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Grand Harbour Tour

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

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Excellent boat tour of the harbour

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
London, England
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London, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

1 Thank Railwayman59
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 

1 Thank Angela S
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.

1 Thank Ken T
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Valletta harbour is enormous and can only really be appreciated by boat. The tour includes the 3 cities as well and we found it informative and fascinating. There are several companies that do this - we went with Luzz from the ferries bus stop in Sliema

Thank Jennie S
Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

You can catch a variety of tour boats for this trip from the dock at Sliema. I paid 16 Euro PP for the harbour tour which lasted approx. 1:45hrs and was very insightful because of the guides commentary. It is by far the best way of seeing the sheer scale of the harbour. There were 2 huge cruise liners and... More 

Thank Jimurr
Formby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This 90 minute cruise is an ideal way to see the harbour. It manages to give a completely different view of the area than you would get from walking tours and the commentary is very good. Well worth the €15 we paid. We bought tickets on the day from the Sliema harbour side.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visited as part of a tour group. This 5 harbour cruise was an optional extra . We felt it was well worth the cost. We sat outside on the boat , there was plenty of room. There were toilets and also a bar. The architecture was stunning , the commentary was good and the sun was shining....I had no idea... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The two harbour cruise taking in seven creeks is an excellent way to see the three cities, many historical features, some of Valletta's infrastructure and the maritime business which makes Malta the wonderful place it is. The 90 minute tour is comfortable and the captain is highly professional. Very good value indeed.

Thank Mike S
Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We bought tickets for this 3 Harbour Tour from the ferry that went from Valletta to Sliema at a reduced price - always haggle ! Really enjoyed the cruise which took about 1 hour and 20 mins. Would recommend this tour as when you then walk around Valletta you see things from a different perspective.

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