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Malta: Gozo & Comino Islands, Blue Lagoon & Seacaves Tour

Malta: Gozo & Comino Islands, Blue Lagoon & Seacaves Tour

Uncover the beauty of Malta's coast on this full-day Cruise from Bugibba. Swim at the Blue Lagoon and enjoy some free time exploring the island of Gozo. Select from different boats and departure times. Your tour begins from the tourist town of Bugibba, where your vessel departs on an unforgettable two-island cruise. From the open sea, you will experience Malta from a truly unique and beautiful vantage point. Relax with refreshments available to purchase on board. Cruise close to the coast whilst witnessing Malta's magnificent naturally formed coastline, including its enormous cliffs, rocky nooks, and crannies. You will pass the tiny Island of St. Paul's, viewing the statue of the apostle St. Paul as it rises high into the sky. You will also get to visit magnificent sea caves, allowing you to take amazing photographs. Start with a stop at Crystal Lagoon (high season only), a spot many tourists don't know about. Witness the unbelievably clear water, perfect conditions for swimming, snorkelling, and diving. Take a plunge into its crystal clear waters from one of three waterslides, or jump from the top deck if you dare. Then, depart to the famous Blue Lagoon. Enjoy being moored for an hour right next to it with a good view from the docking position. Use the boat as a base, using all the fantastic facilities. Once you arrive at Gozo Island, the land transport (if selected when booking) will take you to the capital city of Gozo, which the locals call Rabat. This small city has a wealth of charm and history, including its impressive citadel. As the day draws closer, we cruise back to Bugibba, entering the Santa Maria pirate caves and viewing the "Elephants Head", a truly amazing rock formation. With different boats to choose from, select your preferred boat and departure time. Your options include medium size boats that offer an experience with fewer people or a larger catamaran that features underwater windows for a unique view of the marine life below. Enhance your experience with onboard waterslides, comfortable seating in shaded and sunny areas, swim ladders, male and female toilets, refreshments for sale, and audio commentary in different languages.

Comino: Blue Lagoon, Crystal Lagoon, and Seacaves Tour

Comino: Blue Lagoon, Crystal Lagoon, and Seacaves Tour

Get out on the water on this cruise to the island of Comino and soak up the scenery of the island's north coast. Go to the Blue Lagoon to snorkel and swim, enter the caves of Crystal Lagoon, plunge in the crystal-clear waters from a slide, or simply soak up the sun on the boat's sun deck. After boarding your vessel, your journey to Comino Island will take approximately one hour. You will experience Malta from a beautiful vantage point from the open sea. You will cruise close to the coast, witnessing Malta’s magnificent naturally-formed coastline, including its enormous cliffs, rocky nooks, and crannies. You will soon pass the tiny Island of St. Paul’s, viewing the statue of the apostle Saint Paul which rises high into the sky. You will also visit magnificent sea caves, which will allow you the opportunity to take amazing photographs. You will soon stop for one hour at the stunning but lesser-known Crystal Lagoon (June-October in fair weather conditions only). It is fringed by steep cliffs and therefore accessed only by boats. With unbelievably clear water, it is perfect for swimming, snorkelling, and diving. You can plunge into its crystal clear waters from one of the three water slides or jump from the top deck if you dare. During the evening trip, you will stop for 2 hours in the Blue Lagoon and 30 mins in the Crystal Lagoon. After arriving at the Blue Lagoon, you will moor in the prime area. You can then use the boat as a base, utilising all the fantastic facilities, including a huge water slide and sundeck with cushioned sun loungers. You can spend the rest of the afternoon swimming from the boat or walking ashore to explore the tiny island. Comino is also worth a visit in winter and is ideal for walkers and photographers. With no urban areas or cars on the island, one can easily smell the scent of wild thyme and other herbs. With the day drawing to a close, you will cruise back to Bugibba Port, entering the Santa Maria pirate caves and viewing the “Elephants Head”.

Malta: Blue Lagoon, Beaches & Bays Trip by Catamaran

Malta: Blue Lagoon, Beaches & Bays Trip by Catamaran

We will stop in 2-3 different locations. The first stop will be the Blue Lagoon. The boat will drop anchor away from the crowds so that you can experience the famous turquoise water peacefully. The stops after the Blue Lagoon depend on the weather/sea conditions. A few of our possible stops are: 1. Crystal Lagoon, surrounded by steep, dramatic cliffs. Its crystal clear waters are much deeper than the Blue Lagoon, making the area fantastic for snorkelling and swimming in and around the caves. During this stop, you can enjoy an optional barbecue. 2. Anchor Bay to view the film set of Popeye’s Village, tucked away in a charming bay. Other stops that could be made include Mellieha Bay, Golden Bay, GHajn Tuffieha Bay, Ramla Bay, Imgiebah Bay, or Half Rock. All of these locations are great for snorkelling and swimming. Back on the boat, listen to dance music, and buy cocktails at the bar. If you have selected the afternoon option, relax and watch the sunset on the horizon. After a wonderful day at sea, begin the journey back to Bugibba.

From Sliema: Comino, Crystal Lagoon, and Blue Lagoon Cruise

From Sliema: Comino, Crystal Lagoon, and Blue Lagoon Cruise

Enjoy a cruise around Malta on this trip from Sliema. Cruise to Comino Island, see the famous Blue Lagoon, and swim in the turquoise waters. Board your ferry in Sliema and cruise north. Sail past Sliema Promenade and through St. Julian's Bay, St. George's Bay, and Qawra Bay. Admire St. Paul's Island as you cruise through the pristine St. Paul's Bay and continue through Mellieha Bay to reach Mgarr Harbour in Gozo for a quick photo stop. Depending on the option you book, disembark in Gozo and spend some time admiring the island. Reboard and head to Comino's Crystal Lagoon area and St. Nicholas Bay, spend about 45 minutes in the bay swimming and snorkeling before continuing on to the Blue Lagoon. *Stop at St. Nicholas Bay/Crystal Lagoon area is seasonal from May - October. November - April boat stops at Blue Lagoon only. Enjoy 3.5 hours of free time at the Blue Lagoon. Sunbathe at the beach, swim or snorkel with the fish, or explore the island. On your return to Sliema, we stop to admire and take photos of the beautiful caves of Comino.

From Sliema: Gozo, Comino and The Blue Lagoon Day Cruise

From Sliema: Gozo, Comino and The Blue Lagoon Day Cruise

Departing from Sliema ferry, Ferries 4, we cruise north to the sister island Gozo. We stop at Mgarr Harbor (Gozo's main harbour) where you can explore the island at your own leisure or board one of our buses which will take you for a short stop at Xlendi Bay, and then stop at Victoria (The Capital City) where you can also see the Citadel (Old Fortified City). (Bus transport is optional, kindly choose your preferred option during checkout). In the afternoon, once again you will board the Luzzu Cruises Vessel and proceed to the island of Comino, where we will stop in the crystal clear waters of the famous Blue Lagoon for approx. 1hr 30min for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling etc… After our stop at the Blue Lagoon, we visit the Crystal Caves of Comino and cruise back to Sliema.

From Sliema: Cruise Around Malta's Harbours & Creeks

From Sliema: Cruise Around Malta's Harbours & Creeks

This 90-minute scenic cruise is the perfect introduction to the city of Valletta, the capital city of Malta, and its surroundings. Enjoy a scenic cruise around the two natural harbours of Malta, the majestic Valletta Grand Harbour and the Marsamxett Harbour. Set sail from Sliema Ferries and take in the views of some of Malta's most iconic landmarks. Relax as you cruise by impressive harbours, historic fortifications, various creeks, the renowned 'Three Fortified Cities' of Vittoriosa, Cospicua, and Senglea, busy dockyards, marinas, bastions, and much more. Listen to the audio commentary to uncover the history of Valletta and its surrounding locations. Thanks to the numerous creeks around Valletta, you can enjoy unique views of the city without the heavy crowds. The duration of this cruise is approximately 90 minutes.

From Bugibba: Blue Lagoon Afternoon Swim with Sunset Cruise

From Bugibba: Blue Lagoon Afternoon Swim with Sunset Cruise

Avoid the crowds and visit the Blue Lagoon later on during the day when the temperature’s have dropped a little. This excursion is perfect for those who want to snorkel, swim and splash around in the crystal clear shallow waters of the Blue Lagoon during the cooler period of the day. Enjoy the magical cyan colored waters of the Blue Lagoon, which are especially tempting in the late afternoon as the hot Mediterranean sun has been warming it all day long, resulting in the water temperature being very similar to the air temperature. Take advantage of the onboard water-slide and have some fun frolicking in the waters to escape the warm weather. Or if you’d rather relax, spend some time lounging on the boat with a drink on one of the many cushioned recliners. Finally on the way back to port, enjoy the rocking of the calm sea waves, admire the magnificent Mediterranean coastline, and marvel at the stunning sunset across the ocean, glistening over the waters and reflecting from the enormous Maltese cliffs.

Malta: Lazy Pirate Boat Party with Drinks & Food

Malta: Lazy Pirate Boat Party with Drinks & Food

Book a boat party and explore the stunning coastline of Malta at night. Sip on various drinks from the open bar and savor snacks while enjoying the party music with your fellow travelers. You will experience the best of Malta’s vibrant night scene on the Fernandes 2. This Lazy Pirate Boat Party will be a night to remember! The boat departs from Sliema and cruises towards the setting sun. You will be sailing along the Maltese Coast as night falls and the music gets louder. Stop at the anchor point and take time for a moonlight swim. Party on until the boat returns to Sliema at around midnight. Throughout the party, you’ll drink from an open bar stocked with vodka, tequila, whiskey, rum, beer, wine, and sangria. Drink as much as you like and enjoy the complimentary snacks and fruit.

From Sliema: Gozo, Comino & The Blue Lagoon Boat & Bus Tour

From Sliema: Gozo, Comino & The Blue Lagoon Boat & Bus Tour

Departing from Sliema Ferries in the morning, you will travel north towards the island of Gozo, admiring Malta's northern shoreline and taking in the gorgeous seascapes, witnessing the rugged coastline, and other attractions that dot the coastline. When you arrive at Mgarr Harbour (Gozo's major port), you will board one of our buses that will take you to Victoria (the capital city of Gozo). On the way to Victoria, you will have a photo stop of approximately 15 minutes at one of Gozo's gorgeous bays and drive by different attractions, such as churches and other landmarks, admiring the magnificent countryside and stunning landscape and taking in the impressive beauty and special charm of this tiny island. You will make a second stop of approximately 75 minutes at Victoria, the capital of Gozo. Here, you can enjoy some free time to simply roam around the city, have a coffee or snack at one of the many cafes, or visit one of the city's shopping centres. Within the city of Victoria, you can also visit the majestic Citadel, an imposing medieval fortress being considered by UNESCO as a possible World Heritage Site. After the sightseeing tour, you will cruise towards the island of Comino. Get ready to be amazed by the turquoise, crystal-clear waters of the famous Blue Lagoon. Here you will stop for approximately 90 minutes to swim, sunbathe, snorkel, or simply enjoy a walk in the countryside of Comino Island. The island of Comino is also worth visiting during the off-season months when it might be too cold to swim at the Blue Lagoon. With no cars or urban areas, it is an excellent destination for hikers and photo enthusiasts. It provides many hiking trails leading to St. Mary's Chapel, St. Mary's Watch Tower, and St. Mary's Battery. After stopping at the Blue Lagoon, you will cruise by the stunning Comino Caves before heading back to Sliema.

Comino: Blue Lagoon Catamaran Cruise with Lunch and Open Bar

Comino: Blue Lagoon Catamaran Cruise with Lunch and Open Bar

The 'Spirit of Malta', is a large sailing catamaran, departs from Sliema at 10:30am. Built for cruising, it's the best way to enjoy a relaxing day at sea, sailing to the most scenic bays in Malta and Comino. We do not have a fixed programme, we sail according to prevailing weather conditions. We stop for swimming/snorkeling in different bays and visit the famous Blue Lagoon in Comino (weather permitting). A buffet lunch is served during one of our swimming stops. Our well-stocked Open Bar on board provides beer, minerals, wine and water throughout the day. After lunch, the party begins! Music and dancing to top hits and groovy rhythms. Learn a new dance, get a tan, make new friends or just have the time of your life! There are toilet facilities on board. The Spirit of Malta Sailing Cruise is 'A Cruise with a Difference. It is an ideal way to spoil yourself for a whole day. You will return to Sliema at approximately 5:30pm.

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