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Popeye Village

A visit to Popeye Village, which was the original film set of the musical production Popeye is surely a must on your what to do list in Malta. This is a great place to take your kids to meet world famous cartoon characters. Popeye village is situated just off Mellieha Bay, so its an excellent place to visit before, after, or whilst spending the day at the numerous beaches and coves around the area or just next door at the enclosed Anchor Bay which is equipped with sun beds, umbrellas, showers, bathing areas, splash pools and a small kids area.

At Popeye village guests may enjoy the popular "Take 2 filming" -  this is an event where you will be a able to take part in daily filming and you and your friends become the actors of a live action movie. You may play the part of a villain or hero where the fate of humanity rests on your shoulders. Expect many retakes as the actors will not stop laughing.

Packages on offer at Popeye Village include:-

Popeye Village Summer Package:-

1st June to 30th June , 1st September to 31st October
Rates per person from the Ticket Booth :  Adults: EUR 14.50  & Children (3-12yrs): EUR 11.50

1st July to 31st August
Rates per person from the Ticket Booth :  Adults: EUR 16.00  & Children (3-12yrs): EUR 13.00

Water Trampolines  - Jump your way on our trampolines, try our moon walk, or see-saw your afternoon away whilst bathing in the crystal clear waters of Anchor Bay.

Anchor Bay Lido - Relax during a very hot Maltese summer day whilst making use of the; Sun Beds, Sun Umbrellas, Sun Decks, Bathing Areas, Trampolines and Splash Pool.

Play Pool - Allow your children to enjoy their Popeye Village experience in our covered Play Pool where the little ones can enjoy the slides under the watchful eye of their parents. Sun beds, Sun umbrellas and showers are all situated around the play pool.

Take 2 Filming -Be part of a cast and become movie stars for one day by staring in an actual movie. From plotting the scenes, to rehearsals, to costume-picking and the actual filming, you and your friends will have a blast and taste the life of your Hollywood idols. At the end of the stay, you will visit our cinema to experience the Premier of your very own movie.

Copies of this epic thriller can be purchased after the preview!

Animation Shows - Meet Popeye, Olive Oyl and all their friends during the most enjoyable and ever so amusing Animation shows which are continuously going on in the village.

Silver-Smith Demonstrations

The Summer Package includes the following:

Entrance to Popeye's Film Set
Use of Water Games, Trampolines and Slides
Use of Splash Pool
Use of Play Pool
Use of Sun Beds, Sun Umbrellas and Showers
A variety of Animation Shows
Access to Popeye's Comic Museum
15 minutes Boat trip around Anchor Bay (Weather permitting)
Entrance to the Cinema (for a 15 minute Documentary of the Film Set)
Silver Smith Demonstrations
Use of Nine-Hole Mini-Golf course
Free Postcard

Popeye Village Winter Package.


30th October to 01st June
Rates per person from Ticket booth: Adults: EUR 10.50 & Children: EUR 8.50 (3-12)

When visiting Malta over the winter period always make sure to put Popeye Village in your holiday itinerary. Whether travelling alone, with some friends or with your family, we promise that you will spend a whole day of enjoyment, laughter and fun.

Animation shows - Start your day with a bang and meet Popeye, Olive Oyl, Captain Bluto and their friends and enjoy their numerous animation shows carried out continuously all along the village.

The village - Roam around the whole village and appreciate the 33 year old structure still in its original glory. Visit Popeye's house and take pictures in the sailor's nook. Make your way to the school, the firehouse, the dentist shop and the baker all of which depicted clearly in the 1980s musical movie Popeye. Get to know more about the movie and the building of the film-set in the very detailed 15 minute documentary showing continuously in the cinema. Whilst you are there, do not forget to collect your free postcard. Then make your way to Popeye's comic museum to see all the memorabilia that has been collected throughout the years.

Take 2 Filming - Later, be part of a cast and become movie stars for one day by staring in an actual movie. From plotting the scenes, to rehearsals, to costume-picking and the actual filming, you and your friends will have a blast and taste the life of your Hollywood idols. At the end of the stay, you will visit our cinema to experience the Premier of your very own movie. Copies of this epic thriller can be purchased after the preview! Please be aware that ample chuckles and numerous shots are a guarantee.

Silver smith Demonstrations - After lunch, you can stop by and get a glimpse of how traditional Maltese silver filigree is created. Appreciate this authentic jewellery-making and a part of Maltese culture that has been handed down from one generation to the next. Purchasing of this work-of-art is available.

Santa's Toy Town (06.12 to 04.01) - Visit our blissful elves that are always busy at work preparing hundreds of thousands of presents for all your little ones around the world to be delivered on Christmas Eve. Whilst you are in their magical toy town, make sure to get a glimpse of the cuddly polar bears and also keep an open eye for our XMAS surprise?!

9-hole mini-golf - End your day at the village by bringing out the Tiger Woods in you. Participate in a golfing tournament and try to take home the victory of a 9-hole mini golf session. This will surely be a good exercise to demonstrate your skills. Be careful – competition gets fiercer by the seconds.


The Winter Package includes the following:
Entrance to Popeye's Film Set
15 minutes Boat trip around Anchor Bay (Weather permitting)
A variety of Animation Shows
Access to Popeye's Comic Museum
Entrance to the Cinema (for a 15 minute Documentary of the Film Set)
Silver Smith Demonstrations
Use of Nine-Hole Mini-Golf course
Free Popeye Punch
Free Postcard

The Popeye film set opening hours:
September, October, March – July 09.30 - 17.30
November - February 9.30 - 16.30