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Malta: Ultimate Kayak Adventure

1. Malta: Ultimate Kayak Adventure

Discover some of the most amazing natural treasures of the Maltese Islands on this daytime kayaking adventure. Escape into beautiful Maltese nature, explore natural sea caves, and swim in crystal clear waters. Begin the trip with some tips and guidance on using the paddle from staff. Practice your paddling near the shore until you feel more confident, and then head out on the kayak adventure Explore the rugged coastline and admire the views of spectacular cliffs and caves. Make your way to notable scenic spots such as the Munxar Window and Hofriet Window.

Malta: Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea Tour with Boat Trip

2. Malta: Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea Tour with Boat Trip

The Three Cities is a collective description of the three fortified cities of Cospicua, Birgu (Vittoriosa), and Senglea. The oldest of the Three Cities is Vittoriosa, which has existed since prior to the Middle Ages. The other two cities, Senglea and Cospicua, were both founded by the Order of the Knights of Saint John in the 16th and 17th centuries respectively. During this half day tour, you will have the opportunity to appreciate these unique historical fortified cities and admire magnificent churches, traditional piazzas, incredible fortifications, and architectural treasures found all around the Three Cities area. Pieces of living history kept alive by hundreds of years of preservation! We start with a panoramic drive past the city of Cospicua, a double fortified harbour city and the largest of the three cities, to reach the city of Vittoriosa, this glorious city has been inhabited since the time of the Phoenicians, but the current city dates back from the time of the Order of the Knights of Saint John. Vittoriosa was chosen as the capital city of Malta instead of Mdina upon the arrival of the Order in the year 1530. Enjoy a fascinating walking tour through the narrow streets of the city admiring and appreciating all the historical buildings and captivating treasures found at every twist and turn. Upon arrival at the stunning Vittoriosa waterfront, board a traditional Maltese “Frejgatina” (a small, carvel-built fishing boat) for a delightful tour of the colourful harbour creeks. The tour ends at Senglea, named after Claude De La Sengle, the Grand Master who founded the city, Senglea is also known as “Civitas Invicta” a name given to the city for managing to resist the Ottoman invasion during the Great Siege of 1565. The island on which Senglea lies was joined by a land bridge to Cospicua during the time of the Knights of St. John and as a result, it became peninsular in shape. From the Gardjola Gardens located at the tip of the peninsula enjoy a stunning 360° view of the Grand Harbour, including the impressive Fort Sant Angelo, from where the Grand Master Jean Perisot De La Valette led the defence of the island during the Great Siege of 1565. During the whole tour knowledgeable and experienced guides will be providing you with riveting information and enhance your experience through narration and engaging storytelling.

Malta: Private Jet Ski Experience

3. Malta: Private Jet Ski Experience

• Enjoy the beauty of the South of Malta. • Explore hidden spots like Sea Caves Cliffs, and Hidden Windows • Experience the thrill of a modern Jet Ski • Escape the commercially known places making this a fun experience. • Explore the Marsascala coastline with our safe and fun Seadoo jet skis. Whether alone or with friends, we guarantee an exhilarating experience with one of our jet-skis! At Sensi WaterSports, we pride ourselves on offering fun rentals at affordable rates and excellent customer service. Safety is our first priority, and we take all preventative measures to ensure our customers have a safe and enjoyable ride. Experience that adrenaline rush and explore the incredible natural surroundings of St Thomas Bay, Marsaskala. Experience the thrill of the sea by renting one of our Jet-skis for either 30 minutes, 1 hour or 3 hours safari tour. You can either be on your own, or you can be up to 2 people on the same Jet-ski. • Safety Briefing • Driver must be over 18 years old. • Not recommended if you are pregnant or suffering from back pain. • The identification document must be present before renting the jet ski • Fuel is included in the price. • Life Jackets will be provided. • Cannot be driven under the influence of Alcohol or Drugs • Weight Capacity 600 lb/272 kg Get ready to discover some of the most amazing natural treasures of the Maltese Islands with our jet skis. Escape the massified or commercially known places making this a fun experience. Instead, you can dive into sea caves, swim in the best Mediterranean crystalline waters and enjoy cliffs and secret corners of our coast. Are you a first-timer? Don’t worry; our friendly, dedicated, and experienced team will clearly explain the safety instructions to ensure maximum safety and enjoyment of your Jet-Ski ride. Once you arrive at our location, we will get you started by signing the online waivers and learning more about your previous experience when it comes to riding a Jet Ski. We will introduce you to your Jet-Ski and go over all the safety and riding instructions. Don’t worry; it is very safe and straightforward! Next, we will slide you off our jet dock and start the 30-minute ride. At first, we will need to idle out of St. Thomas Bay and have a low cruise speed, so we do not make any waves. But once we are out, that’s when you will be able to experience the power of those machines! No matter the experience level, you will surely have a blast jumping waves and skimming through the water at high speeds. When the time is up, I will gather everyone back together and start the ride back to the marina. ALL ride experiences include a mandatory safety session from one of our Team Members. Please arrive 30 minutes before your departure time to check–in and receive your safety instructions & safety gear.

Malta: SUP Rental

4. Malta: SUP Rental

Marvel at the many hidden gems along Malta's coastline by riding a convenient paddleboard. Learn the basics of SUP and head out on your own or with friends to explore the islands. Paddle across the ocean at your own pace and take in the outstanding beauty of this unique destination. Pick up your board in Marsaskala and receive personalized instructions from the staff. Put on your life jacket, grab your paddle, and begin your fascinating ocean adventure in the crystal-clear waters of Malta. Enjoy this incredible opportunity to get in touch with nature. Customize your experience by following your own route. Pass by the most famous local beaches and come across mesmerizing hidden bays along the way.

Marsaskala: Paddle Boat Rental in St. Thomas Bay

5. Marsaskala: Paddle Boat Rental in St. Thomas Bay

Grab a Paddle Boat and hit the water in St Thomas Bay. Paddle boat rentals are the perfect combination of leisure and exercise. Paddle boating is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, reconnect with nature, and explore the water. Whether you rent a paddle boat for a day or over the weekend or book a paddle boat tour during your vacation abroad, you’re sure to have an amazing time paddling yourself through the crystal clear Maltese waters. Rent a paddle boat on your own or enjoy a guided excursion anywhere on Marsaskala's surrounding coast. Life vests are provided and compulsory. At Sensi WaterSports, we pride ourselves on offering fun rentals at affordable rates and excellent customer service. Safety is our number one priority, and we take all preventative measures to make sure our customers have a safe and enjoyable ride. Experience that adrenaline rush and explore the incredible natural surroundings of St Thomas Bay, Marsaskala. Sensi Water Sports offers paddle boat rentals that can be safely enjoyed by 2 to 5 riders, which is great for families. Our fleet of paddle boats is among the best and most fun family activities at St Thomas Bay, Marsaskala. The paddle boats are ideal for sightseeing, exploring, exercising, or simply enjoying your day at the bay. Our paddle boats can accommodate 4 people. It’s a different and enjoyable way to admire the beautiful surroundings using your hands to go as fast as you wish!

Marsaskala: St. Thomas Bay Jet Ski Rental

6. Marsaskala: St. Thomas Bay Jet Ski Rental

Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure on the crystal-clear waters of the South of Malta? Look no further than this Jet Ski Experience! Prepare to cruise through the stunning Mediterranean Sea in style and experience the thrill of a lifetime. We pride ourselves on offering top-notch jet ski rentals that are sure to provide you with the excitement you're seeking. Our sleek and modern fleet of jet skis is equipped with powerful engines and cutting-edge technology, ensuring a smooth and exhilarating ride. When you choose this jet ski rental and you can expect a seamless experience from start to finish. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through the rental process, ensuring that you have all the information you need to make the most of your time on the water. Whether you're a seasoned jet ski enthusiast or a first-time rider, we're here to cater to your needs and ensure your safety throughout the adventure. Once you're ready to hit the waves, get ready to be blown away by the natural beauty of the South of Malta. Picture yourself zooming across the sparkling blue sea, surrounded by breathtaking coastal landscapes and awe-inspiring cliffs. This region is known for its pristine beaches, hidden coves, and crystal-clear waters, making it the perfect playground for jet ski enthusiasts. Feel the wind in your hair as you navigate through the waves, enjoying the freedom and adrenaline rush that comes with riding a jet ski. Explore the hidden gems of the South of Malta at your own pace, discovering secluded beaches and secret spots that are only accessible by water. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the sea. Safety is our top priority and our experienced instructors will provide you with a comprehensive safety briefing before you embark on your adventure. They will go over the rules and regulations of jet skiing, ensuring that you have the knowledge and confidence to navigate the waters responsibly. Life jackets and other safety equipment will be provided to guarantee your well-being throughout your jet ski experience. Whether you're looking for a solo adventure, a romantic escapade with your partner, or a fun-filled outing with friends and family, this is the perfect jet ski rental package for you. We offer flexible rental durations, allowing you to choose the option that suits your schedule and budget. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and ensuring that your jet ski experience exceeds your expectations. Don't miss out on the opportunity to create lasting memories on the beautiful waters of the South of Malta. Book your jet ski rental today and get ready for an exhilarating ride that will leave you craving for more. Unleash your inner adventurer and experience the thrill of the sea like never before.

Evening Catamaran Charter

7. Evening Catamaran Charter

An evening charter stands out with its enchanting blend of sunset magic, city lights, and a tranquil atmosphere. As the sun dips below the horizon, the changing sky colors and sparkling cityscape create a captivating, romantic ambiance. With fewer boats on the water, the experience feels exclusive and private, making it ideal for special occasions. The calming sea breeze, potential for stargazing, and the option for culinary delights contribute to a unique and memorable voyage. Whether it's a romantic evening, a celebration, or simply a desire for a serene escape, an evening charter offers a distinct and magical maritime experience.

South Coast Private Nature Walking Tour with Transport

8. South Coast Private Nature Walking Tour with Transport

Discover the limestone bays, rocky beaches, and shallow cliffs of Malta's southern coast on this relaxed hiking tour. Join an expert botanist guide for a walk past St. Peters's Pool and the village of Marsaxlokk. Pickup is available from your hotel in Malta or Gozo as well as optional packed lunch. After getting picked up from your hotel in Malta or Gozo, travel to the south coast to begin your relaxed walk. Enjoy an 8-kilometer stroll along beaten footpaths and low coastal cliffs, away from the chaos of the city. Wander past large farmhouses and old fishing villages as you stroll. Stop at the picturesque village of Marsaxlokk, complete with traditional fishing boats and a fish market. Keep an eye out for the bizarre-looking naturally formed limestone rock figures. Spot native Mediterranean shrubs and plants with the help of your botanist guide. The endemic Maltese salt tree and other coastal plants call this area home. Stop at the popular Saint Peter's Pool and take in the beach's turquoise waters, then continue to Fort Delimara, former British defence battery. Pass through several terraced fields surrounded by the iconic rubble walls before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Marsaskala

Overall rating

(48 reviews)

Josie was an excellent guide Knowledgeable, easy to understand Loud and clear Josie looked after a large group so well Best walking tour I have done Highly recommended

Very good tour of the three cities, interesting and magnificent landscapes A bit of walking but it's definitely worth it!

Such a fun experience, I would definitely come back and do it again. Miguel took lovely photos of us!

Our guide Maria was very knowledgeable, professional and kind. It was a great tour.

Maria was truly amazing! Very prepared and very nice! I recommend his tour!