Gibraltar: World War II and Fortress Highlights Tour

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4 reviews

Activity provider: Parody Tours

Gibraltar: World War II and Fortress Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Parody Tours

From US$ 222.14 per person

Explore military matters in Gibraltar on a 2-hour sightseeing tour of the World War II tunnels, 100 Ton Gun, and O’ Hara’s Battery. Enjoy panoramic views of the Straits of Gibraltar from the Rock summit and meet the famous Barbary Apes.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German
Audio guide included
Dutch, Finnish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Norwegian, Hungarian
Pickup included
These are the pickup points: Gibraltar Midtown Coach parking, Gibraltar Frontier, Gibraltar Cruise Port and the City Center, Gibraltar (Casemates Square).


  • Visit Europa Point and the Saint Michaels Caves
  • See the famous Barbary Apes at Apes Den
  • Walk in the steps of thousands of military staff at the World War II tunnels
  • Take in sweeping views of the Straits of Gibraltar
Full description

For lovers of military history, this tour of Gibraltar is essential. Traveling by air-conditioned mini-bus, drive past the Second World War Evacuation Monument and the white Portland limestone British Defence Wall, built during the 18th and 19th Century. Continue to King’s Bastion, where General Elliott defended Gibraltar during the last Great Siege.

Travel up the rock and get superb views across the Straits of Gibraltar to Africa from Gibraltar Fortress. Then, spend some time spectating with the famous Barbary Apes in their natural habitat, and see the only apes still roaming wild in Europe. Walk through the World War II Tunnels, where photographs documenting the troops' work are on display. And visit the imposing Moorish Castle, built by the Moors in 1160 AD after their conquest of Gibraltar in 711 AD. The tour ends in Casemates Square, ideal for those who wish to carry on shopping or relax at a local restaurant.

  • Guide
  • Entrance to the Upper Rock Nature Reserve
  • Food and drink
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  • People with mobility impairments

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  • Passport or ID card

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  • Luggage or large bags

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  • Food and drinks are not included in the price of the tour
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March 9, 2020

Peruuteuttu ilman ennakkoilmoitusta!

Ensin kulutimme aikaa tapaamispaikan etsimiseen. Sitten soitin annettuun numeroon, josta mies ilmaisi asian. Kysyin, miksi ei oltu ilmoitettu? Hän antoi toisen numeron, josta asia selviäisi. Soitin, ei vastattu, eikä äskeinen kaverikaan enää vastannut... Oli petetty olo! No, jatkettiin kävelemällä köysiradalle, jolla aioimme nousta ylös. Onneksi köysiradan juurella mies oli tarjoamassa pikkubussiajelua, jolla näimme tippukiviluolan, apinat ja linnoituksen. Jamie oli hyvä ja mukava opas ja ajelun hinta oli reilusti alle puolet etukäteen varaamamme aktiviteetin hinnasta. Retken luonne hieman muuttui, mutta parempi tämä kun ei mitään. Kotona reklamoin. GYG toimi erinomaisesti, esitti syvät pahoittelut ja kertoi samalla pyytäneensä palvelun tarjoajaa palauttamaan etukäteen maksetut rahat, kuten vaadin. Rahat tulivat muutaman päivän kuluttua, mutta palvelun tarjoajasta jäi varsin epämääräinen kuva, kun ei mitenkään reagoinut asiaan. Tuntuu, että asiakkaat ovat heille vain ilmaa...

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August 30, 2017


Very memorable and a true experience

Our guide was so friendly and informative he made the trip very enjoyable. The visit to the Apes was slow and at a good pace for us all to enjoy these remarkable animals. The WW2 tunnels were really interesting and our guide was very clear in history.

August 23, 2017

Product ID: 24268