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Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm

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Address: Natural Energy Lab, Keahole Coast, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 18083296840
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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I've always loved sea horses, so I had to check this place out. I thought it was a bit pricey at first, but being that it goes toward the research and breeding of these pet sea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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South Venice, Florida
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South Venice, Florida
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I've always loved sea horses, so I had to check this place out. I thought it was a bit pricey at first, but being that it goes toward the research and breeding of these pet sea horses to help stop the harvesting of wild sea horses, I felt it was worth it. Plus you get to 'hold' one at the... More 

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Corpus Christi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My husband was bored but I was grinning from ear to ear. It's pricy but having sea horses come up to say hi to you is too cool. I wish I could have had mine hold on to me longer but he let go pretty quickly. The seahorse that held on to my husband stayed for awhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a very awesome experience !!! At first the price seems high but it's certainly worth it if you're into marine life. It's definitely a once in a lifetime type of experience. Would love to go again.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Seahorses are my all time FAVOURITE creature. I LOVED this place. Its very simple, a couple started this business, and they breed Seahorses. You learn about their life cycle and habitat. You see Seahorses of different ages. We saw ones that were only 24hrs old! You get to feed them tiny shrimp, then you can put your hands in a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was a nice seahorse farm and we like their mission. Cute and informative. Kids loved it. Just the right length too.

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Franklin Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My husband found out about this place online and I was thrilled to go. it was one of themain things on my must try list. Snorkeling is my main reason for coming to the island but my husband was aware I'd loved seahorses since I was a little girl. Id looked into having them as pets but they are very... More 

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Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A family founded seahorse farm, one of only a handful in the world. An amazing place that offers tours of the Sea horse farm, great explanations, very informative, lots and lots of sea horses in different stages of development, culminating in being able to hold a Seahorses, or more accurately have a sea horse hold onto you! Lovely people and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My friend and I had two days in Kona and decided on the seahorse farm. This was a great idea!! The seahorse farm was fantastic! We had an amazing guide who offered so much insight into seahorses and their lives. We got to see many baby seahorses (they are SO CUTE) and adult seahorses. The best part however was actually... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We learned about seahorses, and how they are supplying sea horses for the pet market. But, can't remember anything about what "research" our $40- tour fee was going to. The kicker was the end of the tour everyone was given an opportunity to hold a seahorse. However, we were told it was a busy day and the seahorses were tired.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I took my family here for a new adventure. The staff were extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. we were allowed to touch the seahorses and get some up close photos. recommend for any age.

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Additional Information about Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm

Address: Natural Energy Lab, Keahole Coast, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 18083296840
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 40

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