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The Gold Mine Ranch Horseback Riding Tours

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Matividiri 60, Arikok National Park, Aruba
+297 586 4954
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The BEST Horseback Riding Ever!

This was the highlight of our trip! The scenery is beautiful and the guides are Fantastic! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy W
Burnsville, Minnesota
Best in Aruba

Adding to everyone's positive reviews, the owner is also an avid rescuer of animals and has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Gold Mine Ranch is a small family owned ranch aiming to provide the best service to all our guests. We have AMAZING adventure trails, and well-trained horses. Book online and receive a discount. If you want to experience awesome horseback riding, on the beach and country side of Aruba, look no further. Let us be the highlight of your vacation.
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Matividiri 60, Arikok National Park, Aruba
+297 586 4954

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of our trip! The scenery is beautiful and the guides are Fantastic! The horses were so much fun to ride. Didn't matter if you had ever ridden before or if you were an accomplished horseback rider. The trail takes you through...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Adding to everyone's positive reviews, the owner is also an avid rescuer of animals and has a fantastic reputation on the island. When you ride here you're not only supporting the ranch but also hundreds of lost and sick animals under the care of the...More

Thank hilarytrump
Reviewed 1 week ago

Experiencing the wild east coast of Aruba on a wonderful horseback - like a dream! The beautiful horses are exceptional friendly and smooth. They get treated very well and live in a big stable where they can walk around on the sand and in the...More

1  Thank marcellinaisabelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the flash of casinos and sandy beaches of Aruba may be the main draw to tourists, the opposite side of the island is rough and tumble. Waves crashing against the rugged coastline roar! We were fortunate and it was just the two of us...More

Thank jclw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is not a horse person but they gave him a very safe and gentle horse. I have horses of my own so I got one with more energy. The ride is beautiful and we able to trot and canter even with a group...More

Thank UpNorthWI1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, the beaches are spectacular. But take a half-day and do this! You get picked up at and returned to your hotel. The guides are extremely helpful and knowledgeable and the experience on horseback is unforgettable. Trails through the brush and along the uninhabited north...More

1  Thank frenchdip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, this was such an amazing ride. We were treated very well, such kind people. Arrived on time to pick us up at hotel and visited with us the entire ride out to the ranch. It is evident they love not only their horses but...More

Thank jerryandval2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am one of those beginners who had to be persuaded to do this. I was not looking forward to it but it was a fabulous experience. The staff were friendly and understanding. The horses were in apparently good shape and definitely well trained. Not...More

Thank KenfromBalto
Gildy, Owner at The Gold Mine Ranch Horseback Riding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ken, Thank you so much for choosing us for your horseback riding adventure and for taking the time to write a candid review about your experience. We took note of your caveat about not actually riding in the water. To clarify, we do advertise...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had never been on a horse in my life and I am 69 years old! However, I was matched with the beautiful and gentle Maria and we had a great time, except when she broke into a trot! Whew, was that exhilarating! However, thanks...More

1  Thank gaross2017
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We had to hustle to get off our cruise ship to meet the 8:15 pickup time. Almost didn't make it! Comfortable van ride to the ranch. They had lockers we could leave hats, etc. in. Kids wore helmets, and they matched horses to riders by...More

Thank Deborah C
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Questions & Answers
July 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Gildy | Property representative |
Hi, yes they can participate. Children 8 years and up can ride on group tours. Thank you,
March 22, 2017|
Response from Gildy | Property representative |
hello guys it is not recomended w e can take them whit you but we will charge you $25,== exstra for each and you two together don't have to trasphast 220 pound. we hope to inform you corectly
Ashley m
March 15, 2017|
Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We came in by ship and were transported by van.