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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour

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Overview
Learn how Aruba produces products used locally and exported around the world! Visit an Aloe Vera Factory, see how Aruban glass and ceramic crafts are made, tour a local beer brewery, visit a cigar producer and taste local liquors at the Arubian Taste Liquor and Rum Shop.
Highlights
  • Lunch at the Balashi Brewery including a local draft beer
  • Meet a range of craftspeople producing Aruba's top exports
  • Learn more about Aruba's economy through your guide's commentary
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at local hotels for a seamless experience
What to Expect
Beginning with convenient pickup at your hotel, embark on a tour that highlights goods made and manufactured in Aruba. This half-day guided tour stops at several local producers for an insider look at the country’s economy. The first stop is an aloe vera factory, where you learn how the plant is harvested and its role in skin care products. Move on to the Arubian Taste Liquor and Rum Shop, where you taste several locally made liquors that are favorites of locals and are shipped worldwide. Next it’s on to Balashi Brewery, where you sit down for lunch and a draft beer. Then visit a historic cunucu house and garden to see the famous Aruban sculptor Ciro Abath’s work in glass and ceramics. Then learn about the cigar-making process at Aruhiba factory, dedicated to organic, hand-rolled products before ending the tour with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Departs from your hotel
Pick up from 8am 
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Free draft beer at Balashi Brewery
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual (close shoes no tank top )
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this tour alot, love seeing different parts of the island. The tour guy knew his stuff & shared a lot about the island. The Balashi brewery was great! The aloe factory was nice but we couldn't hear the guide once we got inside as...More

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wixtoursaruba, Owner at Wix Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review Glad to hear that you have enjoyed the tour marc

Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

tour guide was knowledgeable and it was just fun and memorable. best part was the art stop...and not being rushed loved it

Date of experience: August 2019
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wixtoursaruba, Owner at Wix Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your review Glad to hear that our service was to your liking Marc

Reviewed 5 July 2019

This tour could be a promo for purchasing goods in Aruba. Each of the personnel at the five facilities were extremely welcoming, and we were able to go inside factories and processing plants (Aruba Aloe and Balashi/Tropical Bottling) that would not likely allow the same...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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wixtoursaruba, General Manager at Wix Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

We are so happy that you enjoyed the Made in Aruba Tour :)

Reviewed 17 June 2019

Collected on time from hotel. The rest of the pick-ups took a while and I’m sure the road closures and diversions didn’t help. Once everyone was on board (including two passengers who were in the middle of a very smelly fast food snack) Neil the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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wixtoursaruba, Owner at Wix Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write the review,we are glad that the tour was to your liking, we will inform our partners also Thank you Marc

Reviewed 2 June 2019

Great experience, seeing Aruban sights we would have otherwise missed. The Aloe Factory was fascinating and could have easily spent more time in the presentation. The glass artists were very good and friendly and it is an active studio. However, it felt a little awkward...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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wixtoursaruba, Owner at Wix Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

Good morning Glad to hear that the Made in Aruba tour enjoyable reference the brewery it s a small family brewery and correct its little noisy we will inform the guide that when the tour is over he might give an extra explanation Again thank...More

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