These massive boulders jut up from the ground and were considered sacred by early inhabitants. Hike the rock formations to enjoy some of the islands best sunset.

 
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Expert Review of Casibari and Ayo Rock Formations

Parks and Outdoors Review of Casibari and Ayo Rock Formations

Away Travel Expert: Lynne Sullivan
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Day Hiking,Nature,Scenic Drives
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Ayo and Casibari are located near each other—inland from Andicuri Beach; north of the village of Santa Cruz—which makes them good stops on a scenic drive through the island's interior countryside.
  • The small cave at Ayo has pictographs made by pre-Colombian natives who migrated to Aruba from South America.
  • Casibari is the more visited of the rock formations, so visit early to avoid tour groups. Snacks and drinks are sold at a refreshment stand near the entrance.
Geologists have no explanation for the massive pile of boulders that jut up from the typically flat Aruban landscape at Ayo and Casibari. Legends surround both sites, and petroglyphs at Ayo suggest the sites were considered sacred. At Ayo, paved

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