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Malta Family Holiday - Things to do

Is it time for Malta Family Holiday? Do you plan to bring your family to Malta? If so, be sure that you will find many things to entertain all of you. There are many attractions for kids, and you will notice how Maltese children are running all around the seafront. In this article, you will find some good advice about the things you can see and do with your kids. Enjoy the days!

Things to do on a Malta Family Holiday

Go on a boat trip

Most of the time the boat trips are very fun, so don’t doubt to take all of your family on a daily boat trip. It can be across the Marsamxett and Grand Harbor, while cruising around and admiring the forts, fortified walls, and battlements. You can go even further by visiting the Blue Lagoon and Comino. All the way to Gozo and around it, there is a lot to see. There are many things to be admired this way and the kids will be probably very happy going around the caves in Blue Grotto. You may rent a boat and spend the day wherever it pleases you. 

Take a karrozin ride

The Karrozin is an old Maltese way of transport. It is a small carriage pulled by horses. Once this used to be the general transport. Today it is a popular tourist attraction, and you can find many of those Karrozins offering tours around Valletta or Mdina. For the kids this is a joy and they will be higher than the crowd, providing them with a good view of the surrounding.

Update: In the summer of 2018 there were several reports and videos on the social networks about the horses falling unconscious because of the heat. After all, the health is too much for these wonderful animals. they should stop doing this during the summer! 

Kiss a dolphin

There is a Mediterraneo Marine Park at Bahar ic-Caghag. Over there twice a day there is a performance dolphin and sea lions. It is a great way for the kids to understand more about these wonderful sea animals, there is even an opportunity to swim with the dolphins.

A day at Water Park

Not far from the dolphin's place you can find the Splush and Fun Water Park. It is a place for the adventurous day around the pools. At this place, all the people can find a way to enjoy themselves. Who is for crazy rides will get them, who is for relaxing time can also get it. Going through the Super Bowl, Sidewinder or the Back Hole will be very exciting for the youngest, for those feeling lazy they can chill a bit on the Lazy River. There is also music, dancing, face painting, competitions, and games.

Meet Popeye the Sailor

On the North, not far from Mellieha, there is a place called Popeye Village. Originally it was built in 1980 as a set for the Robin Williams movie, Popeye. Today it is one of the biggest attractions mainly for the kids, and for everyone else. The place is very colorful, and once you get there you will be greeted by Popeye, Oliva, and their friends. There is an amusement park and fun places for kids to explore.

Visit Malta National Aquarium

In Qawra there is the Malta National Aquarium spreading on 20 000 square meters, more than enough space for kids to meet the underwater life. Kids and animals are always a good idea. There are tanks with reptiles, insects, Mediterranean fishes, and many other water animals. The main thank of the aquarium is home to the species coming from the Indian Ocean, including sharks and eels, and other exotic animals.

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