Heritage Beach Horse Ride - Ocho Rios

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Ride through the waves on horseback! Discover the rich history of Jamaica as you ride on through the countryside. Stop at the beach, where you'll have time to relax before heading into the shallow waters on your horse! Designed for all experience levels, this tour is ideal if you're up for some adventure!

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Enjoy exploring the beautiful island of Jamaica on horseback! After pickup from your hotel, you'll be given a brief overview and safety instruction. No experience necessary on this fun, adventurous tour! After this,your horseback riding adventure begins.

First, you'll ride towards the beach. You'll pass castles and sugar factories dating back nearly 500 years ago. Watch out for herons and other water fowl as you make your way through the shallow waters. Enjoy a refreshment at the end of your ride!

Inclusions for Heritage Beach Horse Ride

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional guide
  • Helmet

Exclusions for Heritage Beach Horse Ride

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Refreshments available for sale

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Weight Limit: Passengers must not exceed 240lbs to participate in this tour

There is no age limit on this tour, however, all children must be able to handle their own horse which will be led my an experienced guide. Children are NOT permitted to ride on the same horse as their parents. All passengers must be at least 3 ft tall to participate.

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • This by far was one of my favorite tours. I conquered my fear of horses. The tour guides were very knowledgeable about the sites and scenes we passed. We sang along the way. When we made it to the beach, we took a rest and then mounted our horses and took them out into the sea! Beautiful Experience!

  • I took this ride Dec 11 morning which was my birthday. We had a guided tour guide that made me feel very comfortable which was my first time in about 25 years riding. We went on a path to the beach and then rest, and drank lemonade. After the horses rest, we went into the ocean with me on it...wow..what a birthday morning experience. I have never been in the ocean on a horse, which the water came about midway to my thigh. A must do excursion.


  • Amazing experience. With being in standardbred race horse business, everyone asked why do this? It's a once in a lifetime experience. Ride thru plantation with our guide CJ Crazy Jamaican was interesting to say the least. Then the water experience was the best. Thanks CJ for memorable ride!!! A must do

  • I love horseback riding but had never taken a horse into the ocean, so this was a must-do. One really cool thing about Hooves is that the horses are all rescued from racetracks, which I thought was great. They are trained very well, so all experience levels are welcomed they know how to match you with a good horse. We rode through the plantation and learned a lot about Jamaica's history. When we got to the beach, we had a brief break for some homemade limeade and shared some Jamaican food anything beyond the small sample is an additional cost, so make sure to bring extra money if that's something you will want! The highlight was definitely taking the horses into the ocean although germaphobes beware, they do go to the bathroom while you are in the water! I love being able to go a bit faster on the horse, so running through the ocean was right up my alley. Definitely an amazing experience! They also have a photographer on site. She was incredibly kind and the only reasonable photographer I've ever met on a vacation. We purchased a package where we received three pictures for 10. To me, it was worth it because it's very difficult to get a good selfie of yourself on a horse! The one thing I would change was the wait time to go back - I understand we needed to give the horses a break but we seemed to stand around on the beach for quite a long time before we headed back to the ranch. A big shoutout to the guide who rode in the back with us - his name was something like Nick but he also went by CJ - crazy Jamaican! He filled us in on fun Jamaican facts and even took some additional photos for us on my phone.

  • My daughter and I had a brilliant time. We had horses, April and Monday, and our guide was CJ Crazy Jamaican. The ride in the sea was exhilarating! I was pleased to find out that the operator uses rescued race horses. We would definitely do this again.

  • It was like a private excursion.

    The driver turned up at the hotel on time and after about a 20 minute ride I was at Hooves.

    After some forms and a safety briefing I was off on my ride through the plantation. My guide stopped to tell me about the history and he shared information about the trees and plants. Then we entered onto the beach.

    The horses got some rest and I had a cool cup of juice very nice indeed. We headed out into the water and the horses were amazing. We headed back into shore for another short break and then along the beach back on to the plantation to the starting point.

    I would definitely recommend and do again. I must look for some photos to add to this post.

  • This tour was amazing!

  • The tour was well worth the fee. This whole experience exceeded our expectations. The pick up was right on time and the bus was clean and well airconditioned. The preparation for the ride was efficient and the horses were calm and well managed. But the ride itself was great. A brief trail ride to the beech and a longer than expected ride in the ocean was great. The horses were deep enough to be nearly swimming and water to our chests. Well done heritage. A great couple of hours.

  • This trip was so much fun. There is a short ride from the coral to the ocean, then you get off the horse for a bit where you can do a little shopping. They had a small snack and water for everyone and you could purchase beer and soda. Then you get back on the horses and ride out into the ocean. We were deep enough that the water came up to above my knees on the horse. Then we ran the horse back and forth a few times. The horses were practically swimming, and tired pretty easy, so you could only run them that hard for a little bit. You will get wet on this ride, so dress accordingly. They did have someone there taking pictures for purchase. After we left the ocean, we got off the horses again to let them rest a bit, then after about 20 - 30 minutes, we took a little bit longer ride down the beach, back to the coral. Along the way, the guide pointed out ruins for the early England settlers. All in all, this was a very fun trip that I would definitely do again.

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