The Hooves guides were friendly and well-informed. We rode through jungle that used to be a plantation in the 1500s, rode the horses down to the beach, and eventually into the surf. I'm an avid reader, and now I know what it's like to ride a horse through deep water. Very cool. Then we were driven up to the river tubing facility, and the White River was so beautiful: overhung with jungle, dappled with shade, crystal clear, slow moving, not terribly deep, and so refreshing in the heat. We had a very small tour group so the whole experience felt very personal.
The horseback riding company was helpful and nice to my 12 year daughter who had never been on horseback. We had a blast and would recommend to anyone looking for a little adventure with a lot of fun. Tubing was a great way to end the day. Our guide was personable without being too pushy. The water felt good and the ride was just the right amount of time.
This was one of the highlights of our trip. Riding a horse in the water and on the beach was something that I had always wanted to do and it still exceeded my expectations. The guides were fantastic, helpful, and fun. There were only 4 of us on this shore excursion so it was the perfect size group. The river tubing was so much fun but next time I will remember to bring my water shoes.