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Arikok National Park

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Address: San Fuego 71, Santa Cruz, Aruba
Phone Number: 2975851234
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Easy tour of the Island's east side

If you want to see the eastern side of Aruba it's easy to get a good overview by touring Arikok National Park. You enter the park and pay a small fee. They supply a very nice map... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Saratoga, California
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you want to see the eastern side of Aruba it's easy to get a good overview by touring Arikok National Park. You enter the park and pay a small fee. They supply a very nice map of the various sites you can see. Most are accessible using your rental car if you drive slowly over the many drainage ditches... More 

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We came to the park the first time late morning. We were greeted by Rodney who was extremely informative and friendly. He informed us the pool was not swimable and gave us a number to call and check ahead of time (weather, tide etc.). While speaking to us he recommended places to go and a few restaurants...I was blown away... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

definitely not recommended for a family with small children.We rented 4x4 jeep, and the ride to get to the natural pool was laced with danger,with ruff,rocky roads, and steep cliffs. The landscape resembled the planet Mars and our bracelets from the park read " enter the park at your own risk" Definitely should go with an experienced tour guide, because... More 

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We decided to take our rented Jeep to the National Park. They strongly recommend a "4x4" vehicle. However I reccommend a Hummer. Once you finally get to the park through a series of back roads you meet the first steep incline. I thought the roads of the National Park were a bit rough. We did not go to Baby Beach... More 

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Wylie, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went out with ABC Tours, they were short a driver so one of the other faimilies dad drove the Range Rover. Did a good job for the most part. If you like being knocked around this is for you, the kids loved it not so much for me. Really wasn't much to see, the whole Island is a desert. It... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went here with our young boys and had a great time. In one day we were able to hike through the desert on a reasonable path for young kids, see history, explore caves, and view some beautiful scenes. I recommend this!

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Rented a Jeep and drove through here. It is really beautiful and there are wild horses and goats to see. It used to be dirt and rocky road but it is all paved now so makes for an easy drive. There is a beautiful beach and an area where you may actually get to see some sea turtles. The is... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We drove through on our own after paying the $11 each. The caves were beautiful and easily accessible. We stopped at a little bar/restaurant and enjoyed ice cold beers!

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Pretoria South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Although very dry an very interesting park. Enjoy the only restaurant in the park. The caves with natural light is beautifull.

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Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We rented a jeep, and were able to explore the park without waiting on anyone else to give a tour or directions. It was breath taking! The jeep ride was very fun for my fiance, yes he proposed in the park too!! The natural pools are amazing, you can swim in them and see some amazing fish! We did not... More 

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Address: San Fuego 71, Santa Cruz, Aruba
Phone Number: 2975851234
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Santa Cruz

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