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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour

By: Wix Tours
From US$55.00
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
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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
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"Made in Aruba" Sightseeing Tour
From US$55.00
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.
What to Expect

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.

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1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Interesting way to learn more about the island!

This was the first tour we signed up for when planning our Aruba trip. Very different from the typical adventure tours, we were excited to learn more about Aruban industry and get some local experience. I was a little afraid this might just be an...More

1  Thank where2next100
Reviewed 13 April 2018
Valuable experience, lots a fun

First off nice air conditioned tour, great lunch at beer garden! All stops extremely informative on what Aruba makes here on island for the island. Funniest part was the rum tasting with the mixologist. We bought several bottles, hard to decide because they are all...More

Thank MichelleMyBell414
Reviewed 31 March 2018
Great tour

We enjoyed this tour of the 5 different locations. The Aloe Factory tour was educational. The prices are set for all stores on the island. The glass/sculpture location was very interesting with many items to explore and look at. The cigar factory was amazingly small...More

2  Thank bmferguson110
Reviewed 20 February 2018
Great Tour

Tour is great! Takes you to Aruba Aloe factory and plantation, a glass blown factory , and a cigar store where they grow the plants. Also visits Balashi beer factory and the Arubian taste rum store. Our guide Neil for the tour was great and...More

1  Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 17 February 2018
Balashi beer from Aruba's pristine water?

I didn't go on a brewery tour but I sure would like someone to inform the Balashi beer folks the meaning of "pristine." The beer cans state that Balashi beer is made from the "pristine water of Aruba." The word 'pristine' refers to the natural...More

Thank beachman2018
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