Casibari Rock Formation


About 1 mile west of Ayo Rock, these mysterious rock formations rise out of the desert landscape in the shape of creatures such as birds and dragons. It's worth the climb to the top for amazing views across the island.

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1. Hooiberg

0.92 MILES

Aruba's second-highest peak attracts lionhearted souls with its 165m, 587-stair climb. Summiting Hooiberg (it means 'haystack' in Dutch) takes most people…

2. Aruba Ostrich Farm

1.61 MILES

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3. Ayo Rock


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4. Natural Bridge

2.68 MILES

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5. Surfside Beach

2.76 MILES

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6. Andicuri Beach

2.76 MILES

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7. Dr Eloy Arends House


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8. Fort Zoutman

2.82 MILES

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