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Address: Natural Energy Lab, Keahole Coast, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-329-6840
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Amzing tour

We went to the seahorse farm our last trip to the Big Island and still talk about it. We so enjoyed learning about seahorses and the conservation of them. Putting your hands in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jeanette U
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Sooke, Canada
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Sooke, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the seahorse farm our last trip to the Big Island and still talk about it. We so enjoyed learning about seahorses and the conservation of them. Putting your hands in the water and having them wrap around your fingers was pretty awesome. Highly recommend this tour, not a typical tourist destination but so worth the money and... More 

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Shamong, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour was interesting and informative. It was a little pricey, but we were able to get up-close to the seahorses and feed them, which was the highlight for us. Actually getting to hold them was a little disappointing (although it was ultimately the reason we did the tour) because you can't move or "pet" the seahorses or you might... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you want to know some more about these tiny creatures, just go and visit the seahorse farm. You can feed them and hold them in your hands what is amazing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a great experience to interact with a seahorse and learn about them! The tour took about an hour and it's $40 if you book on line. You save a couple of dollars by booking online I think it was $42 if you paid when you arrived. It was a great way to spend an hour on the way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love ocean life and the chance to experience it first hand--if you like this kind of stuff too the seahorse farm is amazing. Great to learn about conservation effort and best of all, the chance to experience a seahorse--in our case wrapped around our fingers!

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a morning tour of the Farm. It is an informative and fascinating way to spend your time. The best part for our grandchildren was holding a seahorse and having it latch to their fingers.

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East Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 12 p.m. tour. Quite a few people but no problems seeing and handling the seahorses, which, although you can see them grip your finger you really cannot feel their grip. Pricey, but we enjoyed it and it goes to good cause. Another nice learning experience. On the same road as the Octopus Farm so plan to do... More 

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome. When seahorse grabs your fingers it is amazing. Want to buy one and take it home with me. Definitely recommend

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Someone recommended this and it was worth every penny! I highly recommend it to anyone interested in conservation and preventing extintion

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, scheduling this experience is imperative as they work on a pretty tight timeline but you can make reservations online. It's located on the street just south of the airport, and you just drive straight towards the beach then make a sharp right turn. It's well marked so you should find it without difficulty, and there's plenty of... More 

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