Kona Hawaii Seahorse Tours & Farm Raised Seahorses for Marine Aquariums

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Vacation Traveling to Kona of Hawaii?
(The Big Island)

Tour The Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm & Purchase Discounted Tickets On-Line For Your Visit.

Learn more about the Kona Farm Tours - Ocean Rider, America's only seahorse aqua-farm and one of Hawaii's most popular attractions. Facility location and map

  • Tickets By Phone: 808-329-6840
  • Tours available Monday through Friday.
    Tour times are at 10AM, 12PM(noon) and 2PM
  • Discounts available online... Click Here

An up-close look at the Kona Seahorse Farm Tours. Only in Hawaii!


An up-close look at the Hawaiian Sea horse Farm in Kona, and interview with Carol Cozzi-Schmarr. Carol discusses the efforts in captive breeding of seahorses and the impact of the world's ecosystems - particularly Hawaii.

Tours of our Kona Seahorse Farm are considered to be a life changing experience and are a "must do" for  all visitors to  Kona!  Plan your trip to Kona, Hawaii so you can see and hold a  live seahorse on our seahorse tours Monday through Friday at 10am, 12pm (noon) and 2pm.

Get to know the Ocean Rider Hawaii seahorses and expert Kona tour guides!

You can purchase your tickets before you travel to Hawaii on line here or buy at the door when you check in!

Best Animal Rights Award at La Feme Film Festival in LA September 2014!

A Different Kind of Farm documents the journey of Carol and Craig Schmarr in their quest to save the seahorse.
Caroline Harding  accepts award at LA FEME Film Festival in LA, California September 2014.

Exciting News for Ocean Rider Kona Seahorse Farm Tours 

"A Different Kind of Farm" by producer Caroline Harding  documents the personal journey of Carol Cozzi-Schmarr and Craig Schmarr in their quest to save the seahorses and the reefs where the seahorses and other ornamental reef fish were once common.

You will see stunning footage  all filmed here at Ocean Rider, of  seahorses,  seadragons and the people that make the breeding and tours of these rare animals  such a great success story. You will also see absolutely beautiful helicopter footage of the pristine ocean off the famous  Kona Coast where the ocean rider seahorse farm is located!!

Learn more at ​​http://www.adifferentkindoffarm.com

Photo 1: A Different Kind of Farm documents the journey of Carol and Craig Schmarr in their quest to save the seahorse.

Photo 2: Caroline Harding  accepts award at LA FEME Film Festival in LA, California September 2014.


Check the Leafy Sea Dragons & Baby Weedy Dragons!! Best Eco-tour in Kona!


Come see our new baby Weedy Sea Dragons!!  Check out our new  Leafy Sea Dragon breeding tank! Lots of room for dancing! It is a chilling 45 degree F!!!

These Leafy Dragon seahorses are just incredible.   These are subject to natural and man-made threats and are endangered by pollution and natural run off.  Unlike traditional seahorses with tails, the leafy dragon can not hold fast in a similar manner and are vulnerable to drift.

See the Hawaiian Pygmy on our tour when you visit Kona!

Hawaiian Pelagic Pygmy

Come see the rare endemic Hawaiian Pelagic Pygmy Seahorses  on the Kona Seahorse Farm Tour!

For the first time ever you can buy a pair for your home aquarium or  buy a pair to be released back in to the ocean  here in front of  the seahorse farm while you are visiting our beautiful Hawaiian paradise!! Plan  your Hawaii seahorse tour and seahorse release before you travel to Kona, Hawaii!

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Christian's Tour of the Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm in Kona,Hawaii


Passing on conservation values.  Saving  seahorses and creating marine reserves to save our ocean. Learn more - it's Fun!

From the movie "A Different Kind of Farm". Learn more about  ocean conservation and seahorses while visiting Kona, Hawaii. Join us for the best  tour in Kona!.



Ocean Rider Seahorse farm and tours Highlighted in the Wall Street Journal

We've been been noticed! Wooh-hooo.

The Ocean Rider Kona Seahorse Farms and educational tours have drawn the attention of the Wall Street Journal. We have included the video and the article reprint featured in the August 17th USA edition.

Lisa Parnpichate says she is obsessed with collecting seahorses as pets, but her past efforts to keep the delicate creatures alive repeatedly failed. This year, she gave it one more try.