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Arikok National Park

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Aruba Arikok National Park & Beach Horse Riding

1. Aruba Arikok National Park & Beach Horse Riding

Escape the on a local adventure with this horseback riding tour in the Arikok National Park from Noord. Get to know Aruba off the beaten path on this guided horseback riding tour. Take in the best views of both countryside and beach. Be picked up from your hotel if you don't have your own means of transportation. Your own personal tour guide will be outside the main lobby of your resort at the time indicated on your confirmation e-mail. Head to the ranch and meet your horse. Leave the ranch by making your way through the countryside in an extended part of the Natural Park. Keep an eye out for locals working at the lagoons. Depending on the season this part of the trail may look like a desert. During other seasons it may be lush green and covered with vegetation. One thing is for sure, you're surrounded by cacti and rocks and Aruba's famous trade winds. The elevation hills provide scenic views of the island before continuing down to ride along the beach. Start off in the wilderness of Arikok National Park. As soon as you leave the Ranch, take in the beautiful scenery Aruba has to offer. Ride along the beach, and experience the strong breeze and waves around you. Pass the highlights of the North-East island including Lovers Cove, Wish Garden, White Sand Dunes, Safire Hill, Local Fisherman's Huts, the Hidden Valley, and Lagoon. Enjoy the personal attention from your guide during a private tour that ensures safety first and fun at all times.

Aruba Arikok National Park Hiking Tour

2. Aruba Arikok National Park Hiking Tour

This is the best way to discover the real Aruba. Nearly 20% of Aruba is a designated National Park and home to a long list of animal species and plant life. The Arikok National Park is a great place to enjoy the dramatic landscapes. The Visitors’ Center has a modern sustainable design and houses an exhibit of Aruba’s endemic animals such as the Aruban whiptail lizard (cododo), Aruban cat eye snake (santanero) and endangered rattle snake (cascabel). Park rangers will escort you on this hike that showcases fascinating flora and fauna and interesting historical sites. The Arikok National Park is home to priceless gems that are rare because they are indigenous to the island. The Aruban burrowing owl (Shoco), Aruban rattlesnake, Aruban whiptail lizar, and Aruban parakeet (Prikishi) can be found in the Aruba National Park where they live together with the native flora and fauna supported by the protected unusual land formations made from lava, quartz diorite and limestone.

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What people are saying about Arikok National Park

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 240 reviews

This experience is one that I will cherish forever. The tour path and terrain were so serene. Opi the tour guide was excellent - so knowledgeable and personal. I learned so much from him. This tour is great for small, intimate groups. 5/5 would recommend it!

Kelly was our guide and was very personable! My husband and I are fairly fit people and he moved at a comfortable pace for us. He knew a lot about the flora/fauna and was willing to answer any questions we had.

This was an amazing experience for my family. All four of us enjoyed it. It was great! This experience gave my family lasting memories ! Our guide was amazing.

Wow this is absolutely beautiful and joyful rock is the best his energy is Phenomenal recommended to everyone this is the best Horseback riding in Aruba

Our guide was so good and made the whole experience so comfortable. The transport was excellent and no delays.