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Blue Grotto & Marsaxlokk Tour

Type: Malta Guided Tours
€28.00
CHILD €20
Tour to the south including a scenic drive to Wied iz-Zurrieq, home to the Blue Grotto and the popular market in the pretty fishing village of Marsaxlokk.
Blue Grotto & Marsaxlokk Tour
  • AM Half Day Tour
  • Pick up/Drop off included
  • Amazing scenery and photo stops
  • Free time at Blue Grotto and Marsaxlokk
  • Accompanied by Licensed Tour Guide
  • ***When 2 adults book this tour, €3 will be discounted from the next tour you book***

Available

On Sunday throughout the year

Important Update
This tour is currently operating at reduced capacity to ensure passenger health safety. To guarantee your place early bookings are highly recommended.

Times

Depend on your pick up/drop off point;
Starting at 0830hrs - 0910hrs
Return at 1230hrs - 1330hrs
This popular Sunday morning tour focuses on the south of the island and we start with a visit to the beautiful Wied iz-Zurrieq, famous for the magnificent Blue Grotto. This tiny hamlet sits in a valley and has a very picturesque harbour. The grotto and neighbouring system of sea caves are home to brilliant phosphorescent marine life and you can explore these stunning sites on the 25-minute boat trip which explores the incredible beauty of this natural wonder, it really is a must-do. The boat trip is optional and you should allow €8 adults and €4 for children if you would like to do it. Tour participants that do not want to join the boat trip can grab a drink and enjoy the beautiful scenery or browse around the small outlets.

We then continue to our next stop, en route we will pass some interesting locations until we reach the pretty fishing village of Marsaxlokk. The fishing community still thrives today, in fact, most residents are still actively involved. Other typical characteristics of Marsaxlokk include the low lying buildings which line the picturesque waterfront and the colourful traditional fishing boats called the "luzzu", hundreds of them fill the bay. On Sunday, a 'locals' market expands the whole of the waterfront and this market attracts many locals, this is a fabulous opportunity for you to mix and mingle with them.  If markets are not your thing, you can visit one of the many outlets and try something typical of this locality.

At this stage, our tour comes to an end and we make our way back.

Additional Information

Tour Type & Return Time
Half Day Tour
Returning at 1230hrs - 1330hrs depending on your drop off location
What is Included
Transport, accompanied by a *licensed tour guide

*This tour is offered in various languages, therefore your tour guide may deliver commentary in more than one language
Blue Grotto Info
The optional Blue Grotto boat trip is not included in the tour rate. Allow €8/adults, €4/children which is to paid direct to the boat operators.

Access to join the boat trip is down a steepish hill. Whilst this is not a problem for most people electric cabs are available to take you up and down the road, if required, these are available at a cost of €1 per person each way. 
Getting in and out of the boats is similar to stepping in and out of a bathtub, boat staff are on hand to assist.

Boat trips operate subject to suitable weather conditions.
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Prices
€28.00 Adult
€20.00 Child (5yrs to 12yrs)
€0.00 Infants (4yrs and under)
Total €0.00
Price Includes
Pick up/Drop off
Tour transport accompanied by Licensed Tour Guide

The cost of the optional Blue Grotto boat trip is not included