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Cruise ships will dock at the Gibraltar cruise terminal. From here you are it is about a 25 minute walk to the main square of Gibraltar. At the cruise terminal you will find tourist information, shuttle service, taxi stand and a souvenir shop. Read the full Gibraltar cruise port guide for all the information on this port.
The main street is the pedestrian street that no visitor of the town should miss. It proudly displays a arrangement of buildings that shows the multicultural history. Spanish, Victorian, British colonial and Portuguese style stand side by side together with 12 different religions. Although the most important thing to say about Main Street: it the largest shopping street in Gibraltar where you’ll find the duty free shops. From port it is 1,5 km / 20 min. walk to the east.
Main street, Gibraltar
The Upper Rock is the most recognisable rock of Europe. It is a protected park known for many things. In terms of wildlife look out for: Barbary Partridge, Wild Olive, Stone Pine, Yellow-legged Gull, Peregrine, Moorish Gecko, Gibraltar Funnelweb and Lesser Kestrel. In addition there are over 600 species of plant and over 300 species of birds. Get up the Upper Rock by foot, taxi or cable car.
Rock of Gibraltar
The Bay of Gibraltar is an incredibly busy body of water. Tons of ships lay at anchor to bunker their new oil. From the rock you are going to have brilliant views over the bay with all its ships at anchor.
Bay of Gibraltar
This Cable Car from 1966 is also a way to get up to the Rock. It takes you 412 meters above sea level. The views from the top are impressive. Expect there can be long lines for the cable bar. From port it is 3 km / 40 min walk tot he south.
Red Sands Rd, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
The airstrip is visible from your ship and from the rock. You’ll see that one and only road connection Spain and Gibraltar will need to come to a complete stop in order for a plane to land and take off. From port it is 2,5 km / 6 min. drive to the north.
British Lines Road, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
The only wild monkey population of Europe is roaming free on the Rock of Gibraltar. Because they are wild you can never exactly say where they are although the top station of the cable car and the St. Michaels cave are popular spots. Be careful with them, they are most likely more than willing to pose for your pictures, but they can also be quite cheeky. No bag, plastic of sunglasses are safe when entering the apes territory.
Apes Den, Gibraltar
Gibraltar is not the best beach destination. Most of the beaches are on the east side of the rock and thus in the shadow in the afternoon. Therefore focus on the sightseeing will be more worth it.
Catalan Bay Rd, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
A project that began in 1991 to create an area for recreation for the residents of Gibraltar. From port it is 3 km / 40 min. walk to the south.
Botanic Gardens, Gibraltar
This is the main square of Gibraltar. On your walk to the city center this is most likely the first thing you’ll come across (see map above). This is the social heart of the city. Always has, always will be. Back in the days people would come together here on Saturday morning around 12 noon to catch up on their gossip and enjoy a nice public hanging. Nowadays same thing minus the public hanging. From port it is about 1,5 km / 20 min walk to the east
Casemates Square, Gibraltar
Enjoy the views at the only place in the world where you are able to see two sea’s and two continents at the same time. Europe point is the most southern tip of Gibraltar. This is where, on a clear day, you can see the European and African continent as they is only 24 km / 15 mile between them. You’ll also find the most important lighthouse of the area here. They call it the Trinity Lighthouse commissioned in 1838. From port it is 7 km / 15 min. drive to the south.
Europe point, Gibraltar
At Europe Point you’ll also find this beautiful mosque. This building was a gift from King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. A small gift of 5 million pound. It officially opened in 1997. From port it is 7 km / 15 min. drive to the south.
Ibrahim al ibrahim mosque, Gibraltar