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Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations

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Grippy granite, bring your rock shoes

And have a play. There are a number of 3-4m high boulder problems that can be attempted on these. See Mountain Project for details. Also the lizards make for interesting viewing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Climb to the top and back down again. Wha? It's ok if you do it as part of another trip, but independently. Naw.

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we went to see the rock, we came by car and took the wrong road. Make sure you follow the Casibari Rock Grill Road sign when coming from Paradera, then it should on your right. There are other Rock Formations nearby which are not as impressive ;-)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And have a play. There are a number of 3-4m high boulder problems that can be attempted on these. See Mountain Project for details. Also the lizards make for interesting viewing too.

Thank Kevin P
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

No fee to enter or climb. Found the Casibari rocks walk up to be easy, but probably still not for ADA folks. View is nice, can see from the cruise harbor up to the lighthouse & the church, and around to Haystack mtn. The top is fairly flat & with small rail & you can sit up there for awhile... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a great spot to visit. We stopped her on our tour to the Natural Bridge. It allows you to climb these interesting rock formations. The Ayo Rock Formations has a wonderful assortments of rock interspersed with cacti. There is one formation that looks like a dinosaur. There is lots of climbing, so if you are physicality challenged, just... More 

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Vineland, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

If you are interested in how Aruba was formed, you must go to Casibari Rock Formations. This somewhat central location is the beginning of the island when eruptions caused these rocks to surface in the Pacific Ocean before South America turned eastward to close the ocean pathway and abut North America. To understand that is amazing. Look at the hollowed... More 

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was an interesting location if you are into rock formations. There is even a bar and a small souvenir area

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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Well worth the drive to see the odd and interesting shaped rock formations and land surrounding them. The best part is the short but steep hike to the top of the hill for the view of the surrounding formations and area. Not for very small children or anyone that has difficulties climbing rocks.there is a restaurant there too (but we... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Don't go out of your way to visit this site. It's basically just a huge pile of enormous boulders that has an interesting walkway through them. That's pretty much it. There are much better ways to spend your time.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Interesting to see. We passed this during our ATV tour. Would recommend a visit, just to take pictures. :)

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