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Seahorse World

#1 of 2 things to do in Beauty Point Features Animals
200 Flinders Street | Shed 1A Inspection Head Wharf Flinders Street Beauty Point Tasmania 7270, Beauty Point, Tasmania 7270, Australia
+61 3 6383 4111
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Seahorse World Guided Tour
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USD 86.92*
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Seahorse World provides visitors with an opportunity to experience the secret life of seahorses, from pregnant males through birth up to adulthood. By joining one of the regular guided tours, you will gain an intriguing insight into the seahorse, experience the feeding of the fish and hands-on opportunities in the touch pool with many interesting sea creatures. Seahorse World is fully accessible for people with special needs, has an impressive gift shop featuring some of Tasmania’s fine art, crafts and souvenirs and the Seahorse World Coffee Shop.
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  • Average6%
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200 Flinders Street | Shed 1A Inspection Head Wharf Flinders Street Beauty Point Tasmania 7270, Beauty Point, Tasmania 7270, Australia
+61 3 6383 4111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved every minute of our time here. Extremely interesting and educational whilst being fun and light-hearted. Our guides were very informative, accommodating and good fun. I learnt so much I did not know about seahorses and we got to not only see them up very...More

1  Thank Mary-Ellen E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fantastic was very educational and there was even hands on stuff my son got to hold a seahorse, star fish and a hermit crab this is a must do for young families. They also had other sea life creatures to look at...More

2  Thank Sally H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didnt know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised, the guide was funny and engaging and told us all sorts of things about the life a seahorse, these little creatures are amazing.great way to fill in a cold rainy morning or afternoon

2  Thank tripii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a real suprise to us!! I'm not sure what we were expecting but it was really interesting and fascinating! It was interesting to learn about how they breed and why they are housed in certain tanks. We got to handle some creatures...More

2  Thank Lesa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've done a lot of snorkeling and am very interested in sea creatures. To be able to watch them at seahorse world is just amazing! The tour is really interesting but for me the best part was being able to watch the cuttlefish for as...More

3  Thank Tiz M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A multitude of aquariums housing different species of seahorses at different ages as well as other local marine life. The tour is a little pricey but is informative and is a bit unique with the seahorses. Kids got to hold a seahorse and really enjoyed...More

Thank RussB17
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The enclosures didn't actually have any real plants, they were plastic and so few that the sea horses clustered around the one small plant. The other fish and shark enclosures were very cramped and the poor sharks were constantly lapping the tank. It was interesting...More

Thank becandfood
Craig H, Manager at Seahorse World, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Becandfood, I am pleased that you found the seahorses interesting but am disappointed that you did not enjoy your overall experience here. Each of the issues you have raised were addressed by signage that you must have missed. Our small Port Jackson sharks are...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We had no idea what to expect but this was awesome! Fun and educational and a once in a lifetime event.

Thank AlwaysHungree
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Seahorse World on a rainy day and were all surprised at what an interesting place it was. Lively and interested staff were very informative about the world or seahorses and other marine life with great displays. Worth a visit and positioned in a...More

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting exhibition, world first exporter of sea horses. Well presented and explained. Fascinating story.

Thank cdscons
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Casey C
22 July 2017|
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Response from Craig H | Property representative |
Hello, Craig from Seahorse World here. Thanks to everyone for your great help. When it gets really busy after Christmas (25th Dec) we run tours up to every 15 minutes to ensure no one misses out so unless you want a specific... More
1 April 2017|
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Response from Craig H | Property representative |
Thanks to everyone who have made comment on the question since I have been away a couple of days. We feed the seahorses a local shrimp, which they love. As others suggested, in the wild they will also eat small fish and... More
31 March 2017|
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Response from lgecc | Reviewed this property |
The feed is given to you by the operators you cannot provide food for them yourself. This is a commercial operation.