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Milford Sound

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Eighth Wonder of the World

Carved by glaciers into a land of sheer cliffs, impressive waterfalls, and lush, meandering fjords, Milford Sound remains one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand. Tourism in Milford Sound offers a diverse array of ways to discover what British author Rudyard Kipling called "the eighth wonder of the world." Be it boating, sailing, kayaking, flightseeing, hiking, or trekking: the sound is a natural playground you can approach at your own pace. Dive beneath the water for glimpses of rare black coral, sea stars, and anemones. Milford Sound is in Southland Region. Use our New Zealand trip itinerary planning app to plan your trip to Milford Sound and other destinations in New Zealand.
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