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renting jeep to do own tour

Tampa, Florida
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renting jeep to do own tour

Will we be able to do these things renting a jeep and do our on tour Natural Bridge, Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Arikok National Park, Ayo Rock Formation, Donkey Sanctuary and the famous Natural Pool? Will be arriving on cruise ship and will be in Aruba from 7 to 5 PM thanks

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I would not recommend this if this is your first time on the island. It would be easy to get lost. Those are beautiful places to tour too though.

Cleves, Ohio
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I was going to say the same thing that Madge said. Not only lost, but some of the roads out toward the Natural Pool and natural Bridge are nothing more than goat paths with lots of rocks jutting out of the ground. I have a jeep wrangler at home and with that said, they definitely drive differently that a regular vehicle or even an SUV. With one day on the island it's probably best to book a jeep tour.

Cary, North Carolina
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I agree. I was there for the first time in August. We rented a jeep to tour the "outback". I thought I could tour the whole coast of the island in a day. We only got half way around. We got turned around on the roads from the church to the natural pool, however we found it. I had no problems traversing the trails, you should know how to drive off road though. So given your time crunch, I would book a tour and enjoy the ride.

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Click on above. This tour company is well regarded. Aside from the reasons mentioned to NOT rent, most rental companies will prohibit you from driving to the Natural Pool. The road is strewn with large boulders. You would be held accountable for any damage to your vehicle.

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