Milford Sound Fiordland, New Zealand – Sounds of Nature

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Milford Sound in Queenstown is one of the most visited destinations in Fiordland. These waterfalls are also one of the greatest natural wonders situated in the Fiordland National Park in New Zealand. Milford Sound was carved by huge glaciers and created these stunning mountainous cliffs thousands of years ago. These falls plunge spectacularly from an endless height straight down into the ocean floor. Milford Sound gets its name from the Milford Haven in Wales. The falls are within the Fiordland National Park, of the Piopiotahi Marine Reserve and in the World Heritage site of Te Wahipounamu. Visitors and tourists are treated with scenic views and leisure activities when at Milford Sound.

TURQUOISE GREEN WATER AND THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
TURQUOISE GREEN WATER AND THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE CLASSIC MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE CLASSIC MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
SUNRISE IN THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
SUNRISE IN THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
PICTURESQUE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
PICTURESQUE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
MIRROR LIKE WATER OF THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
MIRROR LIKE WATER OF THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
AERIAL VIEW OF THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
AERIAL VIEW OF THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE WATERFALL AT MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE WATERFALL AT MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE LODGE IN MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE LODGE IN MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE GUSHING WATERFALL IN THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
THE GUSHING WATERFALL IN THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
KAYAKING THROUGH THE PROFESSIONAL CIALIS ONLINE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND WATERS
KAYAKING THROUGH THE PROFESSIONAL CIALIS ONLINE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND WATERS
FOGGY CRUISING IN MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
FOGGY CRUISING IN MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
CRUISING THROUGH THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
CRUISING THROUGH THE MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
CLOSER LOOK AT THE WATERFALL IN MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND
CLOSER LOOK AT THE WATERFALL IN MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND

Highlights of Milford Sound

  • The falls are named after the Milford Haven in Wales.
  • The falls were carves thousands of years ago by glaciers.
  • The Milford Sound also features the iconic Mitre Peak.
  •  This peak is amongst the most photographed mountains n the world.
  •  The Milford Sound has also been awarded with the  Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards by TripAdvisor in 2008.
  • The Milford sound is New Zealand’s most well-known tourist destination.
  • Termed as the eighth wonder of the world by Rudyard Kipling.

Things to Do

  • Cruising by boat.
  • Soak in the dramatic beauty of this place.
  • Wildlife viewing in their inhabit.
  • Play with Dolphins.
  • Experience the amazing water life which include seals, sea lions, fur seals and penguins.
  • Bird watching.
  • Day trips from Queenstown by coach, helicopter or plane.

How to Reach

By road: Milford Sound is just about a 5 hour drive from Queenstown. Visitors can also opt for a rented car to reach this wonderful destination.

Accommodation Options near Milford Sound

  • Kinloch Lodge – Backpacker
  • Distinction Queenstown Nugget Point Boutique Hotel and Spa
  • Shotover Lodge
  • Coronet Peak Hotel
  • Tanoa Aspen Queenstown Hotels
  • Trelawn Place
  • Mercure Queenstown Resort
  • Heritage Queenstown
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