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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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1 week ago

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Minister for Environment formally announces Spotted Handfish breeding program at Seahorse World.

It was our pleasure to welcome the Minister for the Environment Elise Archer yesterday to formally announce the Spotted Handfish Recovery project and breeding program. As Dr Tim Lynch from the CSIRO said - this is our Thylacine of the sea but at this stage we still have a chance to save them. Seahorse World currently has the only hatched offspring of the Spotted Handfish anywhere, but the plan is to hopefully breed thousands of them in the future and return them to the wild.

Come along and see the babies, some of which are now on display for the public.
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1 month ago

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Our Seahorse Farm is 20 years old today!! It began on this day in 1998. Rachelle Hawkins the first biologist employed is still here overseeing a range of our breeding programs including our work with the spotted handfish recovery team. Back in those days it was discovered that many people were interested to see what we were doing so Seahorse World opened in late 2000 and many people today are still getting great joy delving into the mysteries of seahorses. #tamarvalley ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Our customer service is exceptional because we have great people and we seek to constantly improve. Here are some of our staff in session with customer service trainer Christine from The Defining Edge. Thanks Christine for some fantastic guidance today. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Here's a Pregnant male White's seahorse, can you see something poking out of his pouch? Watch all the way until the end. This baby obviously couldn't wait to be born! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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SORRY. to everyone who missed us yesterday due to the power blackout caused by the storm. Back in business today! Great work by our staff looking after all the animals during the extended outage. ... See MoreSee Less

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