Ocean Rider

73-4388 Ilikai Pl.
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740- Map It
(808) 329-6840
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Ocean Rider is 1 mi. s. of Kona International Airport at 73-4388 Ilikai Pl., via the Natural Energy Lab road. Conducted by a professional environmental interpreter, this educational tour examines the enchanting world of the seahorse where the male gets pregnant, pair-bonds for life and gives birth to hundreds of babies within minutes. Guests will see seahorses from all over the world including New York, Australia and the Philippines, and they can even feed and hold a seahorse. Children 3 and under can take part in an interactive tide pool treasure hunt. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Tour $42; $32 (ages 4-12). Reservations are required.
Hours: Tours Mon.-Fri. at 10, noon and 2. Arrive 15 minutes before tour. Phone ahead to confirm schedule and prices.