Take a Horse & Carriage Tour Around Old San Juan

As of mid-April 2015, horse carriages are no longer allowed to operate in Old San Juan.

Old San Juan Horse Carriage TourYou can capture some of the history of Old San Juan, while moving about town like in the old days, while taking a horse and carriage tour through the Old City. The horse and carriage rides start near the Casita area, on the Bay of San Juan, just west of the cruise ship docks. Reservations are not needed, as there are usually a few to choose from (when cruise ships are in port), each with different colored horses and different carriages (some are open, some are covered). So choose your favorite horse or carriage and enjoy! This is a narrated tour that takes you through the Old City. Your driver will tell you about the city and the things you are passing. This is a nice ride in the late afternoon, or when you want to take a nice tour but are too tired to walk around. They offer 3 tours with slightly different routes.

Tour #1 is about 20 minutes long. It goes through town and passes things like the City Hall, Plaza de Armas and Fortaleza (the Governor’s Mansion). The cost for this tour is $40/couple, and each additional person is $15.

Tour #2 about 30 minutes long. It goes past the Capitol building, San Cristobal Fort and Plaza Colon. The cost for this tour is $50/couple, and each additional person is $15.

Tour #3 is a combination of the other two tours. It is about 45 minutes long. The cost for this tour is $75/couple, and each additional person is $15.

You can contact the Caribbean Carriage Corporation at 787-397-1747 for more information.

Maximum 6 adults to a tour. If you just want to take a photograph with the horse and carriage and not go on the tour, that costs $5. The horse and carriage rides are available for private occasions (such as weddings) with prior notice. Contact the carriage operators for prices.

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That is a problem. Perhaps you can call the San Juan Tourism office and see if they can help.

Comment by Gwenn on 10 Oct 2015

Booked and paid for a horse and carriage ride for May 2015. We got there off of our cruise ship. Called IvyLisse when we arrived. She told us it was cancelled. She said call her when we got home to arrange for refund. I have called and called and called. Left several messages on voice mail at the number listed for their company. No one will return my calls, and I am STILL waiting for a refund!

Comment by Pam Courtney on 03 Oct 2015

Kerry Soto is part-owner of Horseback Riding Puerto Rico in Manatí (http://www.puertoricodaytrips.com/horseback-riding-pr/). He has a horse and buggy thing that may work for you, but I don't know if he is able to take it out anywhere. You can contact him and ask and if he can't maybe he knows of other people that can help you. Or call all the different horse back riding haciendas and see if they can help. I think the OSJ Carriage Tour people pretty much have monopoly for OSJ.

Comment by Gwenn on 15 Aug 2012

hello i just the number above to find oput pricing for wedding and i was told that to rent an horse and carriage for 1 hour is $750!!! does someone know a company that would do it for much less!! this is a crazy crazy price!!! please let me know thanks

Comment by Giovanna on 14 Aug 2012

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