If you’re an animal lover, visiting Philips Animal Garden in Noord is a must during your vacation to Aruba. Philips Animal Garden is a non-profit organization that provides a sanctuary for over 52 species of animals. Philips Animal Garden raises money through its tours of the property as well as from donations. The cost of your visit goes toward the upkeep and care of the animals that Philips Animal Garden rescues and rehabilitates. You’ll find an assortment of tropical birds, pigs, leopards, deer, alpaca and many other types of animals at Philips Animal Garden.
While visiting you’ll get to walk around the tropical grounds, which have walking trails next to the enclosures the animals are in. You’ll also get the chance to interact with the animals, including feeding them. Plus, your admission ticket gets you a tour of Philips Animal Garden with a guide who will share information with you about the animals.
Philips Animal Garden is open Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located on the northeast portion of the island, Philips Animal Garden can be easily reached by car or taxi from the popular vacation spots of the capital city of Oranjestad and Eagle Beach on the island.