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Island Tours??

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Island Tours??

My parents are heading to Aruba in May for their 50th Wedding Anniversary and we would like to find out what options are best for them to do an Island Tour???? What parts of the island do those tours include??? I'm sure they'd like to see the Aloe Factory, butterfly farm, beaches, small towns, etc. Any recommendations for them??? Are there any private tour operators who would take just them on a tour that anyone would rcommend? We really want this trip to be special for them. Thanks for any help you can provide.

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Would they rent a car, which for the things you mentioned would be the best. Most of the tours go to the gold mines, the cav es, natural bridge, baby beach, different tours for different stops.

If they drove themselfs they could go into town for dinining or shopping, they could go to the chapel, and really most ot the places the tours go to like the rock formations, etc.

If they didn't want to rent a car, they could hire for a personal tour fitted to the things they want to see. But, IMO, if they would drive it would be the way to go.

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ABC Jeep Tours offers many options. Jeep tours are going to be very dusty, so if your parents would not care to get pretty dirty, DePalm offers bus tours. Some prefer to venture out on their own while others enjoy the company of other tourists. It's their choice.

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Thanks for those replies. Will look into both renting a car and the tour companies.

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We did a helicopter tour and it was wonderful, beautiful, informative and memorable. The pilot was incredible. He showed us everything. The flight was very smooth. You have head sets that make it very easy to talk. We did the entire island tour and was the best part of thing we did on our trip. We went on the 11 am trip because then the e is less chance of clouding over. They are located behind the Seaport Casino. I have to run off to work now but can look up their name when I get home this evening if you want me to. It would make an anniversary very special.

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Cerry is a taxi driver in Aruba who comes highly recommended for personal tours. We are going to use him this summer when we take our in-laws to Aruba with us. The ABC tour is great fun, but much too strenuous for some older folks.

Here is his email address.

cyrllcroes@yahoo.com

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We did the helicopter tour a couple of years ago also. It was beautiful looking down on the water and the island. here's a link:

http://www.arubahelitours.com/

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