Extended Rock Tour

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Over the Standard Tour our Extended offers and additional 2 stops and will last approximately 2 A half  hours.

Firstly you will decide whether to substitute the Pillars of Hercules for Europa Point, where you can see the only Lighthouse outside the United Kingdom governed by Trinity House and have spectacular views out onto the Mediterranean Sea, Spain and Africa.

The 100 Ton Gun is one of the four built in 1870 and is one of the only two remaining in the world. The other is in Malta. A muzzle loading gun with a rifled tube and a rigid mount requiring a crew of 35 men including 18 men to handle the ammunition, totally unique.

15-20 minutes should do to see this amazing piece of artillery and its small museum.

Lastly, at the exit to the Nature Reserve (Upper Rock) we will allow another 15-20 minute slot to visit The Moorish Castle in its original 700 year old state.

From its outer terrace you will have spectacular views of The Bay of Gibraltar in its splendour.

We would like to inform clients that we have now added several vehicles that have been adapted to be wheelchair friendly.
At present we can only cater for manual collapsible chairs.  The Association is looking into the possibility of adapting some vehicles for electrical scooters but sadly this will still take a while.

Due to the limited availability we encourage booking in advance.

Once an old Jewish burial ground existed in the surrounding area now affords great views of the Straits of Gibraltar. Here you will be able to take pictures with a monument dedicated to the Pillars of Hercules.

St. Michael’s Cave is a beautiful, prehistoric cave formed over millions of years. The cave consists of a main cave called ‘Leonora’ and a lower cave simply called ‘Lower St. Michael’s’. The cave consists of a labyrinth of natural passageways and smaller caverns.

The cave has had many uses in the past. It is believed the cave was the home of the Neanderthal man and recently a cave painting found is indicative of primitive life. Today the cave is a natural theatre where shows are held occasionally.

The Top of the Rock affords spectacular and breathtaking views of the Bay of Gibraltar, the Mediterranean and the Isthmus.

Gibraltar is the only place in Europe where monkeys live in the wild. Native to Northern Morocco and Algeria, these macaques probably found their way to the Rock of Gibraltar on board merchant and pirate ships. There are approximately 250 monkeys in Gibraltar and they make up 6 distinct families or packs. Each pack is led by a dominant male (or Alpha male) who is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of that family.

There is an old British military saying that states that "as long as the monkeys stay in Gibraltar, it will remain British".

The Great Siege Tunnels takes us back to the late 1700. In 1783

they were built by the forefathers of the Royal Engineers. They were built by hand using crowbar and pick in only one year. This tunnel was built to transfer a cannon to a ledge "The Notch" in order to destroy the Spanish fortifications as and when they were built. From this vantage point you will be able to see beautiful panoramic views.

The 100 Ton Gun is one of the four built in 1870 and is one of the only two remaining in the world. The other is in Malta. A muzzle loading gun with a rifled tube and a rigid mount requiring a crew of 35 men including 18 men to handle the ammunition, totally unique.
The Southernmost tip of Gibraltar boasts views of Mount Sidi Musa in Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. At this point the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meets. The lighthouse is the only lighthouse outside of the United Kingdom which is governed by Trinity House.
A large Muslim Mosque is also located at Europa Point.