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Address: Near the Wall of Charles V, Gibraltar

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This was a blast!

The apes (actually monkeys) are an absolute "hoot" and must see if in Gibraltar. The kids loved it! You can walk up to them, but is a really long walk with no way to get back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The apes (actually monkeys) are an absolute "hoot" and must see if in Gibraltar. The kids loved it! You can walk up to them, but is a really long walk with no way to get back down (other than walking). Recommend taking a tour so you get to all the sights on the rock.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I was very impressed with the Apes Den. My family would like to go back again. The apes were very friendly. The Apes are well cared for and are free to explore the Rock. there was babies with there mummies sitting casually aqround not worried or bothered by the attention that they were getting. The attraction fee was £10 for... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Monkeys were very friendly and provided good photo opportunities. We went on a tour and the guides knew which apes were friendly, and which were less so. Keep all bags, personal earphone leads etc out of view or risk having them snatched. Very interesting to learn about how the apes were introduced here and how many are here, how long... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Great fun visiting the apes. One got on my shoulder and when it jumped off I put out my hand and got a bit of a warning bite. Don't take bags (especially carrier bags) with you to visit. The apes will snatch them looking for food.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This must be a highlight of everyone's trip to the Rock of Gibraltar. We've all seen the pictures of the apes on TV but it is so much nicer to be able to see them yourself, in their own habitat, with all their friends and families around them! The apes are well cared for, are fed a balanced diet and... More 

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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Good experience friendly apes and becarefull they can steal your packed lunch ,,I had a good photo taken

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Having experienced wild monkeys in several countries in Asia, we were aware of their antics ….or so we presumed. Bad assumption. As our group of 8 dis-embarked the tour van, a couple of large monkeys jumped on the roof of the van. As my dad was getting off, the alpha male on the roof grabbed his hat, then sat on... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We rode the cablecar to the top of the rock and immediately starting seeing the apes - they were everywhere. Feeding is discouraged as there are "caretakers" that feed them regularly. We watched the little ones chase each other and play, and climb on the taxis.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Most hart-warming experience for me personally. I love animals and especially like the fact, that these Apes are free there and enjoying it! So lucky to see Apes with a baby. Was a challenge to contain myself not petting the Apes, but this you must not do! Very very recommended.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

we were walking across the Rock, from one end to the other and came upon the den. It is not an enclosed space as such as the monkeys roam free. They can be quite large and hearing about how they can hassle you it was quite worrying coming upon them by yourself. We had nothing to worry about as they... More 

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