About Us


What began as a dream has become a reality for the Zuschlag family who has developed their love of Aruba, boating, and excursions into what is now Full Throttle Tours Aruba.  Originally from the U.S., the Zuschlag family is dedicated to providing a safe environment with the utmost customer service  and a unique experience to everyone who participates in the tours operated by Full Throttle Tours Aruba.


Captain Bumpy

Introducing Captain Bumpy.  He has been in the waters of Aruba his entire life and has worked with every kind of boat you can imagine.  He’s ready to share his vast experience with you during your tour.  Ask him anything about Aruba’s history, especially the water, his numerous travels by boat, and the amazing marine life out there.  He has some awesome stories and looks forward to sharing them with you!  Not sure you want to snorkel?  Captain Bumpy will show you how!  His skills of making you feel comfortable in the water are unlike anyone else in Aruba.  He loves everything about being on a fast boat full of amazing people and will make you love it just as much when you take our tour!

First Mate Maddie

Maddie grew up in the water and has been around boats her entire life.  Whether it was swimming, water skiing, or vacationing with her family, water was always a part of it.  Maddie is ready to share her experience of moving from the U.S. to Aruba and will take great care of you during your tour.  Along the way, Maddie will make sure your drinks stay cold and all of your belongings are safe.  When she gets in the water, you will see her remarkable snorkeling and swimming skills and she will guide you to the best places to see the amazing sea life at each of our snorkel stops.  In addition to her great skills in the water and on the boat, she has also mastered the art of serving the famous Full Throttle Rum Punch which is of the utmost importance!


Sensatie [sɛnˈza(t)si] | noun (Dutch) – Thrill; something exciting or unexpected that you experience.

Sensatie is a custom, top-of-the-line 7.8  meter rigid inflatable boat (RIB) made by RibCraft.  With a solid fiberglass hull and inflatable tubes, it offers unparalleled performance and safety while delivering a stable, smooth, and dry ride.  The uniquely designed pod seating arrangement along with bench seating allows for everyone to have a comfortable ride with a great view.  Each seat has available storage and dry bags are provided to allow you to safely store your personal items while on board.  The Sensatie is equipped with twin 150 horsepower outboard engines allowing us to reach our destinations with the utmost speed, thrill, and efficiency.