Blue Lagoon - Comino - North Malta

Snorkeling Malta

Our skilled guides take you on the best snorkeling adventures in Malta and Comino. Family fun for all ages. Snorkeling Malta boat trips by qualified local experts.

Snorkeling Tours

>> Only 10mins to Comino > Small Groups - No Crowds > Skilled Guides > Quality Snorkeling Gear

Let us show you the Maltese islands best-kept secrets of the colourful reefs teeming with marine life in some of the worlds clearest waters.

Tour 1: North of Malta Snorkeling
> €30.00 per person > Mornings: 2-3hrs > Kids Welcome Age: 8+

Tour 2: Comino Snorkeling
> €35.00 per person
> Mornings: 3-4hrs > Kids Welcome: 8+

Tour 3: Sunset Blue Lagoon
Private charter enquiries only.

• Quality Snorkel Gear – Modern high quality snorkeling equipment ( including mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit)

• Best Location – Just 10mins to Comino from our snorkeling centre.

• No Crowds – Small group sizes, no waiting in line

• Exciting Boat Ride – Fast custom made snorkeling boats

• Skilled Guides – Free snorkeling lesson by professional guides.

  1. Great fun for all the family

  2. Kids welcome (min age 6)

  3. Small groups – no queuing
  4. No previous experience necessary
  5. Avoid the tourist crowds in Blue Lagoon

  6. Half day boat trips – modern equipment
  7. Trained Snorkeling Guides – Your safety is our priority

  8. Registered Certified Scuba & Snorkeling Center

We are an award-winning, family-run, PADI Dive School and Snorkeling Centre. We have a prime location in the beautiful Mellieha Bay, situated on the north coast of Malta. It is very easy to find us. We are located on the water’s edge at the brand new Blu’ Beach Complex.

First we will anchor at St. Maria Caves, which is well known for the large shoals of sea bream. These beautiful creatures are very friendly and gentle and gladly interact with snorkelers and divers.

 

After this we will guide you towards the shipwreck of P31, an old German minesweeper that lies at a depth of 18m. Due to the clear Maltese waters which provide superb underwater visibility the wreck can be viewed easily from the surface; if you can hold your breath long enough you may even be able to touch the deck!

 

Finally, we move on to the amazing Alex Cave. Here we will snorkel through a beautiful tunnel to Crystal Lagoon and even visit a small cave nearby.

THE COMINO SNORKELING ADVENTURE – HIGHLIGHTS

 

This unique Malta snorkeling tour will commence at our Scuba and Snorkeling centre, where we begin by selecting and fitting your equipment. The snorkeling locations are just a 10 minute boat ride to Comino:

 

  • Exciting boat ride to the magical island of Comino

 

  • Snorkel through a beautiful tunnel to the Blue Lagoon

  • Visit Santa Maria caves and meet a large shoal of beautiful silver sea bream.

  • Discover the shipwreck of the German P31

  • Search for colourful marine life on amazing reefs

 

  • Tours could be booked on short notice. However spaces fill quickly and we cannot guarantee availability.
  • Only the bookings backed up by the deposit are considered firm.
  • Wear a hat, sunglasses and don’t forget the sunscreen.
  • Water and a light snack can be brought along.
  • All the necessary equipment is provided. Namely wetsuit, mask, fins and snorkel.
  • Tours are a rain or shine event so bring a smile with you.
  • Tours will only be cancelled in case of strong winds or other extreme weather conditions.
  • Tours start precisely at the listed time from our office in Mellieha Bay. Please arrive in time for registration and equipment fitting.
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Giulia Scalia
Giulia Scalia
16:28 26 Jun 23
Great dive centre. Highly recommended. The instructors are all very professional and friendly. I completed my Advanced... Open Water course in 3 days and dived in some amazing spots. Wonderful experienceread more
saran karthik parthiban
saran karthik parthiban
10:06 17 Jul 21
1st experience was a very satisfying one ..One of the best locations and instructor Oliver was good with his stuff
Paul Murphy
Paul Murphy
09:01 16 Jul 21
Fantastic dive centre. Firstly, one of the few centres in Malta with their own boat! We had some amazing boat dives... with them. Ollie was our instructor for our 6 dives and he was fantastic. He was very informative, accommodating and could have fun at the same time as being professional. The centre even offered us pick up and drop off from our hotel in Bugibba. The in-house staff were also so accommodating while we waited for our government vouchers and were very swift in refunding us the value of them when we finally received them.read more
Andrea Ortiz
Andrea Ortiz
13:30 14 Jul 21
This is one of the best diving centers we have visited. They are really well organized and profesional. We did enjoy... diving with Jack and Oly,And the owners are lovely as well. A huge congrats and thanks for all.Highly recommended!read more
Isabelle Smith
Isabelle Smith
09:47 12 Jun 21
We went snorkeling on a trip around Comino. It was amazing! Such sweet people. Nice that they fit your gear before you... go so you know everything is the right size.We swam through some caves (awesome) and saw a sunken ship (the p31 wreck). It was so cool! Really recommend! Thanks for everything!read more
Nikki Rademakers
Nikki Rademakers
14:31 10 Jun 21
I had my first dive here today and the experience was amazing! The teacher Oliver is a very funny and kind man who... really knows how to make you feel comfortable during your dive. I would recommend him and seashell dive centre to everyone! 🙂read more
Robin Kees
Robin Kees
16:37 15 Jan 20
Amazing course, great job Seashell, thoroughly enjoyed!Keep in mind, that Seashell is not on the main road, the dive... shop is hidden behind Pick and Go mini market in the same little complex with Starbucks cafe (the only one in Mellieha). There are plenty of visual signs on the main road, look out for them!The business is run by the friendly Maltese family, who ensure the whole experience is smooth from start to finish. We received a very warm welcome and were asked to complete some paperwork, including full PADI medical form. You also settle your balance at this stage.We saw a very cozy classroom, full of beautiful diving pictures. There is a changing room with lockers, that are provided free of charge. The outdoor showers are available on site.The diving course itself is simply perfect! Very smooth, informative, the first dive of the course is brief, skills are super easy. And the open water dive is amazing! Just relax and let the PADI professionals do their job! Incredible activity! Well worth 80 euro you pay!read more
Sophie Hayes
Sophie Hayes
11:42 23 Nov 19
We did their snorkelling tour and it was honestly outstanding. Highly recommend these guys!
R Britten
R Britten
14:07 17 Oct 19
Highly recommend! Booked the Best of 3 Islands holiday package with Seashell Dive Centre. We completed 13 dives across... a number of awesome sites including reef, caves, wrecks and were extremely impressed at the skill, helpfulness and patience of all the instructors at Seashell. Such a relaxing environment made our holiday dives so pleasant and enjoyable. Thank you Seashell staff for a great week and for accommodating our site requests!!! 🙂read more
Scott Moffat
Scott Moffat
04:44 29 Aug 19
Felt a little rushed at times but Jack, Tony, Patrick and Matt all did a great job taking us through our wreck spec and... fun dives. Highlight was the tuna fish farm dive which was unforgettable.read more
Scott M
Scott M
17:14 07 Jun 19
Excellent experience. I dove 6 tanks over 3 days with Seashell, which included Gozo, Comino and Cirkewwa. Sadly the... weather wasn't right for diving the Um El Faroud, or that would have been part of the trip as well.Thanks again to divemasters/instructors Phillip, Ruth, and Chris who were all excellent to dive with, and thanks to everyone in the shop (especially Yuliana) who were very helpful and friendly before and during my time on Malta.If I find myself back in Malta, I'll certainly dive with Seashell again.read more
Ieva Harjo
Ieva Harjo
07:42 02 Jun 19
Got my OWD certificate here. Great place and nice people. In winter shore dives, in summer nice boats. Will definitely... come back again. 🙂read more
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Come and experience unforgettable fun in an underwater exploration, you are sure to have the snorkeling experience of a lifetime.

Snorkelling experience was so beautiful, the water is so clear and worth it. We were a family with one new starter swimmer, 2 average swimmers and a confident swimmer. We had so much fun. Very friendly and efficient staff, Oliver was our guide, he was fun . All the equipments are provided.

TripAdvisor August 26, 2022 – London, UK

Preeti Kailash

We went snorkeling on a trip around Comino. It was amazing! Such sweet people. Nice that they fit your gear before you go so you know everything is the right size. We swam through some caves (awesome) and saw a sunken ship (the p31 wreck). It was so cool! Really recommend!

TripAdvisor June 12, 2021

Isabelle S

Best snorkeling trips on the island! Suit, mask, fins and snorkel were provided and included in the price, boat fee too, there was also a guide with us in the water, who made the whole experience complete. Their snorkeling trips are the best I’ve seen on offer. Ended up booking both and an incredible experience with tunas too

TripAdvisor August 16, 2019

Mikkel J

  • star ratingGreat place to dive with. Serviceminded crew and very eager to please. If we dive Malta again we dive with #seashell. It was our son’s konfirmation gift and he loved... read more

    AlfaPapa123
    14th May 2023
  • star ratingGreat to learn the basics of scuba diving! - Had an absolutely stunning day!
    We learned a lot about the basics of scuba diving and in 1,5 hour we were ready to explore the waters of Malta. Thanks to... read more

    ethan d
    2nd May 2023
  • star ratingFantastic! - Absolutely fantastic! The whole seashell team were fantastic during my visit. Highly recommend, would return in a heartbeat!

    Jenni B
    3rd April 2023
  • star ratingBest dive centre in Malta - Just having spent a few weeks diving with these guys, nothing is to much trouble and the facilities are some of the best I have seen. Hubert and his team... read more

    Ashley_bryce
    23rd March 2023
  • star ratingFirst time scuba - Very friendly and patient staff, great help and good teachers. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to scuba for the first time. 😊😊

    Rodney_baby
    10th March 2023
  • star ratingHighly recommend Seashell Diving Centre, an amazing experience in the Maltese waters! - My wife and I visited Malta for the very first time this year, and could not have asked for a better diving experience than Seashell. We both undertook the Advanced... read more

    Lewis_Strecker
    11th February 2023
  • star ratingWe had a mixed bag of Discovering Scuba Divers and me being Open Water qualified so I tagged along with them to take pictures. The dive team were very... read more

    greenslade007
    29th October 2022
  • star ratingAbsolutely Brilliant 😎👌 - I fully enjoyed my 2 weeks of diving with the Seashell Dive Centre in Mellieha Bay, Malta 😊 The staff were brilliant the whole duration, in some challenging weather conditions.... read more

    Jeffo661
    24th October 2022
  • star ratingFantastic Dive Centre - Fantastic dive centre. I completed my open water dives and then booked onto two more! Knowledgeable and friendly staff who support each person to get the most out... read more

    nh12017
    9th October 2022
  • star ratingA memorable experience , professional staff - Very friendly and efficient staff. All the equipments are provided. You can take your water bottle and phone for taking pictures.
    We were a family with one new starter... read more

    PreetiKailash
    26th August 2022
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