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Outdoor Activities in Gibraltar

by kaylagannon
16 July 2021 · 3 min read

Make the most of Gibraltar’s Mediterranean climate and venture outdoors this summer. Gibraltar is jam-packed with outdoor activities for all the family while enjoying the sunshine and topping up your tan. From scuba diving, to visiting the nature reserve, to a dolphin safari and much more, there’s something for everyone to do outdoors in Gibraltar – you will be spoilt for choice! Don’t know where to begin looking for things to put on your schedule? Don’t sweat it – we’ve created a list of a few activities to do outdoors this summer in Gibraltar.

Travel in style and see the sites and attractions in Gibraltar on an EBike this summer. Hire an electric bike and whizz around the town to get some Instagrammable photos for the feed. The bikes are non-polluting so it is a more environmentally friendly way of getting around and a great source of exercise – the best of both worlds! Even if you’re not much of a bike enthusiast or a regular cyclist at home, it’s still so enjoyable and a great outdoor activity. Check out the reviews and feedback from previous users and see for yourself what people are saying about EBike-Gibraltar.

 

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Want to experience a dolphin watching safari? Well in Gibraltar – you can! Dolphin watching has become insanely popular and has seen an impressive growth in the last few years and Gibraltar is the epicentre of dolphin safaris which you can experience it first hand while holidaying here. Dolphin Safari Gibraltar can 99% guarantee that you will see different types of species while on board and you will be in excellent hands with their 50 years of expertise. This would be a once in a lifetime experience and you don’t want to miss out so book your tickets here. Hop on the blue boat and have your camera at the ready!

 

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The best way to learn and discover Gibraltar’s history and culture, is to go see the sites and monument’s that mould the historical stories and chronicles. While the sun is shining, we recommend heading to the Nature Reserve to check out what really makes Gibraltar.

The Nature Reserve is a protected and conserved area where you will find some of Gibraltar’s most historical sites; St. Michaels Cave, Great Siege Tunnels, Moorish Castle, Apes Den, World War 2 Tunnels and many more. The quickest and easiest way to reach the reserve is via cable car which runs every 10 to 15 minutes and only takes approximately 6 minutes to reach the top of the Rock – the perfect opportunity to get some stunning (insta-worthy) photos on the way up! You can venture on this exploration alone or if you would prefer to go with a tour-guide company for the best experience, Gibraltar Rock Tours is a trusted and well-known tour agency in the area.

 

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Take the plunge, dive into the great blue sea and explore the deepest depths of the underworld. Gibraltar is a great destination to explore new activities, interests and scuba diving is just one of them. Change into your wetsuit, flippers and just keeping swimming! Dive Charters is Gibraltar’s largest dive operator and are experts undersea – they offer a range of different diving sites in the locality and equipment to make sure you’re fully kitted. Check out their website for more information on pricing, diving sites, courses and times.

 

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If you want to relax and unwind on your holiday, keep it simple and just head to one of the gorgeous beaches Gibraltar has to offer. Spend the day reading a book on the sun lounger, build sand castles, go for a stroll, go surfing or snorkelling on one of the sandy beaches. Eastern beach, Catalan Bay, Sandy Bay, Camp Bay & Little Bay are the most popular beaches in Gibraltar, you won’t be disappointed if you pay a visit to any of them!

 

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Last but most certainly not least, our very own stunning roof top pool, solarium and Rock Salt Restaurant here at the Eliott. Soak up Gibraltar’s sunshine on the 9th floor in the solarium which has direct access to our rooftop pool and restaurant. Take a dip in the pool to cool off or appreciate the breath-taking views overlooking the Old City, the Rock of Gibraltar and the Harbour in the Rock Salt Restaurant located on the 8th floor. Enjoy some delicious Mediterranean-inspired dishes and a fruity cocktail by the pool or have a casual dining experience in our rooftop restaurant, the choice is all yours. If you want to experience these amazing amenities, check out our special offers on the website and book your stay today.

 

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