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Milford Sound

4.4
Kayaking & Canoeing · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Eighth Wonder of the World
Carved by glaciers into a land of sheer cliffs, impressive waterfalls, and lush, meandering fjords, Milford Sound remains one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand. Tourism in Milford Sound offers a diverse array of ways to discover what British author Rudyard Kipling called "the eighth wonder of the world." Be it boating, sailing, kayaking, flightseeing, hiking, or trekking: the sound is a natural playground you can approach at your own pace. Dive beneath the water for glimpses of rare black coral, sea stars, and anemones. Use our New Zealand holiday planning tool to arrange the details of your trip to Milford Sound and other destinations.
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Popular things to do in Milford Sound

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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Landmark
Homer Tunnel
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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Wildlife Area
Milford sound Hwy
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Milford Sound

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Hiking Trail
Routeburn Track South Island
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
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Hiking Trail
Mirror Lakes Walk Fiordland National Park
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Hiking Trail
Lake Marian Track Fiordland National Park
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Mountain
Mitre Peak Fiordland National Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Milford Sound

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Fiordland Discovery
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Scenic Drive
Eglinton Valley
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Lookout
Pops View Look Out
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Waterfall
Bowen Falls
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Nature in Milford Sound

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Water Body
Monkey Creek
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Waterfall
Humboldt Falls
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

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