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The Gibraltar Cable Car

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There are several options to be able to climb the Rock of Gibraltar and visit all the attractions there. In this post we will explain the different options, as well as our recommendation, which is to do it using the Gibraltar cable car.

If we assume that it is not possible to drive a non-resident vehicle inside the Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Upper Rock, and on foot it is a 2.5 hour walk uphill. We have selected the two best options for your visit to this magnificent destination. On the one hand, you can take a coach tour of the RockYou can also use the cable car to go up to the top of the Rock.

The Gibraltar Cable Car (Gibraltar Cable Car) operates throughout the day, with one running approximately every 10 minutes. The journey is up to 412 metres high and takes about 6 minutes.

One of the most frequently asked questions about the Gibraltar Cable Car is the price. Here's how much it costs and where you can catch it.

What is the price of the Gibraltar Cable Car?

How much does the Gibraltar Cable Car cost?
Gibraltar Cable Car

With regard to the price of the Gibraltar Cable Car, there are several options to consider when purchasing a ticket, either when selecting a one-way or round-trip, with multimedia tour and Wi-Fi or between the different ticket options. The price also varies according to age.

Cable car tickets can be purchased in advance from the official website or directly from the ticket offices in the east. The following prices are currently available for the Gibraltar Cable Car:

  • Adult: 18.00 Pounds
  • Child: 8.50 Pounds
  • Pensioners: 14.50 Pounds

Once you arrive at the upper station You can enjoy the incredible views of the place from the terraces that are located there, where there is also a cafeteria and a souvenir shop. It is also possible to access the Nature Reserve, although it is important to know that a separate entrance is required.

Where can I take the Gibraltar Cable Car?

Where to catch the Gibraltar Cable Car
Ascent in the Gibraltar Cable Car

The cable car base station is located next to the La Alameda Botanical Gardens at the south end of Main Street. Opening hours vary according to the season. In summer, the cable car can be used from Monday to Sunday, from 9.30am to 7.15pm, and in winter, from Monday to Sunday, from 9.30am to 5.15pm.

Once you are at the top of the rock, some of the tourist attractions The Cueva de San Miguel, which is about a 20 minute walk from the top station, the Monkey's Den, or the Skywalker to admire the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean.

Our recommendation is to visit Gibraltar with our Excursion to Gibraltar from Malaga and Costa del Solwhich includes an organised tour with access to the main attractions of the rock You will be accompanied by a guide and have free time for sightseeing and shopping in the city centre.

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However, if you prefer, you may use this free time to buy your ticket for the cable car to be able to access the top of the rock, contemplate the beautiful views, enjoy a snack in the cafeteria, and if you prefer, access the Skywalk.

Another option that is different from what you are used to seeing is to hire a Excursion to Gibraltar and Dolphin Sightseeing by Boat from MalagaYou can also have some free time to visit the rock on your own and access via the cable car, you choose the one that best suits your preferences!

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