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
Pick-up time:
Please follow instructions on your confirmation e-mail. Cruise ship visitor pick-up location is at the Citgo Blvd. gas station across the street from the cruise port.

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
Pick-up times:
Please follow instructions on your confirmation e-mail. Cruise ship visitor pick-up location is at the Citgo Blvd. gas station across the street from the cruise port.

Private Paradise Tour
Private Tour:
$150 per person
Ride starts:
9:00 or 11:00 AM or 4:30 PM
Duration:
Approximately 110 minutes non-stop 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.
Pick-up times:
Please follow instructions on your confirmation e-mail. Cruise ship visitor pick-up location is at the Citgo Blvd. gas station across the street from the cruise port.

Tour Itinerary:

  1. Gold Mill Ruins
  2. Budui Beach
  3. Wariruri Beach
  4. Baby Natural Bridge
  5. White-Sand Dunes
  6. Black stone Beach
  7. Indian Gerardo hill
  8. Hidden Valley & Lagoon
  9. Shark Bay  (Private Paradise Tour)
  10. 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 (complimentary for hotels & cruise visitors)
  • Lockers available

Pick up times:

Please follow instructions on your confirmation e-mail. Cruise ship visitor pick-up location is at the Citgo Blvd. gas station across the street from the cruise port.

Transportation is complimentary for the high/low-rise hotel area. Pick up time is approximately 45 minutes before the tour start time and is specified in the confirmation e-mail.

For cruise ship visitors: regular morning tour pick-up time is at 8:15 am at the Citgo Blvd. gas station outside the cruise port. Please follow directions in the confirmation e-mail.


 

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 225 lbs. and 6’2.

Children should be 6 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