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BLUE GROTTO AND CAVES

Private Tour for up to 2 (Not a per person rate.) $637 USD
Private Tour for up to 4 (Not a per person rate.) $940 USD
Private Tour for up to 6 (Not a per person rate.) $1027 USD
Private Tour for up to 8 (Not a per person rate.) $1351 USD
Private Tour for up to 10 (Not a per person rate.) $1423 USD
Private Tour for up to 14 (Not a per person rate.) $1796 USD
Private Tour for up to 16 (Not a per person rate.) $1881 USD
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BLUE GROTTO AND CAVES

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I'm blue, da ba de, da ba die.

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 famous Blue Grotto. The grotto and neighboring system of sea caves are home to brilliant phosphorescent marine life. 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.

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. You can easily get in and out using ladders. The bay is not suitable for non swimmers, however overlooking the bay is a bar where non swimmers can sip a cool drink whilst enjoying the scenery.

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Round trip transportation from the cruise ship pier
  • Boat ride
  • Visit/see:
  • Blue Grotto
  • Ghar Dalam Cave
  • Ghar Lapsi Cave - short swim stop
  • Additional Languages Available
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • *Possible upcharge at checkout for languages denoted with ($) symbol.

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Departures (local time)

  • 9:00 AM (4 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Please bring a towel and a change of clothing if you wish to swim.
• The swim stop is not suitable for non swimmers.

Restrictions

• The cost of the Blue Grotto boat trip, €8 per person, is not included in the price of the tour. If the boat trip is cancelled due to weather, we will replace it with an alternative such as Mdina or Marsaxlokk.
• Please note that you will have to walk from the ship to the terminal exit to meet your guide, which may be difficult for individuals who have mobility issues. Private transportation is not permitted to enter near the ship.