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Address: Noord, Aruba
Description: Large rolling sand dunes located along the isolated northwestern tip of...
Large rolling sand dunes located along the isolated northwestern tip of Aruba, which create spectacular scenery and a chance to explore by four-wheel drive.
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Need a jeep

We got stuck on the trails with a small jeep...in 14 inches of sand....thank you to the 4 guys on four wheels that lifted us out!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2014
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Montreal
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Montreal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We got stuck on the trails with a small jeep...in 14 inches of sand....thank you to the 4 guys on four wheels that lifted us out!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

There isn't technically anything to do on the dunes, other than to see the dunes, but for us, that was plenty. We were on our way to see the lighthouse, so we stopped and wandered around for about an hour. I'm a photographer, so we did a photo shoot there, and climbed some rocks and explored a bit. They're very... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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138 reviews 138 reviews
54 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

California Sand Dunes Arashi Beach Aruba Saw these on 3 August 2013. They are adjacent of the California Lighthouse. You actually pass them before getting to the lighthouse. They are the northern tip of the island. Always a beautiful site to see. I live in the Carolinas in the USA and I think I like these also. Plenty of desert... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
58 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This area is beautiful. Wonderful views of the California light house, views of the Rocky coast are amazing. You can drive around the area just not on the dunes. Well worth a couple hours to visit and take in the views. If you like to get away from the crowds and visit natural beauty this is a good place. I... More 

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Hyde Park, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

beautiful views, no driving allowed. Something to not miss when you don't visit the lighthouse.

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