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Aruba Cruise & Shore: Excursions & Tours

Make the most out of your stay with an Aruban cruise excursion. Get immersed in our Caribbean paradise in just a few hours.

The One Happy Island of Aruba is the perfect destination for creating timeless vacation memories that you and your family will treasure forever!

Aruba tours for cruise ship passengers

Aruba offers all sorts of opportunities for discovering your own little slice of happiness via some of the most amazing cruise excursions and tours in Aruba - and even the entire Caribbean.

Whether you'd like to enjoy some exciting thrills, or you simply want to relax and experience tranquility, we've got you covered. If you've only got a limited amount of time during your cruise excursion on the One Happy Island, here are a few suggestions for maximizing your fun!

Water excursions in Aruba from the cruise port

First, many visitors choose to prioritize exploring our warm, beautiful, and crystalline waters, which make Aruba perfect for all sorts of water activities, like paddleboarding, surfing, parasailing, jet-skiing, canoeing, snorkeling, sky-diving, or even JetLeving!

Aruba cruise port excursions on land

For those who'd prefer to stay dry, we've also got some of the best shopping, sightseeing, off-roading, dining, and gaming opportunities in the entire Caribbean.

And if all you want to do is relax, then you couldn't have picked a better spot, because our picturesque Eagle Beach has been rated one of the top beach destinations on the planet, and is the perfect spot to park a chair and soak in the sun or enjoy the shade under a wonderful palapa.

No matter what you're in the mood for, your hours in Aruba are sure to be filled with amazing, incredible experiences. Enjoy!


Carnival Cruise Line Awards De Palm Tours as Leading Tour Operator

Kayaking, sailing, snorkeling. Or enjoying a jeep tour, an art tour or even a wine tour. Dining. Golfing. Or visiting some highlights for great photographs. There are endless possibilities on how to spend your day off in Aruba. What’s your favorite cruise excursion? 

Our cruise tours show you the best Aruba has to offer. Want to make sure your favorite excursion is available when you’re visiting our One Happy Island? Make a reservation beforehand. Many Aruban tour operators offer pickup service for cruise ship passengers from the cruise port in Oranjestad, or you can hop on the tour bus at a nearby hotel. 

Tip: don’t forget to check all cruise information and the departure schedule before you hit the road, so you know exactly what time you should be back.

View of the Hooiberg from top of the Casibari Rock Formation

Sightseeing & Tours in Aruba

The only thing easier than navigating our happy island is letting a local show you around the Aruba they know and love.

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Female surfing at the beach.
On the Water in Aruba

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My Top 10 Aruba Beaches

Aruba has a wide variety of beaches for every beach lover to explore and the best part is……all public beaches are free! My Top 10 Aruba Beaches are:


Carnival Cruise Line Awards De Palm Tours Aruba as Leading Tour Operator

Carnival Cruise Line Awards De Palm Tours as Leading Tour Operator

Cruise on In

Come enjoy a light meal here at The Old Fisherman Restaurant in Aruba.

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The Old Fisherman

Jolly Pirates water activity in Aruba.


Jolly Pirates Cruise Aruba

Pelican Adventures


Pelican Adventures

We’re just getting started with the amazing effects Aruba has to offer. Dig into your trip details below to unlock a Caribbean experience that will fill you with sunshine and send you home with a happy afterglow that never fades.

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