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Aruba Jeep Tour Excursion Reviews

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Take a ride on the wild side with a Jeep tour through Aruba’s most scenic routes and beaches.

kmp546

1 review

The most FUN port and the most beautiful. We enjoyed Aruba the most! An ex staff member recommended the Natural Pond 4x4 excursion and we are so glad we did it. The kids LOVED it! It was $100 per adult and $75 for kids (12 & under). Pricey but well worth it. We were told to catch the city bus which is outside the gate and across the street to the beach. It cost $2.30 per person and they don't give change so make sure you have exact amount unless you want their money (Florins?). They come every 15 minutes so the wait wasn't long at all. I wanted to go to Palm Island beach, but we ended up at Palm Beach which was about 20 minutes away. It worked out, because our excursion was at 12pm. The staff member recommended doing the 8AM tour and the beach after but we wanted to use our on board credit and you could only book using that once you were on the ship, not online beforehand. The beach was clear blue water and the sand was white and soft. It was beautiful. They offered jet skiing, inflatables, surfboards, para sailing, and other water equipment. We got off the bus by hotels. The jet skiing is done on the other side of the beach so we were taken there by boat. The side that had the jet skiing had a lot more stuff in the water (looked & felt like hair) but the side we were by the hotels, was clearer and nicer. Another beach goer found a huge starfish that we all were amazed by. We rushed off to catch the bus by 11 and took a taxi instead because he offered to take us back for $2 a head and we got back quicker. The 4x4 Jeep excursion was running a little late from the morning run so we left for it at 12:30pm. Each jeep only seats 9 people so we had to split our party up, which I'm glad we did. Its 4 Jeeps. Our driver was Erickson. He was GREAT!!! Super sweet & nice and took care of our every need. Our jeep was 4 adults and 5 kids, ages 10-13. It is a BUMPY ride. You will get super DUSTY. Don't wear good clothes or bring anything you don't want getting dirty.

1st stop is a volcano to climb & take pics. Next stop is the cave. Not long or big, bats flying around. Then the off road super bumps start. Last stop the Natural Pond, which is beautifully stunning! Steps down are steep and aren't really steps at all. Just a set of rocks which aren't level or the same height, width. It's 85 steps down. The pond is slippery and has crabs/fish. I didn't go in, but others in my party did. All of the creatures kind of freaked the kids out, but it was breath taking to see. You'll want to wear swim shoes as it is rocky. They company provides soft drinks/water and chips which our driver kept asking us if we needed or wanted anything. The only thing I didn't like was the head driver, Eduardo came over and told our driver Erickson to keep up/speed up in the beginning of the drive. We were the only jeep with children in it and we appreciated that he wasn't driving super crazy, super fast and doing tricks. We were the last jeep in the procession and all 3 in front of us were going super fast and doing all kind of tricks. Which looked fun, but with kids in our party, we thought he was going as fast and as wild as he needed too. We enjoyed him so much. The kids loved it and said that was the most fun of the entire trip and what they liked best. We got back almost at 4 and had to rush back on the boat. We were the last ones to get on, and it seemed like everyone was standing on the decks waiting for us and cheering as we raced to get on. Its a Carnival excursion, so they won't leave you....BUT we were the last ones and they were waiting!


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

GaNewSeniors

1 review

Fun and nice


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

MAMCHLT

1 review

From beginning to end this was a great tour. The jeep (Land Rover) driver was very nice and made sure we had a fun and exciting time. The riding in the jeep was fun and exciting. The driver really knew how to have fun with the jeep. We also got to see all of the interesting places in Aruba: The Cave Drawings, the north shore, the natural bridge, the light house and the Ostrich farm. At our final stop, we had the opportunity to go snorkeling. I almost passed on the snorkeling because we were just walking into the water from the beach and the water was not deep. But I was pleasantly surprised. There were hundreds of fish in the water. I saw more fish snorkeling here than I have ever seen on previous snorkeling trips. I would rate this excursion as a must do. (Note if you have a bad back; you probably should not take this excursion as the ride can be somewhat bumpy.)


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

tzjy1j

1 review

Aruba - We booked a Jeep tour, which was a good way to see the whole island. You don't get to stop long at each spot, but you didn't need much time to see everything either. It's a small island and you can get a good feel for it from the tour. We had time afterwards to eat lunch and do some shopping on our own in town.


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

cruisercathy

4 reviews

Awesome....Tour to the caves and the Natural Pool, a must do.....lots of laughs and bumps along the way. The climb down and up from the pool was not that bad. Natural Pool was beautiful.


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

pdprof

1 review

Jeep tour was alot of fun! It was a very bumpy ride and they do not tell you in the description that it's going to be a bumpy ride. Even though we had fun, I wouldn't recommend for people with back issues or motion sickness.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

pdp67322

2 reviews

Read such great reviews of this tour and they were all true. One of the best we've ever taken. They take you to all of the island highlights and then you get a beach break as well.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

lisamarch

1 review

Husband and son did the Carnival Excursion of a jeep tour. They stopped at rock formations, ostrich farm and lighthouse, and more. They liked but did not love the trip.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

VAWCB

1 review

Fun ride with a guide who obviously was proud to be an Aruban. This was our third time in Aruba and we learned several things we had not known before.

Provider: Princess Cruises

lovertocruise2

1 review

so fun would say that the Northcoast Jeep experience fantastic

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

alesail

1 review

North Coast Jeep Safari(ABC TOURS)- Just one word! Fantastic! Great job Manuel Keep up the good work loved the tour!!!!! Would recommend ABC tours anytime to anybody!!!!

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

VetDrm

3 reviews

Don't book this excursion if you have back or neck problems. It was quite bouncy, but awesome. Good overall tour of the island and beach. And you get to take a turn at the wheel.

Provider: Holland America Line

ukranian

1 review

Booked independently with ABC Tours. I give this tour an A+ especially with Hugo as the tour guide and driver. Ask for him!!

Provider: Independent Operator

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