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Enjoy a scenic and exciting adventure, explore spots only accessible by horseback, and learn about Aruba all in one outstanding excursion! The Gold Mine Ranch is Aruba's highest-rated horseback tour, with over 800 reviews on TripAdvisor alone. Recipient of TripAdvisor's "Certificate of Excellence" year after year since 2012, their recipe for success lies in their unique horseback riding tours and truly exceptional guides. You have 7 points of interest along the way. The horses are expertly trained for beginners and advanced riders alike. The guides' seamless integration of fascinating historical facts into the excursion keeps this horseback tour academic as well as entertaining. Self-described as "Exciting, Amazing, and Safe!" The Gold Mine Ranch has crafted superb tours that all ages are sure to love.
This family-run ranch has five generations of animal love and farming experience behind them. The Gold Mine Ranch was opened in 2004, and is actually a horse and farm animal rescue. Your tour will help this ranch continue their important work in helping Aruba's needy animals. Each of the horses has their own story, and when you meet them and you realize the work and rehabilitation The Gold Mine Ranch has put into each, you will be even more glad you chose this tour over others.
Friends, families, and couples will all enjoy the safe, exciting, and memorable journey in store with The Gold Mine Ranch. Whether you have never gone horseback riding before or are a rancher of your own back home, you are sure to enjoy this experience. Children as young as 6 can join in on this outing.
The ranch is found at Matividiri 60, (the last stop before Natural Bridge). Convenience is a part of this tour, they provide Free Transportation from the High and low rise Hotel Area, Cruise Terminal, and Oranjestad when you book through their website.
The Gold Mine Ranch offers two main group tours, as well as private excursions. Private excursions are highly recommended for special occasions (like wedding proposals!) and for advanced riders who will be able to enjoy a faster pace than if joining a group with beginners.
All tours include stops at Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Shark Bay, Budui Beach, Wariruri Beach & Baby Natural Bridge, Countryside, and Hidden Valley & Lagoon.
REGULAR MORNING TOUR
This 1.5-hour tour departs at 9:00 AM and is offered at $85USD/person.
COOL PARADISE TOUR
This 1.5-hour tour departs at 4:00 PM and is offered at $85USD/person
PRIVATE PARADISE TOUR
This 110-minute tour starts at 9:00 or 11:00 AM or 4:30 PM and is offered at $150USD/person. In addition to the sensational stops included in the group tours you will also get to venture to Fisherman’s Hut & Beach, and Indian Hill with spectacular views.
Be sure to contact The Gold Mine Ranch directly for any inquiries. You can purchase your tour tickets securely through thier website. A $10 per person discount is offered for booking through their website ahead of time. Review Terms and Conditions for full details.