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Comino: Blue Lagoon, Crystal Lagoon, and Seacaves Tour

1. 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 clear waters from one of the three water slides, or jump from the top deck if you dare. During the evening trip, you will stop for 2 hours in the Blue Lagoon and 30 mins in the Crystal Lagoon. After arriving at the Blue Lagoon, you will moor in the prime area. You can then use the boat as a base, utilizing all the fantastic facilities including a huge water slide and sundeck with cushioned sun loungers. There you can spend the rest of the afternoon swimming from the boat or walking ashore to explore the tiny island. Comino is also worth a visit in winter and is ideal for walkers and photographers. With no urban areas or cars on the island, one can easily smell the scent of wild thyme and other herbs. With the day drawing to a close, you will cruise back to Bugibba Port, entering the Santa Maria pirate caves and viewing the “Elephants Head”.

Malta, Gozo & Comino: Three Islands Trip with Lunch & Wine

2. Malta, Gozo & Comino: Three Islands Trip with Lunch & Wine

Your tour will begin as you board your lovely and well-kept boat. Wine and water will be served all day, and you will also be able to buy other drinks on board. Your trip begins at 10:00AM and finishes at around 5:00PM, with a day full of activities and relaxation in between. Throughout your tour, you will visit Paradise Bay, Popeye Village Bay, Crystal Lagoon, Blue Lagoon, Mgarr Harbour, Comino Caves, and Armier Bay. The captain will explain to you your points of interest throughout the duration of your tour. For a small charge, you can also take a trip on the boat's dinghy through the tunnel in the cliff, go round the topless cave, and enter the secret entrance to the castle as shown on the film "The Count of Monte Christo". Feeding and swimming with the fish is also permitted throughout your tour, adding to the excitement of your experience.

Malta: Malta Island Bus Tour and Boat Tour

3. Malta: Malta Island Bus Tour and Boat Tour

Get a taste of the unique island of Malta on a bus tour and boat tour. Discover over 7,000 years of history as you drive past heritage sites, popular attractions, and beautiful natural landscapes.  Running during the summer months of the year (May onwards), the hop-on hop-off route starts from Bugibba, passing through Qawra and St Julian's and on to Malta’s capital city Valletta. You'll then make your way south where you will be able to experience and visit historic temples and sights along the way. Following your stop at the Blue Grotto, the tour heads back up north and inland stopping at Roman sites and points of interest and then back to Bugibba via Golden Bay on the North-West coast. With over 30 stops and 50 points of interest along the route, discover this Maltese Island like never before. Experience key sights including the Mosta Church and Dome; Ta’Qali Craft Village; and Rabat with many Roman Sites such as the restored Roman Villa, St Agatha’s Catacombs, and the medieval town of Mdina. Enjoy the famous 'Three Cities' and the Tarxien Temples believed to be built around 3000 BC. Marsaxlokk is a traditional and picturesque fishing village that is sure to delight you. Take the opportunity to visit the beautiful Blue Grotto. You will discover plenty of things to do on this island tour. Plus you can combine your hop-on-hop-off tour with a harbor cruise. Summer hop-on hop-off stops may include: • Bugibba Jetty • Malta National Aquarium • Qawra Seafront • Spinola Bay, • St. Julians • Sliema Ferries • Valleta – City Centre • Valletta Waterfront • The Three Cities • Vittoriosa Marsaxlokk • Fishing Village • Blue Grotto • Hagar Qim Temples & Mnajdra Temples Ta • Q'ali • Mosta • Mdina • Rabat • Golden Bay

St Julian's: Full- or Half-Day Boat Rental

4. St Julian's: Full- or Half-Day Boat Rental

Discover destinations like Comino and Gozo island or make your way to seculded beaches with this boat rental from Portomaso Marina in St Julian's. Enjoy a modern boat with a comfortable seating area in the bow, adjustable sun deck at the stern, and a convertible canopy for shade. Book a full day trip for 7 hours of fun or a half-day trip for 3-hours of excitement. Check in at the conveniently-located rental shop and be introduced to the boat and its reliable, powerful and economic engine that will make your trip smooth. Spend the day island hopping or get a taste of the world beneath the waves with the snorkel gear. Captain a craft that is ideal for visiting the sister islands as well as exploring the quaint southern villages of Malta and the famed Blue Grotto. Feel secure with ship that is a fully equipped with all necessary safety equipment and inline with local regulations. Keep your things cold with the cooler and ice packs. Get help from staff with a a custom itinerary as well as support throughout your charter. Charter upgrades such as SUPs, underwater scooters, and other water toys.

From Malta: Full-Day Gozo Sightseeing Bus Tour with Lunch

5. From Malta: Full-Day Gozo Sightseeing Bus Tour with Lunch

Cross to the tiny island of Gozo to enjoy a 10-hour sightseeing tour of the sister island of Malta. Drive to Xlendi Bay, a popular beach and an ideal diving site. Tour the fishing village and harbor, where fishing vessels bob. Your next stop is the historic fortified city of The Citadella in the heart of Victoria. Also called The Citadel, it is on Malta's tentative list of future UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and contains an old prison within the city walls. Stop for a buffet lunch in Rabat, before seeing the Ta' Pinu Basilica, close to the village of Gharb. Finally, drive to Mgarr Port via Qala Belvedere, where breathtaking scenes await.

Malta By Night Open-Top Bus Tour Including 1-Hour Mdina Stop

6. Malta By Night Open-Top Bus Tour Including 1-Hour Mdina Stop

Take a scenic evening sightseeing tour of Malta on board the open-top sightseeing bus, departing from Bugibba, and passing through Paceville, Sliema, Valletta, Qormi, Rabat, Mdina, Mosta, Naxxar, and Lija. The full loop takes around 4 hours and includes a 75-minute stop at Mdina. You will head through the nightlife district of Paceville, where warm nights come alive at charming bars and cafés. Continue through Sliema, with much evidence of its links to the British Empire. Pass baroque buildings in Ta’ Xblex, and drive along the shores of Msida Creek. See stunning natural harbors, and the fortress of St. Elmo, where Ottoman invaders were bravely resisted. Admire silent aqueducts and the medieval streets of Rabat, and enjoy the churches and chapels of the quiet village of Lija, all under the magic of their evening illuminations.

Malta: St Julian's Bombard 650 Boat Rental

7. Malta: St Julian's Bombard 650 Boat Rental

Bombard’s history dates back to 1952, with scientific sailor Alain Bombard proving to the world that survival on an inflatable craft out at sea is possible. Naturally, we don’t expect our clients to go to such extremes to experience the rawness of the Mediterranean, but our long relationship with Bombard can attest to our client’s desire for this model when seeking a thrill or two on the waves. Our bareboat RIB is perfect for those who are looking for a more stripped back experience of the sea. Snorkelling equipment, cooler bags and ice packs can also be supplied on request. Charter upgrades such as SUPs, underwater scooters and other toys are also available. Our boats come fully equipped with all necessary safety equipment and inline with local regulations. skippers can be provided upon request for an extra charge of 177 Euro. Boat is available either for a full day charter of 7 hours with full flexibility within our opening hours or for half day starting from 09:00hrs to 13:00hrs or 13:30hrs to 17:30hrs.

Gozo Tour & Private Farmhouse incl. Maltese Lunch

8. Gozo Tour & Private Farmhouse incl. Maltese Lunch

08:15Meeting Point in Valletta 09:00Departure Fast Ferry – From Grand Harbour Valletta to Mgarr 09:45Arrival at Mgarr Harbour – Gozo 10:00Transport picks us up from Mgarr Harbour and we start our 2 hours guided Tour around Gozo. We will first stop at Rabat in Gozo and have some traditional pastry and tea from ‘Tea shop’ in Maltese ‘ Hanut tat te’. Whilst in Rabat, we will enter the old walled city of Citadella and revisit the extensive history of this place, dating back thousands of years of civilizations. We will visit the Saltpans of Xwejni, where sea salt is still harvested from the sea in the old ways and methods. We will visit the ‘Sanctuary & Basilica of the National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Ta' Pinu’. Strong Catholic believes are connected to the Shrine. Locals believe in the granting of miracles, and you can find plenty of votive offerings hanged on the walls of the Basilica. The Basilica is also a spender of architecture and art. We will visit the Bay and rock formations of Dwejra. Here we also find the ‘Fungus Rock’. During the medieval ages it was believed that a particular plant with medical properties used to grow on this rock formation. It is also believed that this rock was highly guarded and who ever attempted to steal the plant was sentenced to death. Cold water will be available on the Trip. 12:30 It is time to relax!! We will now head to our private location in a 400-year-old farmhouse with private swimming pool and BBQ deck. At this location you will find the bounty of Maltese Gastronomy, we will prepare lunch for you and serve you a Traditional Maltese Meal, all included. You can choose between Oven baked pork, Maltese BBQ or even Fried Rabbit. A flow of Maltese Beer, Homemade Wines and Soft Drinks. The traditional Maltese Style. All this whilst you are using all the facilities of the pool and premises. 16:45 Transport will pick you up from the Farmhouse and take you to Mgarr Ferry. 17:15 Departure from Mgarr Ferry 18:00 Arrival in Valletta Harbour If you wish us to provide transport back from Valletta to your Location Please let us know.

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What people are saying about St. Julian's

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 748 reviews

Thank you for the very nice and relaxed tour! We would do a boat tour with you again! We found it particularly great that the ship was not that big and therefore not a party boat.

Right on time, stop for 30 minutes at the amazing Crystal Lagoon and 2 hours at Blue Lagoon. Comfortable places, clean toilets, lots of fun! Highly recommend!

That was the best adventure I could have done staying here in Malta. Everything was perfect

Very great experience!!! There was plenty of time to swim and relax in the lagoons.

Defo have to book this boat trip … amazing amazing amazing