Visiting Gibraltar ? The best way to see the Rock and Nature Reserve is using the Cable Car. In just 6 minutes you reach the Top of the Rock where you will enjoy not only the magnificent views but also the company of the famous Barbary Apes. From here you can visit all the Nature Reserve sites including the new SkyWalk.
Your Walking Tour will take you along the following route:
The route should take approx 2 hour including time to enjoy the views along the way and a visit into St Michael’s Cave.
Please be advised that St Michael’s Cave will be closed to the public as from Monday 14thto Friday 18thJune 2021 due to essential electrical works being carried out.
Guided Walking Tour from the Cable Car Top Station.
Before setting off with your Local Guide to explore our wonderful Nature Reserve, we recommend you give yourself plenty of time to enjoy all the Cable Car top station has to offer.
Your Walking Tour in more detail:
Cable Car Top Station
Meet your guide at the Mons Calpe Suite Bar, located within the Cable Car top station.Before meeting your guide we ask you to have your Nature Reserve ticket to hand and some drinking water plus we recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes.
Your guide will lead you south past Charles V Wall, a popular feeding place for the monkeys, towards the Skywalk, which was opened by Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill in 2018.Located on a former military lookout point, the spectacular glass platform protrudes out from the edge of the cliff over the Jurassic dune below and overlooks the Mediterranean.
Douglas Path is a 230m trail within the Upper Rock - Gibraltar Nature Reserve. You will follow this path with your guide, south along a the upper ridge of the Rock passing abandoned former military lookouts and buildings along the way while learning all about Gibraltar’s fascinating and rich military history.
St Michael’s Cave
After rejoining the road, you will walk a short distance downhill to the entrance of St Michael’s Cave.Here your guide will show you in and around one of Gibraltar’s most popular natural attractions.They will explain how this magnificent cavern was discovered back in Roman times and how it has been used as a military hospital and more recently as a concert venue.The wonderous formations will not disappoint.
Royal Anglican Way & Windsor Suspension Bridge
After alighting the cave, you will proceed north, down towards the Royal Anglican Way and along the spectacular Windsor Suspension Bridge that spans a 70 metre gap (just over 7 London double decker buses) over a deep ravine between two old military batteries.There is an alternative route on soild ground for the faint hearted
Yes, includes Cable Car return, entrance into Nature Reserve & Tour with Guide for approx. 2 hours
Generally speaking there'll be less than 20 people on one tour.
Wear comfortable footwear and weather appropriate clothing.
Bring a camera, as there will be plenty of photo opportunities. During the summer also bring some water with you.
Red Sands Road,
Please note some locations indicated on the map may not be completely accurate and should not be used when planning directions.