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Gibraltar (UK)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news

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Region
Mediterranean - Black Sea

Local Time
2019-11-18 09:55

min: 49 °F (9 °C) / max: 62 °F (17 °C) 52°F
11.2°C
Wind: 287°/ 7.6 m/s  Gust: 9.8 m/sWind: 287°/ 7.6 m/s  Gust: 9.8 m/sMod. breeze
7.6 m/s
Min / Max Temperature62 °F / 17 °C
49 °F / 10 °C

Gibraltar is an UK cruise port and British Overseas Territory on Iberian Peninsula, at the entrance to Mediterranean Sea from Atlantic Ocean. Gibraltar is connected to mainland Spain (north) and close to Morocco (south, across Gibraltar Strait). British territory since 1704, Gibraltar as tourism travel destination is popular for its pubs, tax-free shops (on Main Street) and Irish Town. A cable-car offers scenic views of North Africa's coast. Popular tourist attractions are Tarik's Rock, St Michael's Cave, Siege Tunnels, Barbary macaques (Europe's only wild monkeys).

Port Gibraltar (UK)

The Rock of Gibraltar and its counterpart in Northern Africa (Mt Abyla) were known in ancient times as "Pillars of Hercules". In 711 AD, the Moors (Arabs from North Africa) landed there and named the rock "Jebel al-Tarik". Spain conquered Gibraltar in 1462, but in 1704 (during Spanish Succession War / 1701-1714) it was taken by the British. In 1713, under the Treaty of Utrecht, this territory was officially assigned to Great Britain. Since then, territory's ownership is a matter for discussion (political tensions) between UK and Spain.

In 2017, Port Gibraltar handled a total of 257 cruise ship calls and 400,000+ passengers. These numbers showed an increase over 2016, when the cruise port was visited 225 times and by around 350,000 passengers.

Gibraltar port

On May 4, 2016, was officially opened the "Mid Harbour Marina". This is an outer jetty / wharf with over 500 m (1640 ft) of boat berthing space, minimum charted depth 6 m (20 ft) and fuelling points, making it perfect for super yachts. The new marina is inside the harbour (with sheltered locatio) and offers medium and long term yacht berthing. Pre-booking is also available.

In July 2016 Gorham’s Cave complex was granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Shore excursions are planned to showcase the newest attraction. The cave is named after Captain A Gorham, who discovered it in 1907.

Gorham Cave is considered one of Neanderthals' last habitations of in Europe. The Europeans have up to 2,5% of their DNA.

In 2018, the cruise port had scheduled 254 ship calls (booked berthings) with estimated 400,000+ passengers. In 2017, ship calls were 235. In 2013, the port received 179 ship calls and 278,139 cruise tourists. Port Gibraltar is included in Western Mediterranean and Canaries cruise itineraries, as well as in many Transatlantic repositioning crossings between Europe and Florida. In 2019 were handled 203 cruise ship calls and ~300,000 passengers.

Port's cruising season runs the whole year-round. Most regularly scheduled visits are from TUI Cruises (Germany) and Marella Cruises (UK) ships.

Gibraltar cruise terminal

Port Gibraltar has a dedicated cruise terminal with amenities like public phones, bar-restaurant (cafeteria), art-craft shops, event spaces, tourism info office. Cruise ships berth 1 ml (1,6 km) from downtown / around 15 min walking distance.

Port Gibraltar cruise terminal

Mini-van shuttle service (at extra cost) and taxis are available at the port. An international airport is located within 6 min drive from the passenger terminal.

Port Gibraltar cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Gibraltar, UK. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 November, 2019
Friday
Cunard Cruises cruise lineQueen Victoria08:0014:00
3 November, 2019
Sunday
Windstar Cruises cruise lineWind Surf09:0018:00
3 November, 2019
Sunday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Explorer 209:0018:00
5 November, 2019
Tuesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineSapphire Princess12:0022:00
6 November, 2019
Wednesday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 408:0018:00
8 November, 2019
Friday
Azamara Cruises Cruises cruise lineAzamara Journey07:0015:00
8 November, 2019
Friday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Reflection08:0017:00
10 November, 2019
Sunday
Saga Cruises Cruises cruise lineSaga Sapphire08:0017:00
11 November, 2019
Monday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Serenity06:0013:00
15 November, 2019
Friday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineSky Princess09:0018:00
18 November, 2019
Monday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 409:0018:00
20 November, 2019
Wednesday
Pullmantur Cruises cruise linePullmantur Sovereign08:0014:00
23 November, 2019
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAmera07:0011:00
23 November, 2019
Saturday
Cruise and Maritime Voyages Cruises cruise lineCMV Columbus12:0023:00
26 November, 2019
Tuesday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 408:0018:00
30 November, 2019
Saturday
Fred Olsen Cruises cruise lineBlack Watch
30 November, 2019
Saturday
Saga Cruises Cruises cruise lineSpirit of Discovery08:0012:00
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