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Address: Portomaso Marina, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number:
+356 2373 4366

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Half day boat hire

We hired a self-drive boat to visit Comino and see the caves, Blue Lagoon etc. The freedom to try to avoid the crowds (it's was a Sunday in July) was great and it only took approx... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

D1 Watersports is located at the Portomaso marina, adjacent to the Hilton Hotel's Merkanti Beach Club. We wanted to get a water taxi to Valletta, and the staff were great - helpful and friendly. We had to wait 10 minutes while they finished final checks on the boat (really not a problem) and then had an exhilarating ride from Portomaso... More 

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We hired a self-drive boat to visit Comino and see the caves, Blue Lagoon etc. The freedom to try to avoid the crowds (it's was a Sunday in July) was great and it only took approx 30 mins to get to Comino from Portomaso so we had plenty of time to swim. The boat was good and the engine ran... More 

Thank teithiwr2016
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had booked with D1. Upon agreed arrival time we have been left waiting for over 1h. Finally, we had been told that nothing will be available for the day anymore. Not an experience I wish to anyone!

Thank Al A
Hasselt, Belgium
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107 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

D1 is located at the Hilton in Portomaso we used their services for a tour in the Harbour (1 hour) and a daytrip to Gozo and Comino. We had Mathieu a French speaking skipper , who brougth us to amizing places in and round the islans. The great stuff is that you can really choose where you want to go

1 Thank Chris V
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Four of us rented a day boat. It was a lot faster than we expected and gad great fun stopping at various swimming spots including the blue lagoon. We could have done with a bit more advice on where to moor up especially at Gozo. We took a picnic lunch which was handy due to the mooring issues. Overall a... More 

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sutton in ashfield
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209 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

My wife & were staying at the Hilton on the Portamasso Marina. Whist out for a stroll we came across D1 Water sports. Seeing they operated a water taxi service to Valleta we opted for this mode of transport(small rib boat & great fun) rather than a crowded bus or by car. It was a great way to travel &... More 

Thank DLNY
San Gwann, Malta
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I used this company on different occasions and I must say the service is top notch. The water taxi service is great and boat trips and the valletta hourbour cruise are a must.

Thank Martin B
Singapore, Singapore
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212 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We rented some Jet Ski's. It was emerse fun. My children loved it. They had never been on Jet Ski's before. The manager and staff were helpful and great. Next time we will hire a boat. We want to do some Para Sailing but unfortunately do not offer this service at the moment.

Thank Family C
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Rented a Jet Ski from D1 which was a waste of money and zone enjoyment. I was never told before hand that the Ski would be set to L-mode which pretty much gives the ski just enough power to lift out of the water. I was asked did I have any experience which I told them I'd and was still... More 

Thank Drkelso
Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We rented a boat for a day, but they didn't provide any tips or guidance for what to see. The owner was quite rude in his way of addressing us. We have rented boats before and these were the most worn out and dirty we have experienced. They hadn't even cleaned the wind screen. However the boat was quite fast.

1 Thank Jesnik

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