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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 was sceptical and not exited to go, I thought it would be boring. However it was so much fun! The tour guide was wonderful and everyone was so friendly. They taught us so much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jhobbes
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Wheaton, Maryland
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Wheaton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was sceptical and not exited to go, I thought it would be boring. However it was so much fun! The tour guide was wonderful and everyone was so friendly. They taught us so much about seahorses, and how endargered and special they are. They even give you the oppurtonity to hold them. We loved it so much we are... More 

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Temecula, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the plunge at my daughters urging and found the experience engaging and fascinating. It's a loosely organized tour around a series of tanks with engaging dialog around the seahorse lore. The culmination of the tour is the opportunity to hold a live seahorse. The bad: Pricey at $42/person and they require you call in a reservation. There were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to the Seahorse farm. Our guide was very informative. It's clear that the employees there have a wonderful passion for the seahorses and their conservation. Thank you to them for the wonderful experience.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were so happy to see a seahorse farm like this one. They have hundreds of seahorses that you can see. There is even a tank where you can hold them. They also breed them and send them off to aquariums, hopefully to stop the illegal harvesting of seahorses from the ocean. They also do release many seahorses to the... More 

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Tallmadge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 4th time we have gone. Your ticket helps keep the Farm working and the seahorses are being raised by this group to keep people from taking them out of the oceans - The story of them learning to eat in captivity is fascinating. My husband and I are scuba divers and we so appreciate this work. Don't... More 

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I toured the seahorse farm with the Waikoloa Seniors. It was certainly a day of learning. I had no idea these wonderful creatures were so friendly and interesting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never knew much about sea horses, so this was a great treat. Wonderful to see the conservation and work that this institute has put into saving these animals.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome educational experine. My mother as well as my 5 and 7 year old loved this. The biologist giving the tour was very knowledgeable. All the proceeds go back into the Seahorse farm and towards conservation projects in the wild. High;y recommend going. Reserve a tour in case it fills up. Times 10a, 12p, and 2 pm

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no other place like it! The tour is enjoyable and the staff is knowledgeable. You even get to "hold" a seahorse at the end! Fun and educational for the entire family!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Seahorse Farm in July with my husband and 2 teenage children. It was a very interesting tour and the pace was fast enough to keep everyone's attention. It was fun to get to see the seahorses up close and especially great to get the experience of "holding" one at the end. The guides were very knowledgeable and... More 

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