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Donkey Sanctuary Aruba

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Visit Donkey Sanctuary Aruba where you can feed and pet the donkeys from the safety of our enclosed porch. They especially love apples and carrots, so feel free to bring some along. There is no admission fee, though your generous donations are...more
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Bringamosa 2Z, Santa Cruz 11111, Aruba
+297 593 2933
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Reviewed today

Went as part of the tour, but it was hot and boring. Not staffed enough so really dirty. Unlike Ostrich farm that was really interesting, not much interaction here with staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Oh my goodness. We had the best time. The kids enjoyed. No entrance fee which is nice, but feel free to donate. They are so adorable

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every trip to Aruba we visit the Donkey Sanctuary to show our support and visit with the animals. It's about a 25 minute drive from the Eagle/Palm beach area, but well worth the it. Entry is free and you interact directly with Donkeys, Peacocks and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kwajtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to see the donkeys was an entertaining experience. We bought a couple of bags of carrots at Super Food before going to see the donkeys and when we arrived at the sanctuary they were all on us. It was fun feeding the donkeys. A...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jimb2468
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my goodness, I couldn't get enough of these guys!! This made my whole trip!! We bought carrots ahead of time and the lady at the sanctuary cut them into chunks for us. The Donkeys are very interested if you havd food. You can purchase...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sesssyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Donkey Sanctuary is a wonderful place to visit while on Aruba. The sanctuary houses over 100 donkeys, many of which were injured prior to being rescued by the wonderful owner of this sanctuary. The donkeys are very friendly and the volunteers are as well....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jmlars
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely pay the donkey's a visit when you're in Aruba! It's a great spot to learn about some of the local's and you'll get lots of one on one time with the donkeys!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank adthomas529
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly a wonderful place. SO glad that Aruba has this sanctuary for donkeys! Very clean, friendly volunteers and sweet donkeys!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kristi F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this on New Year’s Day and it was closed but we stopped to check out the goats in action and what a site, watching them with the sea in the distance, fun stop to be sure!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susanna7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very good option if you need a dose of animal love. Donkeys are free and they look healthy The place is clean and they have food and clean water They love carrots and apples if you want to take some treats

Date of experience: January 2019
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Nancy B
June 24, 2017|
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Response from 778ginal | Reviewed this property |
As long as you have a cell phone you can certainly call for transportation back to your hotel. You can also make a reservation with a driver for return transportation back to your hotel. I hope this helps.
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Ann Marie K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I wore sneakers as walking on dirt and around donkeys. Enjoy!
April 14, 2017|
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Response from SueTurf | Reviewed this property |
You could easily take a taxi and get there and back in time. Taxis reasonable in Aruba.