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The Gold Mine Ranch Horseback Riding Tours

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Address: Matividiri 60, Arikok National Park, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586 4954
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The Gold Mine Ranch is a small family owned ranch aiming to provide the...

The Gold Mine Ranch is a small family owned ranch aiming to provide the best service to all our guests. We have AMAZING adventure trails, and well-trained horses. Book online and receive a discount. If you want to experience awesome horseback riding, on the beach and country side of Aruba, look no further. Let us be the highlight of your vacation.

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At first it seems like a typical follow the leader ride and even though there is a "trail" there is plenty of room for customizing your ride and the guides like everyone else in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lori S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

At first it seems like a typical follow the leader ride and even though there is a "trail" there is plenty of room for customizing your ride and the guides like everyone else in Aruba were amazing!!! The horses are well fed and behaved and wonderful scenes with plenty of photo opportunities

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent the morning with Apache our guide going through Arikok National Park and got the most beautiful pictures on horseback. Perfect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew at the Gold Mine Ranch was great. They even pick you up and drop you off from your hotel if you want! The horses were all well trained and beginner riders were safe and had a great time. I'd rate the difficulty of the trails as beginner as you aren't ale to ride very fast with the group.... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day. Started off raining when we were picked up, but cleared up just in time for the ride. We enjoyed our time with Joel. He was a very good guide! Very entertaining and knowledgeable of local history. Beautiful rugged location for the ride. Very reasonable pricing. Highly recommended. We forgot to give him his tip, but our driver Janet,... More 

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Port Jefferson Station, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have ridden before and we went with a couple who had never been on a horse. They selected horses appropriate to our abilities. They gave us a quick lesson which was sufficient for both the intermediate rider and the novice. Then we set off through the desert and along the water. Our guide used our phones... More 

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Plantsville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our ride with Jeanette. We were able to take our time, she did not rush the ride, took the time to explain various spots along the ride and answer our questions. We cannot wait to go back and bring our children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked up from our resort and had enjoyable ride to the ranch. There were 6 of us on the ride, a family with 2 school age children and my husband and I. We were assigned to horses according to our abilities. All the animals looked healthy and did well on the trails. I love to ride and was able to... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Janet (Spelling) and Kenny where OUTSTANDING tour guides. My daughter had never been on a horse before and they took the time to make her feel at ease. The took photos for everyone and provided an INCREDIBLE tour for all. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! We will definitely ride with them upon our next vacation.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our stay in Aruba. The kind staff picks you up at your hotel and drops you off right back. The horses are tame and you will enjoy this even if you are a complete beginner, and you will enjoy it even more if you are a professional rider. My partner decided to take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My group had a morning ride with Daniel, who was wonderful. There initially seemed to be some miscommunication between our concierge who booked the tour and Gold Mine Ranch, but the owner was very accommodating after the mix-up. With one brand new rider and three beginners, Daniel had his hands full with us but gave wonderful personal attention and direction... More 

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