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Morning Star

Varadero Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba
(297 )5948550
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Ranked #18 of 54 Activities in Oranjestad
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: "Morning Star" is a private sailing company We do private snorkeling charters, sunset sails and dinner sails up to 12guest.We are delighted to offer a... more » Owner description: "Morning Star" is a private sailing company We do private snorkeling charters, sunset sails and dinner sails up to 12guest.We are delighted to offer a premium open bar and gourmet food on all our cruise! « less
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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I booked this trip as a surprise for the family a few years ago. I wanted to write a review all these years later because it still stands out. We were a family of 8 at the time, one baby, 2 toddlers, a teen, inlaws and my husband and myself. Everything was wonderful. They met our allergy issues with no... More

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New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

What a gift! While in Aruba to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday, his sister arranged as his gift a snorkel and dinner sail for our family of four. Everything was perfect. Katrin and JJ were the perfect hosts and we enjoyed their company. The food was outstanding. Plenty of drinks for all. JJ led us to a great little spot... More

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The Hague, Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I never came around to review the Morning Star so far but I guess it shows the Morning Star is something truly special given I visited them in september 2006 and came back now in june 2013 to write this review... Great to see from recent reviews Katrin and JJ are still doing extremely well pleasing their guests. Let me... More

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Morning Star! I love you guys! I was in Aruba the last weekend in May and it was absolutely wonderful! My boyfriend surprised me...I stepped out of the hotel and here pulls up a beautiful Bentley (the driver was very sweet). We arrived at a pier & there was beautiful pregnant Katrin. She led us to the yacht & we... More

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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This was my husband's and my first trip to Aruba. When we arrived on May 18, we met up with our daughter Bridgette, and son-in-law David, who had arrived the prior week. The four of us were scheduled to do the Morningstar sunset cruise on May 23. Bridgette had set everything up via email and corresponding with Chef Katrin as... More

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Three Oaks, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Morning Star was an awesome way to spend 5 hours on the ocean. Katrin and Captain JJ were great, the snorkling and dinner and sunset sail were great but what made our day perfect was the school of dolphins that came up around the boat and JJ made sure we got a great chance to see them really well and... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We just reurned from a 5 hour sail on the Morningstar. Our entire family enjoyed the total experience. The snorkling in Spanish Bay was great. Having the boat for just our family was really special. Katrin and JJ provided superior service and took care of all our needs. The lunch they served was excellent. We are looking forward to our... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Morning Star came as a recommendation through the property manager of the villa we rented. After reading all the great reviews, we decided to book. We have gone on 2 other private charters in Aruba and they were not as good as this one. Katrin and Captain JJ are very professional and friendly. The snacks that Katrin cooked up were... More

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Bridgeport, WV
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This past week, my wife and I had the pleasure of a private dinner sailing with Katrin and Capt. JJ. Before arriving in Aruba, I had emailed back and forth with Katrin setting everything up to suprise my wife with a small ceremony whereas I renewed my vowels to her. Katrin was very accommodating. My wife was totally caught off... More

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Park City, Utah
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110 reviews 110 reviews
36 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We found this charter through TripAdvisor, and it exceeded our expectations. Katrin, the owner, is very professional and well organized, and made the booking process quite easy. She stayed in contact with us via email prior to the trip, reconfirming our reservation, while also planning our lunch menu and arranging for transfers to and from the boat. On the day... More

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