Water activity

Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon, and Caves Day Trip

Activity provider: Seahorse Cruises Malta

Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon, and Caves Day Trip

Activity provider: Seahorse Cruises Malta

From US$ 24.34 per person

Swim and snorkel in the secluded Santa Maria Bay. Relax and sunbathe on the front deck of a sailboat. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Blue Lagoon from an onboard diving platform.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English


  • Hop aboard a luxury sailboat for a cruise around some of Malta's most stunning sights
  • Lay anchor in the popular Blue Lagoon for swimming and snorkeling
  • Explore the scenic caves of Comino
Full description
Cruise in style and comfort on a luxurious sailboat on a full-day trip from Bugibba at 10:30 AM (boarding closes at 10:00). After morning departure from the Bugibba Jetty, you’ll head off towards Gozo and the Blue Lagoon. On your way, cruise along St. Paul’s Island, viewing the sites of nearly 2,000 year old shipwrecks, as well as the Smuggler’s Cove, famed as a location for diving. Your first stop is the Santa Maria Bay, a secluded bay on the island of Comino. Drop anchor and relax for 1.5 hours, with the option for some snorkeling, swimming, or simply sunbathing on the boat’s deck. Afterwards, it’s off towards Comino’s famous Blue Lagoon. With its crystal-clear, azure waters and volcanic rock formations, the Blue Lagoon is one of Malta’s natural treasures. With 2.5 hours to spend at the lagoon, head on to the beach, snorkel among the coral reefs, or take some time to explore the island — it’s up to you. If you’re feeling peckish or thirsty, grab a drink or bite to eat from the boat’s snack bar as you cruise back towards Bugibba, marveling at the sights you pass, like the Santa Maria Cave, Elephant Rock, and the Crystal Lagoon. You’ll arrive back at around 5:30 PM, just in time to reflect on your day over dinner.
  • 2.5-hour stop at the Blue Lagoon
  • 1.5-hour stop at the Santa Maria Beach
  • Live commentary in English and Italian
  • Snorkeling masks (€10 deposit)
  • Diving platform
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Lunch (food and drinks available for purchase on board)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at Bugibba Harbour. The vessel you will be sailing on is the only sailing boat there and is called Seahorse Cruises. Boarding closes at 10:00 AM.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This tour is suitable for all ages
  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • The captain and tour operator reserve the right to cancel or alter the trip, including the route, start, and end locations, according to weather conditions, tides, or other reasons
  • Food and drinks can be purchased from the snack bar
  • Showers and toilets are available onboard
  • Boarding closes at 10:00 AM
  • Only cash is accepted onboard
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 308 reviews

Review summary

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We had a wonderful experience. The captain was very friendly and kind. The gullet is a beautiful traditional boat in immaculate condition. The atmosphere was friendly, very relaxed and safe. The food on board was fresh, perfect and excellent value. I would highly recommend this experience. It was very good value for money.

September 14, 2022

Had such a good time! We were looking for something smaller that wasn’t a party boat and found exactly what we were looking for. The crew was friendly and super informative and they took us to the less-touristy/crowded parts of the blue lagoon & other spots so we were able to enjoy and swim freely without being cramped. Highly recommend.

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September 9, 2022

Very nice activity, the blue lagoon is just magnificent, heavenly despite the crowds of tourists! The friendly crew. And fortunately if at the start we are a little crowded on the boat, it is freed up when some of the passengers go down to Gozo. The stop at the bay is rather refreshing and allows you to cut the journey. Possible half-day excursion if only the lagoon interests you.

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August 26, 2022

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