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Seahorse World

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
200 Flinders St | 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 weeks ago

All the seahorses were in dirty tanks, that really needed cleaning. There was a dead seahorse in one tank and the tour guide was directing the group to look at the tank and ignoring that the animals are clearly unwell. Most of the tanks didn't...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank emiliecJ9922EF
Ben S, Manager at Seahorse World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Emilie, While I am disappointed that you didn't enjoy your experience with us can I just point out a few things: You have publicly declared that 1. Our seahorses are unwell and that one was even dead 2. That we don't care that they...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this hidden gem by accident and was absolutely amazed with the place, The gift shop, tour and cafe with spectacular views is must do activity for anyone! Friendly staff, great food and of course the sea horses add up to an enjoyable visit. Highly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

All too often you go to an attraction featuring animals & they only have one or two mangy animals & those two are asleep or half hidden under a log. Seahorse World has thousands of seahorses. Many different species & a great range of sizes....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank theroverledzep
Ben S, Public Relations Manager at Seahorse World, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Dear Theroverledzep, We were all so thrilled to read your review and are amazed how you so succinctly summarised all the things that make us a bit different. Even our deliberate attempts to have a range of giftshop items available for different tastes and budgets....More

Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

I took my daughter and my 4 year old granddaughter today. We had a wonderful time and learned a lot. Our tour guide was friendly, informative and fun. Lots of photo opportunities. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

1  Thank Foddy63
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

This was an interesting tour - made more interesting by the wonderfully friendly and enthusiastic guide - so many sea horses - this is a place kids and adults will love - take the effort to drive up to beauty point for a look

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank swsss
Reviewed June 30, 2019

A MUST if coming to Tasmania..... just under an hour from Launceston, great place for young and old..... seahorse farming

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

I arrived at Cormorant Cafe this morning at 9.50 am to enjoy a coffee with my son who suggested we try the cafe. He was greeted with no sorry not open, (yet sign was out & door was open!!!). ..I haven’t turned the machine on.....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Loulou100957
Ben S, Manager at Seahorse World, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Dear Loulou, We are sorry that your experience has led you to write such a review and we will do everything to avoid that impression again in the future. However, it was a simple misunderstanding. You have come into Seahorse World which opens at 9.30am,...More

Reviewed June 15, 2019

Our family visited from America so we decided to explore Seahorse World as we had heard so many positive things about the tour - it was indeed an interesting and educational tour. We learned tonnes about seahorses and marveled at their diversity and growth. Although...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

I actually enjoyed seeing the aquatic facilities at Seahorse World. They run regular tours so you can see the whole facility. It was good to see how Tasmania farms Seahorse’s and exports them to the rest of the world. The facilities are clean and I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank thomascE2773SF
Ben S, Manager at Seahorse World, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2019

Thomas, it is a great you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your considered review. Your comments about the guide are rare and something that we would like to work on if required but my private request to you for more information that would...More

Reviewed June 4, 2019

Educational, hands on with the seahorses. Kid friendly. Knowledgeable guides, great souvenir shop and snacks

Date of experience: July 2018
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Anne L
March 8, 2019|
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Response from Seahorse W | Property representative |
Thanks everyone for answering this question for us! Much appreciated. It is hard to keep up with all the mediums through which we are being contacted.
Casey C
July 22, 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
March 31, 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