Seahorse World, Beauty Point

4.4
#13 of 190 in Parks in Tasmania
Learn all about seahorses at Seahorse World, a conservation center for these undersea inhabitants. Take a guided tour that includes visits to the Cave of the Seahorse--featuring sea dragons, seahorses, and pipefish--and the world's first seahorse farm, which breeds and raises these sea creatures. During the tour, you can feed and touch seahorses in designated pools. Make sure you also stop into the Wonders of the Southern Ocean Aquarium, which includes weedy sea dragons, sharks, giant cuttlefish, and a touch pool that provides a hands-on experience with aquatic life. Put Seahorse World on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Beauty Point holiday planner .
Create an itinerary including Seahorse World
map
Seahorse World Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
649 reviews
Google
4.3
TripAdvisor
  • Took my daughter here we were the only 2 on the tour , was well informed, very knowledgeable and interesting, daughter loved being able to pick up and hold a sea horse Thank you  more »
  • Wow. Seahorse World. So many better things come to mind. Except by the time we got there and had completed the tour, our minds on this great find had changed completely. It's a small place and you get...  more »
  • Had a wonderful morning at Seahorse world - will definitely be one of the highlights of our Tassie adventure. The kids (& adults) got to have a closeup encounter with the seahorses! Fascinating to see...  more »
Google
  • We loved this attraction, and the tour behind the scenes of how this facility breeds seahorses in captivity. Lots of other sea life too besides seahorses are on show, and there is a terrific souvenir/gift shop where we bought some lovely things. The proprietor also recommended us to stay at Beauty Point Cottages nearby, which was one of the highlights of our holiday.
  • Excellent place to make a detour to. They only do guided tours but the guides appear to know what they are talking about. Great to learn and see the live cycle of the seahorse. And even an opportunity to hold one. Few other great sea creatures too.
  • An educational, well laid out facility. Our tour guide was very informative and managed the large group very professionally. Explanations were pitched at the right level, all questions were answered and sufficient time given to take photos. Well worth the drive from Launceston to marvel at these incredible little sea creatures.
  • Went on the seahorse tour when the facility first opened and it was very short and crowded. I'm pleased to say that the tour has improved immensely with small groups and more exhibits to justify the high entry price. A must do when in the West Tamar. However, I didn't appreciate the creationist nonsense that is in the gift shop and it really detracted from the excellent science that the facility was first known for.
  • Very proficient knowledgeable guide. Would like to have spent more time in first room though. There's touch pools to handle sea horses! Very crowded tour group. I don't think they have limits on size. Quite expensive for a 45 min for for a family plus one.

Plan your trip to Beauty Point

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Beauty Point

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Beauty Point by other users

17 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Beaconsfield & Beauty Point BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, kids, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, kids, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 55 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans