We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gibraltar Botanic Gardens (The Alameda)

Review Highlights
Great suprise coming down from the rock

By incident we ended up in the botanic gardens (we did take the mediteranean steps coming down the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hilversum, The Netherlands
Peaceful & quiet

To get to the Botanical gardens from the main town is so easy. There's one main street in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Read all 796 reviews
All photos (526)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“rock hotel”(66 reviews)
“wildlife park”(36 reviews)
The Botanic Gardens are open from sunrise to sunset 7 days a week.
Red Sands Road, Gibraltar
+350 200 41235
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Gibraltar
from US$32.70
More Info
from US$125.40
More Info
from US$18.90
More Info
from US$30.00
More Info
Reviews (796)
Filter reviews
694 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rock hotel wildlife park animal sanctuary plants and trees an open air theatre cable car peaceful oasis water features busy town flora and fauna free entry worth a visit lovely walk walk around sunny day main street top of the rock
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 694 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

By incident we ended up in the botanic gardens (we did take the mediteranean steps coming down the rock) and it was a great suprise! It's realy beautiful with lots of palms and cactecea. Much of them in flower. It wasn't crowded and we enjoyed...More

Thank lc_spel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get to the Botanical gardens from the main town is so easy. There's one main street in Gibraltar. Just follow the street to the cable car for the Rock & carry on for a couple of hundred metres & your there. It's free quiet...More

Thank 514jana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the awful weather for our week-long stay, we could escape across the road to the Botanic Gardens between showers and later in the day when the rain stopped and managed to see the whole area. We are used to seeing these types pf plants...More

Thank gordon w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a good wander around these beautiful gardens. Lots of interesting plants and trees to see on lots of different levels. Peaceful, clean and worth a visit.

Thank Pickle866
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily our wedding panned out on the day - just about ... But not sure it would have necessarily if the hotel staff and suppliers based in Gibraltar hadn't been so proactive and amazing while we were there.The Botanical Gardens was the most beautiful setting...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous place this is, even in the rain. There are some great plant specimens here and some wonderful hidden spaces. Unlike Kew Gardens all the plants are out in the open air and really thriving. The amazing thing is it is all free!!....More

Thank MagsB57
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

After marrying in Gibraltar, this is the venue we had the majority our photographs taken. The landscape is full of colour and unusual flowers. The bridge was perfect for some of our photographs. A large area for the little one to run around to capture...More

Thank tdl18609
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Was very disappointed at what could be interesting and beautiful gardens. A lot of the plants were or appeared not to be looked after although there was a good variety of hibiscus plants. It is as though whoever runs this area has lost interest, a...More

Thank Cardyerwo
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We came across this while walking around Gibraltar. We didn't expect much because hardly anyone was there and there was no admission fee. We were pleasantly surprised though at the diversity of the park and wound up spending almost an hour there. I recommend it.

Thank Getoutmuch2015
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I am a gardener, in this climate early September it should be lush. This place looked like no one had been there for weeks.

Thank Theresa H
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Rock Hotel Gibraltar
2,265 reviews
.07 km away
Bristol Hotel
838 reviews
.85 km away
O'Callaghan Eliott Hotel
2,066 reviews
.88 km away
Cannon Hotel
166 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 211 nearby restaurants
Rendezvous Chargrill
190 reviews
.53 km away
The Lounge Gastro Bar
622 reviews
.52 km away
Cheers Restaurant
26 reviews
.71 km away
Raj's Curry House
642 reviews
.62 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 110 nearby attractions
45 reviews
.49 km away
Pillars of Hercules
92 reviews
.85 km away
Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park
195 reviews
.26 km away
The Convent
22 reviews
.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
24 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rhiguil | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
There is a ramp for disabled access on Red Sands road opposite red sands house. Alternatively the gardens can be approached from the long stretch along Grand Parade ( behind the large car park by the cable car) or approached... More
ell b
20 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ell. My wife and I got married in Gib in November last year. We were due to get married in the gardens at the end of October but Monarch going bust did for that. It was not possible to have the wedding in the garden in... More
21 September 2017|
Response from Danielle L | Reviewed this property |
It is closed at this time of evening.