Located in anchor Bay, Malta, Popeye Village was once the film set for the Walt Disney musical production of Popeye starring Robin Williams back in the 1980. Construction of the village itself took 7 months to complete and began in June 1979. Today it is one of the major tourist attractions in Malta for both young and old. It’s fun atmosphere and unique ‘Popeye’ style is a must see for visitors to the village.
Village of Fun
As you walk through the village no doubt you will come across Popeye and some of his friends who will be endless source of entertainment throughout your exploration of the village. The fun atmosphere here is ideal for kids as they get to explore the village take part in different activities including educational and creative games.
The village also has boat rides around Anchor Bay, water trampolines, a beach lido, food outlets and a jump around which is located at the upper end of the complex. The whole family can also take part in a unique filming experience with the animation crew so you get to see yourself immortalised on the big screen. You can also watch a 20 minute history of the village featuring actual clips from the movie.
Be sure to catch one of the many shows while visiting including the Puppet Show which features five of the Popeye characters. Other shows include Figaro, Popeye and Friends and Doctor Graves. Many of these shows are interactive and members of the audience are chosen to participate.
So all in all, a lot of fun to be had at Popeye Village. For more information visit Malta's Popeye Village website.
- Nov - Mar: 9.30am - 4.30pm
- Apr - Jun: 9.30am - 5.30pm
- Jul - Aug : 9.30am - 7.00pm
- Sep - Oct: 9.30am - 5.30pm
- Kids: 4-12yrs@ €9:90
- Adults: 13+yrs @ €15:90