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A & S Water Taxis

Information Centre, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 9949 1291
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Impossible to make a booking

I called all three numbers listed on the official visit malta website and two were out of service... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William W
Lovely Traditional Boats

We have found that this is one of the best ways of getting from Birgu to Valletta and it is much... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
wessex-andy
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Wellington, United Kingdom
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“harbour tour” (12 reviews)
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Information Centre, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 9949 1291
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called all three numbers listed on the official visit malta website and two were out of service and the third connected me to an incredibly rude & ignorant woman who told me that the guy was out of the country and told me she...More

Thank William W
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We have found that this is one of the best ways of getting from Birgu to Valletta and it is much quicker that the bus. It is also nice that one is able to travel in a traditional Maltese Dghajsa boat. The chap that took...More

1  Thank wessex-andy
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

For 2Euro we cross the bay in a small boat and we have fun and a beautiful view of the Harbour from the Army Barracks to Three Cities.

Thank Ovidiu S
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The "dghajsa" water taxis are an inexpensive and quick way to cross the Grand Harbour. My wife and I initially took the 8 EUR tour (30 min) around the main part of the harbor with one of the boatmen named Tony, who lives in Birgu....More

3  Thank Gabriel N
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

The only way to cross the bay in my opinion. For Euro 2 per person, you can have an authentic trip across the bay in a small boat with a friendly local - our sailor was the lovely Viktor - and you have crossed the...More

1  Thank Lesley R
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We used the water taxis from Birgu where we were staying to get to Valletta across Grand Harbour. It costs €2 per person one way. The dghajsa boats are traditional and more comfortable/quicker than the number 2 bus which runs from the main square in...More

2  Thank Chocky1948
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great way to get around the harbour just remember they are very small boats so when a big boat goes by you will feel it but you will survive

1  Thank dph1966
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

For just €2 per person, this trip is well worth it. Get to experience ride across the harbour in just a few minutes you will arrive in Valletta from Birgu. Try also a romantic night boat ride to Valletta and then dinner at the waterfront...More

2  Thank Tony B
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We took one of these small boats from Valletta to Vittoriosa. Price was 2 euros each which is 50 cents more than the trip by ferry. In our opinion it was very much worth paying the little extra cost for. Somehow it felt much more...More

2  Thank thetravellingmanUk
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Having caught the bus to Birgu (Vittoriosa) we enjoyed the morning exploring the city and ended up on the waterfront. While we stopped for an ice cream we decided to take one of these little boats back to Valletta. Well worth the 2 euros each,...More

1  Thank Carl D
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upton2017
7 April 2017|
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Response from andy w | Property representative |
The boats leave Birgu from opposite the freedom monument next to our information/ticketing booth on the waterfront
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tzcanada
12 October 2016|
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Response from VinoGal7 | Reviewed this property |
Oh god no!
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