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The Gold Mine Ranch Horseback Riding Tours

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Address: Matividiri 60, Arikok National Park, Aruba
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+297 586 4954

The Gold Mine Ranch is a small family owned ranch aiming to provide the...

The Gold Mine Ranch is a small family owned ranch aiming to provide the best service to all our guests. We have AMAZING adventure trails, and well-trained horses. Book online and receive a discount. If you want to experience awesome horseback riding, on the beach and country side of Aruba, look no further. Let us be the highlight of your vacation.

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During a recent cruise to Aruba we wanted to so something different. After looking at the excursions offered by the cruise company we decided to look for something on our own... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
George M

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

During a recent cruise to Aruba we wanted to so something different. After looking at the excursions offered by the cruise company we decided to look for something on our own. Looking at different things to do in Aruba we ran across The Gold Mine Ranch. The reviews where great so we decided to try it out. We arranged the... More 

2 Thank George M
Federal Way, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

One member of our group participated in this horseback adventure. The owners were helpful and she had a great time. Highly recommend.

1 Thank rubbertgator
Mooresville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

My wife & I saw the great reviews on Trip Advisor & decided to book the afternoon horseback ride at Gold Mine Ranch on a Thursday. We were very impressed with the riding instructions given to us prior to our journey and the care they used in picking out our individual horse, making sure it was the proper fit for... More 

3 Thank fooddude65
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I have ridden horses all my life. This was by far the best excursion on vacation horseback riding. The guides were wonderful for all. Very small groups, which was a plus! Any age, any experience, they can handle it! This was definitely one of the highlights of our Aruba vacation! Very inexpensive compared to what you get! The scenery is... More 

1 Thank stephanie l
Bow, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

In Aruba for one day on cruise ship. Booked independently from shore excursions which I think saved some $$$. Owner was very flexible w/ accommodating the time we got into port, pick up was easy (air pump at nearby gas station). Gave good instructions as most of our group of 8- including two 11 year olds- had no experience. Horses... More 

1 Thank 287norab123
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My family (5 adults) booked an afternoon tour the day after Christmas. Daniel was our guide and was super friendly and took tons of amazing pictures for us with our phones. The scenery was beautiful, the horses were all well cared for and seemed happy, and I would definitely recommend this company!

1 Thank Erika C
Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

They picked us from our resort in Palm Beach on time. We did the morning ride and enjoyed the scenery. The walk along the coast and on to the Baby Bridge, through the arid region was truly beautiful. Make sure that the stirrups are adjusted for your height as the horses love to trot. And if they do that, it... More 

1 Thank Dukkar D
Gildy, Manager at The Gold Mine Ranch Horseback Riding Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with the Gold Mine Ranch. We took note of your comment about the guides not telling more about the ruins and the area. However, we want to clarify also that during the transportation from the Hotel area to the Ranch we give plenty of extra information as... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Our group included three teenagers and three adults. We were all beginners. The guides were great and made us feel safe. The scenery was extraordinary.We all highly recommend taking this tour. Note to the women: if you have an athletic bra--bring it!

2 Thank Debra T
Fairview, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

I did a private paradise tour with my wife, Luis was our guide he's excellent. Smart and helpful. The views are spectacular, the beaches, ocean, natural land bridge. I highly recommend this company. Worth every penny. Great horses, guides, and views.

Thank Omar M
Fenton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We met Jeanette as we arrived. She was very organized and friendly. After completing a minimum of paperwork, she helped us select our helmets and introduced us to the horses. We had a very brief lesson in commands and were given horses according to our ability. (For me and Cindy, that was very little experience. Susie is an intermediate rider.... More 

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