Morning Tour & Beach Ride | The Gold Mine Ranch

$100 p.p.

Start your day by going horseback riding along Aruba’s coastline.

What can you expect? 

Commence the day in harmony with nature, saddling up for a captivating horseback ride along the picturesque north coast of Aruba. The Morning Tour & Beach Ride caters to both seasoned riders and beginners, ensuring an unforgettable experience amidst the island’s most stunning terrains. This exhilarating horseback adventure promises enjoyment for everyone, be it couples, friends, or families.

Where will this tour take you?

Traverse the mesmerizing desert scenery, where the golden sun casts a warm glow over the rugged terrain. The 2 hour ride, provided by the Gold Mine Ranch, offers not just a scenic exploration but a chance to delve into the rich history of the region. The picturesque journey unfolds around some of Aruba’s most stunning locations, showcasing a blend of natural wonders and historical landmarks, including the Gold Mill Ruins and Budui Beach.

 Are you already excited for this journey along the Aruban coastline? Don’t hesitate and book the tour with The Gold Mine Ranch now! 

General information

Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration 2 hours
Start Time 9 AM – 11 AM
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″. Book online to receive the direct online discounted price!
  • 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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