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Upper Rock Nature Reserve

Address: Gibraltar
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Ranked #7 of 27 Attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors

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London
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349 reviews 349 reviews
160 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 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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16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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61 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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9 helpful votes 9 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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13 helpful votes 13 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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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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5 attraction reviews
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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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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Ohh those monkeys are a delight, and very entertaining, but beware not to get to excited, they can be naughty as well. This is a must do visit and I recommend one of the local guys in their people carriers to take you !!

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