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Discover Gozo, Comino, the Blue Lagoon and Caves

San Pawl il-Baħar, Malta
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Duration

7 hours

Cancellation

Up to 1 day

Group Size

153 people

Languages

English, Italian

Overview

Save time and money by exploring two islands in one day on this sightseeing cruise from Malta. Departing from Bugibba, head first for Comino where you explore the Ahrax and Santa Maria caves before enjoying a swim and snorkel in the Blue Lagoon. Afterward continue to Gozo to explore the island, by foot or on an optional bus tour (additional cost).

Note:

Depending on the weather and other conditions, we will adjust the experience accordingly.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Save time and money on a cruise that visits two islands in one day
  • Includes time for swimming and snorkeling in the Blue Lagoon
  • Option to add on a bus tour of Gozo (at additional cost)
  • Inexpensive full-day sightseeing cruise

Itinerary

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Departing from Bugibba (10:00 A.M)
Departing the Bugibba Jetty we cruise the north coast of Malta showing you all the sites, such as: St. Pauls Islands and the statue of St. Pauls, entering into Ahrax Cave. We continue cruising through the north channel of Comino where we cruise by: the elephants head, enter into Santa Maria cave, Santa Maria bay, St. Nicholas bay and the Comino hotel. After approximately an hour we arrive on Comino island in the famous Blue Lagoon. The boat moors up to the island where we stop for 1 hour and 30 minutes. During the time in the Blue Lagoon you can use all the facilities of the boat whilst being able to walk on and off to the island. The boats facilities include: top sunbathing deck with free deck chairs, main deck including shaded and sunny seats, lower air conditioned deck, toilet facilities (male and female), locker facilities (limited number), cafeteria including hot and cold beverages (food and drinks are not included in the price).
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Passing by Bugibba
As we depart from the Bugibba Jetty a little touristic town we cruise by our first site that of St. Paul's island. Here, as stated by the bible, were he was shipwrecked in 60A.D we now find an 8.3 meter high statue.
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Passing by Mellieha Beach
Continuing along the rugged northern coastline of Malta we cruise by the largest sandy beach on the islands called Ghadira Bay, better known as Mellieha Beach. Further north we enter our first CAVE stopping shortly for some great photo moments
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Passing by Comino
We stop on Comino island in the Blue Lagoon for one hour and 30 minutes. During your time here you can swim, snorkel, sun bathe or use the 10 meter slide into the crystal clear water of the Blue Lagoon
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Stopping at Blue Lagoon
After approximately an hour cruising we arrive at the gorgeous BLUE LAGOON. Without any prior stops we try to be the first cruise boat here so that you can get the best out of it. Take advantage from our great mooring position and spend your time on the boat. Away from the crowded beach you can jump, swim and slide into the crystalline turquoise water. Make use of the upper sun deck or chill out on our spacious shaded main deck. If you're hungry grab something from our onboard cafeteria prices are very reasonable. We might not have the most modern boat but we have all the amenities you need for a day at sea. Use the boat as your base as you walk freely on/ off to the island of Comino. Come back if you need to make use of the bar/ cafeteria, washrooms or other onboard facilities. We stop here for 1 hour and 30 minutes
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Stopping at Island of Gozo
Following an hour and half in the Blue Lagoon we head to Gozo's main port Mgarr Harbour where you will have 3 hours to visit. You can visit at your own leisure, otherwise for 5euro extra you can take the mini bus/ coach that takes you to the main points of attractions on the island of Gozo. The stop includes one hour 15 minutes at Victoria the capital city and 45 minutes at the Inland Sea in Dwejra.
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Stopping at The Citadel
If you take mini bus/ coach transfer you will stop 1 hour 15 minutes in the capital city Victoria. The mini bus transfer costs 5euro per person and is booked and paid for on the day upon arrival to the boat.
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Stopping at Dwejra Bay
The last stop in the tour on Gozo you will have 40 minutes. Here is where we used to have the famous Azure Window, where we have the inland sea and where season 1 of Games of Thrones was filmed.
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Passing by Crystal Lagoon
As we approach the island of Comino and cruise the south channel towards the Blue Lagoon we first arrive at Crystal Lagoon more popular with divers given its deeper waters. This bay is also accessible by foot from the Blue Lagoon it is a short 8 minute walk.
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Arriving back to Bugibba
The cruise ends at the Bugibba Jetty at around 5pm

What is included

  • Entering the caves
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Deck chairs (Limited availability)
  • Use of slide
  • Toilet facilities
  • Lockers (Limited availability)
  • Air-conditioned bar
  • Life vest - if needed for swimming

What to bring

  • Swimwear & Towel
  • Water Shoes / Sandals
  • Hat, Sunglasses & Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Jacket (Between the months of Jan - Apr & Oct - Dec)
  • Lunch (Food & drinks available onboard at reasonable prices)
  • Snorkeling Equipment (Available for purchase at €10 for your own personal use - no hire due to COVID)
  • €5 per person if opting for the mini bus transfer (Booked and paid for on the boat upon boarding)

Tour's Location

San Pawl il-Baħar, Malta

FAQs

Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours before the start time.

This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Guest Requirements
Adequate for all ages
Infants travel for free and must must sit on lap
Not wheelchair accessible
What we suggest you to bring
Swimwear & Towel
Water Shoes / Sandals
Hat, Sunglasses & Sunscreen
Camera
Jacket (Between the months of Jan - Apr & Oct - Dec)
Lunch (Food & drinks available onboard at reasonable prices)
How early should I arrive for my Comino ferry cruise?
Please plan on arriving at least 15 minutes prior to departure time to allow for boarding.
Is there parking available near the departure point for the Comino ferry cruise?
Yes, but there is limited parking available.
Should I make advance reservations for the Comino ferry cruise?
Advance reservations are strongly recommended to avoid disappointment. Especially during the high season.
I need to change my booking. How can I do this?
As we are a booking agent, we do not have any means of changing the booking. Please contact the Comino ferry cruise operator directly. The information is provided on the booking confirmation email.
How long is the Comino ferry cruise?
The Comino ferry cruise takes approximately 7 hours in total.
Can I buy food and/or drinks onboard the Comino ferry cruise?
Yes, there is an onboard snack bar on this cruise, but you can also purchase food and/or drinks once you arrive to Blue Lagoon in Comino.
Are we allowed to bring our own food and drinks on board the Comino ferry cruise?
Yes, you are allowed to bring your own food and drinks.
Are we allowed to bring luggage on the Comino ferry cruise?
Yes, each passenger can bring one carry-on luggage.
Are we allowed to bring pets on the Comino ferry cruise?
No, pets are not allowed on this cruise.
Is smoking permitted on the Comino ferry cruise?
No, smoking is not permitted on this cruise.
Are there toilet facilities available on board the Comino ferry cruise?
Yes, toilet facilities are available on this cruise, also you can use the toilet facilities once you arrive to Blue Lagoon in Comino.
Are there lockers on the Comino ferry cruise?
Yes, there are limited lockers availability on this cruise, but you can use the (Paid) lockers once you arrive to Blue Lagoon in Comino.
Who do I contact if I have lost some property on the Comino ferry cruise?
As we are a booking agent, we do not have any means of obtaining lost property. Please contact the Comino ferry cruise operator directly. The information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

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