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Hooiberg, Oranjestad

Categories: Geologic Formations, Gardens, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
At 165 m (541 ft), Hooiberg represents one of the highest points in Aruba, allowing you to experience a 360-degree view of the area. As you climb to the top of this volcanic mountain, you can take a break at plenty of rest stops, ensuring additional vistas from different perspectives. On clear days, many visitors report being able to see as far away as Venezuela. Put Hooiberg into our Oranjestad itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • My husband decided we were climbing this lump - it was hard going with 587 to see the island. Fortunately it was overcast because had it been sunny we would never had made it - to be honest I realise ...  read more »
  • the 500 plus stairs is scary at first but once you get going its great exercise and the view is fantastic. we were there like hour and a half, up, down and viewing with pictures 
  • We took the public bus to/from Hooiberg without any problems. Everyone was very helpful in making sure we were on the right bus and headed in the right direction. Safe neighborhood to walk around. Hoo...  read more »
  • Nice place...easy to climb up in 20 min because of the stairs! The view is great! BUT at the top a lot of electric cables lay on the ground. Looks not that save
  • Easy climb, only takes 10-15 minutes to get to the top via the steps. Nice romantic spot to watch the sunset.
  • Climbing up those stairs was scary but worth it for the views :)
  • Very hard to climb but when you reach the top is worth the effort
  • Best view ever
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