Aruba Downtown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour

Discover the streets & stories of Oranjestad with you own personal Local Expert

Aruba Walking Tours offers the islands' local scoop during a 2.5-hour journey by foot in an interactive and engaging way. This authentic experience takes you to over 30 amazing sites in downtown Oranjestad, while a Local Expert shares fascinating stories on the islands' rich history & culture. Stops are made to visit monuments & museums, sample Aruba's local bites and even for a little shopping on-the-go. During the Aruba walking tour plenty of "photo ops" and even encounters with Aruba's charismatic locals are provided. Making your way through the city was never this entertaining!

The group tour is available Monday, Wednesday or Friday daily. Departure 9.15 am. Meeting time: No later than 9 am. For customized experiences and other departure times you can book a private tour for couples, families and corporate groups.

per adult from

$51

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Local Expert/ Guide (Authentic/ Local History & Stories)
    • More than 30 amazing sites
    • Instagrammable Photo Opportunities
    • Delicious Local Bites (2x)
    • Iconic Landmarks
    • Entrance to Museums when open
    • Free Pick Up from Hotel (Dropoff Not Incl.)
    • Bottled water
    • Guides also understand Spanish,Dutch & Papiamento besides English
    • Entry/Admission - Coco Plum Restaurant
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Fort Zoutman Historical Museum, Zoutmanstraat 6, Oranjestad Aruba

    When open, enter inside the Historical Museum to learn and see Aruba's old fort built in the 1700's. Also climb the old clock tower built in the 1800's for an amazing view of Aruba's downtown.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Wilhelmina Park, Oranjestad Aruba

    Learn about two impressive statues in the Park and also see a large amount of iguana's.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: National Archaeological Museum Aruba, Schelpstraat 42, Oranjestad Aruba

    When open, visit the inside of the museum to learn about Aruba's first inhabitants. See pottery, skulls and tools that the Indians used during the early days. The exterior is a beautiful backdrop for pictures of Aruba's old architecture.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Coco Plum Restaurant, Caya G. F. Betico Croes 100, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Learn and Taste a local snack called the Pan Bati. The pan bati is still very popular and is widely consumed by the locals.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Learn about the romantic story about the construction of one of Aruba's iconic family mansions built in the early 1900's.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Pass By: Caya G. F. Betico Croes, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Walk through Aruba's MAIN Street. Learn and see some of the stores that have been here since 1928. Also learn about the street car / tram ta passes through the street.

    Pass By: Cosecha, Zoutmanstraat 1 Behind Renaissance Marina Hotel, Oranjestad Aruba

    The tour starts infront of one Aruba's first government buildings which was used for multiple purposes. Currently it houses local arts and crafts by accredited locals.

    Stop At: Aruba Parliament, Lloyd G. Smith Blvd 72, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Hear about Aruba's politic system and see where the local politicians debate on current affairs and laws.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Protestant Church, Wilhelminastraat 1, Oranjestad Aruba

    See one of Aruba's oldest churches built in the 1800's. Learn how to Protestant arrived on the island and also learn that they are not the largest religion on the island.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Havenstraat, Oranjestad, Aruba

    What do Arubans eat for Breakfast and at Parties ? Hear all about it and get to taste it here!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Wilhelminastraat, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Walk through a residential street to see where the locals live. Your guide will point out multiple iconic houses.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba

    And Many More. Approximately 30 Stops!

  • Departure Point :
    Cosecha Aruban Craft Design & Heritage, Zoutmanstraat 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Cosecha Arts & Crafts: Located behind Renaissance Hotel Marina Tower. Look out for the sign Aruba Walking Tour next to the roundabout. Address: Hotel Tour: Cosecha Building, Zoutmanstraat 1. Google Location : https://goo.gl/maps/4oTNAfaJioE2Cruise Passengers: Cruise TerminalDirections: Cosecha: Located behind Renaissance Hotel Marina Tower. Look out for the sign Aruba Walking Tour next to the roundabout.Dates: See AvailabilityPorts
    • Aruba Cruise Terminal, Lloyd G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
    Departure Time :
    9:15 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers with Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Princess Cruises and P&0 Cruises have to book through Ship's website or on board. Other cruise lines must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time.
    • Operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress comfortable specially walking shoes.
    • Please have breakfast before due to the possible heat, to avoid sickness.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Aruba Walking Tours

Activity ID: V-62666P1

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