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Rock Of Gibraltar
Destination:

Port/City: Gibraltar, United Kingdom

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
1 hour(s) 45 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*55.00 USD (Adult)
*39.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Rock Of Gibraltar - GI01

OVERVIEW: This tour is perfect for guests who prefer little walking and want to capture the highlights of the Rock of Gibraltar. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a panoramic view of the Rock of Gibraltar, the Cross of Sacrifice, and the Moorish Castle. You'll also enjoy free time at St. Michael's Cave to explore the unusual stalagmite and stalactite formations, visit Apes' Den to see the famous Barbary apes, and stop for a photo opportunity of the lighthouse at Europa Point. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 300 yards over even surfaces with various inclines and approx. 90 steps. Limited souvenir shopping is available at St. Michael's Cave. Please do not approach, touch or feed the apes.
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Overview:
This tour is perfect for guests who prefer little walking and want to capture the highlights of the Rock of Gibraltar. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Rock of Gibraltar, the Cross of Sacrifice, and the Moorish Castle. You’ll also visit Apes’ Den to see the famous Barbary apes.

Highlights:
-Rock of Gibraltar: Enjoy a panoramic view of the rock and from the rock from the mini-bus.
-St. Michael’s Cave: Enjoy free time to explore the unusual stalagmite and stalactite formations.
-Apes’ Den:  See the unique, tailless Barbary apes.
-Europa Point: Stop for a photo opportunity of the lighthouse.

Full Description:
The Rock of Gibraltar was once one of the Pillars of Hercules and was an important military stronghold for centuries as it guarded the entrance to the Mediterranean. Your tour begins with a drive to the border of the Spanish Frontier, where you'll cross the airfield and have an excellent view of the Rock of Gibraltar and the Cross of Sacrifice from the mini-bus. You’ll stop to visit St. Michael's Cave and enjoy free time to explore the unusual stalagmite and stalactite formations on your own.

Proceed to Apes' Den, home of the famous Barbary apes. Here, you'll see the unique creatures which were thought to have arrived on the Iberian Peninsula from North Africa.  Be careful when viewing the apes as they have a penchant for handbags, purses, cameras, and hats. Next, you’ll visit Europa Point for a photo opportunity of the lighthouse and, on a clear day, the northern coast of Africa. Rejoin your mini-bus and enjoy the view as you ascend the 1,400-foot high Rock of Gibraltar via narrow roads that were originally built to support the British troops who defended this territory.

Before returning to the ship, you will pass the Moorish Castle while descending Willis Road. At the end of your tour, you will have the option to return to the ship or stay in town to take advantage of the duty free shops and make your own way back to the ship.

What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port.
-Camera and cash for shopping.

What to Wear:
-Light clothing and comfortable walking shoes are strongly recommended.

Important Notes:
-Guests must be able to walk approximately 300 yards over even surfaces with various inclines and approximately 90 steps.
-Tour will be conducted with a driver acting as your guide.
-Limited souvenir shopping is available at St. Michael's Cave.
-It is suggested that you do not approach, touch or feed the Barbary apes.


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