Activities

ACTIVITIES IN GORLIZ

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Gorliz is an active tourist destination with a wide variety of sporting activities offered in a natural coastal environment, with marvellous cliffs, a beach and nature.

Age isn’t an excuse, there is fun for all!  Combine your experience with our cultural and gastronomic offer and treat yourself to a lovely sunset.

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ROUTE TO BILLAO ISLAND

Join the guided kayak or SUP trip from Gorliz Bay to the protected area of Billao Island, located at the foot of the Gorliz lighthouse and its bunkers. You can also snorkel in this incredible area full of underwater life.

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LONGBOARD

Longboarding has arrived to Gorliz, opening up a world of surfing possibilities. Using a longer board, the technique and style of the longboard will capture you completely, thanks to a team of professionals who will guide you in learning and perfecting this sport.

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AQUATIC GYMKHANA

Dare with the games and challenges prepared for you and your team, where you will develop your dexterity, ingenuity, skill and cooperation, all this in the water or in the sand! The tests will make you have a great time while you work on your coordination, improve your balance, aim and communication skills.

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SKATE

Enjoy skateboarding, longskate and surfskate, each of them a stimulating and complete activity. With surfskate you can imitate the technique of surfing on asphalt, and you’ll be amazed by the sensation of freedom that the moving axles of this skateboard give you! In addition, the speed and dynamism of the longskate will allow you to feel the adrenaline to the maximum, enjoying an exceptional experience.

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PSICOBLOC

Psicobloc is one of the newest variants of sport climbing, being one of the derivations of bouldering. It is a demanding sport but also exciting and suitable for everyone.

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BODYSURF

Do you know this type of water sport? It is not widely known, but it is the origin of all sports related to waves, as Bodysurfing is the big brother of Surf, Bodyboard, Paddle Surf, etc. Come and try it!

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SWIMMING

Individual swimming courses are offered in the bay of Gorliz, an ideal place for this sport thanks to the calm sea.

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ARRAUN CHALLENGE

Enjoy an exciting competition between two teams on board their respective boats (BigSUP) on a route along the bay of Gorliz.

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FLYSCH ROUTE

This activity offers spectacular views of one of our most valuable treasures from a different perspective. The company Cabo Billano offers a guided route along the flysh by kayak or SUP, from the bay of Gorliz to Askorriaga and the ruins of its fort. In addition, for those who wish to skirt the cliffs of the Barrika flysh, the company Be surfer offers paddle or canoe routes from Gorliz to Barrika, accessing the beaches of Muriola and Barrika.

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ENOTOURISM

We offer you the chance to discover the world’s first underwater winery-artificial reef, with more than 10 years of experience in underwater wine research. You will enjoy a unique activity in a unique environment.

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SUP-YOGA

This sport, born on the coast of Florida, consists of practising yoga on a paddle surf board. The bay of Gorliz is an ideal place to practise this relaxing activity, and you are sure to enjoy the calm that it offers.

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WALKING TOURS

Get to know the surroundings with scheduled walks around the area, covering different routes such as the walk to the Gorliz lighthouse, to “The Broken Castle” (smugglers’ cove) or walks to Armintza via Mount Ermua, sometimes combined with other water activities.

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SKIMBOARD

Skimboarding is a sport that, unlike surfing, is done on the shore of the beach. Come and try this new activity, you’ll love it.

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COMBINED ACTIVITIES

If you want to enjoy a complete experience, you can practice a water activity and complete your experience with a walk around the area, a meal or pintxos in a local restaurant, a paragliding flight or a lifeguarding session.

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NORDIC WALKING

Walk with a gentle effective gait using two special sticks and enjoy a pleasant exercise.

Nordic Walking involves moving your legs and upper body in a gentle movement to improve muscle strength, cardiovascular system, co-ordination and mobility.

Pick up your free sticks at the Gorliz Tourist Office and enjoy 5 routes in the area.

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24 CIRCULAR WALKING ROUTES

“NON GOGOA, HAN ZANGOA”

Donde van tus pensamientos, van tus pasos (Basque proverb) . Where there’s a will, there’s a way. There are a number of possibilities throughout the town of Gorliz for hiking through unique spots, some of which are steeped in history, with charming landscapes that will delight hikers. Here you will find 24 circular routes in Gorliz published by Pedro Pablo Uriarte Astarloa.

24 Circular Walking Routes 

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COASTEERING

Access magical places below the cliffs next to the beach.

With the guidance the instructions of our expert guides, you will go all along the spectacular coastline while you play with the waves, jump into the water, swim, snorkel and climb over the rocks. An activity for all levels and conditions,that will give you the chance to discover the magnitude of our cliffs from a superb point of view.

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THE SMUGGLERS’ COVE

Using canoes or Big Sup boards we will paddle to the Smugglers’ Cove, a magical place surrounded by cliffs where we can snorkel in crystalline waters to observe the seabed and different species of the Cantabrian Sea.

The hues of the water will transport us to paradise destinations right next to our base in Gorliz. Once we’ve finished snorkelling, we’ll paddle back to base by canoe or the Big Sup.

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GORLIZ-BUTROE ROUTE

This route, also known as the elver fishermens’ route, with a kayak and/or Big Sup board we will paddle along the mysterious route that elvers do after their sea jorney. We will travel along RIver Butron as the monitors show us all the best spots.

A great experience to connect with the nature, suitable for everyone over the age of 13, where tides will help us navigate and fully enjoy local flora and fauna . River Butron finally flows into Gorliz beach where its waters meet the sea.

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SURF

Enjoy your first surf experience and feel an special connection with the acuatic environment. This activity is suitable for all ages

With the support of an experience team you will have plenty of fun, Gorliz Beach is perfect for that first experience.

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BIGSUP

Put the coordination and balance of your team to the test.

On a giant board (up to 10 people) and travelling with the aid of paddles, you will be able discover magical places in a different funny way.

And of course, there will be the odd dip or two.

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Taupada Abentura

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SUP

SUP, also known as paddleboarding or paddle surf, is a water sport that is on everyone’s lips. It consists on standing up on a board and sailing through the sea or river helped by a paddle. You can both sail under the guidance of an expert instructor o by yourself. This activity will make you work all the muscles in your body while having fun and relaxing yourself.

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WATER PARK

Besides, in the summer season a water park is installed in Astondo. This inflatable playground that floats in the water will make summer days even more fun. It is suitable for adults and children.

Come and splash!

New Diversion Park

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BODYBOARD

Slide over the surface or wall of a wave on a board.

There are 3 ways to catch waves on a boogie board: prone, drop knee and stand-up. Choose yours or practise them all to become a real pro.

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CANOEING

Learn to paddle in a canoe or kayak and practice at the spectacular Gorliz Beach or River Butrón.

You willl paddle through amazing enclaves where you you will get the chance to see different landscapes from a privileged view. Our expert tour guides will guide you along the route while sharing all their knowledge about the environment so that you can enjoy a peaceful sail.

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GYMKHANA

Pick up these challenges to test your skills with your family or friends.

Strategy and communication are essential to overcome a series of tests where skills, ingenuity, ability and cooperation will be essential for your team to win…

You can choose between different types of Gymkhanas: Challenges, Baserri (village games, rural sports), Konkis, iPAD

… but even if you lose, entertainment is guaranteed.

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SNORKEL

Discover the hidden seabed in the Cantabrian Sea with a pair of goggles and a snorkel.

Submerge yourself in the Smugglers’ Cove after a canoe journey and dive into the safe waters of this protected environment. Enjoy your sea adventure, and who knows you might come across some treasure!

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ORIENTEERING

Discover nature in a different manner while acquiring highly useful skills for any adventurer.

Who can read a map and use a compass correctly? Knowing how to use different orienteering tools together with good communication skill is essential to achieve the objetive of completing the route marked on the map in the shortest time possible.

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CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUNDS

Near the beach you’ll find the Cantabrian Pinewoods where you can spend a pleasant day using its amenities and barbecue sites.

At the entrance to this place of relaxation there is a recreation area with swings for the little ones to have fun while their parents enjoy the sea breeze.

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