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Upper Rock Nature Reserve

Address: Gibraltar
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Ranked #7 of 28 Attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks

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UK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you visit GIB you need to go into the Upper Rock, walk up via the steps, or the cable car. Or pick up a Taxi Tour.

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London
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349 reviews 349 reviews
160 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

If you visit Gibraltar you might as well visit the Natural reserve for its views, its beauty, its attractions & the apes. There are a few interesting buildings to visit but the caves and the Tunnels can be very enjoyable as well as the splendid views over the bay. Best visited by car, there is a ticket to pay and... More 

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The minibus tour up around the Rock is very good and the driver gives a really good info about the different places and their history. The apes are really nice to look at, but as he said "Don't touch"

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Mold, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
70 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Took the first guided tour at 10am and we were the only ones there. Stephanie gave us an interesting tour with useful background info.buy a combo ticket for £18 which gets you into most of the upper rock attractions.-Cash only. If you are fit walk to the Siege tunnels and then on to St Michael's cave and then down the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Saw lots of apes away from main area which was much better as they acting more natural - grooming and interacting with each other etc

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Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It was an amazing view, once at the top of the rock, but I would definitely recommend taking the cable cart to the top. 'we' decided to try and walk to the top, this was a bad choice! we ended up taking the cable cart and walking down, hard work because of the heat, but we were able to see... More 

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London, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

the kids loved watching the monkeys playing. the views were stunning but not so great if you dont like heights!

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Gibraltar
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Get the first cable car up and walk down to where the monkey's are fed, you will be with them on your own, watching the clouds whisking over the cliff tops, such a beautiful place.

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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The reserve is mainly on the upper part of the rock and the visit include the tunnels and the apes, very interesting creatures, like seeing an ape do a high five with on of the guards. You need to purchase a nature reserve ticket to be able to visit the other tunnels etc., not particularly cheap either but worth the... More 

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York, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We took the cable car to the top of the rock and chose to walk to all the attractions in the Reserve by foot. In retrospect we may have been better touring the rock by taxi as we both have bad knees and the 3 to 4 hours it takes to see everything took it's toll on us! For anyone... More 

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