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Urdaibai Bird Center

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Orueta Auzoa 7, 48314 Gautegiz Arteaga, Spain
+34 699 83 92 02
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The 5€ entry fee includes a walk-through audio-visual experience which is first-class and allows... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
KnotMyRealName
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Fascinated by stilts and spoonbills

Interesting and informative exhibits and friendly staff made this a very enjoyable couple of hours... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
Jane C
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Orueta Auzoa 7, 48314 Gautegiz Arteaga, Spain
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+34 699 83 92 02
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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

The 5€ entry fee includes a walk-through audio-visual experience which is first-class and allows the visitor to see the centre in an informative and instructive way. No extra costs for the audio guide and the staff were as helpful as you will hope to find...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Interesting and informative exhibits and friendly staff made this a very enjoyable couple of hours. Plenty of spoonbills and egrets when we visited along with two stilts - none of which are regulars where we live. You can use their powerful telescopes, which we really...More

Thank Jane C
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

The estuary of the Oka river on the north coast about an hour east of Bilboa is the location of several popular beach resorts, with excellent beaches on either side of the estuary at Mundaka, Laida and Laga. The wide sandspits protect a region of...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

A great centre to learn and experience wetland wildlife in Northern Spain. Definitely one of the places to visit if you love hiking, birds and nature.

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

This is a wonderful place, where anyone interested in birds could happily spend several hours. The centre and two hides look out onto an area of water, small islands, reeds and trees with many birds. There are telescopes and webcam set up in the centre....More

Thank Christine B
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

A very interesting birdwatching experience from the comfort of an indoor viewing area. Guide on hand with a telescope set up to a screen . He was able to focus on the bird and follow it and it was shown on a screen. We saw...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2016

It's clear that a great deal of investment has been made in the center, and they've done a FANTASTIC job. The facilities are state-of-the-art but fit in nicely with the natural surroundings. The staff were immensely friendly and informative, and spoke very good English. And...More

Thank mmtread
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

Staff was so helpful and knowledgeable. Got my kids interested in bird so much they wanted to go twice (and we did). Bird observatory is so serene, so much you can see and learn. Amazing

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Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

My two daughters and I really enjoyed this visit. We all learnt a lot about bird migration, and how important this region is for migrating birds. Very helpful staff, very good value, good mix of audio, video, exhibits and looking at birds in the nearby...More

Thank edwardmarmalade
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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We saw the sign for this Center from the main San Sebastian-Bilbao highway but after exiting the signs became few and far between. As a result we got lost once or twice. But what we eventually found was genuinely world class. You start with some...More

Thank Donald Munroe E
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Beth M
May 9, 2016|
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Response from BirdCenter | Property representative |
Hello! In our website you can find the information about public bus lines. You have to cliclk on "Visit us" and there, you will find information. We are located in Gauteguiz Arteaga. The nearest bus stop is "Errekalde... More
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