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Rancho Notorious

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Address: Boroncana, Noord, Aruba
Phone Number:
+297 586 0508
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Experts since 1978 in horse management, classes, competitions and tours...

Experts since 1978 in horse management, classes, competitions and tours Explore the beauty of Aruba on an adventurous Horseback riding tour!Ride Horseback through Aruba's natural wonders and enjoy breathtaking sights on your way. At Rancho Notorious , we specialize in small personalized tours with friendly, attentive, multi-lingual CERTIFIED guides with your safety and enjoyment in mind. All skill levels welcome. Explore breathtaking sights and natural wonders such as California Lighthouse, Alto Vista Chapel, scenic countryside, Malmok Beach or gallop along the northeast coast through sand dunes. We have Helmets available, English and western tack. Morning, afternoon and sunset 1,2 and 3 hour tours.Something for evryone, wether your experienced or a novice rider. Children are more than welcome. We are Fully licensed and insured. Mountain bikers walhalla !! guided by a certified cycling coach. KNWU. from beginners to expert riders. 350km of trails for different skill levels. you may bring your own click pedals/shoes and helmet. Specializing in small groups on the ATV 4wheeler tours. very personalized full of information about the Island. Great machines. single and double machines available.

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Aruba Horseback Riding Tour to Hidden Lagoon
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Small Group ATV Tour to Baby Beach-Half Day
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Advanced and Extreme Customized Mountain Bike around the Island 75km

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Great mountain biking!

This was a great trip! We've never mountain biked, but are road bikers. Geerd was helpful and very experienced. I now want to Mtn bike more. The scenery was beautiful. Though it... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great trip! We've never mountain biked, but are road bikers. Geerd was helpful and very experienced. I now want to Mtn bike more. The scenery was beautiful. Though it was hot, I was very thankful for the breeze. Would do this excursion again!

Thank susiQ6
Huber Heights, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time riding ATV's last week with my husband all around the small island of Aruba. We were picked up on time from our hotel and taken to the ranch about 10 minutes away. We did the Baby Beach tour option, which was a blast. We had about 30 minutes of swim time during the tour in the... More 

Thank cholland2
New City
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96 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

So we rented two AT's and our wives were the passengers. Geert, our guide (and owner) took us on an awesome ride, first though the "desert" side of the island and then through the National Park, which really does not have any driveable paths. It was quite the adventure and the walk down to the natural swimming pool was unique.... More 

Thank Roy K
Sparta, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had a great adventure on a guided tour with Geert Herbots, the owner of Rancho Notorious. We left for a 2 hour ride and found some rugged single track, surrounded by cactus and other pokey vegetation. We ascended some decent hills and then saw some amazing vistas of the east coast of the island. Geert did a great job of... More 

Thank Biker112855
East Amherst, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter (6) and I went horseback riding, husband and son on atvs. Guide was wonderful - made her feel very comfortable and was incredibly skilled with his horse. Stopped to take photos and enjoy the beach. He found shells for us. Horses were easy to ride and very well cared for. Boys had an awesome time on the atvs... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic ride to the beach through the cactus forest to the beautiful windswept Eastern shore. The entire staff was very helpful and very friendly! Great views - a must do!

Thank Scott S
Newmarket, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I found this place on-line. I knew it could be good when the web-site mentioned to bring your own bike shoes. I called them and set up a time to ride. From what I found this is the only place that offers any type of single track riding. Our guide Geert was great. We is also a certified mtb coach... More 

Thank litch17
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a great ride with our trail guide Wilbur. The scenery was gorgeous and we happened to be the only ones on our tour, which was great. My horse and Wilburs horses were great, but my husbands seemed like he should have been put into retirement a while ago. That aside, the trails were awesome and Wilbur let us... More 

Thank Maggie C
Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

The van picked me up at the resort right on time. I was in a group of 6 horse back ridership and this truly was an amazing tour. We had Wilber from Cuba. He didn't speak much English but did great translating..the scenery was amazing and the horses were all very well behaved..one spunky one but the rider handled it... More 

Thank nlangley
Bloomington, MN
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Anyone who knows me knows how I love to horseback ride on the beach, even better is running my horse on the beach, although we didn't have enough room on the beach to run, this ride was great. The company sent a car to pick us up at our resort and took us to the site for our ride and... More 

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