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Address: Papaya 30, Paradera, Aruba
Phone Number: 297-5871142
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Horsback Riding in Aruba

As an excursion from a cruise ship, we opted for Rancho La Ponderosa. The drive was about 20 minutes from the cruise ship terminal, taking us through Aruba neighborhoods, and was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Apollo Beach, Florida
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Apollo Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

As an excursion from a cruise ship, we opted for Rancho La Ponderosa. The drive was about 20 minutes from the cruise ship terminal, taking us through Aruba neighborhoods, and was pleasant. Arriving to the small ranch, the horses were waiting for us. For a ranch, the facility was clean and the horses were obviously well kept. Frank and Pedro... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

👍I had an excellent time riding the horses. The beach was very nice. The horses were nice they were trained. Great for beginners and children above 8👍. Loved it😍.

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Visby, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our visit at Ponderosa ranch and our tours on Tequila, Bacardi and Comanche was really the best part of our trip to Aruba! During our two weeks we made three marvellous tours down to the east coast and Baby bridge. Our fantastic guides Flavio, Franklin and Susie really made it a great memory for us which we always will remember... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The ranch guides are very attentive and friendly. Horses seemed to be healthy and very sociable. Please be careful though, the trail to the ocean is very rocky and steep in places. This can be very intimidating for beginners or those who have never ridden a horse in the past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great experience. A clean and well kept ranch with healthy and happy horses. Professional guides and great sites to see. Highly recommended.

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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We took the 3 hour tour, tour #2, and it was a little too long for us but the guide was great the horses were lively. The views of the north side of the island were fantastic and being on horse back gave you time to really take it all in. the ranch's service was great, hotel pick-up/drop off, matching... More 

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Oranjestad, Aruba
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This was Awesome I ended up going twice because I loved it so much the tour guides are AWESOME. Had an Amazing time would highly recommend doing it!!!

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My daughters and I ride at home. We love to ride on vacation..but are often disappointed. NOT HERE. Well trained horses! Exceptionally professional staff. Horses are well cared for! Book now for the ride of your life! We go everyday while in Aruba! FUN! Scenic! Safe! Enjoy!

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The guides were very helpful and Knowledgeable. The trails were easy to ride esp. for beginners. Loved the scenery..esp near the water and the guides took their time even to take take pictures.

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Cedar Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have been coming to Aruba for 25yrs and have ridden every time I come! I have ridden at Rancho Ponderosa for over 15 of those years. Their attention to detail is terrific so that a first time rider can feel safe, while a more experienced one can have a great ride. I ride at least twice a week while... More 

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