Flyboarding on Aruba

Aruba Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

One of the newer sports to become popular on Aruba is called flyboarding.

A flyboard is water-based jetpack that is connected to a personal water craft (PWC) by a long hose.  The PWC propels the flyboard into the air using water pressure.

Flyboarding on the Island of Aruba
Flyboarding at Palm Beach, Aruba

The rider uses a pair of special boots with jet nozzles underneath to fly to an elevation of up to 50 feet (15 meters).

This new sport was invented in 2012 by Franky Zapata.  Watch video.

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