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Rancho Notorious

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Address: Boroncana, Noord, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586 0508
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Experts since 1978 in horse management, classes, competitions and tours...

Experts since 1978 in horse management, classes, competitions and tours Explore the beauty of Aruba on an adventurous Horseback riding tour!Ride Horseback through Aruba's natural wonders and enjoy breathtaking sights on your way. At Rancho Notorious , we specialize in small personalized tours with friendly, attentive, multi-lingual CERTIFIED guides with your safety and enjoyment in mind. All skill levels welcome. Explore breathtaking sights and natural wonders such as California Lighthouse, Alto Vista Chapel, scenic countryside, Malmok Beach or gallop along the northeast coast through sand dunes. We have Helmets available, English and western tack. Morning, afternoon and sunset 1,2 and 3 hour tours.Something for evryone, wether your experienced or a novice rider. Children are more than welcome. We are Fully licensed and insured. Mountain bikers walhalla !! guided by a certified cycling coach. KNWU. from beginners to expert riders. 350km of trails for different skill levels. you may bring your own click pedals/shoes and helmet. Specializing in small groups on the ATV 4wheeler tours. very personalized full of information about the Island. Great machines. single and double machines available.

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Aruba Horseback Riding Tour to Urirama Cove
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Aruba Horseback Riding Tour to Alto Vista Chapel

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Mountain Biking

I took my two kids with me, ages 18 & 23. We really enjoyed getting to see a whole other side of Aruba. It was HOT as we had to start an hour later due to the late arrival into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Galena, Ohio
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Galena, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my two kids with me, ages 18 & 23. We really enjoyed getting to see a whole other side of Aruba. It was HOT as we had to start an hour later due to the late arrival into the port. Two of the three of us weren't avid bike riders, but our guide was awesome and the scenery... More 

Thank zenjenn23
Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

12 mile loop from the ranch. Rode to Alto Vista chapel, California lighthouse, Arashi beach and the coastal dunes/desert. Guide Geert was friendly and very knowledgeable about Aruban history. Easy ride - more difficult rides available, check their website.

Thank paul h
Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We decided we liked the first ride so much that we'd try a different ranch. This one was as good as the one earlier in the week but different. They take small groups only. For this ride it was just me, my husband and our guide, Wilmur. This allowed us to ride differently. When the guide saw that we could... More 

Thank Lynn P
Hudson River Valley, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome ride! We have ridden in several countries and this was one of few places that allowed us to trot and gallop. Kids had a blast. Beautiful way to see much of the original Aruba landscape. Even in October this was a hot trip. Nestor was a great guide.

Thank Sean M
Penn Yan, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I picked the 1 1/2 hour horseback tour for us as I had never ridden a horse before. We were picked up (and dropped off) at our hotel, which was very nice. It turned out we were the only ones scheduled that morning, so it was like having a private tour. Nestor was our guide and we absolutely loved him!... More 

Thank sbnydhct
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

First of all I'll start by saying I'm a world traveler extreme sports athlete. Geert and his wife run a one of a kind establishment where you get an intimate lesson on all aspects of the island. We tore through some crazy terrain on the four wheelers and saw so many amazing sites and had an experience I'll never forget.... More 

1 Thank Carmel C
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The owners are very nice and so are the guides but that is where the good news ends! I am an experienced rider and work with horses daily - this was my 2nd trip to Aruba - and I was looking for a different ranch to ride which would take me to other parts of the island I had not... More 

3 Thank Artist35
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were picked up on time at our hotel and driven to the ranch which was closer than I thought it would be! We had a short explanation on directions for the horse and we were off! My husband and I chose the beach tour which was beautiful! It says it's for advanced riders but we both felt completely comfortable... More 

Thank Brittany B
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We've been to Aruba 3 times and all 3 have been outstanding vacations. This time we decided to do a few activity tours to better see the island and I have to be honest, this one wasn't impressive. Definitely not worth the money. The horse I was on kept trying to run away from the group and the horse my... More 

Thank petetravels2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very well organised. We got picked up from our hotel on time. At the ranch we were asked if we wanted English or western tack (they have both and we're happy to change the already western tacked horses to English tack. Louis was our guide and we were offered a couple of different routes. We went with his recommendation which... More 

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