3 Cool Horseback Riding Tours in Punta Cana

by Paul Joseph  |  Updated March 5, 2024

Located on the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, one of the most popular activities to enjoy in the charming resort town of Punta Cana is horseback riding.

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The town is a mecca for tourists seeking sun, sea and sand. When it comes to the latter, there’s an impressive 32 kilometres of idyllic beach, lending itself perfectly to an array of water sports opportunities including windsurfing, kayaking and sailing. When it comes to sand-based activities, there are a number of horse riding tours that invite you to clippety-clop along Punta Cana’s powdery shoreline. Here are three of the best.

Horseback Riding Experience 

Packed with activities including paintball, rope climbing, zip lines and ATV rides, Adventure Land is among Punta Cana’s most popular attractions. It’s also a great place to try your hand at horseback riding, with guided tours run by renowned local company Tourice Tours taking you through the picturesque landscapes that surround the park. Later, you can cool off in the waterfall pool or tuck into a restorative Dominican-style lunch. Tours run for 2 hours are for all riding experience levels, from novice to expert. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are available on request. From $56 per person. 

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Horseback riding on the beach

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Saddle up for a beautiful day of horseback riding on the beaches of Punta Cana during this fun-packed 2-hour tour. Feel the ocean breeze on your face as you pass along the beautiful Caribbean coastline, taking in the magical surroundings. You’ll even be able to navigate your horse into the water to give its hooves a well-earned cooling off. Suitable for everyone from beginners to seasoned horse riders, this excursion can be tailored to your specific needs. Round-trip transportation is included. From $70 per person. 

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Sunset Horseback Riding Tour at Macao Beach

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When the sun sets over Macao Beach it’s a sight to behold from any vantage point, but soaking up the moment while on horseback is perhaps the most unique way to do it. This 2-hour invites you to do just that in the company of expert guides who lead you along scenic trails and ensure you get the perfect view as the sun begins to disappear over the horizon. On the way back, there’ll also be a stop-off at a local arts and crafts market for you to pick up souvenirs and gifts. The tour price includes round-trip transportation. From $67 per person.

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