$45 for a 30-Minute Carriage Tour for Up to Six People from Black Beauty Line ($90 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Charioteers transport up to 6 riders past Inner Harbour, James Bay Village & Heritage Homes, imparting regional wisdom & posing for photos

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 7, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 6 people per ride. Reservation required 24hr in advance. Not valid 9/1/12-9/3/12. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Horses and humans have worked together for centuries, transporting goods, fording rivers, and sharing the blame for the fall of Troy. Bond with the noblest of creatures with today’s Groupon: for $45, you get a 30-minute carriage ride for up to six people from Black Beauty Line. Choose between the following date ranges:

  • Valid anytime
  • Valid any date falling after February 24<p>

Seasoned charioteers at Black Beauty Line navigate winding routes past Victoria’s most picturesque locales. The 30-minute tour circles the neo-baroque Parliament buildings that border the Inner Harbour, and clip-clops toward historic James Bay Village. Riders can snuggle under provided quilts as buggies glide past the Heritage Homes, whose snowy veils melt away come spring to reveal manicured gardens and groggy lawn ornaments. Along the way, charioteers impart tales and tidbits about the tour attractions, and good-naturedly pose for photos after the ride.

Owner Rebecca Spray brings 30 years of caring for horses to the Black Beauty Line. As a member of Carriage Operators of North America, she ensures that horses are healthy, well groomed and not actually a horse impersonator looking for real-world experience. Pets are welcome to come along for the ride, and everyone must make reservations before the tour.

Our customers loved this deal last year, earning Black Beauty Line a spot on Groupon’s Best of 2011 list.

Black Beauty Line

Seasoned charioteers at Black Beauty Line navigate winding routes past Victoria’s most picturesque locales. The average 30-minute tour circles the neo-baroque Parliament buildings that border the Inner Harbour and clip-clops toward historic James Bay Village. Riders can snuggle under provided quilts as buggies glide past sites such as the Heritage Homes, whose snowy veils on winter rides melt away for spring rides to reveal manicured gardens and groggy lawn ornaments. Along the way, charioteers impart tales and tidbits about the tour attractions, and good-naturedly pose for photos after the ride. The well-kept carriages are also available for private event rental, often for weddings. Owner Rebecca Spray brings 30 years of caring for horses to Black Beauty Line. As a member of Carriage Operators of North America, she ensures that horses are healthy, well groomed, and not actually a horse impersonator looking for real-world experience. Pets are welcome to come along for the ride, and everyone must make reservations before the tour.

Customer Reviews

The ride was great and the driver was wonderful but I was surprised the roof of the carriage was in tatters, the brackets holding it up was very rusty and the plastic flower were very faded.
Patricia A. · May 1, 2013
We had a great time. It was for my birthday and we went about 4:30 in the afternoon. It was still light out but on the way back the Christmas lights were on so it was the best. Our driver/giude was amazing she told us all about the James Bay area. She was very friendly and had lots of knowledge about the area. I would highly recommend this.This made my day a little more special. Thank you so much we had a great time. J & C
Judy K. · March 2, 2013
No problems with reservations & everything went smoothly. It was a lovely ride!
Carolyn H. · March 2, 2013

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