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Balashi Gold Mill Ruins

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

wear sneakers if you plan on climbing but great to take pictures. very interesting place to visit as part of other stops

Thank leegeeNewJersey
Reviewed 6 days ago

We toured the ruins as part of our ABC UTV tour. Our guide (Kurt) was very knowledgeable and did a great job explaining the history. This is a good (and free) 30-minute stop. Worth seeing and hearing about, but not incredibly exciting.

Thank Bob19078
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband really enjoyed climbing to the top of this ruin. Its very cool to see what is left of the mill. Scenery is also beautiful.

Thank jacquelinepecora
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Old remanence of gold ruins. Was missing some info on it but it is interesting to see the old structures. The lack of info does make you question why some things are there. The government should definitely invest in making some info boards, like the...More

Thank Foomers
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is the inland gold mill ruins, not the one on the beach. Since it is inland it is VERY hot, so make sure to have cold water with you. We saw more wildlife here than we did at the bird sanctuary. We saw goats,...More

Thank kayemax
Reviewed 22 June 2017

An interesting stop on our ABC tour, I wouldn't go there as a special trip, but worth seeing if your in the area.

Thank Rbuckwalter
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The ruins are a site to see on the North side of the island. It is really hot so make sure and bring your sunscreen and water.

Thank KC M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We visited this site on our Land Rover tour. Our tour guide gave us a history of the ruins. We did not have time to explore it on our own, but would have enjoyed it.

Thank PambyC
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Visited as part of the UTV tour on ABC tour Nice quick stop for a few pictures and a short history lesson.

Thank johnmbos2n
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome vida in the top of the ruins. You can climb by your own risk the stones inside, take care and good luck. Incredible !

Thank Mary L
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