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Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)

Coast Rd | Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta, Malta
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Zurrieq
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Geologic Formations, Caverns/ Caves
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Ekhagen, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

On one of the more cloudy days, we decided to take a sightseeing trip ariund the southern parts of Malta on local buses. And riding one of them, we spottted a place on the map called Blue Grotto. We decided to get off the bus to see what it was and the bay and small village it was stunningly beautiful!... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We put Blue Gtotto on our Malta agenda as rated quite high in travel guides and on internet. However, despite very stunning views, we were dissapointed with: - the lenght of the trip, only 20 minutes on water, no stops in the caves or on the waters even for one minute to take the photographs, very poor and childish boat... More

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

We' ve visited it this morning and it it worth to visit. This is not the best we've seen but if you come to Malta, blue grotto is one of its highlights. The boat costs 8€, not to bad for a 25' trip.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Note: Best to book through a guided excursion as not the easiest place to get to Go in calm weather, the boats will not go out if its too choppy! The approach is a stunning drive down a windy coast road, where there are good viewpoints of the amazing natural arch. Arrive at a small jetty and climb aboard a... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The boat tour (which is 8€) totally worth it! It takes you into the caves and you can experience the mesmermizing touquise blue water around you! It only 10-20 mins, but an unforgatabble experience!

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Snailbeach, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I've been here in summer 2013. The boat ride was nice and fun, there are a few beautiful views, clear water, i wished at some point they could let us swim around, but it was not possible. It's worth the money spent.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We did the Blue Grotto Cave Tour, was absolutely breath taking! 20 minutes for 8 euros....would be mad to miss out!

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valletta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

a visit to the Blue Grotto is a must whrn in Malta And a dip in the crystal clear waters will remain in your mind for ever Since this will require a boat trip from Wied iz Zurrieq tou will need a couple of hours especially if you decide ro stop for a meal at one of the traditional fish... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My partner and i booked this excursion while on holiday (included a trip to Marsaxlokk market). The guide took us down to the jetty to get on the boat (tickets have to be purchased at the kiosk on way down). Life jackets are compulsory, which was fine by me, as I'm not good on water. The boat trip last about... More

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Rohrdorf, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I am an absolut fan of malta and i worked here two summer seasons in a row. If you want to check out Blue Grotto it's absolutely worth it, but you really need a plan b to go there, because the boat service there is terrible! First of all the staff is more than unfriendly, rude and doesn't give a... More

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