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Rancho la Ponderosa Day Horseback Riding Tours

#1 of 4 things to do in Paradera Features Animals
Papaya 30, Paradera, Aruba
+297 587 1142
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Not worth the money

Booked this excursion on a cruise ship and all was good until we got to the ranch. The horses were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emily K
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Best part of the trip!

This was my family's second time at the ranch and it is always the peak of our visit in Aruba. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Katherine L
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Papaya 30, Paradera, Aruba
+297 587 1142

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked this excursion on a cruise ship and all was good until we got to the ranch. The horses were in a tiny corral with no grass or shady spots. It was all sand and they didn't have much food. They looked pretty skinny, and...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my family's second time at the ranch and it is always the peak of our visit in Aruba. Our guide Flavio was having us laughing the whole ride and the scenery cannot be matched anywhere it's so nice to be able to gallop...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My two sisters and I went horseback riding yesterday. I had the pleasure of riding Princess, and my sisters rode Valentina and Charro. It was a wonderful experience. Great for all experience levels. They'll teach you what you need to know. The horses do most...More

Thank LondonNewbie28
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter has visited Rancho la Ponderosa on each of her five visits to Aruba during the past 9 years. It is always a highlight of her trip, and she was happy to be able to ride Caribbean again this year. The only thing we...More

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently returned from a week in Aruba. My husband and 2 boys went on the UTV excursion but my 5 yr old daughter was too young to go. So she asked to go horseback riding. We were referred to Rancho la Ponderosa by a...More

Thank jennigirl1975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter had never ridden before so was given the very quiet sweetie called La Fina. My husband and I rode quite a bit before but not for the last 20 years or more, I rode the lovely Zorro and my husband rode Rainbow (we...More

Thank 2TheMama2
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I'm in my sixties, my daughter is nearly 18. The best trip of our stay so far. Both of us are beginning riders with a small amount of experience. The staff provided instruction from start to finish, very relaxed and professional. A top activity in...More

Thank gghhklin
Reviewed 8 July 2017

What an incredible way to see Wariruri Beach and Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins. The view down to the beach and then the galloping along the beach was sensational. The ranchers who take you on the tour are very fun and friendly. All levels of riders...More

Thank Marcie K
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Flavio was a fantastic guide on our trip across the "outback" of Aruba! It was a small group and he was very friendly! Our horses Martini and Chavella were great! Very well trained! This was our favorite experience on our trip to Aruba! Saw some...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Found out at 2p before our reservation that our 9a reservation was cancelled. Four disappointed people due to apparent disorganization. Find another firm.

Thank J03C00L
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2 March 2017|
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Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what your question is.
2 March 2017|
Response from Ponderosa R | Property representative |
Hi Merry, yes I confirmed this reservation with Sara Perkins and also I send you a copy Many thanks Ramon Herrera
17 January 2017|
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Response from Ponderosa R | Property representative |
Hi, we do not ride in the water we ride along a small beach , we can show you the realy pasofinos gates