Blue Grotto & Caves Tour
Visiting Ghar Dalam
Cave, Blue Grotto (optional
boat trip), Ghar Lapsi Cave (swim stop. (SE4)
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 then continue to the famous Blue Grotto. Here you can take a
25-minute boat trip which explores the incredible beauty of this
natural wonder and is a "must-do" during this tour. The grotto and
neighbouring system of sea caves are home to brilliant
phosphorescent marine life, as you enter the caves the clarity of
the azure sea is simply amazing. The boat trip is optional, allow
eur8/adults and eur4 for children.
Our final stop offers you the opportunity to have a dip in the cool
Mediterranean Sea. Ghar Lapsi is a unique and hidden little cave bay
with a view over the tiny islet of Filfla. It's rocky shoreline form
a natural swimming pool with crystal clear and fantastic azure
blue/green waters perfect for a quick swim, approx. a 1 hour stop. The bay is not suitable
for non-swimmers, however close by is a bar where non
swimmers can sip a cool drink whilst enjoying the scenery.
At this stage our tour comes to an end and we make our back to the
cruise terminal and Valletta.
Prices are based on the group size and are not per person.
Private transport is provided based on the number of passengers in
Tour with driver and Licensed Tour Guide:
eur320 for up to 6 passengers
eur430 for 7 to 12 passengers
eur510 for 13 to 17 passengers
Contact us for larger group up to 50
Entrance fees. To save unnecessary time wasting and queuing we can
include your entrance fees. Allow eur5 per person for Ghar Dalam Cave.
Blue Grotto. If
you would like to do the Blue Grotto boat trip, allow
which is paid direct to the boat operators. The boat trip operates
subject to suitable weather conditions, therefore if it is cancelled
it will be replaced with an alternative site which you can discuss
with your guide.
Sunday/Public Holiday Supplements:
Add eur10 (not per person) applies for tours operated on Sunday's and
Note. If you are making an
enquiry for next year the tour rates and entrance fees may differ to
those mentioned above.
This tour is
available on any day
Pick Up/Meeting Point:
This tour tour will start/end at the Valletta Cruise Terminal.
Licensed Tour Guides:
Your Licensed Tour Guide guide will be
with you for the FULL tour duration and will provide detailed en
route commentary and will also accompany at historical sites,
temples, museums and around fortified cities such as Valletta, Mdina
Guides are available in English, German, French, Dutch and Spanish
HOW TO BOOK
Unfortunately there is no standard procedure to book a
private/customised tour as this type tour booking is specific to
the time you
want to start, the date of the tour, the size of your group etc..
Follow our simple procedure below;
Make an Enquiry
Send your email to
and include the following details;
Time of Arrival/Departure
Number of Adults and Children (under 12yrs)
Include any additional information we may need to know
Confirming a Tour Booking
When we have agreed on your itinerary
and you are ready to book, we will provide you with a link to our
secure booking form and you can complete your booking.
As a general rule we do not require advanced payment for private
tours but we do require a booking guarantee, this means that you can
secure a tour booking by credit card, but payment will be charged on
the day of the tour.
If however you book an organised group tour or a tour operated by
one of our selected partners there is an advanced payment
requirement and we will advise this at the time of your enquiry.
If after you have booked a tour and the cruise liner decide to
change the itinerary which may eliminate a visit to Malta or you do
not arrive due to bad weather, you will not be charged for the tour.
This is clearly mentioned on the confirmation which you will receive
after you have booked.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RECEIVE A LOT OF ENQUIRIES FOR PRIVATE TOURS AND
ENCOURAGE YOU TO PLAN WELL IN ADVANCE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.