Best Activities on Aruba

Make your Aruban vacation a real island adventure. 


Pelican Adventures
Your adventure on Aruba starts at Pelican Adventures, where warm and friendly local guides introduce you to water and land excursions packed with fun and unique experiences! Don’t let others tell you about it, join them for a sail along Aruba’s pristine, crystal clear turquoise Caribbean waters! Get to know the island’s most gorgeous natural landmarks and highlights, a personal taste of the sweet island life!


For bookings call 587-2302 or visit www.pelican-aruba.com


Monforte III Luxury Cruise
Ready to live your best life? On board Monforte III, exclusive adventures and genuine Aruban hospitality go hand in hand. Join them and explore secluded lagoons and tropical coves – Aruba’s natural wonders. Enjoy a premium bar, creative cocktails, and food prepared by an executive chef on board. Your luxury experience will be like no other because this is where you belong, indulging in the happiness and finer things in life that bring you joy.


Call 583-0400 or visit www.monfortecruise.com.


The Butterfly Farm & Nectar Café
Located in Palm Beach, Aruba’s Butterfly Farm & Nectar Café is an unforgettable encounter with nature. Step into a tropical garden teeming with butterflies, and enjoy entertaining and educational tours, as well as amazing photo opportunities. The café offers homemade lemonade and a variety of cool refreshments and snacks. Visit Aruba’s most unique gift shop.


Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The last tour is at 4 p.m.


Dirt Lovers ATV Tours
Detour the usual route with Dirt Lovers ATV Tours and explore San Nicolas, aka Sunrise City, as local residents take you on a smooth cruising, vibrant street art, and dirt loving action tour from Colorado Point to Bushiribana Natural Pool. Fish kissing pedicure included!


Call 743-6175 or visit www.dirtloversaruba.com.


Fundacion Museo Arubano
Founded in 1993, Fundacion Museo Arubano (FMA) is tasked with the preservation and promotion of Aruba’s natural and cultural heritage. Today, FMA houses thousands of artifacts and oversees curatorial displays in numerous museums including the Museum of Industry, the Community Museum, and the recently opened Carnival Euphoria exhibit in San Nicolas to promote this postindustrial  town’s rejuvenation. The aim of FMA is to ensure future generations can build upon and continue to protect the valuable legacy they have been entrusted with.


For more info, visit www.museumsaruba.com.


Isabella Catamaran Aruba
Imagine taking a cruise with an expert seafaring crew and the itinerary is totally up to you. These catamaran charters can set up an intimate personal trip upon Aruba’s enchanting waters so you can enjoy doing whatever you like on board: snorkeling, partying, dining, sunset-watching, exploring, fishing. The captain is at your disposal whether you want to go out for an hour or for the day. Private tours means the sea is all yours!


Tel: 749-2462. For more details, visit www.facebook.com/isabellaaruba/.


Mahi Mahi Fishing Charters
Going fishing? Let Captain Peter, Aruban sport fishing veteran for more than 50 years, take you to all the secret, best locations that only he knows. Find one of Capt. Peter’s three charter boats at the departure dock of the Renaissance Marina downtown. The charters leave at either 7 or 7:30 a.m. daily and offer four, six, or eight-hour trips including snacks and all equipment.


For reservations, call 594-1181 or 587-0538. For more info, visit www.aruba-mahimahi.com.


Nautilus Dive Center
Brand new at beautiful Mangel Halto is Nautilus Dive Center. Master Diver by PADI Master Instructor Juan Mora has 29 years of experience exploring the depths, and if you’re certified you can join their shore dives. They’re also the only ones who do night dives there! Plus, they offer PADI courses, Discover Scuba Diving, and Discover Snorkeling experiences. Open daily 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pick up and drop off is available.


Tel: 563-3172. Visit www.scubadivingaruba.tours for details and check them out on TripAdvisor too.



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