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All aboard! These TEN water sports will show you the best Malta has to offer
Explore the Maltese islands from a different perspective!

Kim Vella

Whilst some come to the islands with the goal of living out their true beach bum dreams, many others arrive in Malta with a thirst for adventure. 

For such a small island, there sure are a lot of activities that locals and tourists alike can get up to - especially in summer.

So, in case you’ve got an adventurous streak, here are ten different water sports you can enjoy around the Maltese islands:

1. SUP 

Get a tour of the Grand Harbour whilst balancing on an SUP board.  

2. Parasailing 

Head to one of the prettiest bays on the island, Golden Bay, and enjoy it from above.

3. Windsurfing

On a slightly breezy day, windsurfing is the way to go. Although some skill is needed, discovering the coast of Mellieha Bay on a windsurfer is a unique experience. 

4. Flyboarding

Always wanted to fly? This might be the perfect activity for you!  Flyboarding works by means of water jets which are attached to equipment akin to a jetpack.

Available in Sliema, flyboarding will treat you to unparalleled views of this bustling city. 

5. Kayaking 

Kayak around Malta’s very own little slice of paradise at the aptly-named Paradise Bay. 

6. Sailing 

The Maltese Islands are best explored on a yacht, which you can easily rent from the Ta’ Xbiex Yacht Club.  

7. Jet skiing 

Golden Bay offers some super jet skiing experiences where you can discover some lesser known bays in the area. 

8. Snorkeling 

Grab your goggles and fins and head over to Fomm ir- Rih

This Bahrija bay is one of the wildest parts of the islands offering snorkellers plenty of opportunities to witness local biodiversity.

9. Wakeboarding

This one is definitely not for the faint of heart. Thrill-seekers can enjoy an intense session of wakeboarding in Qawra.

10. Fishing

After all these adventures, a little break from the craziness is needed.

Sit back enjoy a quaint fishing session in Marsalforn, Gozo. Bliss. 

kayaktoursmalta/Instagram, supstarsmalta/Instagram, & stevekayak.fishingmalta/Instagram 

9th July 2022


Kim Vella
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Kim Vella
A highly curious explorer always looking to find her next adventure. Kim loves sharing her experiences and what's happening on the Maltese Islands. When not writing, you’ll probably find her playing around with some clay or somewhere surrounded by trees. She's always up for listening to people's stories about anything to do with nature, a passion project or issue you feel needs tending to.

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