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Oceanrider Seahorse Farm Tour Tickets

On this fascinating one hour tour you will learn about ocean conservation and one of the greatest ocean mysteries – the seahorse! You will be surrounded by thousands of seahorses on our oceanfront 3-acre farm from babies to pregnant males from Australia to Hawaii. You will also see our leafy sea dragons, enjoy our interactive tide pool and see the world’s only 100% sustainable marine aquarium with over 20 endangered species who are all being bred at ocean rider.

Please Read Tour Guidelines

Tour Ticket Prices: $45 General (Ages 13 years and older to hold a seahorse) / $35 Children (Ages 5 years to 12 years to hold a seahorse) / $0 Toddler (Ages 4 and under with tide pool exploring and restricted from holding seahorses).

Tour tickets can be purchased online up to 1 hour before the tour starts. We recommend buying your tickets as far in advance as possible. If the tour is not sold out, you can purchase your ticket at the farm gate at tour time. We strongly recommend making reservations ahead of time and calling 1-808-329-6840 to confirm tour times and availability. Remember we are closed on weekends.

Tour times are typically 10am (Monday), 12pm and 2pm with an 11am during the busy seasons. 10am Tours are available Monday thru Friday during select busy season dates. We also offer private guide tours. Our gift shop is open from 9:30am to 3:30pm. Tour Times and Tour exhibits may change according to the breeding needs of the seahorses and sea dragons.

Please read our tour guidelines. Sorry, No Refunds.

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Oceanrider Seahorse Farm Tours are lead by naturalists with certified biology degrees with special training in ocean conservation and are the caretakers for over 20,000 seahorses. You will love your tour with us! People have said that it is “life changing” and the “highlight of my trip to Hawaii!”

Use the email invoice as proof of purchase for your tickets. Tour tickets are not shipped, but available for pick up only. Bring ID. We will hold your reservation and tickets in the gift shop at the tour desk. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in, wash up, receive your tour briefing, get your name tag and sign your credit card receipt.

Tour tickets online are offered at a discount to tickets purchased at the gate. On-line orders should be purchased at least 24 hours before the tour. Sorry but we are closed on weekends.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in, wash up, read our bio security and seahorse holding rules. The seahorse is very delicate animal and an endangered species on the edge of extinction so please follow holding instructions carefully.

Additional information

Tickets At Office

Your tickets will be held for you in the gift shop upon arrival. Your tickets will not be shipped to you. Sorry, no refunds.

Tour Ticket Prices

General (Ages 13 and up for holding a seahorse) $45 Online / $47 Gate, Children (Ages 5 to 12 years old for holding a seahorse) $35 Online / $37 Gate, Toddlers (Ages 4 and under with tide pool exploring and restricted from holding seahorses) FREE Online and Gate

On-line Orders

On-line orders should be purchased 24 hours in advance and up to 1 hour before the tour if space is available. Tickets available at the gate, subject to availability. Regular Tour Times – 10am (Monday), 12pm and 2pm. Please Call 1-808-329-6840 To Confirm Same Day Tour Purchases. Sorry, no refunds.

Important Contamination Message

We encourage you to visit our Seahorse Farm first.!!! Due to strict biosecurity protocol, you must be on a scheduled tour to see the seahorses. Our guests cannot visit our facility within 24 hours from visiting another (outside) farm due to contamination.

Tour’s Safety Guidelines

To All Tour Guests and Visitors: Ocean Rider of Kona is an actual farm where we raise seahorses and other marine life (livestock). Because this is a farm, you will discover that the environment at Ocean Rider is less like the traditional aquarium experience you may have experienced or anticipated.

Holding Seahorses

All children must be accompanied by an adult and must be 5 years and older in order to hold a seahorse.


America's Only Seahorse Aqua-Farm and One of Hawaii's Most Popular Attractions

Ocean Rider seahorse farm is a consistent Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner and "Top 10 Things To Do" Kona, Hawaii attraction. Our "Magical Seahorse Tours" are educational and fun for the whole family.

Tour tickets are available for Purchase On-Line. Space is limited and subject to availability.

small seahorse Ocean Rider, Inc. is an Organic Hawaiian-Based Seahorse Aqua-Farm & Aquarium that Follows Strict Good Farming Practices in Raising Seahorses and Other Aquatic Life.

Seahorse Hawaii Foundation

Inspiring ocean awareness by saving the endangered seahorse and sea dragons around the world from extinction through conservation, research, propagation, and education.

Help us save the seahorse and the coral reefs they live in with a tax deductible contribution to the Seahorse Hawaii Foundation. You will be helping to protect and propagate over 25 species of endangered seahorses, sea dragons and friends.

Make A Tax-Deductible Donation Today!

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