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 cruised Milford Sound on the Mitre Peak boat and had a great time. The sound is a beautiful site, full of fascinating sights. We saw dolphins, penguins, and seals. 
  • I was lucky enough to get perfect weather for an overnight trip on the Milford Mariner. Great crew, service and information, good food and pleasant company. The trip around on the tender looking for w...  more »
  • JA had alerted me to the possibility of rain in the region, but with rain and contend that sensational yet and, with rain still has more Cascades which descend to the Creek, making the stunning scenario
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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