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Upper Rock Nature Reserve

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Ranked #9 of 29 Attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
30 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We took the one way trip up to the "Top of the Rock" inclusive of all the attractions of the Nature reserve for £18.50 each. As we were going to visit the attractions on the way down, it was not worth walking back up to the cable car for the return trip. It took us a good 5 hours to... More

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The walks and views here are magnificent. We caught the Cable Car up and then walked back down into Gibraltar.....the weather was brilliant, which added very positively to the experience.

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Wethersfield, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We walked across the nature reserve and had great 360 views from a wonderful observation point. The walkways are easy to follow but we warned - they are steep and, of course, often met with the local monkeys!! Understand they are to have major refurbishment soon with more walkways but the cost is something to consider. Going via either side... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
9 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

You won't get a better thrill anywhere than being at the top of the Rock of Gibraltar, especially if you've gone to the trouble of walking there. You feel like king of the world, surveying the Atlantic to the West, the sweep of the Mediterranean to the East, Africa to the South and Spain behind you to the North. The... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Gibraltar Rock is stunning and you can't miss it once you get into Gibraltar. I would definitely recommend everyone to visit the nature reserve. The cave, tunnels and castle are amazing and worth to visit. Take your time and enjoy the view.

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Larvik, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This spot is high up, with gorgeous views in all directions - and most important - here are the famous apes. They are very cute, cheeky and not at all afraid of humans. They willingly pose for pictures too. When I visited there were a few small babies in the monkey-family too. Very cute. And watch out for the apes... More

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Ware, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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40 reviews 40 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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