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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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Absolutely Beautiful

Definitely take the time to go out on a boat and ride around this area. Incredible blue, beautiful caves. A must see!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely take the time to go out on a boat and ride around this area. Incredible blue, beautiful caves. A must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful little place on the edge of Malta. We took the city sightseeing bus there and paid to take a short boat trip into the caves. They are so much better to see close up and the boat trips provide a little bit of interesting information about each cave. Excellent photo opportunities too!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The trip to Malta was with our cruise. Wasn't really impressed by it. A normal island and the grotto is an ok place not worth the advert and hype they make of it.

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Thank Khaled J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

During summer there is no wait to get on a boat, but it comes with a cost: the trip is hasty. Normally it should take 25 minutes but my guess is that ours was over in less than 15.

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Thank Yoeri V
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A very good tour which you visit many caves and the blue grotto of course, there is lots of photo opportunities for the keen photographers, the boat ride was very good but don't think I could do the trip when it is a choppy day, as you are in a Maltese fishing boat style.

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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Blue Grotto and nearby features is truly remarkable. My wife and I have been on boat trips on numerous occasions over the last 30years. However, with each successive year it is more commercialised with more emphasis on packing in maximum passengers on each boat - probably a result of the way that the business is organised. Sadly it takes... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

took to a boat for this and we had a nice sailor giving us all the tales etc. a very pleasant half hour with some really nice views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From Valleta we took the hop on hop off bus tour to the blue grotto, at just 10 euro each this was an interesting and economical way to reach the blue grotto, the spectacular views that met us when we hopped of the bus was breathtaking. Visit mid morning to appreciated the best the caves have to offer. the light... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Blue Grotto boat service (just 8 Euros per adult) for a 25 minute boat trip to the Blue Grotto. It was quick and enjoyable. Great value for the money and I would definitely recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just wow. Worth the €8 for the trip. Water is crystal clear and the caves are stunning. We saw them first on a cruise round the island but the caves have to be seen close up.

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