Use the cable car situated in the Botanic Gardens which goes to the top, enter the Visitors Centre then go to the viewing decks at the Apes Den and watch the semi wild Barbary Macaques at play. They are a integral feature but can get aggressive so do not get to close. The views from the cable car are stunning looking down on the country.
Accessed from the old town and located at the end of the rock, the area is flat land featuring a playing field and a few buildings. On a clear day views of North Africa can be seen across the Strait of Gibraltar. The four notable buildings are the Ibrahim Mosque, the Lighthouse, Nuns Well and the Roman Shrine of our Lady of Europe, plus the cricket Oval where the National side play. The link to Sandy Bay and Catalan Bay are via the Dudley Ward Tunnel.
St Michaels Cave
A name given to a network of limestone caves located in the upper Rock Nature Reserve at a height of over 300 metres above sea level, take a taxi ride to the entrance. The cave formations are lit and very colourful. Explore the history within the caves and also visit the Moorish Castle, discover the 1727 Queen Charlottes Battery with old canons.
Visit the old town explore the Labyrinthine streets and alleys spot the 1887 Victorian Post box still in use. Go through the Town Gate view the Town Hall get onto the main street lined with buildings of a blend of Genoese, Portuguese, Andalusian, Moorish and British Regency housing various souvenir and specialist shops.
Other points of interest are the Cathedral of the holy Trinity, Gibraltar Parliament, Ocean Village Marina, Royal Navy Base and the Main Road that crosses the Airport Runway.