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Why not explore the island's of Malta & Gozo by choosing an informative tour. The tours below - set tours, private tours or our new cruise tours - are a great way for the whole party to enjoy and a great way to see and learn all about island's.

Tours are available to book on our website - check out the excursion options when making a new booking or if you have an existing booking with us, contact us or just visit 'manage your booking' where you can add an excursion to your itinerary.
Tickets and tour info will be included in your arrival welcome pack or handed to you by your resort rep.

 

Cruise Tours

Comino Cruise with lunch

from £19 per adult, £9.50 per child aged 5-11

Enjoy the facilities of the vessel during your full day in the Blue Lagoon.

Snorkelling in CominoThis Cruise is specially designed to give the maximum time in Comino to enable you to make the most of the unforgettable crystal clear waters of the magical Blue Lagoon. An ideal day out. We cruise past Sliema, St. Julians, the Casino, St.Andrews, Salina Bay, St. Paul's Bay and the island where St. Paul was shipwrecked in 60 A.D., Mellieha Bay and Comino's famous Blue Lagoon. Optional boat rides visiting the caves of Comino are organised. These tickets are sold on board your Captain Morgan vessel on your way to Comino Island. The rest of the day is spent at one's own leisure sun bathing or swimming off the boat or going ashore to the small white sandy beach. A cold Buffet Spread, including wine is served by the Captain Morgan Stewards. We leave Comino, cruising the same way back to Sliema, arriving at approximately 4.30 p.m. (Winter) and 5.30 p.m. (Summer).

Transport to and from your accommodation included. A fully stocked bar (no spirits) and toilet facilities are available on board

March & November: Fridays only at 10:00am and returning at 4.30pm.
April: Daily. Departing at 10:00am and returning at 4:30pm.
May to October:  Daily at 10:00am and returning at 5:30pm.

 

Round Malta Cruise with lunch

from £25 per adult, £13 per child aged 5-11

SEE MALTA & COMINO IN ONE DAY

With a stop in the Blue Lagoon for lunch, swimming and snorkelling or just lounging in the sun

During this cruise you shall cruise past Valletta, Malta's Capital City, the Grand Harbour Entrance, Round Malta CruiseMarsascala Bay, St. Thomas Bay, Island Bay and Peter's Pool, past Delimara Point and Marsaxlokk Bay, Malta's largest fishing village and past the Blue Grotto, giving you a view of these fascinating colourful caves.  The Captain Morgan vessel also cruises past the imposing Dingli Cliffs and the little island of Filfla and past some of the most popular sandy beaches.

A particular attraction is Anchor Bay. This rocky cove incorporates ‘Popeye's Village', the actual set of the film ‘Popeye' which was shot on location.

We stop at the Island of Comino in the crystal clear waters of the famous Blue Lagoon. Whilst your stay on Comino, optional boat rides to the caves are organised. Tickets for this fantastic 25 minute excursion are sold on board!!!

You also cruise past Mellieha Bay and St. Paul's Island, where St. Paul was shipwrecked in 60AD, then onto Salina Bay, St. Andrew's, the casino and the picturesque St. Julian's Bay. 

A buffet spread and wine is served by Captain Morgan's Chef and Stewards. The rest of the day is spent sunbathing and swimming. One may also go ashore to roam around the Island and swim.

Returning to Sliema at approximately 4.30pm (Winter) or 5.30pm (Summer).

Transport to and from your accommodation included. Free bar inclded (no spirits)

In case of high swell in the Blue Lagoon, the Captain will stop in another sheltered bay in Comino.

April & November: Mondays & Fridays. Departing at 10:00am, returning at 4:30pm.
May to October: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays. Departing at 10:00am, returning at 5:30pm

 

Harbour Cruise

from £22 per adult, £10 per child aged 4-11

On this boat trip you will discover the beauty of Valletta’s two natural harbours – Marsamxett and the Grand Harbour – which have played a vital role in Malta’s history. Seen from the sea, Valletta appears in all its grandeur, providing photographers with the best opportunity for original pictures. After the cruise you will have time to stroll along Sliema’s main shopping area, where you can also relax in one of the many cafés. Return transfer from Sliema at 18.00hrs.

View from Senglea across Grand Harbour

A detailed commentary will unfold the history of Valletta and the Three Cities connected with the two Great Sieges of 1565 and 1942, as well as all the other places of interest including the historical forts, battlements and creeks which can only be admired from the sea. Captain Morgan's Harbour Cruise is renowned for its detailed commentary. 

A fully stocked bar and toilet facilities are available on board.

Transport to and from your accommodation included.

Available every Wednesday afternoon all year round.

 

Activities

Painting Lessons & Courses

 from £60 per person  

Gozo is such a spectacular place with amazing scenery and back drops, it makes any artists mouth water. With quaint villages, rustic surroundings and encircled with natural seascapes and landscapes, Gozo is an ideal place for artists who are looking for that calm and tranquility to find an ideal spot to perch and paint.

We now offer a range of painting courses and lessons for beginners and intermediate painters, all hosted and tutored by award winning artist Doranne Alden.

Find out more on the painting lessons and courses available

 

Fun at PlaymobilPlaymobil, Malta

(Half Day - Thursday Mornings) 

from £20 per adult, £10 per child aged 4-11

A tour aimed mainly at families with children. This is Playmobil’s second largest factory worldwide and the only production plant where one can actually see the toys being made. After a guided tour of the production areas, you can enjoy the Playmobile Funpark and refreshments at the cafeteria. (The production area is for children over 6 years. The play area is for children over 3 years. A commentary in English is available on demand. Clients are requested to wear sports shoes.)

Transport is included.

 

Popeye VillagePopeyes Village, Mellieha, Malta

(Full Day - Fridays) 

from £16 per adult, £8 per child aged 4-11  

Popeye Village has grown from its days as a Film Set of the 1980 Musical Production “Popeye” into a unique fun-filled day for all families. You will be greeted by Popeye and his famous friends who will entertain you during the day by their diverse activities. Visitors can enjoy a once in a lifetime filming experience with the animation crew where you can become a movie star for a day. Other attractions include: Santa’s toy town , boat ride, water trampolines, sun-bathing decks. Your children can also have fun in Malta’s largest jump around. Do not miss spending a fun-packed day at this original film set.

Transport is included. Lunch not included.

 

City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off One Day Ticket 

from £15 per adult, £9 per child aged 2-11

City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off One Day Ticket Experience the perfect introduction to Malta aboard this sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour! You'll see all the beautiful sights of the city in a comfortable and secure environment, with full commentary provided. Malta boasts more than 7,000 years of history and is brimming with attractions and places of interest. Multiple stops on different routes allow you to experience key sights.

•Set your own itinerary and explore at your own pace
•Full commentary provided as you see the city's top attractions
•Tickets valid for 24 hours from time of first use

You can hop on and off as many times as you like from the open-top double-decker bus. Multiple stops give you flexibility to see what you want, when you want. With over 30 stops and 50 points of interest along the routes, CitySightseeing buses give you the opportunity to discover the Maltese Islands like never before!
Experience key sights including the Mosta Church and Dome; Ta’Qali Craft Village; Rabat with many Roman Sites such as the restored Roman Villa and St Agatha’s Catacombs and the medieval town of Mdina. Valletta is Malta’s capital, which was originally built by the famous Knights of the Order of St John. Enjoy the famous 'Three Cities' and the Tarxien Temples, believed to be built around 3000 BC. Marsaxlokk is a traditional and picturesque fishing village which is sure to delight you. Take the opportunity to visit the beautiful Blue Grotto. You will discover plenty of things to do!

Tours operate every day all year round (reduced services on Sundays and public holidays). 

 

Set Tours

All our set tours include transfers to and from your accommodation in Malta.

R44 Robinson Helicopter Tour of Malta

(Daily)

from £520 set price for groups of 1-3 guests.

R44 Robinson Helicopter Tour of MaltaYour flight begins flying over the stunning Dingli Cliffs and it’s amazing surrounding nature and villages. You will then begin to see in the distance the charming island of Comino with its fantastic Blue Lagoon. You will see many unique locations during the flight including the geological Victoria Lines dividing the Island in two parts, the wonderful bays around Malta, Saint Paul’s Island, various filming locations for many famous films, as well as several forts and castles spread across Malta.

The flight is performed at a fairly low altitude so all locations can be seen very well. The pilot will point out and show you the highlights you overfly and you can take pictures and/or video’s throughout the duration of the flight.

You will then pass over St Julian’s, Sliema, Valletta, the Three Cities and the Valletta Grand Harbour on the way back to base where you will be offered a glass of champagne to toast and relax after your wonderful journey. You get a Heli Fly cap as a gift and a VIP shuttle back to the airport entrance where you transfer will be waiting to transport you back to your accommodation.

 

The total time of the tour is approx. 1 hour, flight duration is approx. 30 minutes.

Transfers to and from your Malta accommodation is included. Includes VIP handling within the airport including meet and greet by a Heli Fly representative.

Guests are requested to bring their passport and identity card.

Maximum passengers = 3. Children are accepted from the age of 4 (they will be placed in child seat).

Nov to March - 1st flight at 09:00hrs and last flight 15:00 hrs, April to October 1st flight at 09:00hrs and last flight 18:00 hrs.

 

Valletta & Malta Experience

(Half Day - Mondays) St John's Co Cathedral

from £27 per adult, £10 per child aged 4-11

A guided tour through the vibrant streets of Valletta will allow you to discover the beauty and charm of the fortified city built by the Knights in 1566. The Order of St. John ruled over the islands for 268 years and left a unique cultural legacy of which Valletta is the prime example. We first enjoy a breathtaking view of the Grand Harbour from the Upper Barracca Gardens. Then we visit St. John’s Co-Cathedral, including the Caravaggio masterpieces in the Oratory. The Co-Cathedral houses one of the most beautiful marble inlaid floors in the world. Going down Republic Street you will walk past the Grand Masters’ Palace and the recently restored St. George’s Square before watching the Malta Experience, an audiovisual show where Malta’s history throughout the centuries is brought back to life.

July to September the tour will be in the morning, October to June the tour is in the afternoon.

 

San Anton Palace & GardensMdina Full Day Tour including Rabat & Mosta

(Full Day - Tuesdays)

from £34 per adult, £15 per child aged 4-11

This excursion takes us to the central part of Malta, dominated by the medieval fortified city of Mdina, Malta’s former capital city. The narrow, winding streets, dating back to medieval times, lead to the imposing bastions, commanding a magnificent panorama of the island. On the way there, you will discover different styles of architecture, including Siculo-Norman palaces and other baroque buildings of great historical importance.

Time stands still in this ‘Silent City’ which is a film-maker’s paradise. Leaving Mdina through Greeks’ Gate, we stop at the early Christian catacombs in Rabat before proceeding to the cliffs at Dingli. After lunch we will visit the San Anton botanical gardens situated near the Presidential Palace, which you will be able to admire from outside. We shall also spend time at the crafts centre at Ta’ Qali. At the end of the tour, allow us to astound you with Mosta’s majestic dome, one of Europe’s largest.

Lunch is included in the price of the tour.

 

Mdina Half Day TourMdina, Malta

(Half Day - Tuesday Mornings)

from £18 per adult, £6 per child aged 4-11

A walk through this medieval walled city situated in the centre of the island includes a visit to the cathedral and the ramparts that command a magnificent view of the island. On the way there, you will discover different styles of architecture, including the medieval Siculo-Norman palaces, and other baroque buildings of great historical importance. Time stands still in this ‘Silent City’ which is a film-maker’s paradise. Leaving Mdina through Greek’s Gate, we proceed to the cliffs at Dingli. The tour ends with a visit to the San Anton botanical gardens situated near the Presidential Palace, which you will be able to admire from outside.

 

Senglea Waterfront, MaltaThree Cities

(Half Day - Wednesday Mornings)

from £21 per adult, £10.50 per child aged 4-11

It is in Birgu - today’s Vittoriosa - where the Knights set up their seat of Government from the moment of their arrival in Malta in 1530.

Discover the Grand Harbour area opposite Valletta known as the Three Cities – Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea. Driving past Cospicua we reach Vittoriosa for a walking tour through the narrow streets in the shade of historic buildings, including the first auberges of the various langues of the Order. At the Vittoriosa waterfront we take a typical harbour boat (dghajsa) for a tour of the colourful harbour creeks. From the Senglea Garden, situated at the tip of the peninsula, enjoy a stunning 360° view of the Grand Harbour, including the impressive Fort Sant Angelo from where Grand Master La Valette led the defence of the island during the Great Siege of 1565.

  

The Other Malta - From a Palazzo to Wine Cellars

(Extended Half Day - Thursday Mornings)

from £26 per adult, £13 per child aged 4-11

This is a very special tour, combining Malta’s foremost aristocratic palace with 400-year-old wine cellars where Malta’s premium wines are allowed to mature. Palazzo Parisio has been justly described as ‘a miniature Versailles’.

Its intricate interiors contain fine frescoes, magnificent marble works, mirrored walls, tromp l’oeil, rare paintings and extravagant guilding. The beautiful landscaped gardens, acclaimed as being among the finest in Europe, reflect the splendour of this gracious home. After the opulence of the palazzo, one of Malta’s leading wineries welcomes you to its cellars where you will be given a detailed explanation of local wine making and invited to sample a selection of wines and local savouries. 

 

Gozo ExperienceCitadel in Victoria, Gozo

(Full Day - Mondays)

from £40 per adult, £15 per child aged 4-11

Tour to Malta’s sister island of Gozo. After a twenty-minute ferry crossing , on setting foot in Gozo you will notice that although both islands are similar in history and development Gozo has a character entirely of its own. Gozo,which is a three hilled island, is greener and more picturesque than Malta. During this excursion, we visit Dwejra, the citadel in Victoria, the bay of Xlendi, and we also stop at a spectacular cultural experience depicting Gozo’s long and colourful history. Free time for shopping will also be given – Gozo is reknown for its woollen goods and handmade lace.

Lunch is included in the price of the tour.

 

Gozo & Ggantija Temples Gganija Temple

(Full day - Thursdays & Saturdays)

from £44 per adult, £15 per child aged 4-11

After a short ferry crossing, we arrive at Malta’s sister island of Gozo, legendary abode of Calypso, daughter of Atlas.  Your guide will lead you around the Megalithic temples of Ggantija, the oldest free-standing monuments in the world, pre-dating the Pyramids of Egypt. This will be followed by visits to the medieval citadel in Victoria, the fjord-like bay at Xlendi and Dwejra. Gozo is well known for its crafts, particularly handmade lace and knitted garments. Visitors cannot fail to be impressed by the island’s lush countryside, its serene atmosphere and how different it is from the larger island of Malta.

Lunch is included in the price of the tour.

 

Gozo By Night Sun setting over Gozo

(Wednesday Afternoons - available 10th May to 20th September)

from £44 per adult, £20 per child aged 4-11

Gozo with a difference as seen at sunset when you can enjoy the serenity and natural beauty of Malta’s sister island. The tour starts with a visit to the Ggantija Temples. The megaliths are the first examples of built architecture and the world’s oldest freestanding monuments. They are considerably older than the Pyramids of Egypt. We then walk around the citadel situated in the centre of the island, from whose walls you can admire the soft hues of Gozo’s undulating countryside. As the day draws to a close we go down the spectacular winding road to Dwejra, the ideal location for watching the sun set below the horizon. To round off the evening, a relaxing dinner in one of Gozo’s restaurants.

Dinner is included in the price of the tour.

 

Malta under the StarsMdina

(Friday Evenings)

from £19 per adult, children go free aged 4-11

Drive around the fortifications of Valletta, which are beautifully lit at night, and stop at the Valletta Waterfront in Grand Harbour. Built during the time of Grand Master Pinto, this area comes alive at night, attracting Maltese and tourists alike to its many bars and restaurants. Some free time will be given. Discover Rabat in the centre of the island and walk along its narrow winding streets before reaching Mdina, Malta’s Silent old Capital City – at night a mysterious city which looks so different from what it looks like during the day. A city of palaces and churches, once only inhabited by noblemen, its history goes back to the times of the Phoenicians, the Romans, the Normans, and the Knights of St John. From the ramparts of Mdina you will be able to see practically half the island sparkling in front of you.

 

Magical Nightfall ExperienceValletta at Night

(Saturday Evenings - June to September)

from £24 per adult, £11 per child aged 4-11

Relax and discover the unique atmosphere of the European Capital of Culture 2018- Valletta by night. Enter Through the antique Victorian Gate that is very much off the normal beaten track and together with our guide explore the hidden streets of the city whilst being enchanted by legends about noblemen who inhabited the many stately baroque buildings that you will admire. Before leading you to St Barbara Bastions for an unusual breathtaking view of the nighttime Grand Harbour we will stop in one of Valletta’s quaint bars were some wine and maltese tastes will be served (included in price). Towards the end of this experience we discover the Waterfront at Vittoriosa with its backdrop of the harbour lights of Valletta glittering across the waterway. Interested in films? During this tour you will be able to follow the footsteps of various well known stars who featured in such films as “Midnight Express”, “Gladiator” and “Count of Monte Cristo”. We are sure you will now understand why Malta is also called “The Hollywood of the Mediterranean”!!

 

Malta Novelties

5D Show & Valletta Free Time / 5D Show & Malta AquariumMalta Aquarium

(Wednesday Mornings Half Day / Wednesday Full Day if Malta Aquarium Included)

from £12 per adult, £6 per child aged 4-11 Half Day 

from £24 per adult, £14 per child aged 4-11 Full Day

A unique opportunity to discover the history and culture of the islands through the eyes of a falcon filmed in 3D. The legendary ‘Maltese’ falcon takes you on a spectacular flight through time. Soaring over the scenic views, it leads you to discover the most important locations and periods that have transformed this archipelago into a little gem. Discover the island like no one has ever seen it before and experience the feeling through the ‘new generation’ 5D cinema effects. Some free time will be given in Valletta. Take the coach again and enjoy the afternoon at the Malta National Aquarium. The aquarium has more than 26 display tanks with Mediterranean fish, commonly found in Maltese waters, together with replicas of historical artefacts one can find in the seas around us. All tanks are expertly themed to replicate the underwater environment. Visitors are able to go through a watertunnel so that they can enjoy the fish at a much closer range.

Lunch not included.

 

Animated Tour of Fort Rinella

(Half Day - Saturday Afternoons)

from £16 per adult, £8 per child aged 4-11

Relive history at Fort Rinella, home to the Armstrong 100-ton gun – the world’s largest cannon. Combining lively historical re-enactments with expert commentary, this tour offers you an insight into the life of a late 19th century Victorian garrison in this coastal fort. You can witness the operation of the huge cannon, how the fort was defended and how communications were maintained with nearby forts. You are also given the opportunity to actually fire a cannon. (English commentary on demand).

 

Hagar Qim Temple, Limestone Heritage & Blue Grotto Hagar Qim Facade

(Half Day - Friday Mornings)

from £18 per adult, £7 per child aged 4-11

The tour starts with a visit to one of Malta’s oldest quarries which has been transformed into an attraction for tourists and locals alike and which provides a vivid account of one of Malta’s leading skills – the use of limestone for building purposes, a skill that goes back thousands of years. The magic of Malta’s antiquity will be explained at Hagar Qim, Malta’s main pre-historic site, overlooking the wide expanse of the blue Mediterranean and the islet of Filfla. From Hagar Qim you will proceed to Wied iz-Zurrieq where (weather permitting - boat price not included) you can take a boat trip to the Blue Grotto, renowned for its crystal clear waters.

 

Local Market StallHagar Qim Temple, Limestone Heritage, Blue Grotto & Local Market

(Full Day - Fridays)

from £40 per adult, £15 per child aged 4-11

The tour starts with a visit to one of Malta’s oldest quarries which has been transformed into an attraction for tourists and locals alike and which provides a vivid account of one of Malta’s leading skills – the use of limestone for building purposes, a skill that goes back thousands of years. The magic of Malta’s antiquity will be explained at Hagar Qim, Malta’s main pre-historic site, overlooking the wide expanse of the blue Mediterranean and the islet of Filfla. From Hagar Qim you will proceed to Wied iz-Zurrieq where (weather permitting - boat price not included) you can take a boat trip to the Blue Grotto, renowned for its crystal clear waters.

After lunch, we drive through local vineyards right up to the idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk. You will have time to stroll through the local market set out on its waterfront. Later we proceed to the cave at Ghar Dalam where archaeologists have unearthed ample proof that Malta once formed part of the European landmass. Lunch included.

 

Marsaxlokk Market & Blue GrottoMarsaxlokk, Malta

(Extended Half Day - Sundays)

from £20 per adult, £9 per child aged 4-11

The idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk with its colourful luzzus and unique character make the unrivalled setting for the local market. This is the perfect place to spend a Sunday morning, where you can rub your shoulders with the locals as you browse through the various stalls. We continue our tour with a visit to the Blue Grotto (weather permitting - boat price not included) and the nearby caves. Admire the whole expanse of the blue Mediterranean and the islet of Filfla. Later our guide will help you explore one of Malta’s unspoilt villages. From the main square, the hub of the village with its parish church and band club, you will be led through a maze of winding narrow streets that all have a story to be told.

 

Local Village Feast

Maltese Village Festa(Sunday Evenings - June to September)

from £17 per adult, £7 per child aged 4-11

Besides tours to the best village festas during the summer months, we also organise excursions to special events such as:

• The Good Friday Procession (seating and commentary included)

• Notte Bianca

• Birgufest

These tours offer a unique opportunity for you to meet and mix with the locals and become part of the celebration, which might turn out to be the highlight of your holiday. 

 

 

Folklore Evening Dinner Show

(Wednesday & Friday Evenings - April to November)

from £42.75 per adult, £22.50 per child 

Starting at 8pm with charismatic strolling mandolins and guitars (very sweet especially when clients sing along with them), tt around 9.30pm the folklore show is held featuring six dancers in traditional eighteenth century costumes, who will lure you into a jovial story of Maltese history told through dance. The charming Marija herself will present the show in a variety of languages, always courteously asking for the different nationalities in the house, so that she may translate accordingly. The dance-floor also elevates to enable you to watch the show comfortably from your dining table. After the show, and apres-dinner, Ta’ Marija’s dance-floor will light up, with soft or popular music according to the mood, to make your own history of a truly unforgettable evening. Evenings normally end at around 11pm.

Transport to and from your accommodation included. Menu available on request.

 

These tours offer a unique opportunity for you to meet and mix with the locals and become part of the celebration, which might turn out to be the highlight of your holiday. 

All tours are organized by Robert Arrigo & Sons Ltd. Tours are not available for clients with accommodation in Gozo.

  • RAS tours include a licensed Guide in the price.
  • Tours include transport from/to the hotel of the client unless otherwise specified (see Malta Experience audiovisual show & Sacra Infermeria Tour). Transportation is in air-conditioned mini-van or coach. All transport is licensed and regulated by Transport Malta.
  • RAS are required to include the necessary insurance coverage and third party liability. All third party suppliers engaged by them in relation to any tours require the necessary insurance and third party liability.
  • Half Day tours exclude Lunch (unless otherwise specified – see Malta Experience audiovisual show & Sacra Infermeria Tour). Extras are not included in the tour price (souvenir shopping, snacks, etc).
  • Full Day tours include Lunch unless otherwise specified. Lunch is typically on the basis of a 3 course set menu for Starter, Main Course and Desert.  Extras taken by clients are not included in the tour price (drinks, souvenir shopping, snacks etc).
  • Prices are inclusive of applicable VAT
  • Tour prices include entrance fees to the sites mentioned within the descriptions.

  

Private ToursGozo Sightseeing

We can offer 3 possibilities for private tours:

Half Day (4 hours)

Full Day (8 hours)

Gozo Tour (9 hours)

Prices for our private tours vary depending on the size of the group, give us a call on 0800 640 9011 or email us malta@chevron.co.uk for an individual or group price. 

  • Private Tours include a licensed guide in the price.
  • Clients can customize their trip to their desire, as long as the itinerary chosen can be completed within the timeframe agreed to with the Guide on the day of the tour.
  • Private tours include transportation in a car or mini-van and is air-conditioned. All transport is duly licensed and regulated by Transport Malta.
  • Lunch, snacks or any other costs are not included in the price.
  • Ferry tickets in the case of Gozo are not included in the price.
  • Entrance tickets are not included in the price and would need to be purchased by the client direct during the tour.

 

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