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Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)

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Address: Coast Rd | Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta, Malta
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Superb natural formation

Superb natural formation up in Gozo. Take a tour there but spend more time. Our tour only let us 15 minutes to stay there. But the view is incredibly raw and breathtaking .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Superb natural formation up in Gozo. Take a tour there but spend more time. Our tour only let us 15 minutes to stay there. But the view is incredibly raw and breathtaking .

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orlando fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a boat trip to see the grottos. They were incredible but... You must visit in the morning. In the afternoon the light is not as good and they are less spectacular. Note that this boat trip is very rapid as though they were doing as many turnarounds as possible.

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In-Naxxar, null, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the Must Visit places in Malta. Don't miss the boat trip. And the photo camera! At walk distance is plenty of restaurants. Large parking facilities and one of the nicest dive sites... what else one may want?

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the island of Malta last week, and as I'm a coastal lover/ liver I couldn't miss the chance of getting out on a boat exploring the coastal sea caves ! The Blue grotto was a trip into these sea caves, and due to the crystalline deposits inside these caves along with the beautiful clear water, gave the caves... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Other reviews have indicated that this location is too busy and over quickly, I visited in November and found it to be the opposite. The boat was not full and the guide took time to point out all the interesting points. It was a very pleasant boat ride and well worth a visit, the colour of the sea lives up... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is full of people and the trips by boat are fast and crowded. I believe there are other areas of the Island more interesting.

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worthwhile to make this boattrip, by preference in the morning and only on a sunny day! ticket costs you 8 euro for an half an hour tour with maximum 9 persons in 1 boat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a little bit of track to get there from Mdina but it was worth the visit. Beautifully clear water and great scenery.

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Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place as part of the southern route of the hop-on-hop-off bus tour and also stayed for lunch. You don't get much time in each of the 7 or so caves as there are boats full of people (small local motor boats with 6-8 people in each) continuously coming and going. It was a little choppy on the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small boats are the only way to experience the nsyural rock formations and the boat excursions are good value for the time spent at sea

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