Scenic Aruba Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour

5 Ratings
  • Audio Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

Recommended: Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Ready for a swashbuckling excursion through paradise? This narrated driving tour of Aruba shows you the island’s most beautiful beaches & dazzling vistas, all while filling you in on the piratical adventures which swept through these crystal-clear waters during piracy’s Golden Age. Soak up some sun while learning about Black Bart, Spanish galleons, & the world-renowned Sir Francis Drake! Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password & an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules & opening hours before your visit.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Historic Day Trips

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: California Lighthouse

Your first stop will be at the California Lighthouse, where you'll learn where this landmark got its name and what unfortunate events transpired to prompt the construction of the lighthouse in the first place!

Duration: 10 minutes

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After that you'll spot Catalina Cove, a favorite spot for sea turtles to lay eggs and, by extension, a favorite spot for seagulls looking for their next meal.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Alto Vista Chapel

Continuing on, you'll pass by Alto Vista Chapel, which has roots all the way back in the 18th century!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casibari Rock Formations

The next big landmark you'll see is the Casibari Rock Formation. These huge volcanic boulders really stand out against the rest of the landscape!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations

Your route will take you next to the Ayo Rock Formation, a strange and slightly alien-looking formation which the Arawak believed had spiritual significance. It even sports petroglyphs dating back thousands of years!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins

Your first stop will be at the Bushiribana Gold Mill, a remnant of the Aruba gold industry dating back to the 1800s.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Donkey Sanctuary Aruba

Continuing on, you'll arrive at one of Aruba's cutest and most unusual attractions: the Donkey Sanctuary! This volunteer organization takes care of over 100 donkeys which descended from animals brought by early Spanish colonizers.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Balashi Gold Mill Ruins

After that is the Balashi Gold Mill, another relic of Aruba's gold rush. This bit of history hasn't been active for a long time, but its skeleton remains.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hooiberg

Finally, you'll arrive at the Hooiberg Lookout. Standing at 541 feet above sea level, this rocky formation boasts unbelievable views of the island and the water below... for anyone willing to climb its 600 steps, that is!

Duration: 10 minutes
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