Aquarium in Milford Sound

Milford Discovery Centre

Only visitable on boat trips run by Southern Discoveries and Mitre Peak Cruises, this centre incorporates interactive displays on the natural environment of the sound. The floating underwater observatory offers a ch…
Bird Sanctuary in Te Anau

Punanga Manu o Te Anau

By the lake, this set of outdoor aviaries offers a chance to see native bird species difficult to spot in the wild, including the precious icon of Fiordland, the extremely rare takahe.
Cave in Te Anau

Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Once present only in Māori legends, these impressive caves were rediscovered in 1948. Accessible only by boat, the 200m-long system of caves is a magical place with sculpted rocks, waterfalls small and large, whirlp…
Nature Reserve in Te Anau

Mavora Lakes Conservation Park

Mavora Lakes Conservation Park, in the Snowdon State Forest, lies within the Te Wāhipounamu–South West New Zealand World Heritage Area. The heart of the park is the sublime Mavora Lakes camping area (adult/child $6/…