Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Zurrieq

Cave · Geologic Formation
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) represents one of Malta's best-known and most beautiful sights. Every morning sun rays shine into this system of sea caves and create a breathtaking display of lights in a range of blues. The water inside the grotto is transparent, which makes the rich marine life clearly visible. This is a choice place for diving and snorkeling. On the outside, the caves feature some of Malta's most magnificent arched rock formations. The site is only accessible by boat, but several tours will take you here. Before you head to Zurrieq, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Zurrieq trip planning site, to make sure you see all that Zurrieq has to offer, including Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja).
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  • The blue grotto is a spot not to be missed on a trip to Malta. It's just so amazing to look at. Small boat trips go around in the grotto in the day but it is not necessary to do that. Instead if you.....  more »
  • It's not that difficult to reach from Rabat (15 mins on bus 201) but it really isn't worth the effort. The boat trip is VERY short and you don't get any worthwhile info whilst on it. Sure, the water.....  more »

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