Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater...

Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory


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United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Highly qualified and passionate personal guides. Great interactive experience of underwater eco system.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Regina Baum


Ranking: 8/10

The tour in the Underwater Observatory was great. The woman talked so fascinatingly about the phenomenon and was just great. The boat tour was okay, the Sound spectacular.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Ranking: 8/10

Discover More Cruise - worth the extra, not for the buffet lunch (though it was pretty good), but for the Discovery and Underwater Observatory. The cruise around the Sound is pretty standard but the Observatory not only gave history of the Sound but also the creatures that you can see around here.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Niamh Duane

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Really recommend the early start to avoid the tourist busses.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Ranking: 6/10

Too expensive.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Ranking: 1/10

Such a waste of money, there is nothing much to see, not worth paying for at all, it should be for free, even then we would have rathered miss it. We all spent most of our time sitting around waiting to be picked up again by the cruise boat.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Maite Severins


Ranking: 9/10

It is not very big and you don't need much time but seeing coloured fish swim in between corals (living ones) is a unique experience. The actual underwater tank is only a 15 metre circumference walk.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

So Cool! didnt relise how much beautiful sealife lays under the sound, and its so clear. Icing on the cake of Milford.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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United States

Ranking: 6/10

I was sort of underwhelmed - was expecting something more... something bigger or deeper...

Reviewed about 13 years ago

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Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

It's fascinating to see how colourful the life is underwater.

Reviewed almost 14 years ago

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Rob Poels


Ranking: 8/10

Very beautiful.

Reviewed over 14 years ago

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Klaus Uhl


Ranking: 3/10

Not worth it! It was nice, but really could go anywhere snorkelling and see more.

Reviewed over 14 years ago

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John Howlett

Ranking: 8/10

Knowledgeable guide about fish and coral life made the tour more interesting.

Reviewed over 14 years ago

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Charlie Wilson


Ranking: 2/10

Rubbish! Waste of money and time.

Reviewed over 14 years ago

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Ranking: 7/10

Good value for money. Wouldn't see the fish anywhere else.

Reviewed almost 15 years ago and experienced in February 2007