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  • Full Day Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour

    1. Full Day Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour

    Your minibus will pick you up from Torremolinos, Marbella or Estepona and we will drive you to Costa del Sol. Once in Gibraltar, our minibus will take us to all the major sights, including Punta Europa and Las Cuevas de San Miguel. Punta Europa, on the edge of the rock, has a lighthouse and stunning views of the African mountains, just across the water. Cuevas de San Miguel has more of an edge. Though now a major tourist attraction, it was once a refuge for soldiers during wars and a secret passageway for those looking to escape. After the tour, we will give you the time to explore the shopping district of Calle Real and surrounding areas.

    Brilliant experience. The coach driver in Gibraltar was absolutely amazing and knowledgeable and knew what he was on about.

  • Gibraltar: Guided Tour by Bus Including Tickets

    2. Gibraltar: Guided Tour by Bus Including Tickets

    Enjoy an amazing tour through the Gibraltar Natural Reserve. All you need to do is to be at the meeting point for the regular guided tour visiting the main sights of the city. Explore the city center by minivan, including the big canyon and the synagogue. Our first stop will be at Europa Point lighthouse with fantastic views of Africa and Spain, the Mediterranean sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Tour then continues towards the Rock of Gibraltar Nature Reserve. Here you will St Michael's Cave, a natural grotto in the heart of Natural Park. Inside the cave, discover all its geological formations, such as impressive stalactites and stalagmites. Following this, you can meet the most famous inhabitants of Gibraltar, the cheeky monkeys. Did you know that they are the only apes living in freedom in the whole European continent? After taking some fun pictures of these primates, head to the city cen...

  • From Malaga: Day Trip to Gibraltar with Guided Tour

    3. From Malaga: Day Trip to Gibraltar with Guided Tour

    Meet your guide and hop aboard a motorcoach as you set off to Gibraltar. Along the way, relax and enjoy the scenery as the coach makes stops to pick up additional guests. During your journey to Gibraltar, listen to your guide as they detail the program for the day, point out interesting sites, and explain the main customs limits for products purchased on the peninsula. Also, learn a bit about the overseas British territory and its connection to Greek mythology.  Upon crossing the border notice how the city lies at the foot of a huge limestone rock where you can have fabulous views over the bay and sometimes the northern coast of Africa if the weather permits it. Arrive in Gibraltar and after the coach is parked you will have five hours to spend as free time and participate on your guided tour.  Connect with your guide to join a sightseeing tour that includes stops at Europa Point, entr...

    We were surprised that the tri included a minibus tour and entrance to the nature reserve. We dripped off at the caves and clim ed up on our own - great opportunity to explore! Time was limited and the schedule was a bit unclear in the beginning, but we truly loved Ales and his personality. Thank you!

  • From Málaga: Full-Day Gibraltar Rock Tour with Bus

    4. From Málaga: Full-Day Gibraltar Rock Tour with Bus

    See the best of Gibraltar on a full-day tour departing from Málaga, and visit the main highlights of the Gibraltar Nature Reserve by bus.

    Learn about local customs and history from your expert guide as you make your way to your first stop: The viewpoint of the Pillars of Hercules. Marvel at the magnificent panoramic views of the entire Strait of Gibraltar, with uninterrupted views of the African continent.

    Then, make your way to Saint Michael's Cave, an incredible network of natural limestone caves in the heart of Gibraltar with mighty stalactites and stalagmites. Continue on to the Rock to see the famous Gibraltar monkeys, which are the only apes living in the wild on the entire European continent. Finally, enjoy some free time to have lunch, go for a walk or do some shopping, before you sit back and relax on your drive back to Málaga.

  • Day-Tour of the Rock: Gibraltar's Apes, Siege Tunnels & More

    5. Day-Tour of the Rock: Gibraltar's Apes, Siege Tunnels & More

    Explore Gibraltar, the United Kingdom's outpost on the Iberian Peninsula for more than 200 years. First, ride to the southernmost point in Gibraltar, Europa Point. Visit the Trinity House lighthouse with impressive views across the Straits of Gibraltar to the Northern coast of Africa, which is visible on a clear day. The next stop is spectacular St. Michael’s Cave, which during World War II the cave was converted into a military hospital. It has a wealth of history dating back thousands of years. Today it is used as a concert hall, making it one of the best natural auditoriums, with great acoustics and a seating capacity for 400 people. Then travel to the Apes' Den, where the famous Barbary Apes may be observed in their natural habitat – the only apes roaming wild in Europe. Continue your Gibraltar Rock tour as visit the Great Siege Tunnels, carved out by the Merchant Marines to defen...

  • Rock of Gibraltar History Tour

    6. Rock of Gibraltar History Tour

    Explore the history of Gibraltar on this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour by small 6-8 seater air-conditioned minibus. Travel back in time at Gibraltar's most famous sights, such as the 100 Ton Gun, manufactured by Sir W G Armstrong at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in 1870. Only 12 guns were built, and this is the only one left still in good condition. The 32.65-foot-long 17.72 inch rifled muzzle loader was capable of firing up to 8 miles. Continue to Europa Point, the southernmost point in Gibraltar, with its Trinity House Lighthouse and impressive views across the Straits of Gibraltar to the northern coast of Africa. Your next stop is the spectacular St. Michael’s Cave, which was converted into a military hospital during World War II. It has a wealth of history that dates back tens of thousands of years, and today it is used as a concert hall, with one of the best natural auditoriums with great acous...

    Pleasant and charming guide Witherspoon great local knowledge. Only downside was lack of info reg. meeting point.

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What people are saying about Saint Michael's Cave

Overall rating

3.8 / 5

based on 808 reviews

Top excursion - central meeting point in Málaga (on time), bus transfer to Gibraltar, border crossing, Gibraltar rock tour in the minibus - but not in German as booked (applies to the bus transfer and the minibus) - after several bookings, however, you are used to that the tour is not in German, but at least in English (it would be better to offer it in English only)

Very interesting and very nice to be in Gibraltar. Especially since Gibraltar is a bit special because of that rock, the monkeys that live freely there and it is a British overseas territory. I had never realized that they have their own coin there, but that was a nice extra for me because I collect coins.

A great trip! We are so happy with the whole package! (However, we were about to miss the bus in the morning. We realized that it was bus mr 11 that went from the big bus station ...)

Brilliant experience. The coach driver in Gibraltar was absolutely amazing and knowledgeable and knew what he was on about.

Great excursion with a great guide and very personable guides.