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Blue Hole

Address: Dwerja, San Lawrenz, Island of Gozo, Malta
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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122 reviews 122 reviews
54 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Blue Hole is a natural rock formation that offers a simple and sheltered entry for a number of possible dives. In fact, it is as easy as stepping into a large rockpool! But it drops down to about 20m. The only slight negative is that it is reached via a rough path over ancient limestone.This takes you down to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I'm a local diver and I can tell you the blue hole is one of a kind. Personally it is one of the best places I ever dived in. Totally recommended if you're a diver and happen to be in Gozo

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Split, Croatia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
44 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were hesitating whether to go or not because of very strong and cold wind that was blowing. As all the photos of Blue Hole we saw we taken on sunny days and we were convinced that a visit would turn out into a catastrophe! Photos that I'll eventually add will show how magnificent nature can be ... Waves that... More 

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Graz, Austria
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140 reviews 140 reviews
57 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It is definitely a nice place. And the view is impressive. But if the sea is calm even the sunset is not a highlight. Don't get me wrong, it is nice. But SO many other sight and coastal things are nice in Gozo, that this one is... not that extraordinary.

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London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
92 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Many people see only the azure window and leave. Make sure you visit this small bit of sea and try and have a swim too! Slightly complicated to get to but well worth the effort taken.

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Warrington, Cheshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Well worth a visit - if only to watch the divers come and go. See it as part of the Azure Window experience.

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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121 reviews 121 reviews
74 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The blue hole deep in front of the blue window is almost not seen. However the blue window, or more precisely, the big hole in the rock, is seen nicely and attracting a lot of visitors. It is the main nature atraction of Gozo. Many visitors are missing the blue inner lake just aside of the parking place. Find a... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Gets very busy with coach parties and can take a while to get to see what you want but some small shops and a cafe for a cool drink

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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Azure window is gorgeus. But u have to take a dip in fantastic Blue hole and snorkle around Azure window. It's even better to go scubadiving with professionals and instructors. Anyone can do it as long as u are healthy. I highly recommend scubadiving because underwater world is even more beautiful and it's fanatstic experience. We wen't with local diving... More 

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Maasmechelen, Belgium
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11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very nice panorama views from in as wel as out of the water! A must see and do divespot for the scuba diver!

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