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Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm

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Natural Energy Lab, Keahole Coast, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-6840
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Interesting and Informative

There's no other place where you can hold a seahorse! The tour is very informative and the guide is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carrie C
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Interesting but expensive

The overview of the farm and its practices was interesting but it is expensive given that there are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
twopisces
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Vancouver, Canada
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Natural Energy Lab, Keahole Coast, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There's no other place where you can hold a seahorse! The tour is very informative and the guide is very friendly and knowledgeable. Very unique and very interesting.

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The overview of the farm and its practices was interesting but it is expensive given that there are over 20 people on the tour. However, there is enough space around the tanks so you can easily view the sea horses.

1  Thank twopisces
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is going to cost you about $40 per person for about 45 - 60 minutes. Yes, you get to hold a sea horse for about 1 minute at the end. We went into it thinking that if we saw one sea horse and with...More

Thank Phoenixroby
Reviewed 1 week ago

First I should admit that I’m a seahorse fanatic. So seeing this place was like visiting a paradise for me. The operation is amazing! The work they are doing is not only important but likely the last hope for seahorses in the wild. Go see...More

Thank russellboydquinnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were so accommodating when we were a bit late for our tour - the seahorses were amazing! And the guides were knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank whistlerholiday
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We enjoyed going to the seahorse farm, it was one of the highlights of our trip. That is the first time we were able to see baby seahorses and different varieties of seahorses. It was so special to hold a seahorse. The tour was very...More

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great tour for children and adults. Minimal walking and very educational. Not only did we get to feed the seahorses we also got to hold one at the end. This facility isn't fancy like an aquarium but it is a great learning...More

Thank pharmdiva
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

When we got there we were told a tour had already started but if we wanted they could catch us up and we could join the tour. The cost is almost $90 for two people and honestly it was not worth the money. The catch...More

Thank Stephieyl
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Such a great time, it’s perfect for families or anyone who loves ocean life. We have gone through the site 4 times! We love going to the gift shop to help support them, even if we don’t take the tour.

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had signed up for the morning tour. We arrived a bit early so we were told you can check out our beach area. We walked out onto the concrete pier and you can view the pipe they use that brings in the seawater from...More

Thank cruisin*tigger
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BuffyLou
8 May 2017|
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Response from Karissa E | Reviewed this property |
Most of the area surrounding the tanks is rock so it would be difficult to traverse with a walker and/or wheelchair. You also need to get right up to the tanks and peer in to see the seahorses. The tanks are probably 4... More
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Courtney J
16 March 2017|
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Response from 835chadc | Reviewed this property |
I think it took our group about an hour and a half to 2 hours max. At the end there are some aquariums with sea horses you can watch and the folks there will answer questions and chat a bit after the main tour/presentations. More
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Tom S
2 March 2017|
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Response from MKingRohnertPark | Reviewed this property |
We had the same questions and even though we had driven past in on our way to our hotel it was hard to see until we were looking for the solar panels. I would just put the directions in your (or your grandsons) phone and... More
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