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Aruba: Atlantis Submarine Expedition

1. Aruba: Atlantis Submarine Expedition

Voyage deep into the tropical waters of Aruba on a submarine voyage. After heading out on the water, you’ll dive up to 130 feet into the Caribbean Sea, feasting your eyes on the technicolor displays surrounding you. Marvel at the Barcadera Reef, replete with brain coral and massive sea fans, as your expert guide narrates the sea life by which you pass. Sitting in air-conditioned comfort, move between the best spots on the reef to spot tropical fish or moray eels. Pass by shipwrecks, including the WWII-era German Antilla, studded with coral and colorful sea vegetation. Explore the reef as is only possible in a submersible vessel, returning to the surface after an hour-long voyage.

Aruba: Off-Road Natural Pool Safari

2. Aruba: Off-Road Natural Pool Safari

Begin your tour with convenient hotel pickup before being transferred to the departure location for a safety briefing and orientation with your guide. Each open-air vehicle has room for eight passengers, making it ideal for traveling with a group. You'll have the option of choosing whether you'd like to drive or be a passenger, before taking off in caravan formation with your guide in the lead. Your capable 4WD vehicle will gives you access to parts of the coastline and the rugged interior of Aruba that traditional tours can't visit. Along the way to the Arikok National Park, you'll pass the California Lighthouse as well as the remnants of a natural bridge. As you travel, listen to informative commentary from your guide at the many stops. At the Natural Pool you'll be able to use snorkeling equipment provided to explore the underwater world in the volcanic rock pool. Your tour later ends with convenient drop-off back to your hotel.

Aruba Arikok National Park Hiking Tour

3. Aruba Arikok National Park Hiking Tour

This is the best way to discover the real Aruba. Nearly 20% of Aruba is a designated National Park and home to a long list of animal species and plant life. The Arikok National Park is a great place to enjoy the dramatic landscapes. The Visitors’ Center has a modern sustainable design and houses an exhibit of Aruba’s endemic animals such as the Aruban whiptail lizard (cododo), Aruban cat eye snake (santanero) and endangered rattle snake (cascabel). Park rangers will escort you on this hike that showcases fascinating flora and fauna and interesting historical sites. The Arikok National Park is home to priceless gems that are rare because they are indigenous to the island. The Aruban burrowing owl (Shoco), Aruban rattlesnake, Aruban whiptail lizar, and Aruban parakeet (Prikishi) can be found in the Aruba National Park where they live together with the native flora and fauna supported by the protected unusual land formations made from lava, quartz diorite and limestone.

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What people are saying about Oranjestad

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Worth the price of admission. If you never been on a submarine it's a different experience. Well organized. Short ride to the sub, more photo opportunities. Great opportunities for some great photographs underwater. Tight fit, but what do you expect.

Very fascinating experience of under the sea life. We saw some sink boats, amazing corals, colorful fish and turtles. It’s must do activity.

The tour guides were funny and very helpful. Hang on tight it’s a bumpy ride but 100% worth it. Natural pool was an amazing experience.

Really fun- Dave and OKT were great! We botched up our meeting place and they came and got us when we figured it! Very neat trip

Early morning hiking was the best. It was warm by noon time.