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As soon as you enter the magnificent Grand Harbour you will realise that Malta is special...

Malta offers the visitor a plethora of historical sites to explore, fortified cities, quaint villages, stunning scenery and crystal clear azure sea. And, due to the small size we can offer you a fabulous touring experience with a mix of all of these, all in a single day.


Make the most out of your short visit and explore our island with local specialists...

 Malta Shore Excursions


Get ready to explore the heart of the Med!

We offer a good variety and mix of Malta shore excursions to suit all types of visitors. Whether you are searching for a touring experience for a couple, family or group of friends we are sure that we have the right tour type for you. Check out our suggested itineraries below and if you cannot find what you are looking for contact us and we can customise something just for you.
 

'Simply Malta' Small Group Tour view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hours
Available on selected dates
Pick up direct from port

This wonderful tour includes stunning scenery, the beautiful azure crystal clear sea, ancient towns and insight to an islands rich culture and heritage.

We start our day with a visit to the south of the island and 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. The 25-minute boat trip explores the incredible beauty of this natural wonder and is a "must-do". This optional boat trip is only
€8 adults, €4 for children.

As you travel during the next part of this tour, your guide will explain the importance of the Girgenti Valley. Girgenti is a shaded fertile valley renowned for its orchards and cultivated read more ››

Blue Grotto boat trip
 

Malta Highlights (SE1) view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Blue Grotto (optional boat trip), Hagar Qim Temples, Mdina Medieval City.


Our tour begins with Mdina, the old capital of Malta and which will bring you back to the 9th century. This city was built on a plateau in the centre of the island, another incredible accomplishment. From the bastion walls, you'll see the entire island. Around you is a maze of narrow alleyways that bring you face-to-face with amazing architecture.

The tour then heads to the south west and our next stop is the ancient megalithic
temples of Hagar Qim, one of many UNESCO listed Malta sites. Before entering the
temples we start at the new visitors centre which will help you understand how
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  Mdina Medieval City
 

Three Cities & Mdina (SE2) view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Senglea, Cospicua, Vittoriosa/Birgu, Mdina Medieval City.


We start our tour with a visit to the oldest part of the Grand Harbour. The Three Cities which consists of Senglea, Cospicua & Vittoriosa (or otherwise known as Birgu). Our first stop includes a visit to Senglea and the Gardjola Gardens, here you can admire the magnificent view from the Vedette (watch tower used by the Knights).

We continue with a drive through Cospicua, the most inner creek of this ancient harbour which has recently been regenerated. The highlight of the Three Cities is undoubtedly oldest city of Birgu (Vittoriosa) it is the most important of the three. In 1532 the Knights of St. John first settled in this area, and we will give you an insight to an era dominated by the Knights of St. John
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  Birgu Waterfront
 

Medley of Malta (SE3) view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Marsaxlokk Fishing Village, Blue Grotto (optional boat trip), Scenic Route via Girgenti Valley & Dingli Cliffs, Rabat.

This tour explores picturesque, unspoilt villages, an old town and the rural country side. We start our tour with a visit to the pretty fishing village of Marsaxlokk, which it still has today an active fishing community. Low lying buildings line the picturesque waterfront and colourful traditional fishing boats called "luzzu" fill the bay. There is a small local market which you can browse at.

Our next destination is Wied iz-Zurrieq, famous for the magnificent Blue Grotto. The tiny hamlet sits in a valley and has a very picturesque harbor. The grotto and neighboring system of sea caves are home to brilliant phosphorescent marine life. The 25-minute boat trip explores
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  Marsaxlokk Fishing Village
 

Blue Grotto & Caves (SE4) view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Ghar Dalam Cave, Blue Grotto (optional boat trip), Ghar Lapsi Cave (swim stop).


Want to do something different? Feeling a little adventurous?

Delve into the islands ancient history when we visit the unique Ghar Dalam Cave and explore this huge cavern. Here you can see bones of dwarf elephants, hippopotami and other species from the Pleistocene Age, a staggering 180,000 years ago! The earliest evidence of human settlement which was over 7,000 years is also found here.

We continue to the famous Blue Grotto. Here you can take a 25-minute boat trip
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  Ghar Lapsi Cave (swim stop)
 

Prehistoric Malta (SE5) view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Hagar Qim Complex - Visitors Centre, Hagar Qim Temples (UNESCO sites) & Mnajdra Temples, Ghar Dalam Cave.

An insight into an era dominated by Neolithic man on a tour that will unfold our ancient history dating back a staggering 5000years.

We start our visiting the Hagar Qim Temple Complex which includes Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temples. Before entering the temples we start at the new visitors centre which will help you understand how these magnificent temples where built over 5000 years ago! We then continue with a tour to the Hagar Qim Temple. This temple has the largest and heaviest megaliths out of all the temple sites around the Maltese Islands, some slabs weighing a staggering 20 tons
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  Hagar Qim Temples
 

Around Malta by SUV view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Scenic route around the island which you can plan with your driver on arrival. (SE6)


We can design this tour based on your specific requirements, your English speaking driver is a wealth of knowledge and will help you decide on arrival.

Popular itineraries include a combination of old towns, ancient cities and scenery. If you are a movie lover we can also include a visit to Popeye Village, the first movie that the late Robin Williams starred in. Or, you may prefer just touring the coastline and visiting beautiful bays for the best views and great photos opportunities. It really is a very flexible solution and ideal for those of you that just do not know quite what they want to do
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  Dingli Cliffs Views
 

Malta Movie Tour (SE7) view tour details ›
Half Day - 4 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Mdina Medieval City, Rabat, San Anton Gardens & Valletta.


Often dubbed as the Hollywood of the Mediterranean many movies have been filmed in Malta over the years – POPEYE, MIDNIGHT EXPRESS, GALDIATOR, TROY, MUNICH etc… However, one of the most famous productions was GAMES OF THRONES first season.

Our tour includes a combination of sightseeing at locations which have been used during the filming of Movies and Games of Thrones.

We start with the old town of Rabat and the medieval city of Mdina. From Rabat we will take a short stroll from the central piazza (a scene featured in the 2005 movie ‘MUNICH’) and
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  Scene from Games of Thrones (left), entering Mdina (right)
 

Malta Highlights with Valletta (SE8) view tour details ›
Full Day - 7/8 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Blue Grotto, Hagar Qim Temples, Mdina Medieval City, Valletta (Tritons Fountain, Republic Street, Victoria & St. George's Squares, St. John's Co. Cathedral, Upper Barraka Gardens), panoramic lift to cruise terminal.


Our tour begins with Mdina, the old capital of Malta and which will bring you back to the 9th century. This city was built on a plateau in the centre of the island, another incredible accomplishment. From the bastion walls, you'll see the entire island. Around you is a maze of narrow alleyways that bring you face-to-face with amazing architecture.

The tour then heads to the south west and our next stop is the ancient megalithic temples of Hagar Qim, one of many UNESCO listed Malta sites. Before entering the temples
read more ››


  Castille Palace, Valletta
 

Birgu & Mdina with Valletta (SE9) view tour details ›
Full Day - 7/8 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Vittoriosa/Birgu Maritime City, Mdina Medieval City, Valletta (Tritons Fountain, Republic Street, Victoria & St. George's Squares, St. John's Co. Cathedral, Upper Barraka Gardens), panoramic lift to cruise terminal.


We start our tour with a visit to the oldest part of the Grand Harbour. The Three Cities which consists of Senglea, Cospicua & Vittoriosa (or otherwise known as Birgu.

Our first stop includes a visit to Senglea and the Gardjola Gardens, here you can admire the magnificent view from the Vedette (watch tower used by the Knights). We continue with a drive through Cospicua, the most inner creek of this ancient harbour which has recently read more ››


  Typical street scene
 

Medley of Malta with Mdina & Birgu (SE10) view tour details ›
Full Day - 7/8 hour tour
Available on any day
Pick up direct from port

Visiting Visiting Marsaxlokk Fishing Village, Blue Grotto (optional boat trip), Scenic Route via Girgenti Valley & Dingli Cliffs, Mdina Medieval City, Birgu (historical centre, collachio, waterfront, ferry crossing to Valletta

This tour explores picturesque, unspoilt villages, an old town and the rural country side. We start our tour with a visit to the pretty fishing village of Marsaxlokk, which it still has today an active fishing community. Low lying buildings line the picturesque waterfront and colourful traditional fishing boats called "luzzu" fill the bay. There is a small local market which you can browse at.

Our next destination is Wied iz-Zurrieq, famous for the magnificent Blue Grotto. The tiny hamlet sits in a valley and has a very picturesque harbor. The grotto and neighboring system
read more ››


  Ferry to Valletta

Malta Shore Excursions

Planning your Malta Shore Excursions?
We have over 30 shore excursions to choose from including historical, cultural and scenic Malta tours and fun adventure activities. If you are visiting Malta for an extended duration you can also plan your Malta shore excursions to the beautiful islands of Gozo and Comino. We also offer an unbeatable guarantee which highlights that we offer the best choice of Malta shore excursions and at the best price. Our port pick up and drop off is convenient and we are fully licensed tour operators. Finally, our money guarantee gives you peace of mind that if your ship does not arrive in Malta due to rough seas or a change in the ships itinerary you will not be charged for your Malta shore excursions.

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