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Address: Caya G. F. Betico Croes 7, Oranjestad, Aruba
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+297 582 1542

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Its an old, fallen rock building. On the rough shore line; That held gold back in the day. I can't believe that they would have put a gold mine there. But the story is they got... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Its an old, fallen rock building. On the rough shore line; That held gold back in the day. I can't believe that they would have put a gold mine there. But the story is they got robbed. .. Soooooooo..lol..!! Cute place! The kids will love it! Many wishing rocks.

Thank CarlaPooh
Waldorf, Maryland
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73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My party of 4 wanted to do a horseback riding tour and selected the Gold Mine Ranch. Called using our house phone (we did not stay in a high rise). When "Just John" started giving me directions to the ranch, I knew we would have a problem.... so Just John said I will come by and get you and you... More 

1 Thank klocco1
Selfkant, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Had a great time horsebackriding at the Gold Mine ranch. Great people that love their horses and job. The horses are well taken care of! Great views along the coast and time to take pictures. Definitely a must do while at Aruba! Thanks guys for a great time!👍👌

1 Thank Frida68
Pittsfield, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Our group 0f 10 family members ranging in age from 10-60 yrs had a great time. We were picked up by the owner from our cruise ship. about a 10 min. ride to the ranch. The guides were great. VERY friendly easy going. really got it that we were novices. Horses very gentle. the views of island, beautiful warm breeze,... More 

1 Thank bridget A
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Great stop while exploring the island! Accessible by car or if you get to see it as part of an excursion. The view of the ocean is spectacular.

Thank Jessica M
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I was a little skeptical at first as I have not ridden a horse in 30 years! Fortunately, there was a large group of us and for most, this was the first time on a horse. We had two tour guides. One took those who were really comfortable riding and wanted to gallop fast and the other took those of... More 

Thank Kimberly A
Port Orange, Florida
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106 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The wife and I had a rental car and drove from Eagle Beach to baby beach and over to the Gold Mine Ruins. As you walk up you'lll see all these small rocks balanced on each other. People had made mini momuments to being there. Explored th ruin for and, but no gold.

Thank TheBogerJones
Greenford, Ohio
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Glad we stopped here to explore. Very interesting. You may want to wear tennis shoes if you would like to explore the inside of the ruin. I would have explored much more had I not wore flip flops!

1 Thank Jen B
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162 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Good place to stop for a quick rest while exploring. Mainly just a falling down old stone building but you can get a few pics out of the deal. Doesn't cost anything.

Thank greyparrotowner
Wapakoneta, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Everything about this excursion was just as promised. Very prompt pick up, and everyone was super friendly and helpful. Our guide was great, and the scenery was spectacular. Best of all, the horses were well maintained, and it was very apparent that their welfare was the main concern of the ranch.

Thank Peg S

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