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Upper Rock Nature Reserve

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Address: Gibraltar
Phone Number: 35020074950
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Visiting the Rock of Gibraltar.

The Gibraltar Nature Reserve or the Upper Rock Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. It is known for its semi-wild... read more

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Gibraltar Nature Reserve or the Upper Rock Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. It is known for its semi-wild population of Barbary macaques, and is an important resting point for migrating birds. To reach it, you can either walk or take an authorized taxi or bus, it is not allowed to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A trip to Gibraltar is incomplete without visiting the upper rock nature reserve. so long as you are reasonably fit you can walk up avoiding the cost of taxis or the cable car. take the steps behind the Elliott Hotel and keep heading up. There are lots of footpaths, mostly well maintained but some more adventurous! with a simple map... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour included a bus tour to the top in addition to tickets to see the caves which are quite cool on a hot day. Watch for the monkeys, they are fun but like to steel .

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Thank Maz L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The upper rock reserve really does have the best views of the rock and surrounding areas - you can't get any higher to see the area. Also, the nature and the monkeys really do add a unique feel to the reserve!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given that the apes were brought over 600 years ago it is pretty awesome!These guys are a protected species and very well looked after. After a couple of hours, I think they get pretty ticked off with people staring at them. All said., it is,pretty awesome to see these mammals in their 'natural' state. It's a brilliant trip, and the... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is where the monkeys live the life of luxury! Fed and watered at least twice per day and with no real predators their sole job is to pose for photos with you!! Great fun!

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's wonderful to see the apes in a natural habitat. They are very well cared for. The reserve also has geckos, birds and rabbits. Not to mention the amazing views.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance ticket to the Upper Rock Nature Reserve gets you admission to several features including St. Michael's Cave and the Siege Tunnels amongst others. Be prepared for a walk as some of the places are quite spaced out and can be up steep paths.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb place. Go up in a small vehicle rather than a large mini bus. Even the small ones have trouble getting around the hairpins and the larger ones cannot access some of the smaller interesting 'roads'/ Can get a smaller one from Casemates Sq. See the baby ape feeding station (the small bus only just fitted the road\).Get a local... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved walking from the top of the Rock down. Beautiful, except when you get almost run over by all the taxi vans loaded with tour groups.

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