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Aruba Half Day Island Tour

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    What to Expect
    After pickup from your Oranjestad hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle, head to an aloe factory to discover the 160 year history of Aloe Vera cultivation in Aruba. Then it's on to the California Lighthouse to learn about its history and snap photos of the views. Head on to visit the hilltop Alto Vista Chapel, perched above the sea. Next, stop at the Ayo and Casibari rock formations, where you’ll learn about their geology, see ancient paintings made by the Arawak Indians, the island’s original inhabitants, and hike to the top of the largest boulder. At the Bushiribana gold mine ruins, look for flecks of gold left over from Aruba’s gold rush before moving on to an aloe vera factory, where you’ll take a tour and shop for souvenirs. Finally, explore Natural Bridge, where desert-like hills meet rough waters.
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    Departure Point
    Lloyd G. Smith Blvd 94, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Traveler pickup is offered
    - We offer pickup of vacation rentals and condos in the Eagle Beach, Palm Beach and Oranjestad

    - Pick up is in front of the lobby of your resort our just outside the property if it is an alternative accommodation
    - Hotel pick up is starts 15 minutes before tour
    - Port pick up is scheduled to be same as the start time of the tour (9 AM or 2 PM)
    - Alternative Accommodation pick up starts earlier, depending of the location of the property


    • Reina Beatrix Airport, Aruba

    Aruba Port Authority, Oranjestad
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional guide
    • Local taxes
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - California Lighthouse
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Refunds will not be issued if 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 2 days ago

    Our guide Ato was great! Very informative and the tour was a wonderful way to explore the island. Ato was able to tell us things about the island that we wouldn't have found out about on our own. Would definitely recommend!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Rach_718
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a fantastic afternoon with Cutis from Fantasy Tours on the Half Day IslandTour. Not having a rental car we would never have seen all the interesting places Curtis took us! Such an interesting island and so different from the beautiful beaches. This tour...More

    Thank travelteach
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Nice, half day tour hitting some of the highlights of the island. Our guide was very knowledgeable and took us through areas of the island showing various aspects of island life such as schools, churches, and cemeteries.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jeff_Burandt
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Michaelangelo was a great tour guide. Trip was a lot of fun. Very much enjoyed the air conditioning. Great stops and lots of good info about Aruba. Highly recommend..

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

    We had such an amazing time in the half day tour. Our tour guide Curtis was very knowledgeable about the island, he provided so much insight into the island, made the tour fun and informative. Highly recommended. Thank you Fantasy Tour for such a wonderful...More

    Thank 98marshaj
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    9 September 2019|
    Response from 98marshaj | Reviewed this property |
    My suggestion would be to reach out to the tour company, I am sure they have done tours with folks coming off cruise ships.
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