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Palm - Eagle Beach, Caribbean
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Safety measures
icon6 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Make the most of your trip to Aruba on this private island adventure to Paradise. Travel by air-conditioned coach to De Palm Island, where you experience the beauty and the thrill of an underwater wonderland. Get an up-close look at the tropical fish and coral reefs this part of the world is known for and lounge on sandy shores between dips into the sea. Plus enjoy a savory lunch and sweet tropical beverages while kicking back in a sunny hammock.
  • Day trip to De Palm Island from Aruba
  • Relax on the island with a tropical beverage
  • Enjoy activities like salsa dancing, banana boat rides, and snorkeling
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, food, drinks, and snorkel gear included
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Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Lunch Buffet & Snacks
Open Bar
Lounge chairs, cabanas and other beach facilities
Kids Waterpark, Drop Slides, and Daily activities
Banana boat rides (Min. 10 years old and/or 50" tall.
Use of Snorkeling equipment
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Lobby of the hotel

Departure Time

10:00 AM
Your De Palm Island Passport to Paradise, Aruba kicks off with hotel pickup and transportation via a comfortable motorcoach. Experience the joy of ultimate relaxation and choose from a variety of activities. Chill out on the sandy shores of this remote island and experience the best of Aruba during this day excursion. 

Travelers can choose to upgrade to a SNUBA package. This hybrid of snorkeling and SCUBA allows you to breathe easily underwater without wearing heavy gear. Plus, no certification or previous experience is required. A private guided tour permits underwater explorers as young as 8 years old to safely descend to a depth of 20 feet with the aid of a SNUBA instructor exclusively available with De Palm Water sports (one hour, including instruction).

And while there’s plenty to do above sea level, you can also choose to take a sea trek as part of this Paradise Island tour. This unique experience uses a specially designed helmet and air supply system to keep your whole head dry. It’s a perfect option for kids and adults and no previous experience is required!

This tour is the perfect way to experience the beauty of Aruba. Please note, passengers arriving via cruise ships cannot book this tour.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please Take Note: Our new kids water park is completely open and 2 of our 3 new body drop slides are open.
  • Please Note: at De Palm island, there is a premium bar as well as Balashi beer. The food menu is different every day and the snack bar has chicken nuggets, french fries, hamburgers and hot dogs
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • It is recommended that you bring a towel and sunscreen.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
  • OPERATED BY De Palm Tours N.V.

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during De Palm Island with Bus Transportation?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by De Palm Island with Bus Transportation.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during De Palm Island with Bus Transportation?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by De Palm Island with Bus Transportation.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during De Palm Island with Bus Transportation?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by De Palm Island with Bus Transportation.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during De Palm Island with Bus Transportation?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by De Palm Island with Bus Transportation.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during De Palm Island with Bus Transportation?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by De Palm Island with Bus Transportation.
Q:
How far is De Palm Island from the main hotel zone?
A:
The ferry to De Palm Island is approximately a 25-minute drive from the hotel area in your own vehicle or approximately 40 minutes by bus.
May 2021
Q:
What is there to do on De Palm Island?
A:
De Palm Island is Aruba’s only all-inclusive destination offering something for everyone. Whether you are a family looking for a day of fun and adventure or a couple seeking to escape the busy beach area for some relaxation and pampering.
May 2021
Q:
What are the operating hours of De Palm Island?
A:
De Palm Island is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
May 2021
Q:
Is De Palm Island appropriate for younger guests?
A:
Absolutely! Your little ones will love the kids' water park where they can shoot water cannons, zip down slides, go underwater showers, and get soaked by a tipping bucket.
May 2021
Q:
Is the water park on De Palm Island for children only?
A:
No, the water park is ideal for all ages. Children under 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
May 2021
Q:
What kind of food is available on De Palm Island?
A:
You may enjoy a lunch buffet featuring local and Caribbean fare or grab a snack from our grill, like a hamburger, hot dog, or chicken tenders. Also enjoy cocktails, beer, or soft drinks from our open bar.
May 2021
Q:
Can I snorkel on De Palm Island?
A:
The coral reef just off De Palm Island is one of Aruba's most spectacular snorkel sites & provides a glimpse of spectacular local marine life. All snorkel gear is provided, as well as
May 2021
Q:
How deep is the water for snorkeling on De Palm Island?
A:
Snorkeling at De Palm Island ranges from waist-deep to approximately 15 feet in depth.
May 2021
Q:
Are there restrictions for the activities on De Palm Island?
A:
Most activities have no restrictions, with the following exceptions: Guests must be at least 48 in. tall to ride the body-drop water slide & either 10 years old or 50 in. tall for the banana boat. Banana boat guests cannot weigh more than 300 lbs.
May 2021
Q:
What if I just want a day of relaxation?
A:
At De Palm Island you can lounge in the sun to your heart's content or splash about in the crystalline, turquoise water that surrounds the island. Beach chairs and palapa’s for shade are included but bring your own towel.
May 2021

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Traveler Tips


  • "Also has a separate beach where the flamingos hang out but that is additional charge." See review

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star-5
Must do
Joe_M
, Jun 2021
Th beach is absolutely gorgeous, th snorkeling was great, n th Seatrek Walk was amazing. A must do while you are there. Food n drinks were okay. Family friendly, kids loved th slides.
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star-5
A great day
John_M
, Jun 2021
Loved the Sea Trek! Also loved that we could do water slides and snorkel, etc, or had the option to just relax in a beautiful setting. Great food too! Only complaint was wish it was a couple hours longer! Not enough time to do it all. Also, we booked thru trip advisor and had a few bumps- tour couldn’t find our reservation at first, were misled about all that was included, and the bus pulled up to the hotel across the street from ours then left without coming to ours! Concierge had to call to bring them back. But all in all a great day and I would definitely do it again.
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star-3
It's ok
scrmd
, May 2021
Snorkeling was good. Food was soso. The drinks were medicare and weak on variety. The beach was decent.
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star-3
Would not recommend
Teresa_M
, May 2021
Overpriced! Snorkeling-beautiful colored fish. Flamingos were 2nd. The rest mediocre at best. Restaurant food 🤢. Hamburgers, fries good. Staff except for Lady greeted us & snorkel hut WERE NOT FRIENDLY AT ALL.
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star-3
Just OK
Tiffinee_G
, May 2021
The island had plenty of activities and decent food options. The adult water slide was awesome. The flamingos were cool but the water was very rocky at the entry points for swimming, and the water wasn’t appealing as a result. My main issue was at the very beginning of the experience where the staff tried to over charge us for the premium seating. We’d been told $39 by 2 different people but when we went to pay with Vivian she quoted $49/pp. this also happened with the cabana pricing where they tried to charge us more for that as well. NOT cool.
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star-5
DePalm was even better than I imagine . It’s great for families . I totally would do again each time I go to Aruba
April_L
, Apr 2021
Walking the ocean floor was priceless . Seeing the tropical fish up close was so exciting . Tour guides wear great . They were extremely careful of our safety and making sure we were comfortable.
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star-5
Best Day Resort
Shelly_S
, Apr 2021
Amazing!!! I can not wait to return to Aruba to enjoy De Palm Island again. Staff was so friendly we really had a great time.
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star-5
De Palms
Angeanette_B
, Apr 2021
Wonderful experience! I enjoyed every minute of it! The staff did a great job, especially T Sean. Thank you so much!
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star-5
Beautiful experience!
Garfield_C
, Apr 2021
It was a great experience! Our group had quite a few teens & they really enjoyed the flamingos & the water slides.
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Good people
Jacob_I
, Mar 2021
The driver was incredibly kind and had interesting stories and funny jokes. He told us of local spots and bits of history of the island
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