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Arikok National Park

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Address: San Fuego 71, Santa Cruz, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 585 1234
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US$80.00*
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Aruba Sightseeing Tour by ATV
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US$213.00*
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Aruba Natural Pool UTV Adventure
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US$320.00*
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Rent a 4x4 and explore the park

You really need a 4x4 to explore the entire park. You can visit bat caves, go to the beach, eat at a restaurant and find the natural pools.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kellie B
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Oceanside, CA
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Oceanside, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You really need a 4x4 to explore the entire park. You can visit bat caves, go to the beach, eat at a restaurant and find the natural pools.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a small economy car for our entire stay and drove to the national park after a uncommon heavy rain storm which left many streets on the island flooded and closed. We had no trouble driving to the park and stopped in the visitor center to buy tickets. Our plan was to drive on only the paved roads and... More 

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Keller, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here today to learn about how the island was formed, see some caves, and generally see the natural landscape. We went to one cave that directly next door had a natural spring with little fish that nibble on your feet! It was awesome!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see the Natural Pool, and are wondering if you really do need a 4x4, the answer is yes. If you don't get our own, you can either walk (it's hot, dusty and far) or take a tour...but it's worth it whatever you decide. Taking your little rental car is not an option (we thought that maybe... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a Jeep for the day and headed up to the park. For a lot of the park you need four wheel drive!! Just driving through you get some great views. We didn't get to see some of what we wanted to but it gives us a reason to go back. We had a fun day. FYI, cactus barbs... More 

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Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a break from the beaches, it's fun to explore some caves here and see a totally different landscape. $11 per person for tourists. If you are renting a car you may want to stop at Baby Beach as you exit the park since it is close by. The roads in the park are 80% very bad and... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't expected to, but we ended up spending an entire day in Arikok National Park. It was fabulous! There's an $11 per person conservation fee to enter, but if you call ahead to reserve, you can also have a free ranger-guided tour in your own vehicle. Our guide was Rodney, and he was wonderful, full of enthusiasm for his... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a day trip here while vacationing in Aruba. If you want a break from the beaches, it's fun to explore some caves here and see a totally different landscape. There were a few tour guides at some of the caves who were friendly and provided some interesting facts about the park and taught us a few words in... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful national park that goes from beaches to bluffs to high lands to amazing views of all nature had to offer. Plan for the majority of the day to get through it and bring plenty of water.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the park to see the caves but we ended up spending more time there than I thought. They have pretty views of there mountains and cactus and when you get to the end of the road you see breathtaking views of the ocean! The caves are great along with the beaches we saw esp boca prins, absolutely... More 

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