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Cool Paradise Afternoon Tour

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Stop At: Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Spanish Lagoon, Oranjestad Aruba

Come enjoy a 1.5-hour ride around some of the most beautiful spots in Aruba, like the Gold Mill Ruins and Budui Beach! Learn about the history of the Gold Mine Ranch and surrounding areas as you explore on horseback.

Stop At: Natural Bridge, Windward Coast Andicuri Beach, Arikok National Park Aruba

The views on this horseback ride are fantastic, with a wide range of man-made and natural wonders, such as beautiful beaches, sand dunes, and a breathtaking ocean view. Don’t miss it!

Pass By: Wariruri Bay, Aruba

Wariruri Bay is a dream come true for riding on the beach, galloping through white sand dunes, and posing under the baby natural bridge. All while your own personal guide and photographer takes care of your photos. For a memorable experience book now and take this off your bucket list!

Pass By: Arikok National Park, Arikok National Park, Aruba

You start off in the park as soon as you leave the Ranch, and it is not just about looking at trees and the ocean. You actually ride on the beach and experience the strong breeze and waves around you. Last but not least, we do all of this with personal attention to you in our small groups that ensure safety first and fun at all times. You are given ample safety and riding instructions, and you are able to ride at your own pace.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up at hotels in the high-rise and low-rise area. Pick up time starts at 3:15 pm

We have a weight limit of 230 Lbs. per rider
Departure Time
4:00 PM
  • Use of horseback riding tack
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • On-site freelance photographer
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I decided at the last second to go on this tour and its one of the best decisions I ever made! The staff was super friendly; Candi is such a pleasure and Andres is excellent with instructions and guidance. Maria was my horse and she is a sweetheart. Whether an experienced rider
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Response from Goldmine R, Manager at Cool Paradise Afternoon Tour
Responded 2 days ago
Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write about your amazing experience riding with us. It's important to add that we don't recommend taking any valuables, including cellphones, and the reason for that is because you will be riding in open terrain where the chance is big that you will drop your phone, it can break or get lost. We have an optional photo package available for your convenience. If you opt for the photos you can see them before purchase. If you want to risk taking your phone to save a few bucks then that is your choice. Greetings from Aruba!
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I was first quite nervous on the horse, the guide Andreas took time and cared much on me so I felt safe the entire time. My horse Kimba was very well behaved and her rhythm was so comfortable! Riding along the breathtaking coastline and through the desert, the area is just so
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We have taken horseback tours before where we have trotted along in a group and enjoyed the scenery. This excursion was different. Our main guide, Candy, seemed to assess our skills and comfort on the horses. Seeing as we were all comfortable, we went from trotting to
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Our tour guide was Andres. He was very nice and sociable. We got lucky and no one else booked a tour at the same time as us so it was just my wife, myself, and Andres. We were picked up and dropped off from our resort and had a quick run down of how to handle the horse and we
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We had the best time during this horse ride! The guides were funny and very knowledgeable. They also made sure we were all comfortable and enjoyed ourself, they also have someone who is available to to take pictures while you ride for a small fee! The photographer does a great
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About the operator
By: The Gold Mine Ranch
1,005 reviews
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Amazing Experience and Tour (small warning included)
I decided at the last second to go on this tour and its one of the best decisions I ever made! The staff was super
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Great experience!!!
Such a nice experience for a first time rider. The views are awesome and Candy what so nice to be careful with me
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Private Tour
My wife and I went on a private tour and it was fabulous! Andres was our guide he was excellent, funny, and very
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Gold Mine Ranch Horseback Tour
Took the morning tour with Candy. It was amazing. Beautiful ride along the coast of the Caribbean Sea. My horse
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Bucket List Material
A wonderful experience! Picked up right on time from the Hilton, a couple stops at other resorts and a short 15
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Great experience
We booked a private tour due to our different experience.The hotel pick up (by Kurt if I remember his name right -
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Madison, Wisconsin
Great Experience!
As a girl with plenty of horse experience, it was my favorite activity to do on the island. My mother, on the
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Auburn, Massachusetts
Favorite Activity!
My daughters and I did the "Cruise Tour" even though we weren't on a cruise. We drove to the ranch instead of the
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Horseback Riding in Aruba
Initially was turned off by Gold Mine as they confirmed our reservations and then emailed to cancel or reschedule.
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
We absolutely loved our experience at Gold Mine Ranch! The guides were so good with our kids! We will definitely
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Spectacular, breathtaking experience!
This was the best horseback riding tour I have ever been on. The guides are exceptionally experienced, nice, and
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Great communications with the owner prior to arriving Aruba, and the tour was wonderful!
I was first quite nervous on the horse, the guide Andreas took time and cared much on me so I felt safe the entire
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Jessie G
Oak Hill, Virginia, United States
so much fun...far exceeded our expectations
We have taken horseback tours before where we have trotted along in a group and enjoyed the scenery. This
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Great time, best way to see the beach!
My wife and I had a great time on our ride with Goldmine Ranch. She had not ridden in close to 20 years and I
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good Tour
I’ve ridden with this company a few times and they do a great job! Always feel safe and traveled at a good pace.
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