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Address: | Sliema Ferries Terminal, Sliema, Island of Malta, Malta
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Mixed feelings about Malta Hop-on-Hop-off tour

Unlike many other reviewers, we were lucky to sit on a bench with working audio jacks. But the drive itself was not so pleasant, since either roads or properties of the bus made... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unlike many other reviewers, we were lucky to sit on a bench with working audio jacks. But the drive itself was not so pleasant, since either roads or properties of the bus made us feel very unpleasantly all bumps on the road. We sat on the first row, so we were a little bit sheltered by the front glass, but... More 

Thank kariheikki
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55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm glad we didn't pay the full €20 initial asking price for this very dated hop on hop off bus tour. We haggled down to €15 which if you ask me is still too much. The buses are old, some of the seating is broken, about half of the plugs for the commentary do not work and it wasn't in... More 

Thank kay9797
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was booking Malta Sightseeing company for going on a one day trip to the neighbour island Gozo. On the way back the bus that was supposed to pick us up from the ferry terminal on Malta and bring us back to the hotel was nowhere to see. It was raining cats and dogs as was cold (Jan 10th), so... More 

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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a bad way to see around island. As others have said lots of audio jacks don't work and after 12 in off season buses run every hour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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276 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are two companies providing similar hip on/ off services on Malta.We chose MaltaSightseeing.Places visited were interesting but two things disappointed.Firstly the commentary plugins worked in only about half the slots we used and secondly the bus frequency dropped for every 30 minutes to every 60 minutes after 12 noon.Having missythe bus by 5 minutes (our fault) we therefore had... More 

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Figueres, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good way to see the island in a short period of time but be prepared .... Take warm clothes if you are travelling in the winter months or on a windy day if you are planning on being on the top deck. The drivers are impatient and have a tendency to be slightly rude and short tempered which... More 

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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having paid and once the journey started I discovered that the commentary was provided via ear buds. Unfortunately, I’m unable to use ear buds and therefore missed hearing the entire commentary. It was also discovered that many of the connection points were inoperative. When the driver was approached about the buds he bluntly responded “What do you want me to... More 

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have used the hop on hop of buses before in other countries ,but have to say in Malta ,you are much better of using the public service buses ,not only are they cleaner and quicker from getting you to were you want to go to ,they are a whole lot cheaper ,in fact 14 euro cheaper, we made the mistake... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought a package with two tours and a harbor boat tour. On both of our bus tours, the bus skipped stops, so we were unable to see what we wanted to see. While waiting at the Blue Grotto, we saw a bus drive past and not stop (near the top, the bus actually has to come down to turn... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good tour, but the audio let them down on some buses. The Drivers were very safe whilst driving thru impossibly small gaps for double deckers to get past. We went on 3 tours and managed to barter the price down to £224.00 . There were Gozo , north and south tours. Getting to Gozo was easy as the bus picked... More 

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