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Aruba Ayo Rock Formations Excursion Reviews

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Towering stone boulders, placed in such close proximity and in unusual designs, combined with the tranquil environment of Ayo, create a sense of awe and an understanding of why the area was once considered a sacred site by the island's original inhabitants (the Arawak Indians).

LDEE

4 reviews

As we did not book a cruise line tour we were quite delighted to find buses ready to take us on an island joint for just $20 a person! If you want an air-conditioned, luxury bus this is not for you. Instead we found ourselves in a converted school bus that had all the windows removed!

The tour lasted about 2.5 hours and covered the highlights of Aruba. At the end of the tour we had plenty of time to explore the downtown. Don't miss the new Anthropology Museum. Its free, and its quite interesting.


Provider: Independent Operator

keithm

3 reviews

Really strange rock formations caused by erosion. Great views from atop the highest formation. May be hard to climb for folks with limited mobility.


Provider: Independent Operator

terrycoles

1 review

Hot and dry, steep rocky paths to walk along.


Provider: Pullmantur

MAGNUM PI

1 review

Very interesting; loved Arawak Indian drawings.

Provider: Independent Operator

lisamarch

1 review

Our son loved this. Climbing and scenery. I'd rather be at the beach.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

Gojirart

1 review

Interesting park-like setting. A cave-like cluster of rocks had metal bars to protect the cave paintings inside. It was easy to take photos through the bars. We only had about 20 minutes to explore the area due to earlier bus mechanical problems. I would have liked a bit more time to do some exploring and climbing. We did find it more interesting than the CasiBari rock formations we visited on a past cruise. We developed more mechanical problems on the bus, so had no time at all for the planned shopping and in fact were late by about 1/2 hour in returning to the ship. This is why we generally book excursions from Princess, you never know what might happen and the ship will wait for you.

Provider: Princess Cruises

Seacucumber

12 reviews

Aruba a dry island with desert type climate and vegetation. We took the tour to butterfly farms, natural bridge and some natural rock formation. The landscape is covered with 21 different types of Cactus plants, the predominant one is pipe organ Cactus.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

AmberTeka

11 reviews

Great Guide explained them and then led the walk. Great day

Provider: Princess Cruises

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