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Old February 24th, 2009, 11:58 AM
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Does anyone have suggestions for excursions to take for these stops?
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Old February 24th, 2009, 12:28 PM
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you can usually pick up a fair tour when you get off the ship. I would do snorkeling in Aruba and maybe just sight seeing in Curacoa..Shopping is fun on both islands..

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Old February 25th, 2009, 08:05 PM
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Default Re: Aruba & Curacao

Originally Posted by Mike L
Does anyone have suggestions for excursions to take for these stops?
I haven't been to the Caribbean in a few years, but I believe, if memory serves me right, that there is a nice butterfly farm in Aruba that might be worth a visit. Snorkeling is also always a good bet.

Curacao is a great place for a tour, as well as for beach activities.

In most Caribbean ports, I usually don't book ship excursions, generally preferring to just disembark and see what the portside vendors are offering. Usually you can pick up a nice half-day tour or snorkeling excursion at a really good price ... one that will have you back to the ship well before sailing time.

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Old March 2nd, 2009, 06:05 PM
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In Aruba, we took an island tour which included an ostrich farm. There were many great sights, natural bridge, tivi-tivi trees, rock climbing, etc. Sounds corney, but the tour was very interesting. I think it was the only tour that included the ostrich farm. I highly recommend it.
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