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Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound

Milford Sound Visitor Centre, Freshwater Basin, New Zealand, 9679 - View the map

Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory

The Milford Discovery Centre is the perfect addition to your Milford Sound Cruise. Plunge headlong into this rich, interactive experience with a journey through the natural history, geology, environment and conservation efforts of this remarkable haven. Our friendly guides love nothing more than showing you around, sharing funny local stories and insights that only a local could know.

For those not satisfied with staying topside, submerge yourself 10m underwater in the Milford Deep Underwater Observatory and enter the Marine Reserve's mysterious undersea world. Be spellbound by the panorama unveiled, encounter the extraordinary rare black coral and colourful sea creatures that teem just below the surface.

The Milford Discovery Centre certainly has the wow factor, whatever your age - an exciting experience not to be missed!

The Milford Discovery is located in Harrison's Cove and only accessible by boat.

How to get to the Milford Discovery Centre
1. Add to any Southern Discoveries Scenic or Encounter Nature Cruise.
2. Choose a Discover More Cruise - entry is included!
3. Choose a Cruise & Kayak Combo - entry is included!
4. Add to a cruise booked with: Real Journeys, Jucy Cruize or Mitre Peak Cruises.

Here at Southern Discoveries, we also offer a range of cruises, including the popular Encounter Nature Cruise, Scenic Cruise and Discover More Cruise and 1 hour Kayaking trips.

Milford Sound Cruise & Kayak Combo
For those looking for the ultimate all-inclusive Milford Sound experience! Includes a Southern Discoveries Cruise, the Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory and 1 hour of relaxing Kayaking in serene Harrison's Cove. Gaze through the crystal-clear waters as you kayak in one of the most majestic places in the world. An experience not be missed!

Find us in Queenstown, Te Anau and Milford Wharf for more information!

Delivering you the entire Milford Sound..

Get in touch View on map

+64 3 441 1137

Free phone:
0800 264 536

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