Enjoy a thrilling quad bike adventure on the picturesque Maltese island of Gozo.
Discover the glorious scenery of this peaceful island, with its fertile green valleys and villages clinging to flat-topped hills. Admire the dramatic coastline and views of the sparkling Mediterranean.
Your fun tour takes you to the most beautiful hidden corners of Gozo. You will see the cave where legend says Odysseus was imprisoned by the nymph Calypso, the 'Inland Sea', the celebrated Fungus Rock and the scenic rock arch known as the Azure Window.
Feel the sea-scented breezes on your face as you ride along. A quad bike is the perfect way to explore this magical place.
For your exciting Gozo Quad Bike Day Tour, you will be picked up from your hotel on the main island of Malta, or on the smaller island of Gozo, in an air-conditioned mini-bus. An English-speaking guide will accompany you.
If you are starting from Malta you will be driven to the ferry port at Cirkewwa to catch the ferry across to Gozo (30 minutes). In summer (weather permitting) you will cross to Gozo in a powerboat (15 minutes). (If you are starting from Gozo, you will be picked up by jeep and driven to the starting point.)
At Gozo, your guide will be waiting to drive you to the start point at Qala. After some safety instructions, you will jump on your quad bike and set off on your tour. Along the way there will be plenty of stops, so you can have a rest from riding and take photos of the glorious scenery.
Your route takes you through the Simar Valley, to the village of Nadur, and on to Ramla Bay where, weather permitting, you will stop for a swim (35 to 40 minutes).
You will then go on to Xaghra and stop at the famous Calypso Cave. Legend says that this was the cave where Odysseus was imprisoned by the nymph Calypso.
After this stop you will pass through Marsalforn Bay and Xwejni Bay and see the saltpans. Dating from 1740, these are still in use, and produce several tons of sea salt every year.
Your route then continues to Ghasri Valley from where you will see beautiful views of the open sea.
You will stop for an hour for lunch at a restaurant. Lunch includes a choice of pasta or soup, choice of fish or chicken, and dessert, plus soft drink, water, tea or coffee. Vegetarian options include pasta, cheese pie or salad.
After lunch you will go to Dwejra and stop there for around 30 minutes. You will see Fungus Rock and hear the strange story of how it got its name. You will also see the Inland Sea, a salt lake connected to the Mediterranean by a narrow tunnel, and the Azure Window, a scenic rock arch.
Next, you will drive past the island's dramatic limestone quarries and on to Kercem Heights where you will have a breathtaking view of Gozo, the sea and Malta.
Later, after passing through Xlendi Gozo’s tourist resorts, you will stop at Sannap Cliffs to enjoy the stunning panoramic views.
This is the last scenic viewpoint on your tour. From here you will proceed to Qala, where you leave your quad bike, and your tour leader will then take you back to Mgarr for the ferry to Malta. Arriving at Cirkewwa, you will find the minibus waiting to drive you back to your accommodation.
At the end of your Gozo adventure, you will be dropped back at your hotel.
Very friendly and helpful staff Amazing views and scenary Beautiful meal included in price Good time of year to go - not too hot or cold but light jacket needed. Would...miss y n portman
01 Jun – 31 Oct: Monday to Saturday
01 Nov – 31 May: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Up to 11 hours
Hotel pick-up: Valletta 07:45am, Sliema 08:15am, St Julians 08:30am, Bugibba & Qawra 08:55am, Mellieha 09:15am, Marfa 09:25am. Hotels in Gozo 09:30am
Ferry boat departure: 09:45am
Quad bike ride begins: 10:00am
Duration: Up to 11 hours (Depends on location)
Your hotel in Valletta, Sliema, St Julians, Bugibba, Qawra, Mellieha, Marfa or Gozo.
(We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)
Your hotel in Valletta (6:45pm), Sliema (6:30pm), St Julians (6:15pm), Bugibba & Qawra (6:00pm), Mellieha & Marfa (5:45pm), Gozo (5:15pm)
Wear proper shoes for riding the quad bike. In summer, the tour includes a swim stop, bring your swimwear, towel and sun protection. Don't forget the camera to capture the stunning scenery. It is a good idea to bring a sweater or light jacket with you as it can get chilly in the evenings
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Carry your driving licence.
Wear proper shoes (not sandals or flipflops) for riding the quad bike.
In summer the tour includes a swim stop. Bring swimwear, towel and sun protection
Below 3 yrs are not allowed for Full Day Quad Tour (Passenger) option
Below 21 yrs are not allowed for Driving option
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