Cruise ships in Gibraltar dock about 1,5 kilometers away from town.
Gibraltar cruise port is located at the end of North Mole Road next to a Marina and the airport, which is actually just one strip across the peninsula, close to the border with Spain.
Language in Gibraltar
The language in Gibraltar is English, but the most locals are bilingual, due to the proximity with spain.
Currency in Gibraltar
The currency in Gibraltar is pound (£); but you also can pay with euro. You can find ATM’s along the city.
Opening times in Gibraltar
Monday to Friday
from 10.00h - 18.00h
Saturday 10.00h – 13.30h
On Sundays and holidays shops are closed. Of course there are exceptions
The most popular excursions from Gibraltar cruise port is Gibraltar itself. Public transport is also available. There are five bus routes in Gibraltar (numbered one to five) and buses run to most areas of the territory apart from the Upper Rock. The price is £1.00/adult and £1.50 whole day pas/adult.
From Red Sands Road you can take a cable car to the top of Gibraltar Rock.
The ride up takes about 6 minutes. You pay €14,70 Per adult roundtrip.
If you also want to visit the nature reserve on top the price is €28,70 per adult. It’s absolutely worth going there, if there are long lines, it’s worth waiting.
From the top you have a stunning view on Spain and the African continent, just 22 kilometers away across the Strait of Gibraltar.
The temperature typically varies from 11°C to 28°C and is rarely below 8°C or above 32°C.
Excursions in Gibraltar
The warm season lasts from June to September with an average daily high temperature above 26°C.
The cold season lasts from November to March with an average daily high temperature below 18°C.
The following cruise lines offer itineraries and schedules to Gibraltar: