Water activity

Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon & Caves Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Hornblower Cruises

Malta: Comino, Blue Lagoon & Caves Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Hornblower Cruises

From US$ 24.96 per person

Board a family-run boat and set off to Comino Island and the amazing Blue Lagoon. Swim, snorkel, sunbathe and explore the beautiful crystal clear waters. Discover sites, caves, and history along the way.

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Duration 4.5 - 7 hours
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  • Enjoy a day on a family run boat with Kevin and the crew
  • Swim and snorkel in the famous crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon
  • Take amazing pictures of the caves and scenery as you cruise along the north coast
  • Pull out a deckchair on the upper deck and work on your tan
  • Slide into the turquoise water of the Blue Lagoon from a 10m slide
Full description

Depart from the Bugibba Jetty and begin your cruise along the northern coast of Malta. Pass by all of the sights including St. Pauls Islands and the statue of St. Pauls, and Ahrax Point.  

Continue cruising through the north channel of Comino as you pass by the elephants head, Santa Maria Bay, St. Nicholas Bay, and the Comino hotel. Make quick stops to enter both Ahrax Cave and Santa Maria Cave. Throughout the journey, Captain Kevin will inform you about the sites and give you information regarding Malta. After approximately 1 hour, arrive on Comino island in the famous Blue Lagoon. The boat will moor up and you can enjoy a stop of 4.5 hours.

During the journey, feel free to use all the facilities on board the boat or get off and explore the island. Relax and sunbathe on the top deck or find some shade on the main deck. Take a refreshing plunge into the cool, crystal-clear water. Take advantage of male and female toilet facilities, lockers, and the cafeteria which serves hot and cold beverages.  At the end of your time in Comino, head off to the island of Gozo without stopping. Cruise around the Mgarr Harbour and see more important sites from the boat. Return to Malta via the south channel of Comino, passing by Crystal Lagoon and its caves and St. Mary's tower.

  • 4.5 hours in the Blue Lagoon
  • Deck chairs on the upper deck (limited number)
  • Lockers (limited number)
  • Viewing of the caves
  • Slide
  • Lunch (available to purchase on board)
  • Additional speedboat ride of the smaller caves around Comino Island (€15 to be paid directly to the representative in cash only)
  • Hotel transfers to the boat and back
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • The boat moors up in a secluded non-crowded area in the Blue Lagoon which is 3m deep
  • If you have swimming difficulties you enter the water from the beach use the buoyancy aid available on the boat
  • Please note that payments must be made in cash and there is no credit card machine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 759 reviews

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Our experience was fantastic. It was both our first time in Malta and I can say it was a good one. Our trip in the boat was a blast, cocktails and good music to accompany. The captain was friendly and informative as went though the scenic tour of the Maltese islands. Once we landed at the blue lagoon, we had an opportunity to also go on a speedboat ride which I would highly recommend! There was also an option to do the tour of Gozo which we opted against as we had other thing planned for the time allocated. The feedback from those who went were that it was good and informative. We decided to stay at the lagoon and took part in jet skiing and crazy sofa and catching some sun…. It does get quite busy when you land but luckily we could relax back on the boat as a base also… overal I would throughly recommend and for the price also you can’t go wrong

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September 28, 2022

It was amazing day on the cruise with Hornblower! Great staff, good food, amazing places we visited! The slide, jumping of the boat, snorkeling. Definitely worth the money. Same price as 3 years back! Cocktails options, food options, lockers, enough sunbeds and chairs for a lot of people! Also snorkeling equipment avaiable to purchase on board. Great playlist! Amazing, thank you Hornblower!

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September 19, 2022

Wow! The cruise, the crew & the overall experience were simply phenomenal! Hornblower was parked at the best place in the Blue Lagoon with plenty of room to swim; additionally, you could enjoy the ride to Gozo & back if you wanted to! I definitely recommend this experience - it was a highlight of my trip!

September 10, 2022

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