Depart quayside & go thru Maltese villages towards south side of island Blue Grotto. View natural rock structures of Wied iz Zurrieq. Time for photos. Proceed down hill to begin boat trip to caves & coral formation under sea. After boat trip, free time give before going by coach to Marsaxlokk fishing village where you'll have time for shopping. Return to ship. Note: must walk approx 600 yds over very uneven surfaces at cliffs many steps to reach boat boarding area. Exact itinerary & cave viewing dependent upon wind & weather conditions. Have approx 45 mins for shopping. Walking in Marsaxlokk is at guests' discretion. Drive to/from port is approx 45 min.
Depart quayside and travel through various typical Maltese villages towards the south side of the island where you will reach your destination, the Blue Grotto. Begin with taking in the views of the impressive natural rock structures of Wied iz Zurrieq. Time for photos is given. Proceed down the hill towards the departure point to begin your boat trip to the impressive caves and lovely colorful coral formation under the clear blue sea. After the boat trip, time at leisure is provided before proceeding by coach to the quaint Marsaxlokk fishing village where you will have free time for photos, shopping and browsing around the busy market place. You will find many photos opportunities of the lovely and colorful Maltese fishing boats. Return to the ship by coach for re-embarkation.
Note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 600 yards over very uneven surfaces at the cliffs and numerous steps to reach the boat boarding area. The exact itinerary and cave viewing opportunities are dependent upon wind and weather conditions on the day of the excursion. Time permitting; guests will have approximately 45 minutes for shopping and browsing in Marsaxlokk. Please note the flea market generally closes at 4:00pm. The amount of walking while in Marsaxlokk is at the guests' discretion. The drive to/from the port area is approximately 30 - 45 minutes, dependent upon traffic conditions.