Welcome to Aruba’s National Park Arikok

This beautiful national park in Aruba comprises almost 18% of the island. Enjoy gorgeous vistas of Aruba’s rugged terrain, desert-like hills filled with tall cacti, a breathtaking coastline and protected local flora and fauna.

The national park Arikok takes you on a memorable journey of the islands past offering unique geological, cultural and historical sites. These can all be enjoyed and explored either on your own or during guided tours. A wide variety of educational and informative programs and fun activities is available.

You are warmly invited to Arikok National Park and enjoy Aruba’s natural beauty at its best. Explore the parks Highlights.


New Management Team for Arikok National Park


ORANJESTAD – Arikok National Park was officially established in 2000 and currently has a total of 55 employees and amongst them a complete management team readily and willingly to continue all efforts for nature conservation and education. Ms. Natasha Silva – General Manager, has been leading the park since November of 2016 and is excited to finally have a complete team bringing Arikok National Park the experience and knowledge to continue providing all of the visitors an experience they won’t forget.
The new management team consists of Avonda Powell – Human Resource Manager, Carl Quant – Marketing & Communications Manager, Sietske van der Wal – Conservation Education Manager, Jan Veneman – Project Manager, Giancarlo Nunes – Research & Conservation Manager and Frank Judell – Finance Manager.
Arikok National Park is a 34 square kilometers (7907 acres) of natural area, located at the north-eastern part of Aruba which contains examples of most of the island’s flora and fauna against a backdrop of great geological complexity. With the recent addition of the Spanish Lagoon we are proud to state that approximately 18% of the total land area of Aruba is designated as a National Park. It is our main priority to protect the flora, fauna, geology and historical heritage present within our National Park.
Arikok National Park can be visited every day from 8:00 AM till 4:00 PM. For additional information or questions please feel free to call us at 585- 1234 or send us an email at info@arubanationalpark.org.



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