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Itinerary

Beginning with convenient pickup at your hotel, embark on a tour that highlights goods made and manufactured in Aruba. This half-day guided tour stops at several local producers for an insider look at the country’s economy.

The first stop is an aloe vera factory, where you learn how the plant is harvested and its role in skin care products.

Move on to a historic cunucu house and garden to see the famous Aruban sculptor Ciro Abath’s work in glass and ceramics.

Learn about the cigar-making process at Aruhiba factory, dedicated to organic, hand-rolled products.

Next it’s on to Balashi Brewery, where you sit down for lunch and a draft beer.

The day’s last stop is the Arubian Taste Liquor and Rum Shop, where you taste several locally made liquors that are favorites of locals and are shipped worldwide.

The tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

Locations visited
Aruba Aloe Factory, Museum and Store
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Palmera Rum Factory
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Overview
Take a deep dive into Aruba's economy and exports on this tour focusing on items made in Aruba. Come to an understanding of the importance of aloe, ceramics, glass, and alcohol in Aruba's economy thanks to your guide’s commentary. Visit an aloe vera factory, local beer brewery and rum distillery, artisan ceramic shop, and cigar producer in half a day, making the most of your vacation time.
Highlights
  • Lunch at the Balashi Brewery including one local draft beer
  • Meet a range of craftspeople producing Aruba's top exports
  • Learn more about Aruba's economy through your guide's commentary
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at local hotels for a seamless experience
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Very Interesting Side of Aruba the

Our tour guide was excellent providing a wealth of information about all aspects of Aruba and its history. It was fascinating to see some of the businesses that are integral to the fabric of Aruba. Particularly interesting was the wife and husband artist studio that...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very Educational

I signed up for this tour because family we traveled with wanted to go on the tour. I was surprised how much I liked the tour considering that I would rather snorkel and go to the beach. The Aloe factory was very interesting. If you...More

Thank Fun4alltimes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good overview of Aruban products

This tour was interesting. Neil our guide and bus driver was very knowledgeable about the island. As we drove between destinations he gave facts about the island and answered all of our questions. As stated in the tour description, we visited 5 places and learned...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile
Great tour and great tour guide

This was a really good tour that was made even better by our tour guide, Neil. He was knowledgeable and funny. All the spots were good. The aloe and cigar place was cool. The final spot was at the Rum store, which I had read...More

Thank RaymundoG22
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile
Made In Aruba Tour - Great way to experience Aruba’s Culture

Neil the tour guide was excellent. Tells great stories about the island. Short stops at most locations but strong finish at The Arubian Taste for some great rums. Be on time for pick up- they did not do a good job of confirming guests to...More

Thank Tony J
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Yes you can purchase cigars at the factory. You also get to see how they make and hand roll the cigars.
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