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Address: Coast Rd | Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta, Malta
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Malta Sightseeing Tour: Blue Grotto, Marsaxlokk and Ghar Dalam

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A great stop

What an awesome place. It was a little manic when we got there as the bus had just offloaded...tip, get a drink etc, take your time and the line will reduce by the time you get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

What an awesome place. It was a little manic when we got there as the bus had just offloaded...tip, get a drink etc, take your time and the line will reduce by the time you get there. We stayed on for a lovely swim in the area past where the boats are, they supply steps and ladders so there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The water was so clear and blue, just inviting you to explore the area. The coast area is rugged and dramatic.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Despite many trips to Malta I had not managed to get to the Blue Grotto, so this time I was determined to. We were staying in St Paul's Bay so the trip to the south was despite a short distance quite long as the roads are not great. Do not trust your sat nav! We ended up on a track... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Honestly speaking it looks like a very lucrative business : 20mn on the sea (they claim 25mn), at 8 euros per pax (they will leave only of they have 8 people buy you will not wait long as it is flooded with tourists). It means they get 192 euros per hour per boat, not bad knowing they have probably 6... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The clear beach and shining sun! Couldn't ask for any more, the area is nice to be around the water water is really nice for swimming and tanning on the sides, although yes there is also shaded parts, recommend going here 👌🏽⛵️🚤

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It is interesting, but if you are not going in that direction you may not want to make a special detour. You see where the limestone has been worn by wave action to form a sheltered area. The area is popular for sunbathing and there is not a cloud in the sky.The walk down to the grotto is fine, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Our guide was very good, he showed us a lot of interesting things. Like the rock formation of the Elephant's foot, he also put down his hand in the water and it looked like it is was glowing in a blue florescent color.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

what a fantastic area of Malta a little pricey for the boat ride but you cant go there and not go on a boat into the caves and witness the caves and especually the water

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Excellent trip with beautiful views of the Blue Grotto and its environment. Moreover boatsman was a perfect guide with a lot of fun. Definitely value for money. 8€ for adults.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Go there is you really have a lot of time. I went there as a diving spot but could not understand all the tours brining there people to see one rock and two bit of snorkelling.

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Address: Coast Rd | Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta, Malta
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Zurrieq

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