Tours and Holiday Activities in Aruba
the Caribbean's only desert island until recently had the
slogan, "One Happy Island." Now the slogan is, "90,000 friends you haven't met
Aruba is on the Euro but they will take US dollars.
Experience Aruba's most unique underwater attraction aboard an Atlantis
Suitable for all ages, your trip aboard the world's first and most
technologically advanced passenger submarine takes you into a spectacular blue
world in air-conditioned comfort without getting wet.
Your 1 hour 50 minute (actual time in the submarine is 60 minutes) adventure
begins in downtown Oranjestad when you board Atlantis' surface vessel.
Once aboard the submarine, moored just off the south-east coast of Aruba,
you'll go for a thrilling dive to the Barcadera Reefs and view two shipwrecks.
Aruba, the Caribbean's only desert island until recently had the slogan, "One Happy Island." Now the slogan is, "90,000 friends you haven't met yet."
Aruba is on the Euro but they will take US dollars.
Experience Aruba's most unique underwater attraction aboard an Atlantis Submarine.
Suitable for all ages, your trip aboard the world's first and most technologically advanced passenger submarine takes you into a spectacular blue world in air-conditioned comfort without getting wet.
Your 1 hour 50 minute (actual time in the submarine is 60 minutes) adventure begins in downtown Oranjestad when you board Atlantis' surface vessel.
Once aboard the submarine, moored just off the south-east coast of Aruba, you'll go for a thrilling dive to the Barcadera Reefs and view two shipwrecks.
Departure Time: Tour departs in the morning and afternoon. Please call upon arrival in Oranjestad for exact departure times.
This jeep safari is the only way to reach the refreshing, crystal clear waters of the Natural pool, and its special route explores other key historic sights on the island, such as the California Lighthouse and the Natural Bridge. It also takes you twisting and turning on an exciting, bumpy ride through Aruba's countryside, known as cunucu in Papiamento, the local language.
This half-day trip will allow you to explore the cunucu's unique beauty and animal life: jagged volcanic peaks, sunbathing iguanas, our emblematic Divi Divi trees and much more. After that, cool off in the Natural Pool, where you can swim, snorkel and finish up your safari refreshed, relaxed and renewed.
Departure Point: Hotel pickup available from most Aruba hotels and the
Renaissance Hotel Marina Tower, located just a short 2 minute walk from the
cruise ship pier.
Aruba is defined by clear, deep blue skies and the heat of consistent trade winds. It is an island destination that attracts everyone from sport enthusiasts to the most enthusiastic sun worshippers. On this tour get a unique view of the islands most photographed attraction - the Natural Bridge, see the second largest city in Aruba and learn how Baby Beach got its name.
See various stops along the way including:
Ruins of Bushiribana - These ruins are the remains of a gold smelter that was built of natural stone in 1825 and functioned for most of the 19th century.
Natural Bridge - One of Aruba's most popular attractions, he bridge is a formation of coral limestone cut out by years of pounding surf, and is one of the largest rock spans of this type in the world.
Ayo Rock formation and Cave (Arawak Indian Drawings) - This natural preserve features some of the oldest Arawak drawings, as well as trails showcasing Aruba's unique variety of flora and fauna.
Frenchman's Pass Historical Site - Overhanging trees and towering cacti border this luscious stretch of road almost midway between Oranjestad and San Nicolas.
Old City of Savaneta - Formerly Aruba's first capital, today Savanet is a bustling fishing village with a 150-year-old mud hut, the oldest dwelling still standing on the island.
San Nicolas - Aruba's second capital and oldest village was a bustling port at one time. San Nicolas is home to Aruba's main red-light district, offering plenty of street color.
Swim at Baby Beach - Located on the island's eastern tip, the semicircular beach borders a beach that invites swimmers with its placid blue and shallow waters.
On your return journey, you drive through downtown Oranjestad. You have the choice to be dropped off downtown to wander amongst the shops and marvel at the Dutch architecture, or be dropped off at your hotel.
Please note: The afternoon tour will be visiting the Alto Vista Chapel and California Lighthouse instead of Baby Beach.
Departure Point: Tour departs from Oranjestad hotels and port
Departure Time: 9 am and 2 pm
Enjoy Aruba from your own private island! Board an air-conditioned motorcoach to De Palm Island, where you can snorkel in an underwater paradise, rich in spectacular coral formations and colorful fish. Food and beverage facilities are available. Relax in a hammock while enjoying one of many tropical beverages or tempt your palate with delicious international and local cuisine prepared fresh. The sun is your constant companion as you find a private spot along the shore or take advantage of different beach activities.
Departure Point: Hotel pick up available from most Aruba hotels including the
Renaissance Hotel Marina Center, located just a 2 minute walk from the cruise
Discover everything Aruba has to offer on a morning or afternoon tour! The tour covers a little bit of everything from a guided tour of the island to snorkeling the tranquil waters of Baby Beach.
This half-day tour takes you right across Aruba, from the California Lighthouse on the island's north-west point to Baby Beach on its southern tip, taking in all the sites in between. Led by an expert guide, you'll hear a detailed account of the sights you'll pass along the way.
A dip in the cool, tranquil waters of Baby Beach for swimming and snorkeling provides the perfect respite between visits to a variety of different historical and natural attractions, including Arashi Beach, the Natural Bridge and the island's caves.
Departure Point: Hotel pick up available from most Aruba hotels including the Renaissance Hotel Marina Tower, located just a 2 minute walk from the cruise ship pier
Departure Time: 9 am and 1 pm
Now for something completely different! This vessel remains above sea level at all times, while its hull - at 5 feet below the surface - provides spectacular viewing of the Arashi Coral Reef, abundant Caribbean sea life and the famous WWII German shipwreck, Antilla.
The Seaworld Explorer is a state-of-the-art semi-submarine developed in Australia for use on the Great Barrier Reef. The vessel does not submerge; you descend into the hull of this cruising underwater observatory and sit in air-conditioned comfort five feet below the surface of the water, exploring amazing sea life through large, clear glass windows.
Your journey begins as you board a transfer boat that takes you to the Seaworld Explorer, waiting near renowned Arashi Reef. Your skilled captain and knowledgeable narrator guide the semi-submarine through this wondrous reef filled with beautiful coral formations and hundreds of spectacular tropical fish.
Leaving Arashi Reef, the Seaworld Explorer takes you to the wreck of the Antilla, a 423-foot (128 meter) German freighter destroyed during World War II. The huge ship lies on her side in 60 feet of water where it is only partially submerged, providing a resting-place for the pelicans that frequent it. Measuring 423 feet in length, this is the largest wreck in the Caribbean.
A knowledgeable marine expert will provide you with information on the amazing underwater world around you and will be happy to answer questions. From the wreck, you enjoy a relaxing cruise to shore.
Departure Point: Tour departs from the Pelican Pier located at the Holiday Inn
Hop into a jeep and visit Arikoko Park and one of Aruba's hidden treasures, the "Seroe Colorado" Natural Bridge. But that's not all you see.
Bring along a swimsuit, because after kicking up dust throughout Aruba's outback, you'll be cooling off in the tranquil waters of Baby beach, known for its smooth sands and spectacular snorkeling.
Swim, sunbathe or just mellow out - the choice is yours in this tour, which explores Aruba's diverse charms both on land and at the shore. Snorkeling equipment is included.
Departure Point: Hotel pick up available from most Aruba hotels and the Renaissance Hotel Marina Tower, located just a 2 minute walk from the cruise ship pier
Departure Time: 9 am
See Quality Tours Aruba invites you to discover Aruba with front row view.
See Quality Tours Aruba specializes in Private Island Tours. With a complimentary pick up from your hotel, apartment or ship terminal, our private tour will ensure you experience Aruba as it should be seen. Relax and feel the beauty of Aruba from a comfortable ride. Enjoy the outdoors, escape the crowds, and feel the wind in your hair on a high quality excursion to the most beautiful parts of this wonderful island.
We love our gem of an island in the Caribbean and would also love to share our explorations and discoveries with you during a safe and comfortable tour. We appreciate your selecting us as your personal guide and look forward to your reservation.
Let us show you the most gorgeous island in the Caribbean on a tour built around the real places of interest. We will show you the beautiful north coast of the island, Casibari Stones and Gardensm, stopping later for snorkeling and swimming at famous Baby Beach. Nearby San Nicolas, our second largest city, is where you will indulge in our Caribbean flavored Main Street and famous Charlie's Bar of San Nicolas.
On this full day private tour we will also visit Seroe Colorado's Natural bridge, Guadirikiri Cave, Fontein, Boca Prins, the unusual Arikok Natural Park. These unique locations host many cultural, historic and natural hidden treasures. We will take you further than any other explore Aruba tours, with plenty of time for photo stops, attractions, and snorkeling.
We provide the only the safest of tours; our guides will join you at our
snorkeling locations to ensure you get the most out of your experience.
Duration: 7 hours
Virtual Tour of Aruba