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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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The boat ride is only 25-30 minutes, but it is a great experience in Malta. You visit 6 caves or grotto's. The boats have little shade, so best not to do it in the middle of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The boat ride is only 25-30 minutes, but it is a great experience in Malta. You visit 6 caves or grotto's. The boats have little shade, so best not to do it in the middle of the day. The sights are brilliant and beautiful.

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

If you can't handle the boat ride, and I'd encourage you to, the view from the park above the Blue Grotto is a great vantage point to drink in views of "the king of the Blue Grottos". Breathtaking caves and landscape and the bluest of blue waters.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the Blue Grotto on a really hot summers day. We drove to the location and there is a car park a few minutes walk away. The car park is meant to be free but there is a guy there who "manages" the car park and he expects a few coins. We walked down hill to the grotto. Really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

You need a boat to reach here and thankfully they have many little boats down the ramp (where people swim) and they leave every 10-15 minutes. They fit about 6 people in each boat and my wife and I were lucky enough to be sitting right up the front. The tour is only 20 minutes or so but certainly worth... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Worth of seeing, picturesque and amazing. Not too overcrowded, at least when we visited it. I recommend to visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

One of the boatmen will take you through and along several caves in the cliffs. Some of the caves offer very special colors and the water is very clear. It is nice to feel the wind as you sit in the boat. I have read some bad reviews about the boat trip but we could understand everything perfectly well. The... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Enjoy the beautiful natural landscape and don't miss the boat ride through the caves around the area. At the end, a small set of coffee shops and restaurants, offer a good opportunity to rest and take a cold drink.

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Herndon, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We took the boat ride to see the Blue Grotto and enjoyed it very much. The cliffs are just stunning to see from the water. The boat ride is short and a bit pricy but we all were glad that we went anyway! Do stop at the off road scenic stops to see the cliffs dropping into the sea!

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Poznan, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is very short boat cruise which last app 15 minutes. It is pretty nice however I would NOT call it spectacular. There is long line of people awaitng to buy tickets (8 EUR each) but it not takes much time to get to the boat. Loading process is pretty good organized. If I had to travel 2h (or more)... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent trip on a boat to see this attraction, photo opportunities were fantastic. The are was a bit touristy, but hey it's expected.

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