Mirror Lakes Walk, Milford Sound

#5 of 13 in Trails in Southland Region
Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Get a double dose of the stunning natural beauty at Mirror Lakes Walk, where the natural brush, lush greenery, and snow-capped mountains reflect onto the crystal-clear water below. Surrounding the lake are a handful of walking trails varying in difficulty, where visitors can spot the diving ducks unique to the area and the bright blue lupine flowers in bloom. Enjoy this scenic vantage point from the comfort of the cozy cafe, with a warm drink in hand. Use our Milford Sound itinerary maker app to add Mirror Lakes Walk and other attractions to your Milford Sound vacation plans.
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  • We had stopped at these Alpine tarns before but never on such a still day resulting in some of the best reflections we have experienced. The viewing platforms are right next to the road making this...  more »
  • We stopped on our way to Milford Sounds, a great way to stretch your legs. The Mirror Lakes Walk is lovely, it's a short walk and the views are stunning, we were blessed that it was partly cloudy, so....  more »
  • Good amount of parking but seems setup for parking on the way into the sound, then on your left. The wind picked up which ruined the effect on the lakes but it is a nice spot to take a break and...  more »
  • Best lake I have ever been in my life till date. It’s on the way to Milford sound.
  • Beautiful, if it's not got ducks swimming around or wind blowing. We unfortunately had the latter. Still a nice loop to walk though (:
  • We stopped by here when we were on the way back from Milford Sound.. such a beautiful lake. We could see the perfect reflection of mountain on the lake.. check the photos i got from there
  • How a amazing place! Very worth to walk around the lake!
  • Nature and Beauty at its best. Definitely a must see!

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