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Visit The Blue Lagoon on Comino Island

Visit The Blue Lagoon on Comino Island

Between Comino and adjacent islet of Cominotto (Maltese: Kemmunett) lie the transparent, cyan waters of the Blue Lagoon (Maltese: Bejn il-Kmiemen, literally "Between the Cominos") The Blue Lagoon is a picturesque bay with a white sandy base and rich marine life. It is popular with divers, snorkelers and swimmers. Other beaches on Comino include St. Mary Bay (Maltese: Ramla ta' Santa Marija) and St. Nicholas Bay (Maltese: Bajja San Niklaw).

Cruise The Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta, with Hornblower Boat Trips

Cruise The Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta, with Hornblower Boat Trips

Take a boat cruise around the Grand Harbour in Malta with the Hornblower boat cruise. The Grand Harbour was the base for the Knights of St John for 268 years, and after their departure became a strategic base for the British for a further 170 years. It was the site in the late 16th century of a devastating tornado that killed 600 people and destroyed a shipping armada. The area was the scene of much of the fighting in the First Siege of Malta when the Turks attempted to eject the Knights of St John. The whole area was savagely…

Visit Santa Maria Tower on Comino Island

Visit Santa Maria Tower on Comino Island

In 1618 the military engineer Vittorio Cassar designed the tower for Grand Master Alof de Wignacourt of the Knights of Malta. Funds for its construction were raised primarily by means of the sale of Comino brushwood. Located roughly in the centre of the southern coast of the island, it formed part of a chain of defensive towers – the Wignacourt, Lascaris, and De Redin towers – installed at vantage points along the coastline of the Maltese Islands. St. Mary's Tower greatly improved communications between the islands of Malta and Gozo. The tower also stopped Turkish corsairs from using the island's…

The Crystal Lagoon Comino

The Crystal Lagoon Comino

Although the Hornblower Boat Cruise to Comino does not stop at the Crystal Lagoon, for those that like to stretch the legs, its only a 15 minute walk once we dock up in Comino. The less well known Crystal Lagoon which has emerald green water, almost equally beautiful, but unfortunately very little opportunity to swim from the shore as it's surrounded by cliffs. 

The Azure Window Gozo

The Azure Window Gozo

The Azure Window (Maltese: Tieqa Żerqa) is a natural arch in the Maltese island of Gozo featuring a table-like rock over the sea. It is situated near two other famous natural landmarks - the Inland Sea, and Dwejra Bay. The stunning geography of the area was created thousands of years ago when two limestone caves collapsed. This and the nearby Blue Hole and Inland sea are popular scuba diving sites. Dwejra is a tourist village that belongs to the town of St. Lawrence, Gozo, Malta. Dwejra Bay is also part of San Lawrenz. The water of the bay is suitable…

The Shrine of Our Lady of Ta' Pinu

The Shrine of Our Lady of Ta' Pinu

The origins of the Shrine of Our Lady of Ta' Pinu are lost in the midst of time. The first records of its existence are in the archives of the Curia in Gozo. Ta' Pinu church offers an extensive range of spiritual and religious services. Most of these services are customized to accommodate and respect the individual requirements. Ta’ Pinu National Shrine holds three interesting Museums. These are: The Ex Voto Museum, The Sanctuary Museum and Karmni Grima Museum.

Spend a Day on Hornblower Cruises - Malta, Comino and Gozo

Spend a Day on Hornblower Cruises - Malta, Comino and Gozo

If you are visiting the Mediterranean islands of Malta, Gozo or Comino and are looking for a boat cruise, make sure to check out the Hornblower Boat Cruise Bugibba Malta. Visiting Comino and Gozo Monday to Saturday, the Hornblower Boat Cruise shows off the stunning Maltese islands in all their beauty. Visiting iconic tourist attractions at land and at sea, our passengers can explore The Blue Lagoon Comino, Azure Window, Inland Sea, Fungus Rock Gozo and much more.

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Hornblower Tourist Guide

All Aboard the Hornblower Boat

Since 1984 the Hornblower Cruises family have been providing a safe, fun and exciting way to explore the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. A family run business with over 20 years experience of tourist and hospitality services.
All Aboard the Hornblower Boat Cruise Malta, Comino and Gozo, departing from Malta 10.45am Monday to Saturday from Bugibba Jetty. Book your tickets here online, or get down to Bugibba. Arrive early to avoid disappointment! Spend a day on the beautiful island of Comino, swimming and sunbathing @ The Blue Lagoon. Dive in to crystal clear waters and experience the warmth of the Mediterranean.