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Review of Hornblower Cruises

Hornblower Cruises
Ranked #1 of 18 Tours in Bugibba
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We offer two tours. Both tours depart from the Bugibba Jetty Monday to Saturday at 10.30am to 5.30pm. Option A - Comino + Blue Lagoon + Caves: 20euro. This cruise is attractive for all you beach lovers and island explorers. We stop on Comino island in the Blue Lagoon for 4.5 hours. Paradise to the beach lovers you've seen the image of the stunning Blue Lagoon on enough postcards, its time to check out the real thing. An afternoon here provides ample time for swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. You can enjoy the crystal clear waters by using our free snorkels aboard or the 10 meter water slide from the top deck. If you are not a swimmer or want to explore the untouched beauty of Comino, with its breathtaking views and old history, you can walk up to the St. Maria tower built in 1618 A.D., the St. Maria Battery, or the old church built in 1716 A.D and enjoy the wonderful views of Malta and Gozo from the cliffs of Comino. Option B - Comino + Blue Lagoon + Gozo + Caves 25euro. Do it all in one day. This trip includes a 3 hour stop in Gozo and 1.5 hours on Comino. During the 3 hour stop one can explore the Island of Gozo by using our organised minibus tours which will take you to see Dwejra, Fungus Rock, the inland Sea, stop at Ta' Pinu church, Citadel (the old fortified city), Victoria (the capital city) and bypass Xewkija church.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed September 5, 2013

We went to the blue lagoon on this boat, it was an amazing experience, definitely something that you must do when you visit Malta. The staff were amazing, the actual boat experience was amazing. It was definitely the best day out that I had the whole time we were in Malta.

Thank Apollo-storm
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

Hornblower is the perfect boat to take an excursion to Comino & Gozo. Very comfortable boat, friendly staff and good value for money. Food was excellent too!
It was a surprise from my wife for my birthday and we really enjoyed it.
Great and Keep it up Kevin!

Thank Etienne V
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

During my 3-week stay in Malta in August 2013 I have joined three times the Hornblower for excursions to Gozo and the Blue Lagoon in Comino. Excellent organization, perfect description of the places both in English and Italian. The Captain, Kevin is a very collaborative and enjoyable person as well as all the crew. I spent three wonderful days in a sea that is marvellous.
Thanks to Kevin and his nice wife Cristina. I suggest everybody to join the Hornblower for a perfect day. Best compliments Kevin!

Thank FabrizioFirenze2013
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

realy enjoyed the day..a lot overcrowded on the boat. felt like sardines..but it didnt spoil our day.went to the blue lagoon .which looked like a stunning beach in the broucher but wen we got there it was very disapointing..it was tiny and iv never seen so many people trying to skwish into a tiny area..very clausraphobic..we couldnt even sit anywhere so we went back to the hornblower and stayed on the op deck which we managed to find two sunloungers.(think they should advertise the sunbeds as some available.not the highlite of the cruise).had a brill time on deck..swimming off the side of the boat..food is very cheap and good quality..drinks are also cheap..not wat i expected as usualy cruises bump the prices up..very good info on the loud speakers and would def recomend the hornblower..x

Thank tanyaisherwood
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Really enjoyed the Hornblower cruise. Paid €25 each for trip to the blue lagoon and an extra 3 hour trip around the island of Gozo. We spent an hour in the blue lagoon then moved on to gozo, in my opinion one hour is enough for swimming or whatever, 4 hours would have been too much. Was collected by a mini bus in gozo, spent some time walking around, got some food, was then brought to an amazing chapel and then onto the Azera window..beautiful. One downfall was that the mini bus was very mini and as a tall lady it was very cramped. Was all very well organised and Kevin and his team were extremly helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend as a day out.

Thank CharlotteF21
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