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Overview
Come explore Aruba's history and hear how it shaped the present with the full island tour. Hop on the bus and join in for a fun, personalized and friendly Aruba island tour where you will be taken to Aruba's must-see attractions.
Highlights
  • Guide provides information on Aruba's history, culture, and industry through engaging commentary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a stress-free day
  • Visit striking rock formations and a local historic bar
  • Air-conditioned tour vehicle or the utmost in traveler comfort
What to Expect
Be ready for convenient pickup at your hotel in Oranjestad and prepare to learn all you ever wanted to know about Aruba. Buckle in to your air-conditioned tour vehicle and take off for a whirlwind tour. Your first stop is an aloe vera factory, where you'll learn about this fascinating industry. Then it's on to the California Lighthouse, dating from 1910. Learn about the landmark’s history through your guide’s commentary and snap photos of the panoramic views from the vantage point of the rocky outcropping on which it sits. The day’s next stop are the Casibari or Ayo rock formations, where you can stroll around to take in the unusual shapes and learn about their formation over the years from your guide. At the Casibari rock formations, you can also see some ancient paintings made by the Arawak Indians, the island’s original inhabitants, or hike around an easy loop up to the top of the largest boulder. You'll also visit the Natural Bridge formation. At the Bushiribana gold mine ruins, look for flecks of gold in the soil left over from Aruba’s gold rush and snap photos of the north coast landmark before moving on to the Aloe Vera Factory, where you will take a tour and shop for souvenirs. Stopping at the family-owned Charlie’s Bar, serving up drinks for the past 75 years to locals and tourists alike. You'll pass the murals in San Nicolaas before reaching Baby Beach, where you can spend some time unwinding and swimming before returning to your hotel for drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tour departs from local hotels or cruise port.
Traveler pickup is offered

Ports
Aruba Port Authority, Oranjestad
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Complimentary Pick up and drop off in Oranjestad, Palm Beach and Eagle Beach area
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water - We have bottled water for everyone on board
  • Snacks - We have Gouda cheese with crackers for everyone on board
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Entry/Admission - California Lighthouse
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Refunds will not be issued if the tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
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 days ago via mobile

My wife and I came to Aruba for our honeymoon, we weren’t really sure what all to do in Aruba but had heard from friends to take an island tour. We booked an all day tour with Fantasy Tours and had a great time. Our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Shay G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on this tour! Michelangelo is full of personality and made the day fun and interesting. I enjoyed learning about the different areas and neighborhoods. Baby Beach was my favorite! Aruba is beautiful!

Thank InspiredVirtue
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time to Aruba, my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Michael Angelo was informative, courteous and hilarious! A “must do” for sure.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carla C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Tour bus 23 Benjamin was excellent tour guide saw and learned so much. Coach bus with air conditioning and plent of cold bottled water to drink. Benjamin driving, knowledge and service was second to none.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ellenl33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this tour, especially if it is your first time to the island. It is a perfect way to see many landmarks that you may want to revisit during your vacation. Our tour guide Michaelangelo was fantastic!! From the time he picked us...More

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Response from Scrappydoo2014 | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the number of people in your group. You might want to look into renting a car or taking a tour on a four-wheeler. The bus tours usually work from the ship as they go to the port for maximum occupancy.
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