Milford Sound, Te Anau

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Experience New Zealand's untouched wilderness by cruising Milford Sound, a fjord located within a World Heritage Site encompassing four national parks. Moved by the sight of rocky cliffs rising out of perfectly still water, writer Rudyard Kipling once described this fjord as the eighth wonder of the world. Mitre Peak, one of the most photographed mountains on the planet, towers over the sound. Most of the area's half a million annual visitors arrive by one of many bus tours from Queenstown offering easy access to this pristine natural world. Numerous operators also offer flights from Queenstown, drastically reducing transit time and giving you extra time for additional activities that day. If you're staying closer to the national park, you can reach the fjord by hiking a 50 km (31 mi) walking trail starting at Lake Te Anau. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Milford Sound and many more Te Anau attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Te Anau vacation generator.
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  • We viewed a few of the sounds via cruise. The Milford Sound was by far the best! We were disappointed that we didn't see more waterfalls due to being told that it rains 200 days out of the year in tha...  more »
  • Millford sound is one of the must see in New Zealand. Impressive mountains, which drop steeply into the sea. Clear Lake and if the weather still plays with. Simply stunning. The waterfalls were there, but rather small, because nice weather ;) was easy for our time
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  • This place is spectacular, but we came from Te Anau which is even more scenic with lots of variety.The drive to Milford Sound was fascinating with lots of stops. The boat was good and not overcrowded....  more »
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  • We had the most wonderful day at Milford,the weather was perfect chose the best tour, saw over 100 waterfalls incredible a real highlight of our tour.
  • Amazing people who are driving don't panic when Ur petrol half way there is stations there self service. Also noted that when u use the petrol depending of how much you fill up on Ur statement it shows $100 but they adjust it later on so don't panic 😉. Enjoy the view
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  • Been here twice in a year, still fascinates me! One of the best 7th wonder of the world
  • Probably one of the most beautiful drives in the world