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Horseback riding on Runaway Beach to historic Fort James in Antigua (Half-day)

Discover the beautiful island of Antigua on horseback. This half-day adventure features white sand beaches and a visit to an 18th-century fort.


1/2 Day

All year


First Time


  • Instruction provided for beginners
  • Ride on gorgeous sandy beaches and into the sea on horseback
  • Visit an interesting historic site with amazing views of of St. John’s Harbour


While on your visit to the beautiful island of Antigua, let us pick you up from your hotel for an amazing horseback ride along Runaway Beach.

If you’re a beginner, our top-notch guides will give you clear instructions on how to ride safely and assign you the most appropriate horse. Rest assured that safety is our top priority.

After saddling up the gentle giants, we’ll trot along serene white sand beaches, taking in the lush foliage that borders the beach and enjoying the Caribbean breeze.

We’ll stop at Fort James, constructed in the 18th century by the British, who feared a French invasion. Several cannons are still intact, and the view of St. John’s Harbour from the fort is spectacular.

On the way back, we’ll finish off an already great trip by riding our horses right into the sea!

You’ll have the opportunity to shower and purchase refreshments at a cafe before we take you back to your hotel.

Come explore Antigua on horseback for a thrilling way to discover this stunning island. 

Other adventures in Antigua that may interest you include this half-day hike around the Indian Town National Park and visit to Devil’s Bridge or this half-day zip line adventure in the rainforest.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

Price details

Price includes guiding fee, horse rental and hotel pick-up/drop-off.

What people are saying about Explore-Share

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Sept 14, 2022

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Aug 17, 2022

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July 16th, 2022

Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.

Richard Scrivener


July 20, 2022

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Yvonne Morrison


May 8, 2022

Our first time with Explore-Share. An absolutely fantastic experience from start to finish. Extremely good value, very well organised with attention to detail. We travel widely and this has by far been the best of experiences. Well done to all concerned. We are already looking at booking another trip!

Mark Stone


April 14, 2022

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James Dempster


March 9, 2022

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Leonardo Rodriguez


March 4, 2022

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Daniel Martinez


Feb 2, 2022

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