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Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)

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Address: Coast Rd | Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 35621640058
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What a gem!

This is a must see whilst in Malta! Beautiful crystalline waters and amazing rocks show how truly beautiful nature is. Do take the small boats to look at the caves, it was most... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When I came here last I enjoyed my day so much I wanted to bring my children here. The cost was 8 euros for adults and 4 euros for children. We went down to get on the boat and i felt like a sheep being hurried onto the boat. They took us into the caves and back again it lasted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must see whilst in Malta! Beautiful crystalline waters and amazing rocks show how truly beautiful nature is. Do take the small boats to look at the caves, it was most definitely the highlight! If windy, you'all get quite a few waves, so not advised for the faint-hearted!

Thank F S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So glad our tour landed us here with the opportunity to take a €4 boat ride through the Blue Grotto with sights of the Azure Window. Unlike anything I've experienced. Definitely a trip highlight. Not to be missed if visiting Malta

Thank Joy S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time I've visited the Blue Grotto (3rd for my wife) and it is an enjoyable trip. The boatman takes you to several interesting points along the coast to show different caves, coral, etc. I'm still waiting to see the phosphorescence I've heard about though - I think you just need to be lucky with timing.

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the site of the Blue Grotto 2nd week of October. The views are amazing, though. The boat ride was great as well, took about 30 min and price was reasonable. The boat driver was showing us the corrals and was communicating with us. The blue hues that emanate from the sea are wondrous and at its best when... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This half hour trip is well worth taking. At the time of our visit the sea was quite choppy and the boat seemed rather flimsy until you got used to it. Life-jackets were welcome. The caves were wonderful and the sea was a vivid blue. It made for some great photography. The one 'downer' was the guide who was not... More 

Thank Angela S
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a rented car so we drove to it. We stopped at the view point and took some photos of it. We did not go to the boat trip - it was quite windy and we were not sure it was worth it. But for a photo stop is a wonderful destination and a must see - you can... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nice to walk right up to the arch and sit there drining a cisk and nibbling a maltese ftira with tomatoes. luvin it !

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Blue Grotto whilst in Malta and decided to take the boat trip. Getting on the boat the wners/captain were totally unhelpful in assisting anyone to get on whether you were young old male or female. I got on first and helped my wife on the boat which was bouncing up and down. El captain shouted at me... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking the boat cruise is a definite must as it's the only way to really see the caves and they are beautiful. However the guy steering my boat was extremely boring. He gave facts about the cave as if he couldn't wait to get out of the boat. He barely spoke loud enough for me to hear him and I... More 

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