Wild Swimming

Jumping into St Peter’s Pool, Malta

On the final day of a university field trip to Malta, we were given free rein to as we pleased. I asked a local student where would be cool place to swimming and they replied ‘St Peter’s Pool’, from their myself and a group of friends basically jumped in a taxi and boy was it worth it…

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Located in the southeast corner of Malta, head to Marsaxlokk and then onto the Delimara peninsula with the Power Station. You can follow signs to car park and then its a short five minute walk to the pool.

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If you fancy jumping in, all around the main basin is deep enough on a high tide. For a bit more adrenaline, there’s a ‘walk-the-plank’ style ledge, and if you can brave the clearance – some cliffs a short walk to the west – though its a bit of a swim to get back out!

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As with any wild swim you should check the conditions and depth before anything new!

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