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The ruins are pretty neat, but in all honesty, not super interesting for my son (9). After we looked around for about 15 minutes, we were ready to move on. However, the scenery around the mine is gorgeous. There is a wishing rock area in...More
The highlight of this location wasn't the ruins as much as the cliffs, landscape, sky and water. Simply amazing! The ruins are still in pretty good shape for their age. There were more structures before, and you could see where they had been when you...More
Gold mill ruins is a nice place to explore and take pictures, with the ocean in the background. Popular place, so if you want solitude, get there early in the day, before the tour groups, buses, buggies all show up.
So this place is very close (within 2 minutes) of the Ostrich Farm so suggest visiting both. The Bushiribana Ruins is a history landmark in Aruba and sit near the ocean. Nice looking out into the vast blue water from ruins in a desert landscape....More
The gold mine ruins are marginally interesting and you can read about the history. Go inside and climb to the top of the rocks for a good view.
However, go towards the ocean from the ruins and find the wooden ladder down the side of...More
We visited this as part of an Island tour and we loved every second we spent here. When visiting Aruba, definitely pull yourself and co-travelers away from the beach and casinos and check out the other side of the island. The gold mill ruins are...More
Great photo opportunities and some rock climbing and exploring within the ruins. Deserted end of the island with ocean views. The ruins have an ancient feeling but were built 1872. Food truck on site for beverages and food. Same road as the Natural Bridge.