Milford Sound, Te Anau

(4.7/5 based on 3,400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Don't be put off from this incredibly scenic boat tour on a wet day (which I gather is most of the time). The scenery is stunning and the hundreds of water falls to be seen on a wet day are simply ama...  more »
  • We drove around. Its a very nice drive with beautifull landscape. If the time permits I recommand you do the hike of Gertrude Saddle. 
  • Totally amazing!!! Mind blown on how amazing this place is. If taking a car just be curious driving around the road as its alot of turns. The view is just amazin. If you can afford it take a cruise yo...  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
  • Beautyful Views
  • 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