Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Oranjestad

4.0
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
On the northern coast stands Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, a remnant from the 19th century gold rush in Aruba. Strong winds from the Caribbean sea power the 1874 structure, and the crumbling mill is now a popular stop on local jeep tours navigating coastal dirt roads. The dramatic backdrop of sea and sand also make it a stunning spot to soak up the scenery on foot. Follow tradition by stacking local stones on the beach and making a wish. Put Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oranjestad travel route builder.
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  • it was really nice to learn about how the gold was done many years ago before I was born, and my guide was very informative about this location  more »
  • Very amazing spot! Gorgeous view of the ocean and really great spot for memorable photos. It's breathtaking and worth exploring!  more »
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  • Surprise place we stumbled upon - these ruins were fun to climb, with some good scenery and a little history for the kids. If you’re going to the natural bridge, might as well check this place out too!
  • Can be reached via car. The New Small Natural Pool next to the ruins was an even better attraction to visit.

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