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Private Snorkeling Aruba

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palmbeach Highrise Hotels, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 592 6373
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Morning Snorkeling with Capt Mike

Met owner Rene on the dock and Capt Mike (also a dive instructor) brought boat to pick the 5 of us... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JDMSJGriger
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Somers, Connecticut
Great Snorkeling with Captain Rene

Highly recommended. Captain Rene is friendly and knowledgeable. Top rate snorkel gear and boat... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
JasBoston_MA
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Boston, MA
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We offer snorkel tours and boat rides on a 26 foot deck boat named Rendez vous on Aruba.
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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palmbeach Highrise Hotels, Oranjestad, Aruba
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+297 592 6373

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Met owner Rene on the dock and Capt Mike (also a dive instructor) brought boat to pick the 5 of us up for 2 hour snorkeling trip. Mike was easy to talk to, knowledgeable of the areas he was taking us to and a great...More

Thank JDMSJGriger
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. Captain Rene is friendly and knowledgeable. Top rate snorkel gear and boat. Worth the $ compared with lower cost but crowded snorkel tours.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This was awesome! Even though my husband got freaked out and poked by the sea urchin, I had a great time and learned a lot about the island. My husband had a great time talking with the captain as well!

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Great time , great people, good food. Nightlife very busy, beaches nice in am. Get up early or you will not get a chair, almost mma fighting was witness. Yikes. Lots of local influence

Thank kj166700
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a great snorkel trip. We've been coming to Aruba for 30 years and this is as good of a snorkeling trip as you can do on the island. Don't fight the crowds and hassle of the big boats. Captain Rene is great. He...More

Thank Chad C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Absolutely amazing experience. Rene was kind, accommodating and hospitable. He takes you to the best snorkelling destinations on a comfortable boat and has every supply you need. He also shows you historical sites and parts of Aruba you wouldn't likely see otherwise. Highly recommend him!!!

Thank jessikaCalgary
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a 2 hour charter with Private Snorkleing Aruba and had a great time. Since we've done other snorkel, scuba and party cruises before, we just wanted to have a relaxing time and Capt. Rene was very accommodating. Would recommend him and his company!

Thank kansch7
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We spent the day with Captain Rene. It was awesome. He takes you to places the big boats can't go. And it's a private snorkel trip. No worries about getting kicked in the head by 200 other snorkelers. Definitely worth the money!!!

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We looked at the big boat snorkel tours and for a family of 4 the price for the private snorkel tour was about the same. We made reservations online with Captain Rene. Mike picked us up at the dock by our hotel right on time....More

2  Thank nctraveler315
Reviewed 1 July 2017

All I wanted to do on my 40th birthday was snorkel with my husband and 10 y.o. daughter. I found Private Snorkeling Aruba on Tripadvisor and was impressed with the reviews. It was easy to email Rene and arrange a trip. There were no issues...More

Thank ktbug614
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SuffolkCounty
19 July 2017|
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Response from Lgonehuntn | Reviewed this property |
The day we were there it was rough at the wreck. My opinion would be if you tend to get seasick you should take the Dramamine as its better to be safe than sorry. Its a beautiful trip and would be sad to be sick the entire... More
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ilsereynolds
2 February 2017|
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Response from Shibby306 | Reviewed this property |
The company is called Private snorkeling Aruba and i believe Capt Rene owns the company and does most/all the tours himself. To find the website load google--> search private snorkeling aruba--> it should be the first link... More
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Cheryl R
23 January 2017|
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Response from natalie b | Reviewed this property |
You should email Capt Rene at privatesnorkeling at Hotmail . com (wouldn't let me put the regular email address?) - the tours leave from Palm Beach area which is the high rise hotel area - there is a great beach there and... More
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