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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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$80*
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Aruba Natural Pool UTV Adventure

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Great visit to the National park in Aruba

Our group of 8 enjoyed our day at the park - one highlight was seeing a tropical centipede the length of our foot inside the cave in the park! The teens were particularly excited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lori A
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Drayton, Canada
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Drayton, Canada
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our group of 8 enjoyed our day at the park - one highlight was seeing a tropical centipede the length of our foot inside the cave in the park! The teens were particularly excited by that. We hiked up to see the ocean on both sides of the island, the photo ops are great as well. You definitely need 4X4... More 

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Midland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is trying to be a real national park. the road is good. the visitor center has potential. there is a little history at the visitor center and a small concession. there is a restaurant on the other end to get a cold drink. the caves are cool but the rangers need a little work in the presentation. you don't... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy roughing it. This is the place for you. The terrain is rough. It is very different from the sandy ocean side of the island. It costs $11 a person to get in. We saw 2 caves. The second cave had Indian drawings and peoples names on the ceiling. We also stopped at a beautiful spot where there... More 

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Louisville, ky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a Gator 4x4 to drive to Natural Pool in the Park. The road up and over the mountains is not for the faint of heart but it was super fun and the reward arriving at Natural Pool and seeing Natural Bridge, Baby Bridge was AMAZING!! The cost is $12.00 per person US money. We did not have time... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented a jeep for the day and went to the park. They have a great visitors center. Kids are free adults we 11usd. They take credit cards. There is a cafe onsite for snacks and water. Aruba has a desert like climate so pack plenty of water. The hiking we did was very enjoyable. The park is extremely safe... More 

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Thank Brian K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit was part of a jeep safari trip. You really needed 4 wheel drive to access the park. There is some amazing scenery and the views are awesome. If you get a chance to access the caves do so, as we visited around noon, there was not the opportunity to see the bats. Staying on the east of the... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting the park will show you a whole other side of Aruba. Most people stay in the resort areas which are all built up. But if you want to get off the beaten trail then the Arikok National Park is for you. There are several ways to see the National Park. There are tours that will take you via Jeeps,... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the natural pool tour and saw the northern part of the park. We visited the park on our own and saw the less visited part of the park. Trust your GPS directions when heading there. The welcome center has a museum filled with a lot of information and three small reptile specimens. Stay on the asphalt road if... More 

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North Versailles, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rent a jeep and go. So much fun. If you tour the island make sure you follow the map and you will be delighted. Just beautiful. Make sure you stop at bar for a cold cocktail.

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NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted to rent a car for our stay and were able to witness geologic formations and cultural heritage. Our park ranger gave us a personalized tour inside the cave and led us to the natural springs afterwards.

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