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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour

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Overview
Take a deep dive into Aruba's economy and exports on this tour focusing on items made in Aruba. Come to an understanding of the importance of aloe, ceramics, glass, and alcohol in Aruba's economy thanks to your guide’s commentary. Visit an aloe vera factory, local beer brewery and rum distillery, artisan ceramic shop, and cigar producer in half a day, making the most of your vacation time.
Highlights
  • Lunch at the Balashi Brewery including a local draft beer
  • Meet a range of craftspeople producing Aruba's top exports
  • Learn more about Aruba's economy through your guide's commentary
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at local hotels for a seamless experience
What to Expect
Beginning with convenient pickup at your hotel, embark on a tour that highlights goods made and manufactured in Aruba. This half-day guided tour stops at several local producers for an insider look at the country’s economy. The first stop is an aloe vera factory, where you learn how the plant is harvested and its role in skin care products. Move on to the Arubian Taste Liquor and Rum Shop, where you taste several locally made liquors that are favorites of locals and are shipped worldwide. Next it’s on to Balashi Brewery, where you sit down for lunch and a draft beer. Then visit a historic cunucu house and garden to see the famous Aruban sculptor Ciro Abath’s work in glass and ceramics. Then learn about the cigar-making process at Aruhiba factory, dedicated to organic, hand-rolled products before ending the tour with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Departs from your hotel
Pick up from 8am 
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Free draft beer at Balashi Brewery
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual (close shoes no tank top )
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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It was great to visit and see how some of the locally made products are produced. All of the places were very interesting but seeing cigars being hand rolled really drew me in (and I am not a smoker at all). The rum tasting at the end was a very pleasant surprise. It was very
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Response from wixtoursaruba, Owner at "Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to write your review its always a pleasure,glad to hear that the tour was to your liking
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My cousin and I took the tour and were not disappointed. Our guide was very knowledgable and it was a great time had by all. The Arubian Taste was the best way to end the tour. I would definitely go again.
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Response from wixtoursaruba, Owner at "Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to write your review we are pleased to hear that you had a great time with the tour and Neil,i will inform him Thank you
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Enjoyed this tour alot, love seeing different parts of the island. The tour guy knew his stuff & shared a lot about the island. The Balashi brewery was great! The aloe factory was nice but we couldn't hear the guide once we got inside as another tour was going too & our guide
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Response from wixtoursaruba, Owner at "Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
Responded Aug. 18, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write your review Glad to hear that you have enjoyed the tour marc
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tour guide was knowledgeable and it was just fun and memorable. best part was the art stop...and not being rushed loved it
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Response from wixtoursaruba, Owner at "Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
Responded Aug. 12, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write your review Glad to hear that our service was to your liking Marc
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This tour could be a promo for purchasing goods in Aruba. Each of the personnel at the five facilities were extremely welcoming, and we were able to go inside factories and processing plants (Aruba Aloe and Balashi/Tropical Bottling) that would not likely allow the same access
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Response from wixtoursaruba, General Manager at "Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
Responded Jul. 28, 2019
We are so happy that you enjoyed the Made in Aruba Tour :)
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Dutch, Spanish
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