Aruba's Best Outdoor Adventures: Get Outside, Get on the Move

If shopping malls and crowded city streets aren't really your cup of tea, then our 10Best list of Aruba’s outdoor activities should be more in line with your interests. There are many ways to savor the sunshine on this diverse Caribbean island. Catch more than just a whiff of fresh, salty air. Soak up the rugged, unspoiled coastal views and serene atmosphere at Tierra Del Sol Golf Course – a popular outdoor activity with 10Best users who have spent time in Aruba. Too laid back? Pick up the pace and explore the most secluded areas of the island by horseback, by ATV, or by mountain bike. National Park Arikok offers numerous trails and attractions to provide visitors (especially hikers) with a perfect opportunity to get acquainted with Aruba’s flora, fauna and history. Daredevils in need of some serious thrills and chills can reconnect with their cool by taking the Plunge with Skydive Aruba. Another favorite way to fly is by riding the waves at Boca Grandi with the expert guidance of Kite Surfing Aruba. For the ones who’d rather observe nature in action instead of taking part in it, the Bubali Bird Sanctuary is the ideal spot to come to peace while being surrounded by wildlife. 



Bubali Bird Sanctuary - a former wastewater treatment facility - is a vast wetland with rich ecosystems that nurture a great variety of resident and migratory bird species. Herons, egrets, cormorants, ducks and fish eagles are just a couple of...  Read More



This 18-hole, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. -designed championship golf course offers a world-class golfing experience. Aruba's amazing natural beauty has been displayed to good effect. Exotic plants and rock formations are interwoven amongst the...  Read More



Bushiri Karting Speedway offers adrenaline rushes for all ages (from 8 years and up) with high-powered go karts, a slick terrain and a thrilling outdoor circuit full of sharp turns and wheel-to-wheel racing zones. Racing helmets, head socks, and...  Read More



This fisherman's family knows all about fish, and what the local waters have to offer. Enjoy a half, or a full day of exciting Aruban fishing with one of Driftwood's fishing charters, including all fishing equipment, bait, soft drinks,...  Read More



Adrenaline junkies, this one's for you! AAV caters to active vacationers, not the ones who prefer to lounge on the beach all day. This purpose-built center may have started off as a windsurfing school back in 1992, but today it has become the...  Read More



Aruba is a mecca for water sport enthusiasts from all over the world. It's not a coincidence that the island's been hosting the biggest wind and kite surf event of the Caribbean - Aruba Hi-Winds - for twenty eight years. Having sunny weather and...  Read More

Palm Beach


Built in the 1600's, Rancho Daimari is one of the oldest coconut plantations in the Caribbean. Named after the nearby Daimari Beach and Bay, this unique eco-resort and dude ranch is ideally located in Aruba's panoramic National Park Arikok. Not...  Read More



Take a look at Aruba from a different perspective! Starting at Pos Chikito, near Savaneta, these guided kayaking trips get you out on the ocean and in towards the southwest coast for a closer look at the impressive mangrove forests and the...  Read More



This wildlife park encompasses roughly 20% of the entire island and is dedicated to the conservation of Aruba's natural environment, and cultural-historical heritage, educating both, citizens and guests alike, on the importance of ecological...  Read More



De Palm Tours, Aruba's largest tour company, has been operating on the island for over 40 years. Every possible activity can be arranged. Popular tours include the Palm Pleasure Snorkel Adventure; a half-day sailing and snorkeling expedition...  Read More


Meet Liliana Erasmus

Born and raised in Aruba, Liliana moved to the Netherlands to continue her college education in Marketing. Since 1998 she’s been back on her beloved island, where she is working as a...  More About Liliana