Natural Attractions in Manchebo

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Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you want to spend part of your vacation outdoors? You might be happy to find out that the area has several nature preserves nearby.

Bubali Bird Sanctuary is a nature preserve located within the vicinity of Palm Beach, 1.6 mi. Northeast of central Manchebo. The only activity that Bubali Bird Sanctuary offers is bird-watching. Just beware, if you do not go around dusk or dawn, you are unlikely to see much.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Manchebo
Name Type Location Island
Bubali Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.6 mi. Northeast of Central Manchebo Aruba


Fontein Caves

Although most tourists have heard about the beaches, that isn't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Areas near Manchebo multiple choices, including 3 caves.

You might want to visit Fontein Caves, which is situated 11.0 mi. East of central Manchebo. This cave is located near the Boca Prins on the northern side of Aruba.

Another attraction Guadirikiri Caves. It is located 11.7 mi. East-Southeast of central Manchebo. Located on the property of the Arikok National Park, Guadirikiri Caves are fabled to be the spot where two lovers burst through the rocks to create the two domed entrances, and flew to heaven. Though fascinating, many guests find it hard to believe that this dark and gritty spot is the site of anything so romantic.

The table just below lists more information on the caves.

Caves Near Manchebo
Name Type Location
Fontein Caves Cave 11.0 mi. East of Central Manchebo
Guadirikiri Caves Cave 11.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Manchebo
Tunnel of Love Cave 12.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Manchebo


Vacationers can visit one of the many parks nearby.

The parks worth considering are shown directly below.

Parks Near Manchebo
Name Type Location
Natural Bridge Park 7.1 mi. East of Central Manchebo
Noord Mountain Park Park Sabana Lider, 3.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Manchebo
Park Curazon Park 4.1 mi. East of Central Manchebo
Signature Park Park 1.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Manchebo
Wilhelmina Park Park 2.5 mi. Southeast of Central Manchebo

Zoos and Aquariums

Aruba Ostrich Adventures

If the thought of passing some time surrounded by animals sounds like fun, consider visiting The Butterfly Farm. Several hundred exotic butterflies from around the world make their homes in the controlled environment that is Aruba's Butterfly Farm. Take the 20 to 25 minute guided tour to learn all about the butterflies.

Another similar attraction is Aruba Ostrich Adventures. If you're traveling here from the high rise hotels, take the A1 towards Oranjestad and take a left at the first traffic circle. Go straight through two more traffic circles, and turn left when you reach the fourth.

Glance through the table below for more information about what's available.

Zoos Near Manchebo
Name Type Location
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 5.8 mi. East of Central Manchebo
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 1.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Manchebo

Of course, there are additional types of attractions. Navigate here to find our extended discussion of other interesting attractions for Manchebo.


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