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London, ON
posts: 46
reviews: 2
What do to?

I have a friend docking on a cruise and is the sight-seeing, nerdy type ;) She asked me to post for her to get and idea of some things to do for the day (her first time to Aruba) - it will be early May.

THanks in advance!

Minneapolis...
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for Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach
posts: 13,853
reviews: 65
1. Re: What do to?

I would suggest a jeep tour of the island or a snorkel cruise. If she's the sightseeing type then maybe the jeep tour would be the best so she'll be able to see the entire island. Or...the helicopter tour is a TON of FUN!! One of our favorite tours - seeing Aruba by air!

Toronto, Canada
posts: 3
2. Re: What do to?

I'm the nerdy friend. Thanks for the jeep suggestion!

We were also thinking of maybe hiring a cab for the day or half-day. Do you know of any companies?

(I'm pretty sure that we can get a cab at the pier but I like to plan ahead!)

London, ON
posts: 46
reviews: 2
3. Re: What do to?

Thanks for the help, just wanted to bump this up for ya ;)

Minneapolis...
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for Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach
posts: 13,853
reviews: 65
4. Re: What do to?

This link has a couple of telephone numbers to the taxi services, email address, and rates ($40/hour if you want to use a taxi for your own tour):

http://www.airportaruba.com/en/to&from/taxi/

London, ON
posts: 46
reviews: 2
5. Re: What do to?

Thanks again!

North Carolina
posts: 459
6. Re: What do to?

You can also rent a car at the peer and explore on your own, which I would highly recommend! Aruba is not that big and it is really easy to drive there (other than the lack of signs for some places/things.) Just do some research on what you want to see and chart your own course for the day. If it is a Carnival cruise you will be there all day and late evening, so you should have plenty of time.

Do you have specific interests (snorekling, shopping, gambling, etc.)?

Toronto, Canada
posts: 3
7. Re: What do to?

Thanks for the help!

Are there any tour companies that your recommend?

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