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Despite the reviews saying that it was opened 24/7 we made attempts to visit at different times over two days and there was a closed sign across the track with no information on when it would be open. Really disappointed.
We saw mixed reviews for this on Trip Advisor so went along knowing it was a simple underwater observatory to see some trout. We paid just $2 to get through the turnstile and got to see the trout up close as well as some crayfish....More
Yes it’s a tank fed by the freshwater creek. There are only a small number of creatures inside. It’s great fun for small children. Interesting to see/read about the fish/creatures and it’s in a nice little parkland you can wander around. It is not manned,...More
Really just a handful of fish in an enclosure fed by a small creek. I suppose if you've never seen a fish in water before it might be interesting but really not a great use of the two dollars it costs to get through the...More
The humble trout observatory is, in my opinion, the most enthralling attraction within the town of Te Anau.
Charging a mere $2 entry fee, you descend down a flight of concrete stairs into what can only be described as a concrete and plywood bunker. Within,...More