Roatan Horseback Riding Excursion Reviews

Kids and beginners can join experienced equestrians in a memorable horseback-riding trip along the beach and into the hills at West Bay (Keifetos Resort) or between Calabash Bight and Paya Bay on the island's south side (Roatan Ridge Ranch).
Horseback ride seemed to be cut short due to overbooking.
Horseback ride seemed to be cut short due to overbooking. I think I got chewed up by sand bugs while relaxing on the beautiful beach
Horseback ride seemed to be cut short due to overbooking. I think I got chewed up by sand bugs while relaxing on the beautiful beach Read Less
Sail Date February 2020
Shore Excursion Provider: MSC Cruises
Fantastic excursion!!!
Fantastic excursion!!! The beach was gorgeous, the staff (including the horses) were fun and professional. Loved every second!
Fantastic excursion!!! The beach was gorgeous, the staff (including the horses) were fun and professional. Loved every second! Read Less
Sail Date January 2020
Shore Excursion Provider: MSC Cruises
Daughter enjoyed the horse riding and water floats but was stung by jelly fish.
Daughter enjoyed the horse riding and water floats but was stung by jelly fish. She was howling. A medic showed up promptly and attended to her injuries. By the next day she was fine. Staff medic was well qualified and arrived quickly. ... Read More
Daughter enjoyed the horse riding and water floats but was stung by jelly fish. She was howling. A medic showed up promptly and attended to her injuries. By the next day she was fine. Staff medic was well qualified and arrived quickly. Impressive. Read Less
Sail Date June 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
It was pleasant, horses are well trained and well taken care of and guides are good.
It was pleasant, horses are well trained and well taken care of and guides are good. It was nice but don't expect too much from it. The one negative is they spend too much time showing other things they have to offer but you ... Read More
It was pleasant, horses are well trained and well taken care of and guides are good. It was nice but don't expect too much from it. The one negative is they spend too much time showing other things they have to offer but you don't have any time to take advantage of anything else and so it was a waste of relaxing beach time. It was too rushed, not the riding time itself the whole excursion itself. Read Less
Sail Date April 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Beach horseback ride and swim is an excursion out of Roatan.
Beach horseback ride and swim is an excursion out of Roatan. You take a small van on a 30 minute ride to the beach on the other side of the island. In the process, you get to see some pretty impoverished areas of Roatan. The private beach ... Read More
Beach horseback ride and swim is an excursion out of Roatan. You take a small van on a 30 minute ride to the beach on the other side of the island. In the process, you get to see some pretty impoverished areas of Roatan. The private beach itself is absolutely beautiful. Be aware that you will need to bring some money with you to rent a locker ($10) and water shoes ($3) if needed. You may also want money for food and drinks. We spent 1 hour swimming and looking at crabs, fish, and other sea creatures after our horse ride. The horse ride itself is about 45 minutes long and a lot of fun - especially when the horses wade in the water. None of us are expert riders and we had no problem. The guide will walk with you and provide you with any help you need. They offer pictures for $100 (54 pictures total), which is a lot, but the pictures themselves were outstanding. My wife and I agree that this location (and pictures) were the prettiest of the entire trip. Read Less
Sail Date March 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Loved this excursion.
Loved this excursion. We had an easy horseback ride around the Beach Club Roatan property and then into the sea and around the small island they call Love Key. The horses were gentle and well-behaved and our guide stayed with us the whole ... Read More
Loved this excursion. We had an easy horseback ride around the Beach Club Roatan property and then into the sea and around the small island they call Love Key. The horses were gentle and well-behaved and our guide stayed with us the whole time so we felt very safe. After the ride, we got to spend a couple hours drinking beer and enjoying the private beach. Just a great place. I only wish we had a couple more hours so we could have snorkled or rented the Jet Skis. Highly recommended. Read Less
Sail Date February 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
We docked in Roatan on valentine's day, and I can't think of a better way to spend the day.
We docked in Roatan on valentine's day, and I can't think of a better way to spend the day. We did the horseback riding in the ocean, followed by snorkeling and a quick massage before we left. My apologies to our fellow ... Read More
We docked in Roatan on valentine's day, and I can't think of a better way to spend the day. We did the horseback riding in the ocean, followed by snorkeling and a quick massage before we left. My apologies to our fellow excursionists, because although we were told the bus was going to be late and we had plenty of time, I'm not so sure it was. We got back to the bus to find everyone already in place... Read Less
Sail Date February 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Get rid of the mandatory sales pitch for all the businesses before the ride and it was quite good.
Get rid of the mandatory sales pitch for all the businesses before the ride and it was quite good.
Get rid of the mandatory sales pitch for all the businesses before the ride and it was quite good. Read Less
Sail Date February 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
This was an excursion of horseback riding on the beach.
This was an excursion of horseback riding on the beach. The weather was cold so we didn't get the full experience of riding the horses in the water. The excursion was overpriced for what was provided. We also had to rent a locker for ... Read More
This was an excursion of horseback riding on the beach. The weather was cold so we didn't get the full experience of riding the horses in the water. The excursion was overpriced for what was provided. We also had to rent a locker for $10 and rent water shoes which was not disclosed prior to booking. Read Less
Sail Date January 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
I'm not a fan of horseback riding, but I enjoyed this nonetheless.
I'm not a fan of horseback riding, but I enjoyed this nonetheless.
I'm not a fan of horseback riding, but I enjoyed this nonetheless. Read Less
Sail Date September 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
This was my favorite excursion overall but this one my wife didn't really care for as much because ...
This was my favorite excursion overall but this one my wife didn't really care for as much because she had a horse that was new to the group and had a harder time controlling him. But I really enjoyed eating lunch at Lionfish Louis ... Read More
This was my favorite excursion overall but this one my wife didn't really care for as much because she had a horse that was new to the group and had a harder time controlling him. But I really enjoyed eating lunch at Lionfish Louis (not included), swimming in the ocean and of course riding horses on the trails and through the ocean to a small island a few hundred feet from shore. Also the bus ride to the beach was a very curvy and even though I started to get a little car sick there were beautiful views on the way there. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Amazing time riding horses in the Sea.
Amazing time riding horses in the Sea. Resort was beautiful. Many activities to do. Staff was great. Great price for package.
Amazing time riding horses in the Sea. Resort was beautiful. Many activities to do. Staff was great. Great price for package. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Wear closed toe shoes.
Wear closed toe shoes. Bring lots of dollars for tips. You will get wet. The horses are small and very mild. Lino was our guide. Thank you.
Wear closed toe shoes. Bring lots of dollars for tips. You will get wet. The horses are small and very mild. Lino was our guide. Thank you. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
We went horseback riding on the beach.
We went horseback riding on the beach. We were able to trot a bit which is always fun! Taking the horses through the water was nice for us and the horses since it was hot! It was a beautiful excursion.
We went horseback riding on the beach. We were able to trot a bit which is always fun! Taking the horses through the water was nice for us and the horses since it was hot! It was a beautiful excursion. Read Less
Sail Date June 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Horses looked a little skinny.
Horses looked a little skinny. Guides were great, but the ride was a bout 45 minutes around the beach area and then in the water around a little island. Total of about an hour. The ride to/from the location took about an hour each way. ... Read More
Horses looked a little skinny. Guides were great, but the ride was a bout 45 minutes around the beach area and then in the water around a little island. Total of about an hour. The ride to/from the location took about an hour each way. After the ride, they have a little bar/restaurant that you can have a beer or a snack but a little pricy. Roatan is a little trashy (literal trash all around) but the island itself is very beautiful with tropical plants and the beaches are white sands and crystal blue waters. Might be a better choice to do a beach day. Read Less
Sail Date December 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
We took about a 30 minute ride to a private beach for our horseback rides.
We took about a 30 minute ride to a private beach for our horseback rides. There were lockers to rent for $10 to keep your stuff in and a small shop with authentic souvenirs in Roatan. They split into groups of 4-5 so that our rides were ... Read More
We took about a 30 minute ride to a private beach for our horseback rides. There were lockers to rent for $10 to keep your stuff in and a small shop with authentic souvenirs in Roatan. They split into groups of 4-5 so that our rides were not too crowded. They didn't give much explanation on how to handle the horse so my horse actually took off up a hill and it was terrifying. Then, the instructor showed me how to control the horse and it was much better! We took a short trail ride and then the horse walked through the water to a small private island. Some of the horses were actually swimming in deeper water. When we were finished we were given the option to snorkel for about $35 extra and it is a must see! We snorkeled in the second largest barrier reef in the world after Australia's. We were able to get up close and personal with the reef and it was incredible. Then we got some island time before heading back to the ship. Read Less
Sail Date August 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
V good especially with the walk In ocean but pricey for 1 hr ride
V good especially with the walk In ocean but pricey for 1 hr ride
V good especially with the walk In ocean but pricey for 1 hr ride Read Less
Sail Date July 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: MSC Cruises
Guide was outstanding horses were somewhat on thin side.
Guide was outstanding horses were somewhat on thin side.
Guide was outstanding horses were somewhat on thin side. Read Less
Sail Date June 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
We enjoyed our cruise .
We enjoyed our cruise . The horseback riding is not what we where led to believe. However the beach an people where nice ... however wouldn't book this excursion again !
We enjoyed our cruise . The horseback riding is not what we where led to believe. However the beach an people where nice ... however wouldn't book this excursion again ! Read Less
Sail Date April 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Wonderful horseback ride, beautiful beach, friendly staff, beautiful horses.
Wonderful horseback ride, beautiful beach, friendly staff, beautiful horses. The only issue I have is that when I went up to view our pictures for purchase, I was told to wait just a minute while they download the files, while I was ... Read More
Wonderful horseback ride, beautiful beach, friendly staff, beautiful horses. The only issue I have is that when I went up to view our pictures for purchase, I was told to wait just a minute while they download the files, while I was standing there waiting, another couple of people came up and they waited on them first, then another very rude lady came up and pushed her way in front of me to get her pics, and then we had to leave to get back on time, I was given a card to access my pics online to purchase. I have been trying to get these for 4 days now and was initially answered by my email I had to send, because there was no way of viewing on the website I was given, they asked me to send pic of us to find our pics, and I still haven't heard back, and have sent more emails to inquire. They wouldn't allow us to use our own camera during the ride, so these are the only pics we have and I still can't access them. I just want to purchase our pics. Read Less
Sail Date April 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Nice...
Nice... private beach. We enjoyed this even though later on ship we noticed bites of some kind. Ring wth pin hole center. No other symptoms, by next day almost gone. The staff was helpful and friendly.
Nice... private beach. We enjoyed this even though later on ship we noticed bites of some kind. Ring wth pin hole center. No other symptoms, by next day almost gone. The staff was helpful and friendly. Read Less
Sail Date March 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
The owner of the horses was local - knew everything about the island and allowed freedom of riding ...
The owner of the horses was local - knew everything about the island and allowed freedom of riding as per your level of expertise. Felt safe and loved the beach ride on horseback!
The owner of the horses was local - knew everything about the island and allowed freedom of riding as per your level of expertise. Felt safe and loved the beach ride on horseback! Read Less
Sail Date January 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Totally Awesome.
Totally Awesome. Henry was our guide and took us on a trail and then into the ocean and along and up on to an island. Horses were gentle and well trained. The scenery was gorgeous and the beach was clean. One a kind experience!!!
Totally Awesome. Henry was our guide and took us on a trail and then into the ocean and along and up on to an island. Horses were gentle and well trained. The scenery was gorgeous and the beach was clean. One a kind experience!!! Read Less
Sail Date December 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
A must see!
A must see! I'm a nature lover, and this was wonderful!
A must see! I'm a nature lover, and this was wonderful! Read Less
Sail Date April 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
PEREFCT!!
PEREFCT!! Everything was so perfect so so so perfect I can't even begin to contain my excited towards this place. The port itself was beautiful but the excursion made it amazing. The private beach was so beautiful and calming, the ... Read More
PEREFCT!! Everything was so perfect so so so perfect I can't even begin to contain my excited towards this place. The port itself was beautiful but the excursion made it amazing. The private beach was so beautiful and calming, the horses were beautiful and you can ride with flip flops and a bikini. The food at the lionfish bar was awesome. Snorkeling here was so much fun! They also had baby monkeys on site which we got to play with :) Read Less
Sail Date March 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International