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Family holidays with children in Aruba - attractions and entertainment

Holiday activities in Aruba include swimming in the ocean, shopping and exploring local cultural and natural attractions. It would seem like activities not suitable for kids, however, tourists with children will not be bored on the island. There is a variety of entertainment and excursions for them that will leave neither adults nor children indifferent. Tourists come to Aruba primarily for a great beach holiday. There are many beaches on the island, but of all of them, Aruba’s Baby Beach is perfect for a family holiday. It is comfortably hidden in a picturesque lagoon with turquoise color water. The maximum water depth at the beach reaches 1.5 meters. Clean, soft and warm sand contributes to a wonderful leisure on this beach with children of any age.
Aruba is an island that has volcanic origin. This tiny piece of land lost in the Caribbean has a length of 32 kilometers and a width of 10 kilometers. …
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An underwater boat trip is also available for tourists with children in Aruba. It can be done in several ways. The first variant is a trip on a submarine, the second is a trip on a sea vessel with panoramic glass windows, which are located in its bottom (underwater) part, and the third is a dive in special diving helmets. Visiting the depths of the sea on a submarine allows tourists to see marine life at a depth of 42 meters. The route of the boat cuts across two sunken ships. Children over 4 years old can get on board. The tour itself usually lasts for 2 hours. Having gone on a sailing trip on a sea vessel with panoramic glass windows, tourists will see the life of the underwater world at a depth of 1.5 meters. The trip is designed for 1.5 hours. Immersion to the seabed in special helmets will allow you to see the sunken plane, feed tropical fish scurrying around, and even take a picture right at the bottom. Such an entertainment is available for children over the age of 8 and it usually lasts for an hour.
A butterfly farm is located next to Aruba’s largest beach, Palm Beach. This is a garden covered with a special net, occupying an area of ​​9,000 square meters. Over 100 species of butterflies live here. The farm presents its visitors the opportunity to see all the stages of a butterfly’s life. The guide will lead an interesting excursion, during which he will tell you about the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly. Children like these tours very much, as it is permitted to take pictures on the farm. Pictures with beautiful butterflies are simply amazing. It is recommended you wear bright clothes so that butterflies will sit on you. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Ostriches will feel splendid in Aruba. A population of 50 animals lives on an Ostrich Farm. It is equipped with spacious enclosures, allowing visitors to see the ostriches in close proximity and observe the behavior of these birds. Excursions to the Ostrich Farm will be interesting for both adults and children. You can take photos with ostriches while visiting the farm. During the tour, the guide will tell you some interesting facts about the life of these birds which are the largest on the planet.
In 1997 in Aruba, there came into existence another attraction which was immediately loved by children. It became a donkey reserve. The history of its appearance is connected with the history of the development of both the island and all mankind. Previously, donkeys were used as pack animals and as a means of movement. But with the advent of automobiles, they were no longer needed by people. As a result, they became homeless and went near the roads in search of food. The founders of the Donkey Reserve decided to take care of the animals and set them up for permanent residence in the reserve. Today, there are over 40 donkeys living in the Donkey Reserve. Going on a tour of the reserve, you can come with carrots or apples to feed the animals. Children especially enjoy this activity. Stroking and playing with donkeys is also not prohibited. Each animal has its own name. In the souvenir shop in the reserve, you can buy figurines of these funny animals. The collected money goes to the maintenance of the reserve.
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Another interesting leisure with children in Aruba will be a visit to the Arikok national park. It occupies almost 20% of the island’s territory right in its center. The highest point of the island, the peak Yamanota, is situated in the park. Guests can enjoy walking along the numerous paths, or rent a bicycle. Arikok is the habitat of several species of snakes, parrots and owls. There are trees of divi-divi, Kwihi and many exotic flowers here. Tourists will see in the park houses of the first settlers on the island, which is built from straw, cactus and mud. On the outskirts of the national park is located another of its attractions. We are referring to the famous Tunnel of Love, which is a 93 meter long cave. Its name is associated with the entrance to the cave, reminiscent of the shape of the heart. A visit to Arikok Park is free for children under the age of 10.
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Those who like exploring interesting natural areas will love Hooiberg Park. It is remarkable with its unusual geological formations, which look absolutely inimitable combined with lush green vegetation. Children will like to walk along many convenient paths and steps laid out in the park for the convenience of visitors. Many tourists prefer coming to this park in the evening when they can get to one of its viewing platforms and watch the beautiful sunset. On the outskirts of the city, you … Read more

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