Scheduled Trips

Scheduled Trips

Bilbao, Getxo, Portugalete y Santurtzi… Hop on and off whenever you want for 24 hours, at any stop, with just one ticket.

EL BOTE TOURS offers you 4 stops, so come and discover Bilbao, Getxo, Portugalete and Santurtzi right now! Our Hop-on / Hop-off maritime service taking in the Bilbao Estuary and the El Abra bay allows you to see Bilbao and its surrounding area from a whole new angle.

Routes and schedules

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El Abra and the Bilbao Estuary

(Ticket valid for 24 hours)
This full 160-minute trip will take you from the El Abra bay upstream along the famous Bilbao tidal river to the capital of Biscay, where you can admire such emblematic monuments as the Vizcaya transporter bridge (the Puente Colgante) and the Guggenheim Museum. The boat stops in Portugalete, Santurtzi and Getxo, to allow you to see the sights in each town, and has an onboard audioguide service which provides a fascinating insight into the area’s history and peculiarities in several languages.


  • Standar fare: 19 €
  • Reduced fare (Over 65s): 13 €
  • Children up to 10 years of age: 13 €
  • Toddlers from 0 to 3 years of age (inclusive) 1 €


  • The month of February will remain closed for maintenance reasons.
  • The months of March, October, November, and December trips will only be made during weekends and holidays (winter time).
  • The months of June and September trips will be made every day (winter time).
  • The months of July and August trips are made every day (summer time).