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Upper Rock Nature Reserve

Gibraltar
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Ranked #9 of 29 attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Could have gone up on the cable car, but having checked out the map and distances, if we wanted to see everything on the rock we would have spent far too much time walking. So we did a taxi tour, which included all entry fees, and the tour taxis are allowed to go right to the top, which private cars... More

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Highcliffe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This nature reserve is very refreshing especially where it is and that the monkeys are adorable yet incredibly mischievous.

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Staffordshire UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We paid to go up by car which was the cheaper option and meant everything was included in the one price. The drive is step and narrow and you do need to be a confident driver to do this! The Barbary monkeys are everywhere so you need to take it slow and easy. There are car parking spaces but they... More

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Gibraltar
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95 reviews 95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Finally went to the zoo with my baby girl and friend who is mid 60's. Firstly you can't take a pram, wheel chair, be on crutches, infirm etc. I ended up carrying my baby but I wouldn't actually recommend doing that as there are steps every where. Tiny uneven wet and in the dark steps, slimy steps. Being australian I... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A must see for your visit to gibraltar. Be warned it's very expensive and if you want to walk rather than taxi they charge too

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Dagenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a must and a challenge. Walking up the rock. You need to be fit to walk the rock. Really recommend this trip had a great afternoon when we did this. Good photos lots of historic places up there good views.

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Gibraltar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After astonishing views form the top of the rock it is nice to walk back down, being able to look at all the wildlife and flowers, especially in spring!

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
33 attraction reviews
445 helpful votes 445 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We found the Nature Reserve an excellent place to walk around and view the monkeys etc. Walking around here takes time and effort but the views are breathtaking and the scenery stunning.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Monkeys everywhere walking around and being playful Well worth a visit - Take the cable car up and walk down !

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Birmingham, Alabama
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93 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This reserve is the home of a number of monkey families. These entertaining creatures seem to have no fear of people so getting close is no problem to take pictures. We were told to be aware of the Mother's with babies --- they are very protective of their monkey babies. The area is a nice place with green space &... More

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