It’s not all history and churches on these Mediterranean islands…

Looking to do something fun and adventurous while in Malta?

Check out these five adrenaline-pumping sports activities.

Diving: Malta has long been renowned as one of the best places for divers anywhere in the world. With everything from wrecks dating back to WWII to underwater caves waiting to be discovered, there’s something for everyone and at every level. All you need to do is get in touch with one of the many diving schools, and they’ll guide you on how best to go below the surface.

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Golf: With great weather enjoyed throughout most of the year, Malta’s 18-hole, par-68 golf course is a great way to spend time with friends or perfecting your techniques at any season. The Royal Malta Golf Club, whose headquarters are located in Marsa, also offer introductory courses for adults and children.


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Sailing: Trust me, few things will take your breath away as Valletta’s bastions seen from its harbours. Sailing can be done either as a sport or for leisure, of course. You can charter a yacht with a skipper and spend the day swimming just off Comino or Gozo, or you can contact one of the various sailing companies to help you set up your big, nautical adventure.


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Abseiling: Whether you want to experience the Blue Grotto or Għar Lapsi from a fresh new angle or climb down the picturesque Mosta Bridge, abseiling is a thrilling way of experiencing some of Malta’s most gorgeous places. There are various companies that organise this, and many charity abseiling events happen on a regular basis.


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Water Skiing: From the coasts of St Julian’s and Qawra to the gorgeous scenes of Golden Bay, water skiing has become an incredibly popular sport activity in Malta. There are various companies that offer both training and equipment, and the level ranges from beginner to advanced. If you find yourself on the islands in late spring, summer or early autumn you should definitely check it out.

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