Afternoon Tour & Beach Ride | The Gold Mine Ranch

$100 p.p.

Explore the stunning beaches, and feel the soft sands beneath your horse’s hooves.

What can you expect?

Have you ever wanted to try horseback riding? Well this is your chance! Embark on theAfternoon Tour & Beach Ride with The Gold Mine Ranch. Riders are in for an unforgettable experience. Expect to be captivated by the harmony of sounds as the gentle rhythm of your horse’s hooves meets the soothing lull of ocean waves. Each twist and turn of the journey unveils a new facet of Aruba's charm, ensuring that every moment is filled with excitement and discovery.

Where will this tour take you?

The Gold Mine Ranch Afternoon Tour & Beach Ride offers a curated journey through Aruba's most iconic landscapes, promising riders an intimate encounter with the island's soul. Along the way, the tour winds through hidden gems and lesser-known corners of Aruba, revealing the island's rich tapestry of culture and history. From Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins to Shark Bay, Hidden Valley, Lagoon or Budui Beach, each stop on the tour provides a glimpse into Aruba's past and present.

Experience the magic of Aruba firsthand with the Afternoon Tour & Beach Horseback Riding Tour. Book your adventure today and embark on a journey filled with wonder, beauty, and unforgettable moments that will stay with you long after the ride ends.

General information

Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration 2 hours
Start Time  4 PM – 6 PM
Min.Age Required 6+
Children $90

What’s Included:

  • One water bottle per person
  • Helmets (optional but recommended for adults, mandatory for children)
  • Riding and safety instructions
  • Transportation (complimentary for hotels and cruise visitors)
  • Lockers available


  • Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins
  • Shark Bay
  • Budui Beach
  • Wariruri Beach and Natural Bridge
  • Baby Natural Bridge
  • Countryside
  • Hidden Valley
  • Lagoon

Meeting & Pick up:

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. Please follow directions in the confirmation e-mail.

What to bring:

  • Bring cash gratuity for our guides
  • Wear long pants
  • Wear firm shoes like sneakers (slippers are not appropriate)
  • Firm hats that do not fly off in a strong breeze

Know before you go:

  • 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 ranch tours that “park” for 30-45 minutes).
  • Note: Due to our light horse breeds, we have a weight and height restriction of 230 pounds and 6’2″.
  • Children's pricing is applicable for ages 6-11.

Additional information:

  • 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

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation is possible only 48 hours before the scheduled date and time. Any cancellation within 48 hours before the booked date and time 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 majeure, medical proof of sickness, or injuries may be accepted.
  • First, we will try to reschedule the tour in case it cannot go through due to any of the reasons mentioned above.
  • If rescheduling is not possible and all conditions of the cancellation policy are met, you will receive a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.


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