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Grand Harbour Tour

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Address: The Ferries, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta

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The tour takes you around all the little inlets and creeks both sides of Valletta. If windy, it does get a little choppy as you go round the point at Fort St. Elmo, but once back... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan C
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Whitstable, United Kingdom

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour takes you around all the little inlets and creeks both sides of Valletta. If windy, it does get a little choppy as you go round the point at Fort St. Elmo, but once back into the harbour it settles down again. Great to see all the sights from this angle. I think there was a delay in our... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must to see all the inlets in and around Valletta and the other 3 cities do not pay more than 10E as they try to get you to pay 15 E

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Cologne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a good tour around the great harbour where you can see the cities from the water. The view is just marvellous and impressive because it becomes obvious from the perspective the numbers of fortifications that were built to protect the island

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Very good tour of Grand Harbour. This was part of a coach excursion on our second day on the island. The tour gives a good view of the cities around the harbour. Very enjoyable, however it has to be said that the smaller boat is able to go further into the creeks and is more informative.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Took the tour as part of a Sunday special which included Marsaxlokk market and the 5D Malta show. Were served a basic meal on board as part of this - school dinner standard. However, the cruise itself was leisurely and provided a different viewpoint on Valletta and the Three Cities. Weather was good so I was out on the top... More 

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I went on the hop on hop off bus tour for the south of the island and the boat trip was included. Very good indeed and very informative on the history of the grand harbour and the other inlets.

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London, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We struggled to find much useful information about small boat tours of the Grand Harbour despite seeing them on travel programmes about Valletta. It seems that the two places to board for the motorised boat tours are Vittoriosa and Valletta at the waterfront just below Upper Barrakka Gardens - on the Valletta side, there is a path with signposts for... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

booked the open top bus tours and got this trip as part of the package. well worth taking the time to tour the harbour. lots of history to view and a very good guide.

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a great way to view the harbours - The Grand Harbour and Marsamxett Harbour. The trip lasted for about 1 hour and thirty minutes and the on-board commentary was both informative and interesting. In the Grand Harbour we saw two massive Cruise Ships, a dry dock area and an oil rig, as well as the three cities. Both... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

it was great to go round the harbour to see where al the grey hull would be kept in grand harbour, Salema creek and coradina but alas only one or two hulls and some of them the Maltese Navy (Good on em) as there is not much Royal Navy left.

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