Fabulous Aruba Shore Excursions offer sun, sand and sea!
Aruba shore excursions can make your Southern Caribbean cruise a magnificent
and memorable vacation. The beauty of the island and the relaxed friendly
atmosphere will make you want to stay.
As with most Caribbean cruise ports of call, there are a large number of
shore excursions that you can take in Aruba. Each cruise line will have a
slightly different group of excursions in Aruba. The following shore trips
are just a smattering of what's available when you leave your
cruise ship, but will give you an idea of what
you may like to do while on shore in Aruba.
Aruba Shore Excursions
Beach excursions in Aruba
Aruba has a beautifully scenic shoreline with many
beaches. Your shore excursion could be an R & R visit to one of Aruba's
beaches. There are excursions that include hiking tours with snorkeling at
the beaches where you can enjoy spectacular views of barrier reefs and the
natural bridges of Aruba. Some of Aruba's beach excursions include a
"sail-away" to the fabulous De Palm Island where you can enjoy a host of
water related activities.
Romantic Excursions in Aruba
Aruba itself can be a romantic getaway excursion with its exotic scenery and
historic Dutch flavor. Your shore excursion may include a catamaran sailing
adventure, or an evening dinner cruise. Perhaps a short sail to the island
of De Palma and a romantic stroll along the shore is your "cup of tea". A
romantic dinner in one of Aruba's restaurants can top off your shore
excursion to Aruba. Perhaps your shore excursion to Aruba will be
highlighted by a romantic sunset cocktail cruise along the stunning
coastline with fantastic vistas of Oranjestad, the historical Dutch capital
city of Aruba.
Scuba and snorkeling in Aruba
There are a number of different scuba dives available in Aruba offered as
shore excursions. Some dive sites include coral reefs or ship wrecks. For
these scuba excursions you must have your certification. For a shore
excursion without a dive certificate, you may wish to try "snuba" at De
Palma Island. This activity is a combination of snorkeling and scuba.
Another exciting shore excursion at this island is the helmet dive. Walk on
the ocean floor at a depth of about 20 feet in the beautiful Aruba waters
with nothing but your swim suit, a custom made helmet, and aqua shoes! And
of course there is magnificent snorkeling in the waters around Aruba. Coral
reefs, ship wrecks and beautiful exotic fish will make your shore excursion
to Aruba memorable!
Aruba Island Tour Excursions
Aruba offers a wonderful array of shore excursions to investigate the
island. There are 4X4 Jeep excursions for the adventurous. Aruba's capital
city of Oranjestad is a beautiful Dutch inspired schooner harbor well worth
investigating - and shopping in! You can take air-conditioned coaches on
tours of Aruba. Open air bus shore excursions abound as well giving you the
"feel of the island" as well as the magnificent views. Aruba has wonderful
natural wonders and beauty that can be discovered on one of the "Aruba's
Natural Wonders" shore excursions. On these excursions one can visit the
Butterfly Farm, the Aruba Aloe Balm Facility and the magnificent natural
wonder of Aruba, the 100 foot long natural bridge. Bike adventure tours of
Aruba are also available as shore excursion tours.
Aruba Sea Adventure Excursions
Aruba, as would be expected of and island nation, has a host of shore
excursions which include the sea. There are many catamaran sightseeing
cruises around Aruba and the smaller islands. Some of these excursions
include snorkeling as part of the itinerary. Some offer a beach stay as part
of the Aruba experience. There are dinner cruises available as well as
sunset cruises around Aruba. Discover the beauty of Aruba while kayaking the
waters around her shores. Enjoy the sea life around Aruba aboard an Atlantis
submarine. Perhaps a Glass Bottom Boat ride is more to your liking while
exploring Aruba's beauty.
Pub Crawl and Bar Hop Excursions in Aruba
For the more active and adventurous "party-people" Aruba offers shore
excursions to delight. Take a 1957 wildly painted open air bus to an Aruban
restaurant and enjoy dinner under the stars. Later, you would be taken to
two or three local "watering holes" to experience the island of Aruba as a
native. Or you can take an excursion which includes five local pubs in
Aruba's capital Oranjestad and the beaches and countryside of Aruba. One of
the Aruban dinner pub crawl excursions was voted one of the best shore tours
in the Caribbean by Entertainment Television. Party Down!
Aruba Golf Excursion
One of the best Caribbean golf courses can be found in Aruba. The beautiful
Tierra Del Sol is a 6,811 yard, par 71 course. Each hole boasts beautiful
views of Aruba's seaside or desert-scape. This excursion offers golfers a
wide variety of challenges including the perpetual winds from the Caribbean
sea off Aruba.
Other Aruba Excursions
Aruba obviously will have many other wonderful activities for your shore
excursion pleasure. There's horseback riding along the beaches of Aruba. One
can explore Aruba by hiking through Aruba's National Park Arikok. One can
explore and shop Aruba's stores or tour around the Dutch capital city of
Oranjestad. One can learn how to scuba dive on an excursion to one of
Aruba's resort hotels. There is definitely some shore excursion activities
available for everyone!
While planning for your Caribbean cruise, check out what shore excursions
are available in Aruba from your specific cruise line, cruise ship, and
cruise itinerary. What's available from these can vary considerably. Of
course, if you don't find an excursion in Aruba to your liking, you can
search out some of the excursions mentioned above when you arrive in Aruba.
Browse through some of the other informative cruise pages. You may even find
a discount cruise or two to your liking. Then
book your Southern Caribbean cruise on-line and get excited!.
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