Best Boat Trips To Take on the Island

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From Cruising Around Valletta to Exploring the Clear Blue Crystal Sea, here are the best Malta Boat Trips to Take!


Summer is a glorious season when you’re on an island – Malta in particular. The best way to tour the island during the summer months is definitely by boat. The weather can get excruciatingly hot which means that your only solace will be the slight breeze while you’re cruising around the Maltese Islands.

Here are your best Malta boat trips to take while you’re on holiday on the island.


Take a Boat Cruise to Valletta

If you’re staying at AX The Palace hotel in Sliema, it’s very easy to catch the ferry to go to Valletta. There are various cruises that you can benefit from – all departing from the Sliema front. It’s the ideal activity to tour the island on the sea.

Malta Boat Trips - Valletta

Comino and Blue Lagoon

You’re here in summer – all you want to do is go to the beach. You can hit two birds with one stone with this boat trip. There are various boat trips that go to Comino and Blue Lagoon, most of them depart from the north of Malta. If you want to experience the clearest water you will ever see, look no further than Blue Lagoon.

Malta Boat Trips - Comino and Blue Lagoon

The Three Cities

The south of Malta is extraordinary. Facing Valletta are three beautiful fortified towns known as the Three Cities: Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua. Taking a boat trip is the best approach to witness the beauty of the towns.

Malta Boat Trips - Three Cities


Marsaxlokk is Malta’s fishing village and it is one of the most picturesque scenes on the island. There are a number of boat trips that you can take across the village. If you want to experience this village at its best, Sundays are the best days to do so since there’s the traditional fish market.

Malta Boat Trips - Marsaxlokk Harbour

Blue Grotto

Launching from the spectacular bay of Wied iz-Zurrieq, this boat trip to Blue Grotto is the definition of experiencing the island at its best. Boat trips are regular here and they will take you to a series of caves which glow against the Mediterranean blue sea.

Blue Grotto


Last but not least, we have Gozo. Malta’s sister island is known to be the greener counterpart. It’s smaller than Malta but you can see the best views from Gozo. It’s easily accessible through regular ferries from Cirkewwa.

Malta Boat Trips - Gozo

Book your stay at AX The Palace for your next visit and make sure you visit one of these Malta boat trips.


Photo credits go to ViewingMalta.com

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