Guided Walking Tour of the Upper Rock

  • Cable Car Top Station
  • Mobile tickets
  • Fast track
  • Save money

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:

  1. Cable Car Top Station  00:00 – 00:10
  2. Skywalk     00:10 – 00:20
  3. Douglas Path     00:20 – 00:40
  4. St Michael’s Cave    00:40 – 01:10
  5. Royal Anglican Way & Windsor Suspension Bridge  01:10 – 01:50
  6. Apes Den/ Cable Car Middle Station     01:50 – 02:00

The route should take approx 2 hour including time to enjoy the views along the way and a visit into St Michael’s Cave.

What you get

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.

  • Marvel at the magnificent views from the Top of the Rock
  • Enjoy a drink, cocktail, snack or delicious meal at the Mons Calpe Suite Restaurant and Bar.
  • Pick up a souvenir to take back home as a memento of your time on the Rock.
  • And don’t forget to spend time in the company of the famous Barbary apes who roam freely around the top station.

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.

Skywalk

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

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  ( Including the new Cave Experience) 

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


Highlights

  • Gibraltar's Newest Tour
  • Includes a return journey on the cable car
  • Great Value Tour

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.

Fine Print

  • Price includes, Cable Car return, , entrance into Nature Reserve & Tour with Guide for approx. 2 hours.
  • Client will be contacted the afternoon (approx. 5pm) prior to tour departure if minumum is not reached.
  • Difficulty: Moderate. You will be walking over uneven paths and up and down various steps.
  • MEETING POINT - Monkey Photo Stop just out side the main entrance of the restaurant at the Cable Car top station.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Tour Departure Times:11:00 hrs & 15:00 hrs
  • Available:June – July – August 2021 only
  • Price: £35.00 per adult & £25.00 per child (includes Cable Car return, entrance into Nature Reserve & Tour with Guide for approx. 2 hours)
  • Max: 20 persons per group
  • Min 2 persons
  • Client will be contacted the afternoon (approx. 5pm) prior to tour departure if minimum is not reached.
  • Difficulty: Moderate. You will be walking over uneven paths and up and down various steps.
  • MEETING POINT - Monkey Photo Stop just out side the main entrance of the restaurant at the Cable Car top station.

Location

Cable Car Top Station

Red Sands Road,
Gibraltar


Please note some locations indicated on the map may not be completely accurate and should not be used when planning directions.