Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory - Queenstown
Are you a business owner in Queenstown?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Queenstown.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory
The perfect addition to your Milford Sound cruise... Interactive and educational, learn about the history, geology and wildlife of Milford Sound before descending 10 metres underwater to explore the world of exotic sea creatures and rare black coral.
The Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory is the only structure of its kind in the Piopiotahi Marine Reserve and is a rich, captivating experience, both above and below the surface of the fiord.
Descend 64 steps underwater into a large, fully air conditioned viewing area where large windows with excellent optical clarity open your eyes to this deep underwater haven. Unlike an aquarium, the fish are free to come and go; it's the people who are contained.
Why visit the Milford Discovery Centre?
- New Zealand's only floating underwater observatory is a unique, interactive learning experience
- Be guided through the Milford Sound story on colourful information panels covering culture, heritage, history, geology and wildlife
- Watch dramatic Milford Road and Homer Tunnel avalanche videos
- Immerse yourself in a mysterious undersea world and encounter the extraordinary rare black coral and colourful sea creatures teeming just below the surface
- Thanks to its unique underwater environment, Milford Sound is home to species of black coral usually found at depths of more than 500 metres
Pricing: Adult $36, Child $18 - add on to any Southern Discoveries Cruise.
Please visit Southern Discoveries or call 0800 264 536 (NZ only) for bookings and latest price information.
You may also like
Go Orange Jet BoatQueenstown Central, Queenstown
The Go Orange Jet Boat roars down the famous Kawarau River, reaching speeds of up to 90kph, delivering a jet experience with individuality, flair and impact..........From $69
Million Dollar CruiseQueenstown Central, Queenstown
Enjoy the best of the views of Lake Wakatipu on the stunning locally owned and operated Million Dollar Cruise.......From $39
Heli Glenorchy - scenic flightsQueenstown
Heli Glenorchy is a locally owned and operated company offering scenic flights across the stunning Mt Aspiring National Park and Fiordland...From $330
Pure GlenorchyQueenstown Central, Queenstown
Pure Glenorchy is a family owned and operated business taking visitors deep into Middle Earth. Explore the stunning scenery of Mt Aspiring World Heritage Park and the Dart River Valley, while visiting iconic locations from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.From $180
Go Orange Doubtful Sound Day CruiseFiordland , Queenstown
Let Go Orange take you deeper into the unknown, discovering islands, hidden coves and the dramatic landscapes...From $229
Go Orange KayaksTe Anau, Queenstown
Don’t just look at the sounds, immerse yourself at sea level. Let Go Orange help you explore one of the most spectacular places on earth, from the water...From $155
Body Sanctum Day SpaQueenstown Central, Queenstown
Mind, body and spirit are given the chance for restoration, rejuvenation or simple pampering at Body Sanctum Day Spa.............From $25
Go Orange Milford Sound CruiseFiordland , Queenstown
Why offer just a cruise when you can offer a whole experience? Well, we have done exactly that by working collectively on a vision to re-envision cruising in Milford Sound.From NZ$49
The Helicopter LineQueenstown Central, Queenstown
The Helicopter Line is New Zealand's premier commercial and leisure helicopter operator, offering amazing scenic flights over some of the world's most breathtaking scenery...From $300
Harris Mountains Heli-Ski QueenstownQueenstown Central, Queenstown
Heli-skiing for experienced skiers and snowboarders, around Queenstown, Wanaka and Mount Cook/Aoraki. Exclusive access to hundreds of ski runs. Not suitable for beginners...From $995