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  • Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon & Caves Boat Cruise

    1. Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon & Caves Boat Cruise

    Depart from the Bugibba Jetty and begin your cruise along the northern coast of Malta. Pass by all of the sights including St. Pauls Islands and the statue of St. Pauls, and Ahrax Point.  Continue cruising through the north channel of Comino as you pass by the elephants head, Santa Maria Bay, St. Nicholas Bay, and the Comino hotel. Make quick stops to enter inside both Ahrax Cave and Santa Maria Cave. Throughout the journey, Kevin and his father, Captain Joe, will inform you about the sites and give you information regarding Malta. After approximately 1 hour, arrive on Comino island in the famous Blue Lagoon. The boat will moor up and you can enjoy a stop of 4.5 hours. During the time, feel free to use all the facilities on board the boat or get off and explore the island. Relax and sunbathe on the top deck or find some shade on the main deck. Borrow the snorkeling equipment and take a ...

    It was lit. Get there an hour earlier to get deck chairs on top deck especially if you are a group of more than one (so you can sit together). Boat trip is worth it! (10 euro extra). Food on deck is a good price (cheeseburger 4 euros) and really decent.

  • Gozo, Comino, Blue Lagoon, & Sea Caves: Full-Day Sightseeing

    2. Gozo, Comino, Blue Lagoon, & Sea Caves: Full-Day Sightseeing

    Your tour begins from the tourist town of Bugibba, where your modern and stable catamaran departs on an unforgettable two-island cruise. From the open sea, you will experience Malta from a truly unique and beautiful vantage point. Cruise close to the coast whilst witnessing Malta’s magnificent naturally formed coastline, including its enormous cliffs, rocky nooks, and crannies. You will pass the tiny Island of St. Paul’s, viewing the statue of the apostle St. Paul as it rises high into the sky. You will also get to visit magnificent sea caves, allowing you the opportunity to take amazing photographs. In the morning (during high season), you will stop for 1 hour at the stunning Crystal Lagoon, a spot many tourists don't know about. The lagoon is fringed by steep cliffs and only accessible by boats. Witness the unbelievably clear water, perfect conditions for swimming, snorkeling, and div...

    I will recommend it to my friends. The boat stopped on the best spots. Enough time to see Blue Lagoon, Gozo and Crystal Lagoon. I would recommend to have a guide tour in Gozo in the pack. It was worth the money. Perfect to see everything in one day. Mostly had young adult people, so for me was a plus traveling by myself.

  • St Paul's Bay: Blue Lagoon, Beaches & Bays Trip by Catamaran

    3. St Paul's Bay: Blue Lagoon, Beaches & Bays Trip by Catamaran

    After boarding the catamaran, the first stop will be the Blue Lagoon. The boat will drop anchor away from the crowds, so you can experience the famous turquoise water in peace. During this stop, you can enjoy an optional barbecue. The stops after the Blue Lagoon will depend on the weather. It might be possible to head to the Crystal Lagoon, surrounded by steep dramatic cliffs. Its crystal clear waters are much deeper than the Blue Lagoon, making the area fantastic for snorkeling and swimming in and around the caves. If there is an easterly wind, it’s likely that you’ll visit Ghajn Tuffieha. This is a beautiful rural area, home to a chain of pristine sandy beaches called Golden Bay, Riviera Beach, and Gnejna Bay.

    On the way back from Ghajn Tuffieha, an additional stop will be made to discover the film set of Popeye’s Village, tucked away in a charming bay. Other stops ...

    If anyone going Malta would definitely recommend sunset worth every penny...Great experience

  • Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon & Gozo - 2 Island Boat Cruise

    4. Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon & Gozo - 2 Island Boat Cruise

    Depart from the Bugibba Jetty and begin your cruise along the northern coast of Malta. Pass by all of the sights including St. Pauls Islands and the statue of St. Pauls, and Ahrax Point.  Continue cruising through the north channel of Comino as you pass by the elephants head, Santa Maria Bay, St. Nicholas Bay, and the Comino hotel. Make quick stops to enter inside both Ahrax Cave and Santa Maria Cave. Throughout the journey, Kevin and his father, Captain Joe, will inform you about the sites and give you information regarding Malta. After approximately 1 hour, arrive on Comino island in the famous Blue Lagoon. The boat will moor up and you can enjoy a stop of 1.5 hours. During your time, feel free to use all the facilities on board the boat or get off and explore the island. Relax and sunbathe on the top deck or find some shade on the main deck. Take a refreshing plunge into the cool, cr...

    The best in Malta so far! :))) thank you Hornblower crew for this amazing experience.

  • Comino: Blue Lagoon, Crystal Lagoon, and Seacaves Tour

    5. Comino: Blue Lagoon, Crystal Lagoon, and Seacaves Tour

    After boarding your modern and stable catamaran, your journey to Comino Island will take approximately one hour. From the open sea, you will experience Malta from a beautiful vantage point. You will cruise close to the coast, witnessing Malta’s magnificent naturally-formed coastline, including its enormous cliffs, rocky nooks, and crannies. You will soon pass the tiny Island of St. Paul’s, viewing the statue of the apostle Saint Paul which rises high into the sky. You will aso visit magnificent sea caves, which will allow you the opportunity to take amazing photographs. You will soon stop for one hour at the stunning but lesser-known Crystal Lagoon (June-October in fair weather conditions only). It is fringed by steep cliffs and therefore accessed only by boats. With unbelievably clear water, it is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving. You can take a plunge into its crystal clea...

    It was a pleasant day. The blue lagoon is amazing. We spent 4 hours there and we had enough time to enjoy it. I recommend it!

  • Gozo Full-Day Jeep Tour with Lunch and Powerboat Ride

    6. Gozo Full-Day Jeep Tour with Lunch and Powerboat Ride

    Explore the island of Gozo by Jeep and see the most beautiful sights in a day. Benefit from hotel pick-up in Malta and catch the ferry to Gozo, where a tour leader will meet you on arrival. Then, head to the Qala Belvedere for panoramic views across the sea. Get back to nature in the Simar Valley and visit the pretty resort town of Ramla Bay. See ruins at Calypso's Cave, or explore the temple complex of Ġgantija (own expense). Discover the typical fishing village of Xlendi Bay, visit one of the oldest settlements at Kercem Heights and marvel at the rock formations of Dwejra. Get up close to the salt pans on the north coast near the beach resort of Marsalforn Bay.

    Visit the Citadel in the capital city of Victoria, purchase artisanal products at the Gozo Craft Center. Then, enjoy some time for a relaxing swim in the sea. End with a powerboat ride back to Malta via the B...

    A great day is had well organised from start to finish. Lunch was perfect and we got to see a lot of Gozo in one day.

  • Valletta: 3-Hour Walking Tour

    7. Valletta: 3-Hour Walking Tour

    Explore the elegant capital of Malta with a licensed guide and discover masterpieces of Baroque architecture and some of the finest palaces in Europe.  Wander the narrow streets of Valletta and experience its rich history at notable sites from the days of the Knights of St. John and the Grand Master, Jean de Valette. Get a feel for the development of Malta over the centuries and discover an impressive array of buildings, designed by some of the best European architects of the era. Admire the façade of St John's Co-Cathedral, visit Piazza Regina, see the magnificent Bibliotheca Nazionale and much more.

    Great informative walking tour. Matthew was very knowledgable and chose his spots very carefully to make sure we were comfortable in the heat. Valletta is small so there’s quite a bit of standing listening rather than lots of actual walking, but lots of interesting history.

  • Gozo: Jeep Safari & Comino with Buffet Lunch and Wine

    8. Gozo: Jeep Safari & Comino with Buffet Lunch and Wine

    Your combination tour begins with pickup from your hotel from where you will be taken to the Gozo Ferry for a 20-minute crossing from the island of Malta to Gozo. Once arriving in Gozo, your experience may start with either the jeep tour or the boat trip. Enjoy lunch between your activities. On the jeep tour venture to a high point to view the Three Islands of the Maltese Archipelago. Following that, you will drive through the valleys and back streets to discover the real island, as you pass through areas where no bus or taxi can pass. The advantage of the jeep is that you have a driver for every 5 to 6 people, allowing the trip to be very personal. As lunchtime approaches, it will be time to stop into a local restaurant for a freshly-prepared buffet lunch, all washed down by some chilled Gozo wine and local fruit. On your boat trip board your wonderful twin-masted schooner for a lovely...

    Awesome cruise- so worth the little money spend.The ride with the already a bit old jeeps is very adventurous but it was also a lot of fun. I found the stops too short.The jeep driver and boat staff are nice.

  • Shuttle Transfer between Malta Airport and Hotels

    9. Shuttle Transfer between Malta Airport and Hotels

    Save time and money and enjoy an efficient and comfortable airport transfer between Malta International Airport and your hotel in Malta. This shared transfer offers door-to-door service, knowledgeable English-speaking drivers, and a reliable service. Booking your airport transfer has never been this easy. Just mark the number of persons, flight number, arrival time and your hotel name and you'll find our driver waiting for you at the arrivals lounge holding a sign with your name written on it. Sit back and relax as your driver navigates the tricky streets of Malta, and you admire the scenery. We also offer transfers from your hotel to the airport. You need to include the departure date and pick-up time, which is 3 hours before the scheduled departure time of your flight.

  • Malta: Blue Lagoon, Comino & St Paul's Islands Cruise

    10. Malta: Blue Lagoon, Comino & St Paul's Islands Cruise

    Absorb spectacular views of the stunning Maltese coastline on a full-day cruise from the Bugibba Jetty. Soak in the beauty of the twinkling Mediterranean Sea as you cruise past Mellieha en route to Comino island. Discover the magic of the famous Blue Lagoon cave in Comino, and take a golden opportunity to swim, snorkel, and dive in the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean. Feel the adrenalin rush as you dive from the boat, and explore the idyllic landscape of Comino. Relax in comfort, as you enjoy the inclusive lunch and snacks onboard the boat. Make sure to have your camera at the ready as you sail through the beautiful Comino channel beside other incredible caves such as Giant Octopus cave, Open-Top Face Cave, and the Crystal Lagoon. Take a last dip in the blue waters beside the historic islands of St Pauls, before cruising back to Bugibba to take in the sunset.

    The crew was friendly. The tour itself was very nice. The fact that the boat is smaller allowed us to get a closer look at some caves. Also, there is much less people then on most of other boats which makes it more comfortable.

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What people are saying about Malta

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 1,390 reviews

Day started with a very easy pick up from the local hotel and then a very short ride north to the ferry. Crossing was seamless and second air-conditioned coach was there to pick up. Tour takes in all the major places to visit and we never felt rushed with plenty of time to take everything in. Local guide was excellent and very attentive to everyone’s needs. Lunch was very nice with both water and wine included. Trip back to hotel at the end of the day was also very easy with hotel drop offs well planned and timed. I would definitely recommend this excursion if you are only going to Goso for the day

Enjoyed the experience on board the boat. El Capitan provided knowledge and places to see while travelling. Opted for the minibus tour of Gozo, which was fun and the driver also provided some local knowledge. Good experience and way to spend a day in Malta and swimming was a good time as well!

one of the most enjoyable tours we've had. it offers amazing views, super time efficient and also very worth its price

Very interesting harbour cruise - very informative. Great scenery. Well worth doing.

Super friendly and helpful staff! I recommend it to everyone!