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Address: Pelican Pier, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586 4281

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No motor, just sails. Smooth trimaran. Easy listening music quietly in the background. 20 people or less. Knowledgeable & friendly captain. A few snacks (just ok) & drinks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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115 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

No motor, just sails. Smooth trimaran. Easy listening music quietly in the background. 20 people or less. Knowledgeable & friendly captain. A few snacks (just ok) & drinks included. Good pricing versus some competition. We imagine making this a regular part of each visit to Aruba.

Thank TXhome1225
Veghel, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The trip was very good. All of the people was so kind, for my children also. Nice food, Nice drinks. Everything was great!! If you are going to holiday in Aruba, octopus is very very good!

1 Thank goedendag
Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great snorkeling experience aboard the Octopus. There were only 6 of us on the boat for the morning snorkeling and Jethro was nice enough to still sail us to two snorkeling spots just off of Palm Beach. Both spots were amazing! Tons of fish and clear blue water! He was very friendly. The snorkeling time was perfect. Not too long,... More 

Thank Sarah P
Carmel, New York, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Many of the trips were too long, this one was perfect at 2 1/2 hours. The crew was wonderful, drinks and some cheese sandwhiches and fresh fruit for all as well. I definitely plan on doing again next time we are in Aruba. We met some people on the boat that return year after year.

Thank Ronald A
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We love to begin our Aruba vacation with a snorkeling trip on the Octopus. Captain Jethro and his able crew provide a perfect afternoon sail and snorkel trip to Catalina Bay. We always meet people on the trip and most of them like us, are repeat customers. With no more than 22 aboard, you are guaranteed an wonderful trip. All... More 

1 Thank Maria E
Arlington, Virginia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I've visited Aruba 6 times and every time I've sailed with Jethro on the Octopus. This time we did the afternoon snorkeling cruise. The Octopus is always the highlight of my trip and the consistent quality in what Jethro delivers is great. For example, the cheese sandwiches are always delicious and the bread always tastes as if he baked it... More 

Thank In2Nats
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We really enjoyed the quiet open sea sailing on the catamaran. It certainly beats the noise of the numerous motor boats out there. The snorkeling was great but all tours seem to go to the same place essentially. The sandwiches afterwards were simple but delicious - great bread, cheese, ... perfect for after snorkel feasting. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Axl K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful catamaran with great staff. The food and drink was more than good. Sandwiches were very tasty. Great benefit small group of people on the catamaran, this is something personal. The price to deal with octopus is low, as is possible for everyone to experience this amazing experience.

Thank Ricardo M
Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

My wife and I loved the Octopus sunset sail! We arrived at the Pelican Pier on Palm Beach just after 4:30pm and met Jethro - our kind captain. We taxied out to the Octopus on a small boat and relaxed near the front. The sail was delightful; windy enough to keep you cool, slow and relaxing too. The "open bar"... More 

Thank _jakevanwinkle
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Great sunset sail with friends. Smooth sail on a very windy day. Price for sail was a bargain. Only complaint: drinks were awful and snacks offered less than desirable.

1 Thank jjbpopi

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