All aboard and let’s set sail to Filfla, the flat-topped islet swathed in silence and mystery!

On the 14th and 21st of July, Heritage Malta is inviting you to discover some of Filfla’s secrets, as recounted by John J. Borg, Senior Curator of the Natural History Unit, who has been studying the island since 1982.

Discover how Filfla was formed, the etymology of its name, the island’s allure for pirates, its use as a bombing target, the creatures and plants that now call Filfla their home, and countless other facts during the boat ride along the eastern and southern coast of Malta. And keep your eyes skinned – sightings of seabirds, turtles and dolphins are possible!

The boat departs from Sliema Ferries at 10.00 sharp and returns at 15.00. There will be no disembarkation on Filfla and no swimming around it, but on the way back to Sliema the boat will make a stop in the beautiful waters off Delimara for those who feel like a dip.

So pack some food, slather your sunblock, don a cap, meet us at 09.30 opposite Marks & Spencer and be ready for a day of fun and learning. Don’t worry if you run out of drinks – refreshments will be available at the boat’s bar.

Tickets will be available at any Heritage Malta museum and site, and online on Store – Heritage Malta later to date.

Heritage Malta members will be asked to present their Heritage Malta membership card during boarding.

Bad weather is your only excuse to be a landlubber!

Filfla Tour


14 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

14th July Sunday: 09.30 - 15.00

21st July Sunday: 09.30 - 15.00

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