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Upper Rock Nature Reserve

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Amazing views and points of interest, but lots of walking!

We ascended to the top of the Rock by the cable car and then walked to many of the attractions. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
Really Interesting to see how the Empire was Defended,(plus the Monkey of course)

We took a taxi as far as Jews Gate and then walked to the top where the view is absolutely superb... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ascended to the top of the Rock by the cable car and then walked to many of the attractions. We took the first cable car of the day and there were no crowds or queueing, but we saw numerous apes all along the top...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WorcesterLinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a taxi as far as Jews Gate and then walked to the top where the view is absolutely superb. You can take the funicular railway which makes life easier but if you are reasonably fit the walk should not be a problem

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FrankGTB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Do not miss it. The staligmite and stagitites are beautiful and are amazing. the cave is set out with steps so need to be active. However those not active can access and see the cave from the top.There is a wheelchair...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JOHN608908
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Cheapest is just to Walk the Rock. To see the exhibits {except for two} you need to pay more. Not sure why you are charged anything for walking along the paths. They might say it needs maintainance.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michael g
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

The nature reserve includes the streets and paths on the upper part of the Gibraltar rock and a few historical attractions that are worth checking out. We bought walking tickets so that we could see as much as possible on foot. The biggest attraction for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gadrian19
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Got walking tickets following the reviews of some of the other ‘attractions’ and Glad we did. Plenty of walking to be done and very steep in places. Highlights were the Windsor Bridge and Battery’s. Great views across Gibraltar. Wouldn’t rush back once seen though

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S1m0nster
Reviewed November 18, 2018

I visited the the Upper Rock Nature Reserve back in January. I enjoyed a peaceful walk as i climbed up the rock from the bottom up to the top..It was a lovely clear day with lovely blue skies and the temp being 14 degrees was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bobby T
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The Nature Reserve is really good value, they have even installed a high level footbridge which I must admit took me some nerve to cross. The apes are great too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David9456
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great stop on our private tour. Great photo opportunities and a fun stop on the tour. I'd suggest a tour so you have easy transport to the Reserve.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Walked from the cable car station down to the bottom today, saw lots of birds, different plants and apes. It was nice to see the apes away from the tour buses and see them in a more natural setting amongst the trees. Signage was quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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February 8, 2019|
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Response from Jenny H | Reviewed this property |
I strongly suggest purchasing your tickets (and print them out) online. The line to purchase tickets was quite long and since we had bought them in advance, the staff ushered us around the crowd.
August 7, 2018|
Response from DaniAndreia | Reviewed this property |
Hi, St. Michael's cave is closest to the cable car, so usually people see it first. We didn't go to the WW2 caves because they were closed.
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Louise L | Reviewed this property |
We were going to buy the return cable car ticket, until we saw the queue. It was 3pm and the line was still going to take an hour before ride. I don't know if you can bypass the queue, if you have pre bought your ticket. At... More