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Address: Near the Wall of Charles V, Gibraltar

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The apes of Gibralter

If you go to The Rock you really must go up to see the apes just don't take any bags or fruit because the apes will be off with them

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

If you go to The Rock you really must go up to see the apes just don't take any bags or fruit because the apes will be off with them

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They are curious, they watch you, follow every step. But be aware for what you bring in your hands, especially if it is food or something shiny! They're faster than you imagine :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing to see the monkeys so freely walking and sitting around. Be respectful of them and make sure to not be eating anything when you visit. We visited as part of a taxi tour and our driver was very careful and gave good direction to all of us before we got out of the van.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Really quick review: Apes Den is basic. It is just a shaped area of concrete with shade (for the apes) where feeding occurs - it is nothing more than that. However, it is a good place to see the apes - especially on a taxi-van tour. It's 'free', but you have to pay the Nature reserve entrance fee (£10 June... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great, Super, Beautiful and imusing to say the least. These little apes are great characters and I will certainly go back to see them.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We paid quite a hefty entrance fee for a look around the upper rock 3 adults and a car, but we were not aware that the car was not allowed up to the upper heights so missed the best view, not to say that the views we had were not stunning. We stopped just past the apes den because there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had a lovely trip up "the rock" via a local mini bus and English speaking guide. The journey up gives you lovely views. Stopped at St Michael's Cave, which was included in the price. (a must see too). When you get to the top there are plenty of photo opportunities with the apes and their feeding places. There is also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Part of your rock tour or if you are walking the rock you will come to the feeding area Known as Apes Den. They come to be fed and if you can get in around the feeding times then you will see plenty of them so called "fooling around".. Or positioning themselves for the feeding order. Interesting to read other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

From a human perspective the point of the Apes Den is to get close to the Apes. And you will. Very close. The Apes are not aggressive. They are very fast moving. They are grade one thieves! If they spot anything that isn't superglued to your person and looks like it might contain food they will attempt to whip it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

we saw the apes every night at our hotel!! there was about twenty of them climbing the balconies, and the staff chasing them away with sweeping brushes. but we also saw them when we did the tour of the rock.

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Address: Near the Wall of Charles V, Gibraltar
Location: Europe  >  Gibraltar

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