Hold the mysteries of the ocean in the palm of your hand.

All around the world, crowds gather to admire our seahorses in our famous aquariums.  But you can get much closer to these mysterious creatures at our completely unique facility at Beauty Point, in Tasmania’s beautiful Tamar Valley, just 45 minutes from Launceston or Devonport.

Our working seahorse farm gives you unique access to these magical creatures. An educational tour will lead you through The Cave of the Seahorse, working Seahorse Farm and the Wonders of the Southern Ocean Aquarium, ending with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hold a beautiful seahorse in the palm of your hand!

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A sensational day in the Tamar Valley today. Here's what we see through our front doors every day at Seahorse World. Mt Arthur and Mt Barrow (in the distance on right) across Tasmania's major port - Port Dalrymple. #tamarvalley #discovertasmania ... See MoreSee Less

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The Syngnathid family of fish which includes the seahorse, have a fused jaw and typical long snout. It includes a number of different types of creatures such as the Ornate Ghost pipefish. This photo taken in the wild by Seahorse World aquarium manager Ben Robinson.
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This is a photo of a very special seahorse called H. bargibanti taken in the wild by our aquarium manager Ben when he worked in Indonesia. Look carefully! They eat the gorgonian corals that they live in and have amazing camouflage through developing red nodules on their skin. Only discovered in recent years when someone noticed a piece of coral they were looking at started moving #tamarvalley ... See MoreSee Less

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Earlier this month Seahorse World Managing Director Craig Hawkins met the Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM to receive an award for being a Defence Reserves Supporting Employer. An enjoyable evening was had in the beautiful and historic Government House in Hobart. ... See MoreSee Less

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