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Seahorse World

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200 Flinders Street | Shed 1A Inspection Head Wharf Flinders Street Beauty Point Tasmania 7270, Beauty Point, Tasmania 7270, Australia
+61 3 6383 4111
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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, experience the feeding of the fish and hands-on opportunities in the touch pool with many interesting sea creatures. Seahorse World is fully accessible for people with special needs, has an impressive gift shop featuring some of Tasmania’s fine art, crafts and souvenirs and the Seahorse World Coffee Shop.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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200 Flinders Street | 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 days ago via mobile

A great tour with explanations with everything you want to know about sea horses even the opportunity to hold one. Not cheap.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Number of things to see. Worth the visit as staff here patiently explain too. Just 45 mins walk but though we miss 5 mins.. they come back to us tell us do we still keen to attend next session. Thumbs up.

Thank Annie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am truly fascinated by seahorses and visiting Sea Horse World at Beauty Point just made my day. The guided tour was fantastic and very informative as well as educational. It was just awesome to see all these seahorses in different stages from tiny babies...More

Thank Peder2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never even knew they farmed seahorses. We enjoyed a well presented 45 min tour of the life and times of the Tasmanian seahorse, as well as a view and touchpoolof several other local species, some endangered. Next to the platypus and echidna display and...More

Thank kennyW2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had free tickets as part of our package with Aspect Tamar Valley Resort that was booked through Cudo. We probably would not have paid to go but we really enjoyed it, learnt a lot, and would recommend as a learning experience.

Thank NormanVincent
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our recent tour for 2 groups of Deaf adults, was a fantastic experience. Tegan, our tour guide, helped us in organising this event for our community. She worked well with our interpreter and even gave an introduction in Auslan! We were made to feel welcome...More

Thank Tasdeaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seahorse World breeds many types of seahorse, so during the guided tour you not only see seahorses of every size and colour but look at the breeding tanks and see the young seahorses at every stage from tiny specks to fully-grown adults. You are also...More

1  Thank P_and_T_Wales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a slightly different experience then I would highly recommend visiting this place. They are amazingly graceful creatures to watch. The venue is well designed and our tour guide Jimmy was really informative. For slightly older kids the opportunity to hold...More

1  Thank Garry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our visit to seahorse world we learnt so much about them and saw so many stages of their lives ... not to be missed!!

Thank Ronalda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seahorse World is located next to Platypus House, which is also a must to see. They have a great collection of all kinds of sea life. The guided tour is very informational. Sea horses are so unique that hard to see underwater that many people...More

Thank Judi L
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Casey C
22 July 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
1 April 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
31 March 2017|
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Response from lgecc | Reviewed this property |
The feed is given to you by the operators you cannot provide food for them yourself. This is a commercial operation.