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Ao lado da Spanish Lagoon, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw this on our all day bus tour, It was fascinating too hear the history behind this Old Gold Mine & how much gold was actually taken from here

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Blindman60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here while on a very cool UTV tour. Interesting but not much to see. The "bathroom bus" and characters hanging around were more interesting!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TampaTornado
Reviewed 6 October 2019

This was a great stop on Fantasy Tours full island trip. Interesting history about the site and beach location.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nikki4765
Reviewed 19 September 2019 via mobile

Nice to visit, but really not that much to see. But a nice cultural and historic site. And very well situated on the coast! However, it’s a big part of the countries history’s. and quite interesting to see how the rock structure has survived lol...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michel d D
Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

This place is good for history people but if you're not it's just a partial building made of rocks. Enjoy

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ajray85
Reviewed 22 July 2019

This was super cool and a free day! Well except for lunch which we bought from a little food stand. - Garlic sauce on the hot dog is AMAZING a local tour driver recommended it and it was so good. After the gold ruins checkout...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank k8benderx0
Reviewed 15 July 2019

If you're in the area, I think it's something that is worth stopping and viewing while you're there. Not really my thing personally. Food truck outside too for those that need it.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

Always crowded as many of the tours stop here but definitely interesting to see and climb. They have a food truck parked in the parking lot as this place is really in the middle of nowhere. The water is right there but it’s on the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank sgaul7113
Reviewed 12 July 2019

My 6 year-old son is obsessed with gold, so this was on the must-do list. The whole family went (4 grandparents, wife and I, and 6 and 9 year-old sons). Everyone found it much more interesting than anticipated. If we had another day, we would've...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Paradise785488
Reviewed 6 July 2019

There really wasn't much to see here at all. We stopped there on an UTV tour. There was no plaque, no one there to explain what the different rooms were for, nothing. We didn't stay long and that was good. The views were nice and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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