Aruba Highlights Tour
Sale Price: $49.00
Explore Aruba in an air-conditioned bus. Your friendly and professional tour guide will show you the attractions and natural landmarks of Aruba.
You will make a visit to the Aloe Vera Factory and Museum. Aloe, first introduced to the island in 1840, became a very important part of Aruba's history. At one point Aruba was the largest exporter of Aloe in the world with almost two-thirds of the island covered in plants. You will have the opportunity to take a tour through the state-of-the-art Aruba Aloe Factory and learn more about its history in the adjacent museum.
You will also see some of Aruba's famous natural wonders including Casibari Rock Formations and, if roads permit, the Natural Bridge, a formation of coral limestone cut by years of pounding surf. It was one of the largest natural spans in the world, standing 23 feet above sea level and spanning more than 100 feet across until it collapsed in 2005. Nearby is the Baby Bridge, a smaller version of the Natural Bridge.
Next you will travel to Alto Vista Chapel. The chapel was built on the site of the first Catholic church built in Aruba in 1750 by a Spanish missionary. It is a special place for peace and contemplation, surrounded by the Aruban countryside. Your final stop will be at the famous California Light House, named after a ship called the Californian, which has the distinction of having received distress signals from the Titanic as she went down in icy waters in 1912. This area offers some of the most beautiful scenic views of Aruba.
Reviewer: Margaret Duff
This was an interesting tour, particularly the visit to the Aloe factory. We enjoyed the beauty of the island, and visited a number of lovely locations for photos. The tour was a perfect length, we didn't feel rushed at all.
Reviewer: Jim Drover
We were on a air conditioned newer bus which was comfortable. The tour was scheduled for 3 hours but we were near 4 before over. We saw parts of island which were very interesting inc. several stops. Our guide Jason was excellent and did a great job and would ask for him again. Tour was very good value compared to ship tour which was similar. Highly recommend tour.
This was what we expected, guide was great
Tour was excellent! Guide was very knowledgeable!
Reviewer: Jennifer Morris
Loved this tour. Our witty tour guide (Clifford) was knowledgeable and did an excellent job conveying information about the government, culture, and beauty of the island. Particularly beautiful was the stop at the natural bridge on the north side of the island. Learned so much about the aloe plant at the visit to the aloe factory and it gave me a new appreciation for the plant. I am always interested in learning about the culture of places I visit, so this was the perfect tour for me. Good value compared to the excursions offered by the cruise ship.