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Gozo's capital is the island's main hub of shops and services. Named for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, it was originally known as Rabat, and is still called that by many of the islanders (and on several road signs).


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$86.77 Day Trips & Excursions

Gozo Island Full-Day Quad Bike Tour with Pickup from Malta

Start tour full-day quad tour with pickup from your hotel on Malta or the neighboring island of Gozo. After a transfer to the starting point and a safety briefing, snap on your helmet and hop aboard your own quad bike, which you can drive yourself or ride as a passenger. Your guide leads your group over rugged trails to Gozo's hidden charms, with plenty of photo ops along the way. Highlights include Qala Belvedere, the Simar Valley, Ramla Valley, Calypso Cave, Victoria, Marsalforn, and The Salt Pans. Ride through the Ghasri Valley to Dwejra Bay visiting the Inland Sea and Fungus Rock, the Quarries, Ta' Pinu Sanctuary, Kercem Heights, Xlendi Bay, and more. Your guide makes several stops so you have a break from driving, along with the opportunity for food tasting and shopping. The tour also includes a 3-course lunch of soup or pasta, fish, chicken or pork, accompanied by a soft drink, juice, water, tea or coffee with dessert. Afterwards, if you are residing in Malta, you will be able to enjoy a 20-minute powerboat ride to visit caves at the sister island of Comino on your way back to Malta (weather permitting).  For residents in Gozo, transport will be provided back to your accommodation by means of a jeep. From 1st January 2019, in order for our clients to avoid queues and waiting, we are introducing a 2 way private boat transfer each way from Malta to Gozo and return. (weather permitting)

$21.98 Tours & Sightseeing

Gozo Ta' Cenc Cliffs Segway Tour

The tutorial takes place at the meeting point, in the limits of Sannat. As soon as you familiarise yourself with driving the segway, you immediately head to the beautiful graveled road overlooking Gozo's central villages, including Xewkija's Rotunda church, Ta’ Gordan lighthouse and Marsalforn's 'Salvatur’ amongst your views. As you continue gliding on your segways, you will start to see the islands of Comino and Malta, the two other islands in the Maltese archipelago right in front of you. There will be plenty of opportunities to take postcard photos during this short and sweet tour.   Kantra Bay and nearby Mgarr ix-Xini were recently home to Hollywood heart-throbs Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie during the filming of their latest blockbuster 'By the Sea'!   Note: there is also the possibility of visiting the archaeological remains known as the Dolmens, dating back more than 2500 BC and the nearby breathtaking Ta’ Cenc cliffs. If you would like to avail yourself of this option, kindly notify it at the time of booking, so more time can be allowed for your tour. Please note that an extra 30 minutes will be allowed for this detour, costing an additional Euro 5 p.p. Highly recommended!

$69.41 Outdoor Activities

Jeep Tour of Gozo Island from Malta

The places you will see include interesting stops at: Mgarr Harbour, Qala Belvedere, Dahlet Qorrot Valley, Calypso Cave, Ramla Bay, Xaghra Windmill, Ggantija Temples, Xewkija Rotunda, Xlendi Bay, Stone Quarries, Fungus Rock, Dwejra Inland Sea, Window of Wied il-Mielah, Ta' Pinu Shrine, Gordon Lighthouse, Salt Pans, Marsalforn and the Citadel. In every stop there is time allowed for photos of main attractions. Price includes: transportation to and from your hotel, transport on the 9:45am / 5:15pm ferry, experienced tour guide with various languages to choose from, and a buffet lunch with unlimited local wine and water.

$60.74 Outdoor Activities

Gozo Half Day Quad Tour

An pre-organized half day quad tour on the island of Gozo, the best possible way to discover the most beautiful hidden charms of Gozo and the opportunity of taking dramatic photographs of the breathtaking scenery plus all the highlights of Gozo such as: -Qala Belvedere -Simar Valley -Ramla Valley -Calypso Caves -Salt Pans -Ghasri Valley -From January 2019 onward, in order for our clients to avoid queues and waiting, we are introducing a boat transfer from Malta to Gozo (weather permitting)-Also from January 2019, clients staying in Malta, will only have transport in the morning from their accommodation, at the end of the tour we will drive clients that will be going to Malta to the ferry. -Clients that are staying in Gozo we will drive them back to their pick up location.

$28.92 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Gozo and Comino Islands: including Blue Lagoon, Crystal Lagoon & caves

The tour begins at 10:30am from the tourist town of Bugibba, where the modern and stable catamaran Sea Adventure departs on an unforgettable two island cruise. From the open sea you will experience Malta from a truly unique and beautiful vantage point. We cruise close to the coast, witnessing Malta’s magnificent naturally formed coastline, including its enormous cliffs, rocky nooks and crannies. You will pass the tiny Island of St. Paul’s, viewing the statue of the apostle Saint Paul, rising high into the sky.  You will visit magnificent sea caves, allowing you the opportunity to take amazing photographs. In the morning (during high season) we stop for 1hr at the stunning but less well known Crystal Lagoon.  It is fringed by steep cliffs and therefore accessed only by boats. With unbelievably clear water, it is perfect for swimming, snorkelling and diving. Take a plunge into it’s crystal clear waters from one of our three waterslides, or jump from the top deck if you dare!  A true snorkelers paradise, where you can even swim inside the caves.  En-route to the Blue Lagoon you can admire the amazing sight of a shipwreck from one of the 26 underwater windows.  It is a 50 meter ex German Minesweeper lying on the seabed 20 Meters below sea level.  The visibility of the shipwreck will depend on the sea and sunlight conditions.  For safety reasons we will not stop at the wreck if there are ongoing diving operations.  Arriving at the famous Blue Lagoon we moor for another hour in a prime area, you will have the best view from our docking position. Use the boat as a base, utilising all the fantastic facilities.Once we arrive at Gozo Island you will have 3 hours, make your own plans or purchase our land transport for a small added charge. The land transport will take you to two fabulous locations where you will have approximately one hour to explore each. The first location is the Capital city of Gozo - Victoria named after the Queen of England, but more commonly referred to as Rabat by the locals. This small city has a wealth of charm and history to explore and the first known settlers date back to the Neolithic times. The crown jewel of Victoria is the Citadel which rises high above the narrow winding streets of the city.  The second location you will visit is a small picturesque fishing village located in the south west of the island of Gozo which has a charming bay surrounded by gigantic cliffs, and dotted with small and large caves that you can explore, or you can enjoy the panoramic views from the top of the cliffs. Xlendi also offers a number of very good restaurants, coffee bars and souvenir shops for you to enjoy.With the day drawing to a close we cruise back to Bugibba, entering the Santa Maria pirate caves and viewing the “Elephants Head” an amazing rock formation.  We arrive back to Bugibba port at around 18:00Onboard commentary in English, French, German, Italian & Polish.

$45.12 Tours & Sightseeing

Mgarr Harbor Gozo Segway Tour

Start your tour from Mgarr Harbor and add some postcard photos to your tour when passing through the stunning Belvedere overlooking the Harbor. Along the way up the hill to Qala, you will also take time to visit the beautiful Yacht Marina in Mgarr, Fort Chambray and the popular all year round Christmas Village called Betlehem in Ghajnsielem which attracts tens of thousands of visitors in the Christmas month. As soon as you arrive in Qala square, head up the hill to Triq il-Mithna, and be welcomed by the mouth watering smell of an old wood stove bakery, one of the last remaining on the island. Here you can stop to buy some freshly baked traditional "Qaghaq" (sweet sesame rings). This route will take you out of the urban area and into a beautiful local farming zone called Ta' Tocc. This relatively unexplored part of the island, situated on its very eastern tip, enjoys some of the most spectacular views of both the North coast and the Gozo channel, and on a clear day it is not unusual to see the island of Sicily on the horizon! Pjazza San Kurraw is your next pit stop before proceeding down the road leading to Hondoq ir-Rummien Bay. The crystalline water, identical to the Blue lagoon of nearby Comino, makes Hondoq Bay very popular amongst the locals especially in summer-time. Heading back up, take a detour to Triq il-Wardija, and the island of Comino is within touching distance from here. Further down, Triq ic-Cawl is arguably one of the most breath taking streets in Gozo.