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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour

By: Wix Tours
Highlights
  • Lunch at the Balashi Brewery including one local draft beer
  • Meet a range of craftspeople producing Aruba's top exports
  • Learn more about Aruba's economy through your guide's commentary
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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
From $58.00
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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
From $58.00
Overview
Take a deep dive into Aruba's economy and exports on this tour focusing on items made in Aruba. Come to an understanding of the importance of aloe, ceramics, glass, and alcohol in Aruba's economy thanks to your guide’s commentary. Visit an aloe vera factory, local beer brewery and rum distillery, artisan ceramic shop, and cigar producer in half a day, making the most of your vacation time.
What to Expect
Beginning with convenient pickup at your hotel, embark on a tour that highlights goods made and manufactured in Aruba. This half-day guided tour stops at several local producers for an insider look at the country’s economy.
The first stop is an aloe vera factory, where you learn how the plant is harvested and its role in skin care products.
Move on to a historic cunucu house and garden to see the famous Aruban sculptor Ciro Abath’s work in glass and ceramics.
Learn about the cigar-making process at Aruhiba factory, dedicated to organic, hand-rolled products.
Next it’s on to Balashi Brewery, where you sit down for lunch and a draft beer.
The day’s last stop is the Arubian Taste Liquor and Rum Shop, where you taste several locally made liquors that are favorites of locals and are shipped worldwide.
The tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
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Reviews (66)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour with Neil.

Picked us up at our hotel for the "Made in Aruba" tour. After picking up the other folks, 15 in all, we made our way to the Aruba Aloe factory. Got a brief tour, which was interesting, and then spent some time in the gift...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LisaRex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Experience

This tour was great. Learned a lot about Aruba and their economy. It was nice to visit the Aloe plant and see how they produce their products. Our tour guide JC was awesome. Would have like to heard more about the Balashi brewing and their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank William E
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile
Awesome experience! Awesome Guide!

It was truly a great experience and I came home with lots of memorable souvenirs including aloe lotions, rums, cigars and more! Our guide was very informative and patient as we searched for gifts and tried the assortment of rums. The rum store was awesome,...More

Thank erickC4738YE
Reviewed October 21, 2018
Excellent "Made in Aruba" tour!

On a whim, I selected the "Made in Aruba" tour when booking my travel. I love learning about countries when I visit them. This tour was excellent! Our driver and tour guide (please forgive me for forgetting his name) did an magnificent job on showing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NCA84
Reviewed October 8, 2018
Great Tour!

This is a full day of exploring the island of Aruba and some of its products. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and will take you to an aloe factory, artisan workshop, cigar factory, the Balashi brewery, and a rum tasting tour. You can purchase...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Yes you can purchase cigars at the factory. You also get to see how they make and hand roll the cigars.
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