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Aruba Aloe Balm Facility Excursion Reviews

Aruba Aloe Balm Facility cruise excursion
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Take a guided tour of the Aloe Balm Facility and see the production process first hand, from leaf cutting in the fields to finished lotions and creams in the facility.
Member Image Girl7Seas
1 review
Dec 2015
The talk about the cultivation and use of the aloe plant was interesting. Didn't really see a whole lot on the tour of the factory. Focus was on the sale of the products.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image JosephFLane
1 review
Nov 2015
Very informative. Quaint but very, very well done! So much better than Royal's tours.
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Provider: EM Tours-
Member Image Rolretire2
2 reviews
Not Rated
Dec 2014

Interesting tour. Aloe stuff isn't cheap.

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Provider: EL Tours
Member Image jrayborn
1 review
Apr 2013
Nice short tour of the Aloe factory. Very informative and cool air conditioning inside.
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Provider: EL Tours
Member Image plastic2244
1 review
Feb 2013
Don't miss this
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Gojirart
1 review
Dec 2012
Very small factory. The guide greeted us with a demonstration of cutting open a piece of aloe and then led us through a small "museum" area and up a flight of stairs to view the processing area where no photos were permitted. out of four areas, only one had any activity. Three women were working. One filling blue bottles, one putting on the caps and one applying labels. We were then brought downstairs into the gift shop. The samples on display seemed high quality, but the prices were extremely high. This was a disappointing stop. Unfortunately, our bus developed some mechanical problems, so we were sitting on the bus waiting for a fix for about 40 minutes.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image theperrys
1 review
Dec 2012
Nothing special but still interesting
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Provider: Bubba
Member Image AmberTeka
12 reviews
Dec 2012
Great Day. Perfect Weather. We will go back one day..God willing. Aloe factory sort of boring. Greatest guide ever though. She was a hard worker.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image travelgal17
2 reviews
Nov 2012
It was fun visiting the Butterfly Farm and the Aloe factory. Since we arrived on a Sunday, there were a lot of places closed to tourists.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image AKman2495
2 reviews
Sep 2012
This was the weakest stop on the excursion. They gave us a talk about aloe outdoors. Upon entering the factory they lead you upstairs to a viewing area where you see some machines and guys working. The best part is shopping for aloe products in the store.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image ParryHooter
2 reviews
Mar 2012
Took a tour of the island from tour company right at the end of the pier. We took an air conditioned bus and were glad we did as they cram you in these buses. The island of Aruba is desert like with cactus everywhere.Like Curacao, Aruba is clean and prosperous with huge resorts and hotels along its shoreline and beautiful beaches. The Aloe Balm Facility tour was very informative thou the plant itself is very small. When we took the tour there wasn't anything going on in the plant and we only saw 2 workers inside. After the tour you have the opportunity to purchase various aloe products at very steep prices. The tour really takes less then 30 Min's. The tour of the island however that we took was $20.00 per person and lasted over 3 hrs and included the Aloe factory.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image ibxcruiser
1 review
Mar 2012
Interesting tour.
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image sunshine221
7 reviews
Mar 2012
The staff rushed the tour and took us through the factory and into the store -- we were told that there were videos in the downstairs and if there was no production, it probably would have been more interesting to see the videos.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line

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