Discover GOZO, Comino, the BLUE LAGOON & Caves

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: malta, malta

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Hornblower Cruises is a local family run business since 1984. This tour is fantastic for those who would like to explore the two islands of the north in one day. Departure from Bugibba towards the island of Comino where you stop for 1.5 hours to snorkel, swim and take pictures of the crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon then cruise to the island of Gozo where you will stop for 3 hours. On Gozo you can take the mini bus/ coach tour for 5euro per person. Please let us know upon booking whether you would like to do the tour.

What's Included

air-conditioned bar

deck chairs

entering the caves

Life vest - if needed for swimming aid

locker facilities


What's Not Included

Additional Speedboat ride to the small caves -15euro paid in CASH ONLY directly to representative

Lunch (food and drinks available onboard at reasonable prices)

Mask and snorkel - available for purchase for your own personal use (no hire due to COVID)

Mini bus transfer 5euro per person. Booked and paid for (CASH ONLY) on the boat upon boarding

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions.
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions.
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Hornblower Cruises
Departing the Bugibba Jetty we cruise the north coast of Malta showing you all the sites, such as: St. Pauls Islands and the statue of St. Pauls, entering into Ahrax Cave. We continue cruising through the north channel of Comino where we cruise by: the elephants head, enter into Santa Maria cave, Santa Maria bay, St. Nicholas bay and the Comino hotel. After approximately an hour we arrive on Comino island in the famous Blue Lagoon. The boat moors up to the island where we stop for 1 hour and 30 minutes. During the time in the Blue Lagoon you can use all the facilities of the boat whilst being able to walk on and off to the island. The boats facilities include: top sunbathing deck with free deck chairs, main deck including shaded and sunny seats, lower air conditioned deck, toilet facilities (male and female), locker facilities (limited number), cafeteria including hot and cold beverages (food and drinks are not included in the price).

7 hours • Admission Ticket Free

As we depart from the Bugibba Jetty a little touristic town we cruise by our first site that of St. Paul's island. Here, as stated by the bible, were he was shipwrecked in 60A.D we now find an 8.3 meter high statue.

• Admission Ticket Free

Mellieha Beach
Continuing along the rugged northern coastline of Malta we cruise by the largest sandy beach on the islands called Ghadira Bay, better known as Mellieha Beach. Further north we enter our first CAVE stopping shortly for some great photo moments

• Admission Ticket Free

We stop on Comino island in the Blue Lagoon for one hour and 30 minutes. During your time here you can swim, snorkel, sun bathe or use the 10 meter slide into the crystal clear water of the Blue Lagoon

• Admission Ticket Free

Blue Lagoon
After approximately an hour cruising we arrive at the gorgeous BLUE LAGOON. Without any prior stops we try to be the first cruise boat here so that you can get the best out of it. Take advantage from our great mooring position and spend your time on the boat. Away from the crowded beach you can jump, swim and slide into the crystalline turquoise water. Make use of the upper sun deck or chill out on our spacious shaded main deck. If you're hungry grab something from our onboard cafeteria prices are very reasonable. We might not have the most modern boat but we have all the amenities you need for a day at sea. Use the boat as your base as you walk freely on/ off to the island of Comino. Come back if you need to make use of the bar/ cafeteria, washrooms or other onboard facilities. We stop here for 1 hour and 30 minutes

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Island of Gozo
Following an hour and half in the Blue Lagoon we head to Gozo's main port Mgarr Harbour where you will have 3 hours to visit. You can visit at your own leisure, otherwise for 5euro extra you can take the mini bus/ coach that takes you to the main points of attractions on the island of Gozo. The stop includes one hour 15 minutes at Victoria the capital city and 45 minutes at the Inland Sea in Dwejra.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

The Citadel
If you take mini bus/ coach transfer you will stop 1 hour 15 minutes in the capital city Victoria. The mini bus transfer costs 5euro per person and is booked and paid for on the day upon arrival to the boat.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Here we will stop for 30 minutes a lovely fjord like bay at the north west of the island.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Crystal Lagoon
As we approach the island of Comino and cruise the south channel towards the Blue Lagoon we first arrive at Crystal Lagoon more popular with divers given its deeper waters. This bay is also accessible by foot from the Blue Lagoon it is a short 8 minute walk.

• Admission Ticket Free

Returning at 5pm to the same Bugibba Jetty

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Great Experience
927doreent, 24-09-2022
We booked a tour with a Speedboat to the caves! It was a very great experience!!! Aswell we took the Bus to Gozo, but we didn't have enough time to visit the Island. Maybe it is better to visit Gozo on a whole day Trip.
Jovita_R, 29-09-2022
Must see when in Malta. Great experience and tour guide and staff were friendly and accommodating. We had a great time
Toddler’s first boat trip
223ivettn, 21-09-2022
Great trip to discover the islands. We enjoyed it a lot with my family, including a 1.5 year old toddler. Thank you! :)
A beautiful day out
Ross_tunnicliffe, 29-09-2022
We had a great time on the boat and enjoyed the interesting commentary during to trip to Comino. The slide and opportunity to jump off the boat was great fun and the food and drinks were reasonably priced compared to restuarants on the island. The upstairs deck was filled really early which we were warned about and the location is really busy which we didn’t necessarily know before hand. Despite this we had a great day out. If you are going for a relaxing beach day though this isn’t the trip for you.
Excellent day!
Molly_E, 22-09-2022
Excellent music, food and drinks were VERY affordable. Bus tour on Gozo was a good choice, but did shorten time in Victoria.

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