Hooiberg Hill, Aruba’s Must Do Hiking Trails (Steps)
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If you can pull yourself away from Aruba’s stunning beaches and want to mix a little exercise and adventure into your vacation, then hike up Hooiberg Hill.
I think I’m still catching my breath from all the stairs, but it was great to check this MUST DO Aruba hike off our bucket list. Here is a video of the climb, and I did make good on my promise to get on the treadmill more!
Aruba’s Hooiberg Hill
It’s best to do this either in the morning or in the late afternoon. Aruba gets HOT so make sure you find a cool time of day.
A Few Facts About Aruba’s Hooiberg Hill
There are 587 steps to the top. Don’t worry there are a couple small rest areas on the way up, I (Ryan) needed each one of them! Have fun and enjoy the view from the top!
Hooiberg is Dutch and translates to Haystack.
Hooiberg Hill is a volcanic formation which is 165 meters (541 feet) above sea level, and is roughly located in the center of Aruba.
Although Hooiberg seems like the highest point of the island it is in fact the second highest. Jamanota, a hill located in the Arikok National Park stands at 189 meters (620 feet) above sea level, and is the true highest point of Aruba.
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