: Bilbao Estuary and Abra Bay Boat Tour

1. Bilbao: Bilbao Estuary and Abra Bay Boat Tour

Your boat route to the sea through the Bilbao estuary and the Bahía del Abra will begin in the Biscayan capital, a few meters from the town hall bridge. From there, board a traditional boat with indoor and outdoor seating and enjoy a panoramic route along the Ría del Nervión. This trip can take up to 2 hours and 45 minutes. During it, visit places such as the Deusto Canal, the Portugalete Hanging Bridge, the city of Getxo, or the fishing port of Santurtzi.

Bay of Abra guided water bikes tour

2. Bay of Abra guided water bikes tour

In the Bay of Abra guided water bike tour you will enjoy pedaling in the sea. The experience starts giving the lifejackets to all the participants, and some short explanations. Then you will adjust the height of your seat before leaving the pontoon and start the tour. You do not need prevoius experience because it is very easy, anyways, the guide will help you and guive you some tricks. In a water bike it is possible to go an adult with a kid between 7 and 14 years old. Kids taller than 1,5 meters can go alone in the bike. During the tour you will also enjoy the scenary. Tha Bay of Abra is surrounded by the Great Villas of Getxo. This is a completely healthy and sustainable activity as there is no engine in the water bikes.

Getxo: Bay of Biscay Guided Water Bike Tour

3. Getxo: Bay of Biscay Guided Water Bike Tour

Take in the colors of Getxo from the Bay of Biscay on this water biking tour. Follow your guide to the Vizcaya Bridge on a sustainable water bike that requires no previous experience to operate. Share your experience with ease with the included photos and videos of your tour.  Meet your guide at the activity provider's office at the marina in Getxo. Put on the provided life jacket and hop on the easy to operate water bike. Take to the water on this motorless watercraft that allows you to focus on the sights without the roar of a motor.  Pass by the luxurious Great Villas of Getxo on your way to the Vizcaya Bridge which connects the towns of Portugalete and Las Arenas. Enjoy the fun of peddling on a water bike that is similar to a paddle board to which a bike has been added. Return to the meeting point at the end of your tour and receive digital photos and videos of your experience that you can post on social media. 

Getxo: Flysch of Getxo guided water bike tour

4. Getxo: Flysch of Getxo guided water bike tour

Flysch of Getxo guided water bike tour is a new experience focused on practice some exercise while exploring the industrial side of Santurce and the natural side of Getxo. All the tours start in the pontoon giving the lifejackets to the participants, followed by a short explanation and instruction and the adjustment of the seat. Then you will ride the bike and start pedaling. During the tour you will discover the great Villas of Getxo, the industrial side of Santurce, the Arriluce lighthouse and the cliffs of La Galea which belong to the Flysch of Biscay. Great experience to share with family and friends.

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What people are saying about Getxo

Cool. We contracted the extended trip and stopped in Getxo. We visit Getxo and its old port, we cross the Vizcaya Bridge, EPIC, and we go to Portugalete. There, we were picked up at 6 pm. Very nice trip and lovely staff. He solved all our doubts. There were also cheap drinks on board. Discover Bilbao and surroundings like this, ESSENTIAL. You spend the whole day. Highly recommended.

All perfect. Very punctual. The staff is very nice and answers any questions. Very interesting audio guide.

The trip is long but worth every moment and every historical detail you learn! Super recommend it! ♥️

Very good to spend the day visiting the towns around Bilbao

Cordiality and very good service ... Beautiful walk