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A Day Cruise through Malta, Gozo, Comino, and the Blue Lagoon

A Day Cruise through Malta, Gozo, Comino, and the Blue Lagoon

In the heart of the Mediterranean, lies a trio of Maltese treasures that beckon intrepid travelers to their shores. Gozo, Comino, and the Blue Lagoon are uniquely beautiful, and the best way to explore their beauty is by embarking on a day cruise. These short yet unforgettable journeys will immerse you in a realm of stunning landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and hidden wonders that are nothing short of magical.


As the boat glides over from Malta to Gozo, you'll feel like you're sailing into a realm of myth and legend. Gozo, Malta's sister island, is a serene escape known for its lush landscapes and ancient ruins. A day cruise around Gozo allows you to explore its hidden coves, dramatic cliffs, and quaint fishing villages. The picturesque Mgarr Harbor is often the starting point for these maritime adventures, and from here, you can venture inland to visit the stunning Ta' Pinu Basilica, one of the island's most iconic religious sites. For a taste of history, a stop at the ancient citadel, also known as Il-Kastell, is a must, where you'll be treated to panoramic views of the island and surrounding sea.


A short sail away from Gozo is the enchanting isle of Comino, famed for its Blue Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is the quintessential postcard paradise with its crystal-clear, turquoise waters set against the dramatic backdrop of Comino's cliffs. Day cruises to the Blue Lagoon allow you to bask on the soft, white sands, snorkel in the pristine waters, and take in the breathtaking scenery. As you explore the hidden coves and sea caves around the island, you'll discover that Comino is perfect for a day of unwinding in nature's embrace.

The Azure Window and Beyond

For adventurers and history enthusiasts, a day cruise around Gozo offers the chance to discover the remnants of the famous Azure Window, a natural limestone arch that sadly collapsed in 2017. Although the arch itself is gone, the surrounding area is still a fascinating sight to behold. You can also visit the inland sea, a picturesque, saltwater lagoon connected to the Mediterranean by a small tunnel, and explore the fascinating world of Gozo's underwater caves.

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon, in the northern part of Comino, is the crown jewel of Malta's day cruises. The startlingly clear waters and vibrant marine life make it a paradise for snorkelers and swimmers. The underwater world comes to life as you glide through schools of colorful fish, coral formations, and even the occasional octopus. Whether you're an experienced diver or a first-time snorkeler, the Blue Lagoon is a marine wonderland waiting to be explored.

About Day Cruises in Malta

Malta's day cruises around Gozo, Comino, and the Blue Lagoon offer a unique and enchanting experience. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or a taste of history, these short voyages will transport you to a world of natural wonders and breathtaking beauty. The allure of these Maltese maritime treasures is irresistible, promising memories that will last a lifetime. So, set sail and let the Mediterranean's treasures reveal themselves to you, one day cruise at a time.

About Hornblower Cruises

Hornblower Cruises is a local and family run business since 1984 started by Joseph and Stella Grech. In 2011, Kevin and his wife Katherine together with their two daughters Chloe and Naomi took over the business. Now, together with their loyal crew, they are determined to continue to offer a family fun cruise that can be enjoyed by all ages. On the Hornblower you are not just a passenger but a guest.



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