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Milford Sound, New Zealand

The Maori believed a divine mason carved Milford Sound. The fjord is a geological wonder of the ice age, where waterfalls cascade over sheer cliffs into the dark waters below and mountains dominated by Mitre Peak reach toward the sky.

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Milford Sound, New Zealand

Port of Call

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Cruising the sound affords views of Bowen Falls, Mitre Peak, Anita Bay and both Elephant and Stirling Falls. If there's still film left in your camera after that, try to catch a glimpse of the dolphins, seals and penguins that pop to the surface on nice days in these calm waters.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Experience the tranquility and charm of Te Anau. Lake Te Anau is the largest lake in the South Island, it is a gateway for spectacular scenery.
  • Visit the quaint township of Arrowtown, a former gold-mining town.
  • The Queenstown overnight tour from Milford Sound to Dunedin has it all - a smorgasbord of history, culture, scenery and alpine beauty.

Weather in Milford Sound, New Zealand


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Before You Visit

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