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Coast Rd | Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A most see location in Malta. Gorgeous blue water. You can take a speedboat ride or go for a swim. Swimming is not for small children. You have to jump of the rocks and you can’t stand anywhere.

Thank Elke L
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very pleasant experience. A short but refreshing boat ride (about 20 minutes) around the Blue Grotto caves. Wonderful blue waters. You put your hands into the water and they turn blueish ! The view of the surrounding cliffs is spectacular. For 8 Euros, it...More

1  Thank ManCabezas
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Blue Grotto is a lovely short boat tour that displays the magnificent deep blue sea surrounding Malta. The tour lasts only around 20 minutes, so it is a quick view. However, you get to see some nice caves and of course can marvel at...More

Thank Louis C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to go it alone rather than take a tour. It is very easy to get to from Valletta, one bus ride. Public transport is easy to navigate in Malta and for a fixed fare of €2 ( in the summer) but if you...More

1  Thank ampp4
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took one of the small boat trips to the Blue Grotto and caves. Plus sides were it was midweek and got straight onto one of the boats, the water was indeed very blue and we got to go into the caves as the waters weren't...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived about 1030am as reviews said the colours of the sea were better due to lighting. We couldn't find anywhere to park and it was chaos, to the extent that the Police ended up closing the road as the coaches were having issues. So we...More

Thank anezreltub
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour costs 8 Euros each and lasts about 20 - 25 minutes. The "blue" grotto is OK bit the other caves are just caves with little to see.

Thank r00k3rs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During a Mediterranean Cruise, Malta was our last stop and we chose the excursion to this gorgeous part of the country. Although the boat ride was only 20 minutes - it was amazing. We would love to come back and snorkel.

Thank BuckeyeGirl66
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading a few bad reviews that the boat trips weren’t worth it, we weren’t sure what to expect from the blue grotto. However our day there was amazing. Our favourite place that we visited. We took one of the boat trips round the cave...More

1  Thank Jasmineryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The blue grotto cave boat trip is a must do in Malta. The beautiful crystal blue water and the amazing caves are really a must see. A 40-50 bus trip from Valletta and an €8 ticket for a traditional Maltese fishing boat trip through the...More

Thank Karyn G
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July 23, 2018|
Response from ManCabezas | Reviewed this property |
Not sure exactly the time schedule, but I believe the start as early as 9am during the summer. Boats leave regularly, as they hold 7-8 people.
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Blatters2008 | Reviewed this property |
Turn up - queues in the high season
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from DocRah6 | Reviewed this property |
You can a taxi to close edge of the road where the boat leaves from, but there's a limit as the boat leaves from an area where you need to walk. It's not far just a little steep but about 50 metres distance. I hope that... More