Rancho Carisuva: Embark on a journey to a unique beachfront Baja ranch that offers ecological outdoor adventures with horses, goats, and friendly donkeys. This eco-tourism park actively promotes the protection of species, the conservation of the beautiful ecosystem and support groups such as the Turtle Camp Carisuva and the Burro (Donkey) Foundation.
Horseback Experience: Enjoy a horseback riding tour in an eco-tourism ranch with 42 horses that live in complete freedom. This route starts in a natural oasis and continues to a spectacular Pacific Ocean viewpoint (where you can spot whales when in season) and ends by passing next to a turtle nesting center. Don’t forget your camera as you discover spectacular ocean side cliffs, lush desert ranges, private untouched beaches and canyon trails.
Free Time: Relax at the ranch facilities while you enjoy the ocean view, take a leisure stroll on the beach and explore this typical Baja Californian ranch with horses, goats and friendly donkeys. Learn about on-site Burro Rescue Foundation that rescues feral and abandoned burros, providing them a sanctuary while offering an educational experience for visitors.
Turtle Release (available seasonally): From August to mid-December, guests may participate in a fun, educational hands on experience by taking part in releasing baby turtles back into nature.
Requirements & Restrictions: Minimum age to participate – 5 years. Maximum weight – 250 lbs. Closed-to shoes are required. For safety reasons, pregnant women and guests with back or neck injuries and heart conditions are not permitted on this excursion.
What to Bring: Cash or credit/debit for purchases.
Good to Know: Long pants are recommended. There is a 35 minutes scenic journey via van one way to the ranch. The realizing and easy horseback riding experience is approximately 2 hours.