It’s our absolute please to have assisted many groups with special needs over the years.
Two disability designated car parking spaces are located right in front of the building near the entrance. If these are full, you can take advantage of the five minute drop-off zone at the side of the building, just a few metres walk further to the entrance.
Minibus and coach parking is in the large car park on the other side of the bridge, just a two minute walk from the entrance.
Entering Seahorse World
Entry to Seahorse World is on the Eastern side of the building over the bridge. Follow the seahorses to the entrance.
The tour is conducted all on one level and is undertaken on a flat surface over a course of no more than 100 metres. The reception, seahorse farm and aquarium, gift shop and kiosk are all on the bottom level.
Upstairs to our seated cafe area is via an internal staircase, or for mobility impaired we have a lift.
Seahorse World is fully accessible on the bottom level via wheelchair, and our lift can transport wheelchairs to level 1. For further enquiries, please call us in advance of your visit on (03) 6348 4111.
Guide Dogs and other registered assistance dogs
Guide Dogs and other registered assistance dogs are welcome at Seahorse World, in the farm, aquarium and all areas on the bottom level.
Other services and facilities
Toilets and infant room
Male and female amenities with wheelchair access are available on the ground floor of Seahorse World. Please look for signs or ask one of our staff members. An infant room for parents and children is also provided on the ground floor.
Companion and carer support
Companion/Carer Card holders can obtain free access to Seahorse World programs. Please contact us to discuss this before making a booking.
We accept Companion Cards registered in Tasmania and from other states and internationally.
We are able to conduct special tours for mentally or physically disabled people. For some autistic guests or people who cannot being in groups please phone ahead your needs and we will endeavour to conduct a special viewing for them.
If you are considering or planning to bring in a group that has particular access requirements, or would like further information about accessibility at Seahorse World, please contact our bookings office on (03) 6348 4111.
We are able to conduct special tours for mentally or physically disabled people. For some autistic guests or people who cannot being in groups please phone ahead your needs and we will endeavour to conduct a special viewing for them