A Guide to Exploring Malta From the Waters

Malta is blessed with beautiful waters and beaches as well as historic archaeological masterpieces and seaside treasures that will please each and every traveller. It’s the perfect country to see by boat, jetski, kayak and even snorkelling and diving. If you’re looking for some tranquil exploration or laid-back paddling, whilst taking in the picturesque Malta views,  we reckon Malta is the ideal destination for your next vacation!  What are you waiting for; explore for yourself, in a group, or join a guided tour. Whatever your preferences, it’s time to let the Maltese shoreline impress you! 

Comino and Gozo Boat Tours

Discover Malta’s two smaller islands, Gozo and Comino, by hopping onto a boat! Join a full-day or half-day boat tour, which departs from either from Bugibba or Sliema. There are plenty of cruises leaving from here, such as Sea Odyssey Boat and Sea Adventures Catamaran. Don’t miss your chance to get a unique glimpse of Malta from the open sea and explore the turquoise waters of the Crystal and Blue lagoons and Comino caves.  


Kayaking should also be on your list if you’re looking to experience the iconic shores of the Maltese islands and their crystal clear waters. Get your sightseeing done in a unique way by hiring a kayak from one of the many beaches. Let an instructor guide you around the islands if you fancy discovering some secluded beaches and exploring hidden coves, nooks and crannies.  Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been doing this for a while, a great experience is guaranteed. Check out Kayak Tours Malta if you’re looking for a beginner friendly guided tour along remote places on Maltese coast which are otherwise hard to reach. 

diving and snorkelling

Experience Malta’s underwater charm by plunging into the island’s crystal waters. The country has astonishing diving sites located not far from each other.  Whether you prefer boat dives or diving near the coast, you can always expect a beautiful marine landscape. The Maltese Islands offer unique caves and wrecks such as the wreck site in Comino. You’ll also find plenty of diving centres across Malta and Gozo, such as Paradise Diving Malta and Dive On Malta.

marsaxlokk boat trips

Make your way to Marsaxlokk and choose from several boat trips available, such as Ta’ Gori Boat Trips or Ta’ Violet Boat Trips.  Opt for a swimming trip at St Peter’s Pool or visit highlights such as Fort San Lucian, il-Ħofriet, Salt Pans (Salini), Delimara Lighthouse, and Kalanka Bay.

If you’re looking to embark on an unforgettable tour to discover the Marsaxlokk’s natural coastline and turquoise waters, don’t miss out on this one!


Get ready to speed up and have fun. Nothing makes you happier than a crisp ride on a jetski as you explore the Mediterrranean sea and adventurously conquer waves.

Choose to challenge the waves by cruising round the south of Malta and exploring the Marsascala, Marsaxlokk, and Birżebbuġa coastline with Sensi Watersports. 

Jetskis are also available from St Julians and the Blue Grotto.