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Seahorse World

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Address: 200 Flinders Street | Shed 1A Inspection Head Wharf Flinders Street Beauty Point Tasmania 7270, Beauty Point, Tasmania 7270, Australia
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+61 3 6383 4111
09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30

Seahorse World provides visitors with an opportunity to experience the...

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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I love zoos and aquariums that are mainly research and conservation centres. The tour was well done by Jimmy, the only thing that made me sad was letting people touch and take the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hobart, Australia
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Hobart, Australia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love zoos and aquariums that are mainly research and conservation centres. The tour was well done by Jimmy, the only thing that made me sad was letting people touch and take the seahorses out of their tank; they can't breathe! I don't think they live too long, poor babies! The shop was good and well priced. Will recommend to... More 

Thank catalinafh
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff, tour and gift shop were all of exceptional quality! Well done Sea Horse World!!! We loved our visit!

Thank Michelle Y
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fantastic place to see the amazing seahorses closeup and learn about them as well as other southern ocean residents. Even better is their Discovery Program which runs during school holidays. Our kids were part of this tour which was interesting and engaging for both adults and children. The kids helped with feeding the baby seahorses and counting them and... More 

Thank Daphne C
Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Interesting place to visit and the best part of the tour is that you can touch the sea horses! Friendly staff and tour guides and they give you a lot of information on sea horses and sea dragons. There is a large lounge on the first floor for those who prefer to sit out the tour or just relax after.

Brisbane Region, Australia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour and friendly service (good coffee too). Well worth stopping in to check the sea horses out - learn a little and enjoy the view outside! Good value for money and reasonable souvenir prices on stocked items, with no high pressure sales or obligation to donate.

Thank 32js01
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a MUST SEE for everybody visiting the Launceston area. The guided tour only takes about half an hour and shows of the work that the people concerned are doing with various seahorses. We got to see the creatures from new born to adulthood, got to hold one and heard all about their life cycle. These are remarkable creatures... More 

1 Thank Roger J
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The centre tour was brilliant with an insight into the breeding of seahorses. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and he made us coffees! What more could you want. We purchased a triple pass for Seahorse World, Platypus House and the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre. I'd recommend doing those two first in the day as they have timed tours... More 

2 Thank LynB777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This visit became a very pleasant surprise; thereare tours on the hour and we had a highly enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide who offered everything one could need as an introduction to this very interesting fish. .... and a " must see" for children. Good value for money, and probably worth a visit every year or so.

1 Thank tomskis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing to see these delicate creatures so close up. The tour was informative and the gift shop has some lovely items. Worth a visit.

Thank Daina N
Low Head, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did this a couple of years ago and since moving to Tassie, it is one of our favourite places to take our mainland visitors. Beauty Point is a lovely location with lots to offer and Platypus World is one of the highlights. The shop has some great souvenirs and there is an interesting video playing in... More 

Thank tedindy

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