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Visit some of the best Malta tours of this archipelago!

This page covers the very popular tours that are in demand by many tourists through the past many years since they were created.

Here we summarise the four ranger and jeep safari tours for both Malta and Gozo. The hop on and hop off tours for the north and south of Malta, night tour and the island of Gozo.

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The cruises are the peak of all the tours. Cruising the Mediterranean Sea to the best beaches this archipelago can offer for swimming, snorkelling, diving and mostly relaxation away from everything that usually surrounds your lives.

Comino Boat Day Trips

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Gozo, Comino and The Blue Lagoon

Wooden boat at Crystal lagoon.

One of the most sought-after tours where many tourists book in advance. You will be taken to the most natural beauty between Comino and Cominotto islands, the Blue Lagoon.

Apart from the lagoon the natural surrounding landscape, blue deep sea to the torques waters in various areas, the caves which can be visited by a separate short tour with another smaller boat.

You will have ample time to sunbathe, swim in this unusual water, stroll around to see the natural landscapes, or stay on the boat for sunbathing or diving over into the sea. Later in the afternoon the boat leaves to return back.

Starting at 10:00 till 16:30. Duration time 6 hours 30 minutes

Catamaran Tour To Comino

The Sea Adventure Excursions boat moored at Comino island. This is one of the best Malta tours.

The spacious catamaran sails to Comino with a difference. It is one of the most popular and is booked very early by visiting tourists especially for the peak summer months.

The scenery is already very attractive sailing along the coast of Malta and reaching the northern tip of the island to sail along the Comino coast. The scenery and the beauty of the sea with varied colours of blue is very attractive to captivate your desire to come back again.

You will visit Crystal Lagoon and the Blue Lagoon where here you will pass the majority of time to enjoy yourselves. After lunch the music is turned on dancing to top hits or you can keep on getting a tan on the spacious deck.

It is the ideal day to spoil yourself surrounded with friends or family with beautiful scenery, beautiful sea, open bar and music to entertain you. A great way to have a relaxing day at sea.

Underwater Safari & Comino Cruise

Discover the beauty of the underwater world around the island of Malta while sailing with a catamaran which has purposely built underwater windows.

Visit the Blue Lagoon for a four hours stretch with enough time for guests to swim and enjoy the lagoon. The place is splendid for snorkelling, sunbathing. You can go ashore and explore the natural environment around the lagoon.

If you are a family with children the catamaran is family friendly boat where toddlers have a play area. For the elderly an enjoyable water slide directly into the sea, sun loungers, shadow area and toilets.

Starting at 8:30 till 15:45. Duration time 7 hours 15 minutes.

Jeep Safari & Catamaran Tour

A view of the island of Gozo from the Gozo ferry.

A cruise and tour with a mix of two things that will do well with many adventurous persons. In the morning you will leave the Jeep Safari terminal at around 8:30 and drive directly to the Gozo ferry termina to catch the boat to visit the island of Gozo with a jeep which will take you to the most important sites to see for yourself the natural beauty of this island and savour the quiet environment that this island still savours.

At around midday the jeeps takes you to the harbour where the Spirit of Malta will pick you up and sail for a short distance to Comino where you anchor at the Blue Lagoon. There you swim, snorkel, sunbathe, or you can go on shore for a walk around in the natural unspoilt habitat.

Gozo Jeep Safari & Comino Cruise

A view of the island of Gozo from the Gozo ferry.

A combination tour that will give you the satisfaction of combining the popular Gozo Jeep Safari and a visit to the Blue Lagoon in Comino in one day.

In the morning you will depart from the Jeep Safari terminal Malta heading to the Gozo ferry at the northest point of Malta. Arriving at Mgarr harbour Gozo you will be collected for the jeep safari for a morning full of adventure.

At noon you will return to the harbour where you will be picked up to sail to Comino which is a few nautical miles away. The Blue Lagoon is famous for its torques waters. Here you can swim and snorkel, sunbath or walk along the beach to explore the uninhabited landscape.

A snack and lunch are served including unlimited water during the sailing tour.

Starting at 8:00 till 17:00. Duration time 9 hours.

Powerboat Ride to Comino

An unforgettable ride, the fastest way to get to Comino is by power boat. Enjoy a high-speed ride along the coast of Malta crossing over the channel arriving at Comino.

The ride starts at 10:00 and return in the afternoon. On arrival at the Blue Lagoon you will disembark. The boat does not stay with you during your time here, but the driver will give you a time when you will be collected.

The tour includes a visit to the natura Comino caves which can be enjoyed better with this boat as it can manover within the creaks and caves.

If you are early enough you can rent sunbeds and umbrellas on the beach. Food and drink is not included. During the summer months there are kiosks at the lagoon or you can take your own.

Starting at 10:00 till 16:30. Duration time 6 hours 30 minutes

Malta & Gozo Jeep Safari Tours

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malta jeep safari

Malta jeep safari.

An opportunity to visit the important sites across the island of Malta while travelling in a jeep safari. It is a very popular tour which is requested and booked by many. You will be collected between 8:15 and 9:15 and taken to the jeep safari terminal from where all the jeeps will depart together

It is a unique way and fun to explore the best sites around the island which is difficult to know about and how to go and visit them. This jeep safari is ideal to take a group of persons on board including a chauffer where he knows the way around and with the other jeeps you start the tour.

The tour ends around 15:00 to 16:00 where then you will be taken back to your accommodation.

gozo jeep safari

People getting on the jeep safari at Gozo.

This is a very popular tour for many years with the jeep safari vehicles touring the beautiful and quiet island of Gozo. It is a very popular and booked early by many tourists coming over for holidays. It takes you through the many popular sites across the island with a chauffeur driven jeep. You will have nothing to worry about just sit and have fun all through the day.

This memorable tour will give you the possibility of passing and visiting many areas that you alone cannot do. You will be part of the heritage of the villages, towns and countryside that has been home for many centuries to so many different people.

ranger malta jeep safari

Ranger jeep safari.

This Ranger jeep safari will take you to discover several hidden charms and popular sites on the island of Malta. We will visit Popeye Village at Anchor Bay and the Red Tower at Mellieha. From here there are beautiful views of Comino and Gozo including the surrounding beautiful scenery.

A drive through exciting unusual routes off the beaten track where safety is a priority. We will also visit the south part of the island where…

Surely we will visit the silent city of Mdina, the village of Naxxar, Dingli Cliffs with a view of the island Filfla and Fomm ir-Riħ and Dingli.

Here the scenery is great with fresh air breath taking vistas and plenty of countryside away from all the noises of the city. The tour starts around 9:15 and finishes at around 16:30.

ranger gozo jeep safari

Two ranger Malta jeep safari.

A great way to discover the island with a 4 wheel Ranger jeep safari tour in one day. See the main sites of the island like Ramla Bay, Marsalforn Bay, Xlendi Bay, the capital Victoria, The Cittadella, Ggantija temples (entrance not included), Dwejra Inland Sea & Fungus Rock, Calypso Cave and the sweeping vistas from the village of Qala.

Enjoy the scenery, the quiet villages, the beautiful landscape and the quiet street outside of the capital Victoria.

Gozo is a more laid-back island which you will immediately feel once arriving. This will help you appreciate the way of life of the Gozitans and you will be able to appreciate the surrounds even more. The transfer from and back to Malta with the ferry and the lunch are included.

Hop On Hop Off Tours

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hop on hop tours

A Gozo sightseeing bus on the move near Ta' Pinu.

This is a very popular tour for many years with the jeep safari vehicles touring the beautiful and quiet island of Gozo. It is a very popular and booked early by many tourists coming over for holidays. It takes you through the many popular sites across the island with a chauffeur driven jeep. You will have nothing to worry about just sit and have fun all through the day.

This memorable tour will give you the possibility of passing and visiting many areas that you alone cannot do. You will be part of the heritage of the villages, towns and countryside that has been home for many centuries to so many different people.

Hop On Hop Off North Route

The north tour stretches along the less inhabited area of Malta island. It takes you to the important locations like the rotunda church of Mosta, Ta’ Qali Craft Village with the Aviation Museum, Rabat and the Roman villa and the old capital Mdina just adjacent.

If you wish to see many of the sites you have to board the tour early in order to have ample time in one day to visit as many sites as possible. Along the way you will be taken to the ʺTa Skorba & Ta Hagrat Templesʺ at Mgarr which are along the way to Golden bay and other popular beaches. All along this area you will notice how rural and quiet is. The north tours does not miss visiting important areas like St. Julian’s Sliema and Valletta.

Hop On Hop Off south Route

The south tour starts from the Paceville and St. Julian’s area along the coastline to Sliema and up to Valletta with its majestic fortifications and the natural harbours. Descending further to the south. The three cities surrounded by fortified. Further south to Ghar Dalam, an archaeological site. Further stopping at the Blue Grotto where you can take a boat under an extra charge to see them. The last stop at the famous 7000-year-old Hagar Qim and Mnjadra temples. The route heads back to St. Julian’s.

Other Fun Tours On The Island

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Round malta cruise

An opportunity to circle the island of Malta in one day including a visit to the Blue Lagoon in Comino. Departing from the Sliema Marina and return to the same location.

Cruise out of port with the magnificent Valletta fortification and Cruise southwards to the tip of the island passing Delimara Point and Marsaxlokk. Cruise up the other side of the island with very high cliffs dropping straight down to sea arriving to the popular sandy beaches. later cross the channel to arrive to Comino. Late afternoon cruise back to Maramxett Harbour.

A delicious buffet lunch is served. Free drinks are served during lunch which includes water, soft drinks, wine and beer.

Starting at 10:00 till 16:45. Duration time 6 hours 45 minutes

Valletta Harbour Cruise

The three cities from the Upper barrakka gardens.

The Valletta Harbour Cruise is your opportunity to cruise around the Grand Harbour and Marsamxett Harbour with all the natural creaks and all the towns and villages that form part of these natural inlets.

While cruising in every creek with detailed commentary in different languages about the history of Valletta and the three cities through many centuries that evolved what is Malta is today. Listen to the Great Siege of 1565 and the Second World War heavy air raids on the harbours between 1940 and 1942.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Start: 10:30 AM; Finish: 12:00 PM
  • Start: 12:30 AM; Finish: 14:00 PM
  • Start: 14:45 AM; Finish: 16:15 PM

Private Boat charter with a skipper

A private boat charter is the best choice for a peaceful and quiet way to explore the Maltese coastline. Sit back and relax, the skipper will take you round to explore Gozo, Comino and Malta.

Lunch is not included and drinks are at an extra charge. You can also choose to bring your own or make an order for lunch and drinks at a beach club and have them delivered.

Starting at 9:00 till 20:00. The duration is of 4 hours where you can set the starting time yourself between the hours mentioned.

Booking for this charter can only be done if the desired time is available. At the same time it is also good to contact MaltaExcursions.com to see the available times. If you wish a specific route please specify all subject to weather conditions.

Full day 3 Island sailing trip

Enjoy an unforgettable day sailing the north part of Malta, around Comino and the south of Gozo visiting the most beautiful bays and sailing around the coastlines.

Sail to different bays of Armier, Paradise Bay, Anchor Bay where you find Popeye Village. Later sail Crystal Lagoon and the Blue Lagoon at Comino with beautiful relaxing landscape.

The 23-meter motorised sailing yacht has the amenities required to make your day enjoyable. A spacious sun deck, snorkelling and swimming, a delicious lunch will be served and water available during the entire trip. Your transfer to the boat from your accommodation is included.

Starting at 9:30 till 17:00. Duration time 7 hours 30 minutes

Boat party in Malta & Gozo

Enjoy this unique boat party at sea. This very popular party while sailing along the coast of Malta with a DJ, music and the music is set to get louder as the night falls.

Enjoy dancing and lots of fun with many others probably from several other countries while relaxing and the beauty of being on a boat till returning to Sliema Marina around midnight.

A snack is served including a well-stocked open bar serving wine, beer, soft drinks and liquor.

Recommended to book early for this Friday and Saturday Night Out this very popular boat party at sea.

Starting at 19:00 till 24:00. Duration time 5 hours.

sunset cruise

A splendid afternoon sunset cruise to the beautiful Blue Lagoon at Comino Island. You sail early afternoon around 13:00 along the coast up to Comino where the anchor is dropped at the Blue Lagoon. On arriving you will immediately see the clear crystal waters and the tranquillity. Later in the afternoon the morning visitors will leave back to port.

As time passes it will be less crowded. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the crystal-clear cyan waters, relaxing on the deck or on the beach. The boat offers snacks and beverages. It includes freshwater showers and toilets. The sunset will be the highlight of this cruise only surrounded with the sea and uninhabited landscape. The cruise return to port at approximately 21:00.

On arriving you will immediately see the clear crystal waters and the tranquillity. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the crystal-clear cyan waters, relaxing on the deck or on the beach. It includes freshwater showers and toilets.

Starting at 13:15 till 21:00. Duration time 7 hours 45 minutes

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