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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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Spend time with the seahorses.

This is such an amazing eco friendly tour and they let you hold the seahorses in a controlled environment. They raise seahorses for sell and help to save the strain on the natural... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
KonaDaKine
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such an amazing eco friendly tour and they let you hold the seahorses in a controlled environment. They raise seahorses for sell and help to save the strain on the natural population of seahorses.

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Dublin, Ohio
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second time to do this excursion. I love to hear and learn about the raising of seahorses and the best part of the tour is...you get to hold a seahorse. The only negative it is a little pricey.

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Thank Travelerloveseahorse
Orange County, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing experience. I learned so much and also got to hold a seahorse at the end! They have this little room at the end filled with tanks and different seahorses. They're all so beautiful and have great color. Definitely recommend.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cruise ship stopped at Kona. Decided the Seahorse Farm sounded like an interesting visit. It was! We grabbed a cab out to the Farm, which is near the airport. Wandered around the lava beach until our tour time. Marine biologists explained the lifecycle, we looked at tanks of itty-bitty to larger seahorses, learned about their care and feeding, and what... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect with this one but it was way better than we thought it would be. Very informative about the lifecycle of these interesting creatures as well as what it has taken to breed them in captivity. The whole family thought holding a seahorse was the coolest thing ever!

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Cupertino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our 7-day Big Island vacation with a visit to the Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm. The adults in our 9-person group (6 adults, 3 little kids) were skeptical about this outing at first but they report that they really enjoyed the experience. Ocean Rider provides a great service in protecting WILD seahorse populations from overfishing. They raise seahorses for... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and informative presentation. A bit pricey but, IMO, worth it. Having the seahorses wrap their tails around your finger is pretty nice.

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Thank larryp420
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was so cool. A really neat place for anyone to visit. I loved seeing the seahorses and the sea dragons. The ability to hold them (so to speak) was awesome! I loved it.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting presentation of what is happening with the sea horses and what they are doing. These prehistoric creature are so unique, definitely worth seeing.

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They will ship you sea horses. Many varieties are raised here and the tour was interesting and unique. The entrance fee is expensive. The gift shop was worth a visit if you like sea horsey things. Many unique gifts.

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