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  • Location: Costa del Sol, Spain
  • Duration:  11 hours (approx.)
Cross the border from Spain into British territory, where you can see British policemen, spend British money and enjoy the duty free shopping. Enjoy a tour of the city and Punta Europa, followed by a minibus tour to the top of the famous Rock of Gibraltar itself, where you can take in the views of the Spanish and Moroccan coastlines.


  • Full-day trip to Gibraltar from the Costa del Sol
  • City tour
  • Visit the famous Rock of Gibraltar and Saint Michael's cave
  • Meet the Barbary macaque monkeys who live on the rock
  • Free time to shop for British specialties on the main street
  • Expert Spanish- and English-speaking guide
  • Pickup and drop off from central meeting places on the Costa del Sol

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What You Can Expect

Gibraltar Sightseeing Day Trip from Costa del Sol


While on the rock you will visit the Saint Michael caves, a dramatic natural grotto sometimes used as a venue for concerts and classical music performances.

There will also be time to meet the locals - the semi wild troop of Barbary "Apes" (they are actually Barbary macaque monkeys). It is said the British will not leave Gibraltar until the apes have left. Hang on to your belongings though, they are cheeky little monkeys!

Descending from the Rock, you have free time for shopping in the main street, where everything is sold from the latest designer fashions to what is probably the best known 100 percent cotton underwear in the world!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Very enjoyable trip to see the rock and the monkeys! Make sure to add on the tour for the tunnels. Very interesting.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

We did this tour on the last day of a 12 day trip, and it was definitely one of the most fun, easy, days. We were staying in the Marbella area, so we were the last on the bus and the first off, which made for a nice trip. The guide provided interesting information along the way. Once we got to Gilbralter it was an easy custom stops (on the bus, show passports), and then we had free time to explore until it was time for our trip up the mountain. Our mini-bus driver was informative, enthusiastic, and funny, and we enjoyed the stops for photos.... incredible to look across the strait and see Africa! The caves were a bit "disco", and lots of steps for some of our group (up and down and back up), but still interesting. We were delighted with seeing the "apes" and were especially charmed by seeing one family with a baby ape. We had just enough time to grab lunch when we returned to town, and then a different route home along the seaside towns was a nice end to the trip.

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