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Last day in Malta, and thought what can I do without having to pay too much. I opted to go to the Blue Grotto as the pictures online looked great and getting on the bus and travelling through Valletta costs only €1.50 that was pretty...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank munchkinBirmingham
Reviewed 2 days ago

Water is blue and crystal clear. The cliff faces, caves and arch are impressive. The 20-25 minute boat ride (8 Euros) allows you to see it all - just be aware it is a small fishing boat and the waves can be a little choppy....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Steffan A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to vivit the grotto but because of the weather they were cancelled. The cafe/restaurant All In gives good views of the pier they launch the boats from. We were told that if you go back up the road and turn right and stop...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank trevorb507
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited having checked website which said open. Having been storms previous days wasn’t really surprised to find on arrival it was shut. So stopped for coffee and watched the divers in the bay.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 590paulineb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This trip is weather-dependent, as wind and sea conditions can prevent the small boats from making the short trip. It is a fascinating place, and the shade of blue of the water has to be seen. You can put your hand in if you're at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Fellrover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have beenhere a couple of times when we have visited the island, but this time decided to take the boat trip. It cost us 8euros each but was def worth it. The boat captain takes you into each of the little caves as well as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank suemH6681XN
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful spectacle, easy to get to with an available boat trip to see it and other nearby caves. Bus # 74 from Valletta drops you at stop “Panorama” for an above view. Afterward, walk down the hill to a small enclave of Restaurants, parking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The blue grotto is a must do when you are visiting the island of Malta. The water is crystal clear and blue. There are several caves you get to see on the boat ride. Useful information you will get from the tour guide as well....More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank 559tobiasr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Might not run tomorrow due to stong winds. Best experienced in bright sunlight. Today it is a bit cloudy why I rate it 3 instead of 5. Driver very friendly!

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank FellowTraveler198260
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Albeit the weather was calm, and without prior notice, no boats were sailing on the day we went. They need some kind of well publicised system to let people know, in advance, whether or not you can see the Grotto.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ctggal
24 February 2019|
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Response from nabz72 | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest you check with you hotel concierge who should be able to find out for you, but even if they aren't running its worth the journey just for the views. One thing I loved about Malta is nothing is really that far... More
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Bethany-Anne2108
5 January 2019|
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Response from Tiptoptan | Reviewed this property |
Get a taxi as this is the quickest way. Bus will take too long
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Ogwen8
26 August 2018|
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Response from Florence U | Reviewed this property |
We arrived with a bus to the top of the hill and saw it from top although I think it would be so much more beautiful to see it from a boat
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