Tours & Rates

Regular Morning Tour
Group Tour:
$85 per person
Ride Starts at:
9:00 AM
Duration:
approximately 1.5 hours non-stop riding
Itinerary:
Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Shark Bay, Budui Beach, Wariruri Beach & Baby Natural Bridge, Country side, Hidden Valley & Lagoon

Cool Paradise Tour
Group Tour:
$85 per person
Ride Starts at:
4:00 PM
Duration:
approximately 1.5 hours non-stop riding
Itinerary:
Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Shark Bay, Budui Beach, Wariruri Beach & Baby Natural Bridge, Country side, Hidden Valley & Lagoon

Private Paradise Tour
Private Tour:
$150 per person
Ride starts:
9:00 or 10:00 AM or 4:30 PM
Duration:
Approximately 2 hours riding time
Itinerary:
Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Shark Bay, Budui Beach, Wariruri Beach & Baby Natural Bridge, Country side, Hidden Valley & Lagoon, PLUS: Fisherman’s Hut & Beach, and Indian Hill with spectacular views.

Over 9 Spots covered on the Tours:

  1. Gold Mill Ruins
  2. Budui Beach
  3. Wariruri Beach
  4. Baby Natural Bridge
  5. White-Sand Dunes
  6. “Rancho Beach”
  7. Indian Trail
  8. Hidden Valley
  9. Hidden Lagoon
  10. Boca Grandi (Private Paradise Tour)
  11. the Old Mine path of Bushiribana (Private Paradise Tour)

All Tours include:

  • 1 water bottle per person
  • Helmets (optional but recommended for adults, mandatory for children)
  • Riding & safety instructions
  • History & information about the Gold Mine and area
  • Transportation (From hotels & cruise terminals mostly)
  • Lockers

Pick up times:

Pick up times are approximately 1 hour before the start time of each tour. We are closed on Sundays.

Limited time offer: Book online and automatically receive $10 off on any tour. 

The reservation request must be submitted 24 hours before the desired tour date and time. Please allow 24 hours to receive your e-mail confirmation.

A note about our tours

The tours are non-stop, with small breaks at the beaches so you can take pictures if you would like to do so. No one gets off the horse during our tours (in contrast with other Ranches that ‘park’ for 30-45 minutes).

Note: Due to our light horse breeds we have a Weight and Height restriction of 210 lbs. and 6’2.

Children should be 10 years or older to participate

Classify Yourself

Beginner
limited to no riding experience and unable to mount/dismount unassisted
Semi-Beginner
capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, and comfortable and in control at walking pace
Intermediate
comfortable in the saddle, confident and in control at all paces, rider who is currently riding regularly in open country
Advanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handling a spirited horse in open country

Cancellation policy

After booking on our secure website you will agree to the terms and conditions on the Reservations page of www.thegoldmineranch.com and to the payment for the services. By hitting the submit button you enter a fully binding agreement with the Gold Mine Ranch in Aruba for the horseback riding tours services offered on its website. An email will be sent to you as a confirmation of the legally binding agreement within 36 hours. During holidays this may take 48 hours. Cancellation is possible only 48 hours before the agreed date and time. Any cancellation within 48 hours before the booked date and time is not possible and is considered a default on your part which results in a no claim of the fee that you have agreed to pay in full. Only cancellations within 48 hours with proof of Force Majeur, such as acts of God, medical proof of sickness or death may be accepted. We will try to reschedule first for any reason the tour cannot go trough by your part or our part as the Gold Mine Ranch or by acts of God such as weather hazards. For any questions about the cancellation policy feel free to send us an email about your questions and concerns and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Recommended

  • Wear long pants
  • Wear firm shoes like sneakers (slippers are not appropriate)
  • For the ladies a push up bra is helpful when riding
  • Firm hats that do not fly off in the strong breeze