Southern Discoveries - Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory, Milford Sound

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Get a fresh perspective on what lies beneath Midland Sound at Southern Discoveries - Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory, New Zealand's first floating observatory. Descend 64 stairs into the observation tank to discover the diverse marine life of Harrison Cove, set in the middle of the Piopiotahi Marine Reserve. Information panels and audio-visual exhibits guide visitors through the forms of life thriving here, including a rare species of black coral usually only seen by divers. Using our world travel planner, Milford Sound attractions like Southern Discoveries - Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The day we traveled the weather was sunny. That was a great bonus to spend a little bit more to get to check out the underwater. The guide had told us so so much about the marine life in Milford Sound...  more »
  • We accessed this as part of our overnight cruise on Milford Sound. I am so, so pleased we did. The visit was fascinating giving you direct access to marine life in its real habitat and without disturb...  more »
  • We booked this as an extra feature on our Milford Sound Cruise and were glad that we did. You get a view under the sea, just like an aquarium. This feature itself is not that great due to the nature o...  more »
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