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North Countryside National park & Beach Ride

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Noord, Aruba
North Countryside National park & Beach Ride

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Safety measures
icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Go horseback riding and enjoy a sightseeing tour of the island during this small-group excursion in Aruba. On the back of a gentle, friendly horse, ride along the white sand of the Aruban coastline at a relaxed pace. See rabbits, iguanas, goats, parakeets, donkeys and Aruba's largest bird of prey: the 'Wara Wara' (vulture). Then embark on a sightseeing tour of the island, including visits to the Baby Natural Bridge, the Goldmine Ruins, Alto Vista Chapel and the California Lighthouse. Round-trip transportation from Aruba hotels is included.
  • See local wildlife, including the 'Waru Waru', or vulture
  • Tour the important landmarks of the island in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit the Baby Natural Bridge, the California Lighthouse, the Gold Mine Ruins and Alto Vista Chapel
  • A small group limited to six ensures a personalized experience
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Hotel pickup and drop-off. (In line with covid-restrictions we highly recommend own transportation)
Local guide
Guides taking pictures on the beach & trails
Option for beginners & kids : guides walking next to your horse during the trail
Use of helmet (optional)
Western saddle & tack
Gratuities
Snacks
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Unnamed Road , Unnamed Road, Noord, Aruba

El Paseo Ranch is located on the same street as Swiss Paradise Aruba Villas. Drive to the end of the street and you will find a dirt road to the ranch.

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Please arrive 30 minutes before your selected start time for pickup. Your operator can coordinate exact time and location.

This activity will end right where it started.Guests who need pick up but are not staying at a resort, please send us your location by email or WhatsApp at least 24 hours in advance. We cannot guarantee pick up service made less than 24 hours in advance.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Min age for riding alone on a horse: 6 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Max weight: 240 lbs
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • It is recommended that you wear closed-toe shoes and supportive clothing
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • Confirmation will be received within 12 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Minimum age to ride a horse alone: ​​6 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Adult prices apply to all travelers.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Guests under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be denied access to the tour.
  • Not recommended for guests expecting luxury.
  • Not recommended for guests who are overly anxious or too nervous.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY El Paseo Ranch Aruba
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during North Countryside National park & Beach Ride?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by North Countryside National park & Beach Ride.

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  • "I absolutely recommend going horseback riding while in Aruba and I even more so recommend going to this ranch." See review

Reviews

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214 Reviews

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star-5
Great experience
JOCELYN_J
, Nov 2021
The pictures are awesome and the views were great 👍🏾 Great tour guy his horses are beautiful I loved the experience
star-5
Off the Aruba beaten path
Janet_G
, Oct 2021
We got to see a different Aruba- the National Park. Rock, our guide, was entertaining & shared lots of local knowledge of the history & culture of the island. Everything was great! Very enjoyable. We recommend this tour highly!
star-5
Excellent experience
Franklin_R
, Oct 2021
The most memorable part of the trip for me was when we and we went to the top of the hill and I got my 1st look at the ocean it was absolutely beautiful
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Beautiful ride, friendly horses
Momar_T
, Oct 2021
My husband and I been to many places, but this one was mind blowing. I always wanted to go horse back riding and it was such a great experience. Rocky was a great host, knowledgeable, and went above and beyond. He directed us while on foot and took amazing pictures and videos of us. We almost got discouraged by reading some of the reviews, and I glad we didn’t because the experience couldn’t of been better. Please check it out, you won’t be disappointed. Thanks Rocky.
star-5
Great experience
Tysha_W
, Sep 2021
Roc was such a good tour guide, he was very informative, nice, and he takes great pictures!!! The ride was on a beautiful trail we got to eat some pink cherries that were delicious. Thank you!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great!
Johanna_G
, Sep 2021
Rodney was a great guide and very informative. He also took wonderful pictures of us!! Thank you so much!!
star-5
Romantic ride
Cindy-Dave
, Sep 2021
Our ride was wonderful our Guide Rock was funny and very knowledgeable he made the ride an experience to remember. He took lots of great pictures for us along the way. The horses were well trained and calm. We loved it
star-3
Not so good
John_S
, Sep 2021
To begin with, we did pay a fair price and part of the cost was to be picked up and dropped off back-and-forth from my resort to the ranch. The car that picked us up looked like it had been in at least three wrecks, I get in the backseat and went to put the window up because it was incredibly windy out and I had just freshened up and done my hair etc. The driver told me the windows didn’t work. Which led me to believe the air conditioner didn’t work either. The car rambled around, the brakes squealed and also sounded like the rotors were bad. Then we arrive at the ranch that honestly looked a little scary. It was rather rundown and unkept, there were broken down vehicles all over the place kind of look like a junkyard. The horses looked OK. Then they led us out it seems like in the middle of nowhere the terrain was really rough although you can’t do anything about that. Part of our experience was to see animals and such in their natural habitat well we didn’t see anything. Then we were supposed to go to a scenic part of the beach and ride the horse. Well what really happened is they took us to a little strip kind of in a little valley, and there was a litter all over the sand. Then my horse decided to sit down and roll over. thankfully I was able to get out of the stirrups in the saddle without her rolling over my leg. Not really what I had in mind for this excursion. I did get back safe and sound, I was a little rattled by that experience with the horse Wouldn’t recommend it.
2 travelers found this review helpful
star-5
Amazing
Janette_G
, Sep 2021
Rock was a great tour guide and took care of us all the way.. he shared the history of the place as we were on the horses. I highly recommended! Awesome experience ❤️
star-5
Best excursion we did
Timothy_F
, Aug 2021
Beautiful views and our guide rocky was awesome, he was funny and knew everything about the island. He was good with the horses

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