Learn and discover more about this delightful gem of a town with a local private guide!
Discover the capital of Aruba and its charms. We will concentrate during the walk on the central area of the city, passing by some of the historical buildings such as the town hall, the William III tower and some of the old patrician houses. Of course we will have a rest stop on the way which will also give you the opportunity to savour the local flavours of Aruba
I can accommodate various groups of travellers. If you have specific transportation requirements, pricing inquiries or if your preferred start time isn't listed, please send me an email by clicking on the 'ASK A QUESTION' button that's listed on my tour page and profile. I will reply to you promptly. Thanks!
Our day and the time we start the tour is FLEXIBLE and is meant to accommodate YOUR schedule and interests. Typically we will visit various parts of our our capitol city. Typically we will see the house of Parliament, Seaport with the colony of Iguanas The New and old Dutch Protestant churches, The famous Blue horses, The town hall, William II tower, Fort Zoutman and other old patrician houses.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you outside the cruise ship terminal if you are coming by cruise ship.
If you are staying on the island, I will pick you up at the main bus station of Oranjestad which is easily accesible for anyone staying in one of the resorts or hotels.
End location: I will drop you off outside the cruise terminal.
If you are staying on the island, I will leave you at the main bus station of Oranjestad which is easily accesible for anyone staying in one of the resorts or hotels
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
We will generally be walking through the city so no transportation is involved.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 USD - per person. This would cover personal extras you may wish to purchase.
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I was recently at Aruba and wanted to get some familiarity with the local culture. I emailed Frances on a Friday night for a tour and she immediately responded, much to my surprise. Very professional and courteous, gave us an excellent overview of history, culture, food, religion, politics and showed us around the important buildings in oranjestad. In the end, I really felt like an insider which is how you would feel when you hop beaches. Fantastic and totally worth it esp if you are a group of 2 or mor