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Malta Defender Jeep Tour
Defender tour is like no other tour because of the diverse itinerary
we have prepared for you. The transport is comfortable, air
conditioned and accompanied an experienced chauffeur who will
explain the sites during the tour.
We start off this tour visiting the northern part of the island and
including Mizieb, the Red Tower and Popeye's Village. Here we will
have a short stop for photos and if you would like to have a wander
around the Popeye Village we will allow you the time (entrance fee
is not included). We continue with tour taking 'off road' route (a
bit bumpy but totally safe) towards the stunning Golden Bay, then
onto the small town of Mgarr, making our way to Fomm ir-Rih - a
stunning location offering breathtaking views of the natural bay.
Next stop is the medieval city of Mdina and here you will approx. 40
minutes to explore this small ancient city and take a walk through
quaint streets and alleys.
The next part of the tour visit two popular towns - Mosta and the
famous Mosta Dome, you will have some time to visit this infamous
church which has one of the largest unsupported in the Word! We
proceed the next town. which is Naxxar. The pretty piazza (centre)
is surrounded by typical Maltese townhouses, some of which are over
500 years old. You will have some free time for photos or you can
grab a drink at one the small bars before we proceed to our lunch
stop. A 3 course lunch with mineral water and wine is included.
The final part of the day will take us to the great grand harbour
and the south of the island. We start with panoramic drive around
Valletta's perimeter so you can admire the sheer size of the
fortified walls which adorn our wonderful harbour. We then cross the
harbour to visit visit the oldest maritime city of Vittoriosa or
otherwise known as Birgu. The origins of this city date back to
200BC and it has been an important location over the years for many
occupiers, the most important being the Knights of St. John in 1530.
Our tour continues to neolithic temples of Tarxien (you may visit
the temples, however the entrance fee is not included), the pretty
fishing villages of Marsaxlokk (for a short photo stop) and we end
at the beautiful Blue Grotto. Here you will have free time to take
the optional boat trip along the coast and into the caves (allow
per person). At this stage the tour comes to an end and we make our
Price €80.00 per person
Average group size is normally 6
Minimum group size is 2
This tour may form part of small convoy of more Jeeps
Daily except Sunday
Times may change, depending on your pick up/drop off location
Full day tour
Accompanied by English speaking driver/host
Blue Grotto boat trip, allow €8
Tour Pick Up Point:
The tours pick up from most
hotels or a conveniently located pick up point close to the hotel. Therefore you can stay
at a hotel of your choice.
For passengers staying in Valletta, the
pick up point is at the Phoenicia Hotel which is located just outside the main city entrance, next to the bus terminus.
If you want to join the tour but you are staying in private
accommodation which is not located in one of the main towns or resorts
it is advisable to contact
us to make sure that it is possible.
How to Book
If you would like to book this tour only
If you would like to include this tour in a multi day customised