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Seahorse World

#1 of 2 things to do in Beauty Point Features Animals
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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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 3 days ago via mobile

I've done a lot of snorkeling and am very interested in sea creatures. To be able to watch them at seahorse world is just amazing! The tour is really interesting but for me the best part was being able to watch the cuttlefish for as...More

1  Thank Tiz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A multitude of aquariums housing different species of seahorses at different ages as well as other local marine life. The tour is a little pricey but is informative and is a bit unique with the seahorses. Kids got to hold a seahorse and really enjoyed...More

Thank RussB17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The enclosures didn't actually have any real plants, they were plastic and so few that the sea horses clustered around the one small plant. The other fish and shark enclosures were very cramped and the poor sharks were constantly lapping the tank. It was interesting...More

Thank becandfood
Craig H, Manager at Seahorse World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Becandfood, I am pleased that you found the seahorses interesting but am disappointed that you did not enjoy your overall experience here. Each of the issues you have raised were addressed by signage that you must have missed. Our small Port Jackson sharks are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea what to expect but this was awesome! Fun and educational and a once in a lifetime event.

Thank AlwaysHungree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Seahorse World on a rainy day and were all surprised at what an interesting place it was. Lively and interested staff were very informative about the world or seahorses and other marine life with great displays. Worth a visit and positioned in a...More

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting exhibition, world first exporter of sea horses. Well presented and explained. Fascinating story.

Thank cdscons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The triple pass you can get is so worth it. This was a fascinating tour on an animal I previously knew little about. The guide was very knowledgeable. You can get a very close look at the sea horses at nearly every stage of their...More

Thank Leonie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up buying a triple pass at the mine centre and thought the kids might like it. It turned out to be a very informative tour on an interesting animal. The guide was excellent and the kids had a ball.

Thank Shirwill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am from UK and vomited with family. Two of our family veterinary on wheelchair/have walking difficulties. Wonderfully friendly greeting from start from Jesse. Thoroughly enjoyed guided tour. Even stayed open after 4pm do we Goulding ditch znd drink our coffee.

Thank fromcarshalton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly! 45 minute guided tour- perfect amount of time to see the wonderful range of aquatic animals they had on show. Kids loved it- you are very close up to the tanks. The seahorse touch pool was a winner. Well worth the visit.

Thank Janine M
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Casey C
22 July 2017|
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Response from Julie C | Reviewed this property |
No you dont need to book. i have been a couple of times and have just turned up.
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.