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Rancho la Ponderosa Day Horseback Riding Tours

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

We are not regular horse back riders, but love to ride while on holiday, We were picked up at our hotel and taken to Rancho La Ponderosa where we were greeted by Flavio our tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We are not regular horse back riders, but love to ride while on holiday, We were picked up at our hotel and taken to Rancho La Ponderosa where we were greeted by Flavio our tour guide who was great, the horses look well cared for, we were graded by experience and put on the correct horse. The ride was 2... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

One of the most popular activities on the "One Happy Island" is horseback riding.Thank U! Ponderosa!

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Fort Worth, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We have visited Aruba a number of times, taken various tours and even driven around the island ourselves, but this was the first time we tried horseback riding. My daughter and I took the afternoon tour, and it was an amazing experience. We saw a part of Aruba we have never seen before. The view of the beach as we... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We were picked up at our hotel and driven to the Ranch - The Pasa Fino horses are very easy to ride with a beautiful gait - Our private guide, Flavio, was attentive and fun to ride with - We rode for two hours through the cactus mountains and then along the beach to the ocean - stopping at an... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

As someone who hasn't ridden since I was a teenager, but travelling with a friend who is an experienced horsewoman, I will admit I was a bit nervous. But we booked a private tour so I wouldn't feel uncomfortable. I had read many reviews on trip advisor about one particular guide, Flavio. I was so happy when he turned out... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Like you, I ask many questions before venturing out on a tour. "Is it safe?" is usually one of my first questions. The manager, Ramon, happily answered all concerns my sister and I had. They even have helmets for adult and kids, if you are timid. They have specific horses they will assign children, beginner adults, experienced children or adults.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It was amazing and I loved my horse lafina the view was amazing and I loved it so much . And I wil vosit again

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

As a local I had taken the tour a few times before, but today I took the tour together with my 6 year old daughter. She had her very own private guide (Flavio) who helped her very well. She (and I) enjoyed the tour very much.

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Smithtown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was a very enjoyable two hour trail ride. We stopped at the ruins for pictures which was very nice. The guides Pedro, Flávio, and Nelson were very helpful and friendly. They pick up and bring you back to your hotel and give you a cold beverage after the ride. Excellent!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This tour is a must!! It is well worth the money and it was a great experience. They take photographs for you and are very very nice and accommodating for new riders. Also this activity is kid friendly and the horses are VERY well trained! Definitely recommend this for all!

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