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The Whole Story Tour + A Ride

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icon2 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds


Get the lowdown on the diverse art scene in Aruba with this captivating walking tour. See over 40 murals from independent artists, and hear background information about the work that you wouldn't uncover if exploring alone. As well as local artists, the tour shows you work from around the world—including Isidora Lopez Paz from Chile, Dopie from the Netherlands, and Bordalo II from Portugal.
  • Find out where to find some of Aruba's best street murals
  • Hear stories about international artists from your guide
  • Lots to see—the tour showcases over 40 murals
  • Stay hydrated as you walk—bottled water is provided
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9:30 AM
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Tito Bolivar
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Must do tour!
, Jul 2022
Great tour learning about Aruba and its culture. The guide was excellent and attentive. We even did lunch at local restaurant and it was delicious.
Arts & Education
, Jul 2022
Wonderful experience. I learned so much about Aruba and saw beautiful mural art. There is a lot of walking so wear comfortable shoes. Im very happy I did it, if you appreciate arts/culture and education you'll enjoy it.
In a world of blk & white be colorful.
, Jun 2022
Talk about a personable, informative and enjoyable experience. We had a blast, learned a lot, felt comfortable and appreciated while getting off the beaten path of tourist in Aruba.
Fantastic artistry
, May 2022
The murals were amazing. Tito explained all about them and the artists that painted them. He was charming and made the walking tour interesting and fun.
The best experience you will have
, Mar 2022
This is an amazing experience and story about how it happened from the person who made it happen. Not to be missed
1 traveler found this review helpful
Fantastic and worth giving up a few hours on the beach
, Feb 2022
What a fantastic tour. So interesting to hear the back story of each mural. When I say murals I mean huge murals some taking up the entire side of a building! The tour operator takes great care in explaining each mural and artist. You can drive to SanNicolas and look at the murals and oh and ah, but you will get only about 10% of the experience. The tour provides so much more than just looking at the murals..when you experience the tour you see what the mural is all about Not many things will make me give up beach time.. this is at the top of the short list. Easily walkable, not much walking as they are close together so accessible for all. Bring a camera and hat! Not as windy as the beaches. Already planning the next tour! Totally recommend
Simply Amazing!
, Sep 2021
Where do I start? Tito was very helpful, kind, funny and patient. It was my twin sister and I’s birthday and happened to be the only two on the tour which made for a personalized experience as well. Hearing the stories behind the paintings and all the art made this tour so much more worthwhile than waking around on your own. Some of the art has special effects and augmented reality that you wouldn’t know on your own. All of the murals and artwork were beautiful on their own but the tour with Tito made it much more magnificent! Highly recommend the Whole Story tour and we got to eat at ONeil restaurant afterwards which was sooo good and recommended by Tito. Thanks for making our birthday and first trip to Aruba a wonderful one!
Murals & their true story
, Aug 2021
I loved this tour. It satisfied all my beauty & art craves...To know that independent artist created such works of art amazed me...My tour guide was excellent & had tons of knowledge on the background of each mural, artist & the technique...
, Jul 2021
An amazing experience with and amazing tour guide!A personalized tour of the speculation San Nicholas murals with the curator himself, Tito!!! Definitely one of the most memorable experiences of my vacation!
, May 2021
I did NOT get to do this tour. Tito was very unorganized and did not review his pick-ups for the day of the tour after confirmation the day before so he never picked me up. That was the second miss for him with me and I am totally done. Alot of going back and forth for no reason when I already had emails confirming my tour.
icon Response from Host , May 2021
I am actually glad we did not meet. My 1st experience with you was already wrong claiming that we Arubans are lazy and what not. I was trying to explain you something and a you did is bash on me. You need to learn to respect people you are not the center of the universe. This 1 cry out on viator is not going to do us harm check out ALL the other feedback and let it sit... Enjoy the island! atleast try to...
1 traveler found this review helpful
Outstanding tour!!!
, May 2021
Learning about the stories behind each mural was the most amazing experience. It really put into perspective the artist behind each one. Tito Bolivar went above and beyond to make this tour memorable, not only did he take the time to explain everything but he also gave us a history lesson on how the refinery impacted the Island. We learned so much more about the Island and look forward to coming back again.
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A must see tour!
, Apr 2021
Most memorable part was the stories behind the Outstanding art work.!!!!! The talent the artists have is extraordinary!! Tito Bolivar made the tour fun, informative and his enthusiasm about his plan for San Nicolas spills over. A must see tour.
Marvelous Mural Tour
, Mar 2020
Wow! That's the only way I can start this review! We have friends who recommended we do this tour in Aruba. They were staying on the island and looking for something other than beach. Boy, did they discover a winner and so did we! Tito Bolivar is a handsome young artist/director/mentor who has given this once dilapitated area of San Nicolas the most beautiful art murals you have ever seen. We were picked up at the port by Tito's lovely companion and driven right to the front door of ARTISA and introduced to Leon who would guide us through the streets decorated with these magnificent murals. It was the story they told and the in-depth knowledge Leon had that impressed us the most. This is a must-do for anyone who loves art and history. Best Caribbean experience we have ever had. Don't miss it!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
We are honored to hear that you found our tour to be the Best Caribbean Experience and we look forward to have you back with us next year enjoying San Nicolas! Love, Tito Bolivar
The Whole Story Tour + A Ride--An Awakening
, Dec 2019
My wife found this tour, and it turned out to me much more than I expected. Our guide, Leon Berenos, was one of the most interesting people I ever have met in my life. Not only did he give us a very detailed tour of the city of San Nicholas and the wonderful building murals that adorn this city, but went in to great depth explaining the art, the artists, the city and the country (of Aruba). This was a private tour that was very reasonably priced and worth every penny (plus more!)! We HIGHLY recommend this tour to EVERYONE, regardless of whether you are an art expert or no absolutely NOTHING about art at all!! This is a human story that just happens to revolve around art! One of best experiences of my wife's and my lives!!!
Leon is amazing!
, Dec 2019
My fiance and I decided to book this walking tour since we loved the downtown Oranjestad walking tour we did last Nov (2018). We really love learning about the culture of the places we visit, as opposed to "touristy" things. This walking tour did NOT disappoint! Leon picked us up from our hotel, showed us around all of San Nicolas, explaining each and every piece of beautiful art that we came across, and he was very knowledgeable and friendly. Leon even took us to a few locations on the ride to and from our hotel to show us some places that we would not have typically gone to or come across on our own. He really knows his stuff, and he was beyond accommodating with us! We love Leon and would absolutely recommend this tour to everyone!
A Must See! Ask for Leon!
, Dec 2019
This tour was awesome! Maurenna pick me up from my hotel. There she introduced me to my guide and new friend, Leon. He graciously explained the artwork inside the studio before we headed out. We walked around a few blocks in town to see the murals and Leon knew the story behind each and everyone. The murals were a sight to see! There's a Jamaican restaurant across the street from his art studio where you may order lunch before heading back. I enjoyed my time with Leon! Thanks!

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