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Milford Sound, New Zealand

For first-time visitors and lifelong natives alike, Milford Sound is one of the most breathtaking places in New Zealand. The 13 mile(2 km) long fjord is dominated by beautiful Mitre Peak and calmed by gorgeous waters that mirror the sheer peaks surrounding them. Milford Sound has visitors come from all over the world to admire its raw, unspoiled beauty and rare marine life.

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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 sunny days in these calm waters.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Experience the tranquillity 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 over-night tour from Milford Sound to Dunedin has it all – a smorgasbord of history, culture, scenery and alpine beauty.

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Before You Visit

Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.