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Rancho la Ponderosa Day Horseback Riding Tours

#1 of 4 things to do in Paradera Features Animals
Papaya 30, Paradera, Aruba
+297 587 1142
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Fifth visit

My daughter has visited Rancho la Ponderosa on each of her five visits to Aruba during the past 9... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mary I
Great experience, Great Guide

We recently returned from a week in Aruba. My husband and 2 boys went on the UTV excursion but my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Papaya 30, Paradera, Aruba
+297 587 1142

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter has visited Rancho la Ponderosa on each of her five visits to Aruba during the past 9 years. It is always a highlight of her trip, and she was happy to be able to ride Caribbean again this year. The only thing we...More

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently returned from a week in Aruba. My husband and 2 boys went on the UTV excursion but my 5 yr old daughter was too young to go. So she asked to go horseback riding. We were referred to Rancho la Ponderosa by a...More

Thank jennigirl1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter had never ridden before so was given the very quiet sweetie called La Fina. My husband and I rode quite a bit before but not for the last 20 years or more, I rode the lovely Zorro and my husband rode Rainbow (we...More

Thank 2TheMama2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm in my sixties, my daughter is nearly 18. The best trip of our stay so far. Both of us are beginning riders with a small amount of experience. The staff provided instruction from start to finish, very relaxed and professional. A top activity in...More

Thank gghhklin
Reviewed 8 July 2017

What an incredible way to see Wariruri Beach and Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins. The view down to the beach and then the galloping along the beach was sensational. The ranchers who take you on the tour are very fun and friendly. All levels of riders...More

Thank Marcie K
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Flavio was a fantastic guide on our trip across the "outback" of Aruba! It was a small group and he was very friendly! Our horses Martini and Chavella were great! Very well trained! This was our favorite experience on our trip to Aruba! Saw some...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Found out at 2p before our reservation that our 9a reservation was cancelled. Four disappointed people due to apparent disorganization. Find another firm.

Thank J03C00L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The whole family loved it! The owners treated the animals like family, and they took great pride in caring for both the animals and the travelers - safety first! And they did so with great humor. All you need to do is remember the name...More

Thank renrut4
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My husband and took a 2 hour horseback riding tour with Rancho la Ponderosa after having gone on a 3 hour private tour with another ranch. Completely night and day difference. Rancho la Ponderosa blew them away. Flavio was our tour guide. He was terrific....More

Thank Lanky B
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time riding with Flávio and Pedro. I've ridden a horse 2 times previously. We picked the afternoon ride. Van picked us up at our condo right on time. Arrived at ranch and signed wavers and paid with credit card. Guides assessed...More

Thank doccip65
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1 March 2017|
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Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what your question is.
1 March 2017|
Response from Ponderosa R | Property representative |
Hi Merry, yes I confirmed this reservation with Sara Perkins and also I send you a copy Many thanks Ramon Herrera
17 January 2017|
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Response from Ponderosa R | Property representative |
Hi, we do not ride in the water we ride along a small beach , we can show you the realy pasofinos gates

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