“At the Bilbao River Company, we offer you creative and unforgettable experiences”.

Boat rentals for events

Sailing: a different, perfect plan

A special birthday, a unique party, a company event…

If you want to leave an impression with a different plan, we at the Bilbao River Company have the solution for you.

An unforgettable sailing experience along the Bilbao Estuary, Urdaibai Reserve, or the rest of the Bay of Biscay.

You just have to choose between these three incredible settings and design your own custom route.

Book your personalised experience now.

See you on board!


Bilbao looks different when sailing the Estuary

Enjoy Bilbao from a different point of view thanks to the Estuary’s most sustainable river journey.

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Sail through the natural paradise of Urdaibai

Sailing from Bermeo to Gernika, the beauty of the Urdaibai natural reserve will leave you anything but indifferent.

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A luxurious lap around the Cantabrian Sea

There’s nothing better than an exclusive sailing experience across the Bay of Biscay on our fantastic luxury yacht.

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The Estuary's first electric boat

Sustainable sailing around Bilbao, and new leisure activities as well

At the Bilbao River Company, we offer crossings aboard the “ekoKAT”: the first zero-emissions electric boat to sail the Estuary.

This 46-person ship has catering services, and offers you the versatility you need to organise an incredible event: company breakfasts, parties, anniversaries, or any other kind of celebration… All with the personalisation you need to make your unique plan unparalleled.


“ekoKAT” offers two types of trips, with schedules adapted to your needs:

2-hour journey:

From the floating dock of Bilbao’s Hotel Consulado to the World Heritage Biscay Bridge and back.

4-hour journey:

From the floating dock of Bilbao’s Hotel Consulado to the Abra and back.

Or, if you prefer, you can request a custom journey.

Celebrate an unforgettable event while you discover Bilbao from a unique and exceptional perspective. All of this with the peace of mind knowing that it is respectful of the environment.

Rent a complete ekoKAT vessel to sail the Estuary


  • 46 seats.
  • Optional catering service.
  • Dedicated professional crew.
  • Two standard journeys or custom trips.


2 hours
935 €
4 hours
1.400 €
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The best way to explore the Urdaibai Nature Reserve

A unique adventure sailing through a nature reserve.

If you want to discover the best-kept secrets of the Biscay coast, the Bilbao River Company presents Kantarrabi: a vessel offering journeys through the unparalleled beauty between Bermeo and Gernika.

With room for 60 people, Kantarrabi is the perfect vessel for celebrating a special event and a unique way to visit the beautiful Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve, the Basque Country’s largest wetlands and an important rest and wintering area for migratory birds.

Enjoy a unique experience with family, colleagues, or friends on the Oka river and its estuary, and share magical moments and vistas of the area’s beaches and towns, including Laida, Pedernales, and Mundaka.

Rent a complete Kantarrabi vessel to sail through Urdaibai


  • 60 spots
  •  Dedicated professional crew
  • Standard journeys or custom trips.
2 hours
935 €
4 hours
1.400 €
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Laukariz yacht

A unique experience on the Cantabrian Sea

The Cantabrian Sea as you’ve never experienced it before

Can you imagine being able to enjoy the best of the Cantabrian coast from the sea? Its green forests, rocky mountains, cliffs full of history, the taste of its gastronomy, and the warmth of its people.

The Laukariz is a fantastic, 23-metre long luxury yacht offering unique destinations and experiences throughout the Bay of Biscay.

From the Rías Bajas to Brest, the Bilbao Estuary, the Basque Coast, the French Coast, Cantabria, Asturias, Galicia… The Laukariz offers you more destinations than you can imagine.

Live this experience just as you imagine it: a getaway, meeting, family celebration, or culinary experience, for one day, a weekend, or a full week… Just tell us your vision and we will take care of the rest.

The Laukariz is a luxury yacht with a suite and three double cabins, all with private toilets. The vessel is exquisitely decorated to guarantee comfort and rest, for an unforgettable voyage at the highest level.

Plus, the ship’s professional crew will take care of every last detail so our passengers don’t have to worry about a thing besides enjoying this unforgettable experience.

The deck includes a barbecue and ample space to hold relaxed meetings.

The Laukariz is the ideal place to hold your company meetings.

The vessel is equipped with wifi and the technology needed to hold company events, client meetings, and product presentations.

Rent the Laukariz yacht


  • 12 guests
  • 4 cabins for 8 people
  • 4 toilets
  • Dedicated professional crew
Reservation terms: This vessel can be rented any day of the week, with no minimum duration

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