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Birding by Bike Trip in Doñana, Spain - 1 Day

Birding by Bike Trip in Doñana, Spain
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Doñana Birdwatching Trip on an Electric Bike

This is a 1-day Birding by Bike Trip in Doñana that is available upon request and offers a unique experience of birdwatching in Doñana National Park. The day requires a moderate level of fitness as you will be birdwatching on a bicycle for approximately six hours. However, the fact the the bikes are electric takes a lot of the heavy work out of touring around. We can also adapt our birding by bike trip to suit every level of cycling ability, from experienced to novice, and vary the distances travelled from 20km to 80km. The timings of the breaks will be tailored to give everyone a chance to spend quality time observing the birds we see along the way.

Birdwatching by bike is not only a low environmental impact activity overall, it is also a wonderful way to cover a variety of habitats that the Park has to offer and do it in a way that minimises disturbance of the wildlife. Travelling at a leisurely speed allows you to use all your senses to take in the natural world around you. And doing a bit of gentle exercise can greatly increase a birdwatcher's feeling of achievement!

Doñana National Park is situated in the estuary of the Guadalquivir River, which makes the terrain relatively flat, something that helps to make a birding trip by bike something that's accessible to most people and fun for all. And being on two wheels enables you to travel further than you could on foot and venture into areas of Doñana where birds reproduce, feed and roost.

On our day trip you pass through Mediterranean forest and areas of natural marshland accompanied by an experienced guide who knows the best places to make a stop for some great birdwatching. Being local, your guide can also provide a lot of information about Doñana and its importance for both resident and migratory birds, and tell you about the conservation efforts that are taking place to ensure the survival of endangered species such as the Spanish Imperial Eagle.

Birding by Bike Trip in Doñana highlights include:

  • A low environmental impact way to get closer to your target birds
  • A day in one of the most biodiverse areas of southern Spain
  • A fun ride through a variety of habitats and a chance to add some top species to your list

If you have more time on your holiday to spend birding then why not check out a longer tour? Have a look at the Birding the Strait Migration Tour, Tarifa, Spain.

Alternative Tour Name: Bicycle Birding Tour Through Doñana
Day 1
Full Day Trip - Doñana National Park

We will pick you up early from your accommodation to head towards our starting point, the Dehesa De Abajo Nature Reserve, located in the Doñana National Park.

The birding by bike trip will begin in the ¨Dehesa de Abajo¨ Nature Reserve, a place between the Mediterranean forest area and the marshland converted into rice paddy. From there we will move towards the marsh of the Doñana National Park. Riding through the green corridor of the Guadiamar River, an ancient tributary of the Guadalquivir River and that migratory birds use on their migratory routes to Doñana from northern and central Europe.

At noon we will take a picnic in one of the visitor centres of Doñana National Park, and then we will return to our starting point, crossing other areas of the Doñana marsh.

White Stork, Black Stork, Purple Heron, Great White Egret, Night Heron, Little Bittern, Great Bittern, Purple Gallinule, Red Knobed Coot, Marbled Teal, Ferrugineus Duck, Night Heron, Bee eater, Great Spooted Cuckoo, Squacco Heron, Great Flamingo, Glosy Ibis, Spanish Imperial eagle, Short toed eagle, Booted eagle, Black Kite, Red Kite, Black -shouldered Kite,Little Owl, Barn Owl, black winged Stilt, Pied Avoset, Blue Throught, Great Reed Warbled, Blue Throught, Fun tailed Warbler, Yellow crowned Bishop, Cettis Warbler, Spanish Sparrow, Red rumped Swalow, and many more…

What is included?

  • Free transfers
  • Foods
  • Liability insurance
  • Professional nature guide
  • Optical material
  • Bibliographic material
  • If the tour is more than 1 day, check with Living Doñana

What is not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Flights
  • Any items of a personal nature
  • Tips

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Why book with Living Doñana?

Doñana is a completely flat region and you do not need to be well prepared to ride a bike, if we add bird watching, we can get a great combination to enjoy nature.

What clothes and shoes is advisable to wear?

On this trip we will be riding a bicycle for about 5-6 hours, so it is advisable to wear comfortable clothes and comfortable sports shoes

Thinking about what kind of clothes to wear, what is the average temperature usually?

The climate of Doñana is a temperate climate. Average temperature at noon for months: Nov 20º C Dec 17º C Jan 14 ° C Feb 18 º C Sea 20 º C Apr 24 º C My 26º C

Can you organize a multi-day tour in Doñana?

Of course. We can organize a multi-day tour of different places in the Doñana region.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.


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This tour is operated by: Living Doñana
4.97 based on 6 reviews

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Tour Facts

  • Doñana
  • On Request
  • Full Day Trip
  • Birds
  • 2 to 8 pax
  • 1 Day to several days( contact with us)
  • Nov. to May
  • + 6 Years
  • Moderate
  • No
  • English, Spanish
  • Seville Airport
  • Seville Airport