Milford Sound


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Milford Sound
The flight from Queenstown through the Southern Alps to majestic Milford Sound is one of the most magnificent flights in the world. A full on-board commentary provided by Milford Sound Flightseeing gives interesting insights into the Fiordland National Park area, which has World Heritage status.

All flights connect with Milford Sound Red Boat Cruises so you can discover the sights and sounds of one of the world's most famous waterways. The return flight takes you past the stunning Sutherland Falls and over the McKinnon Pass.

The best way to experience the beauty and grandeur of Milford Sound is to enjoy a spectacular Milford Sound Red Boat cruise. Enjoy a full commentary and maybe view dolphins, seals and penguins, which are often seen in their natural habitat.

Many visitors travel into Milford Sound and take a launch cruise on the Sound beneath the grandeur of Mitre Peak. Dolphins, penguins, seals and seabirds are frequently seen.

The Underwater Observatory at Milford features spectacular varieties of coral, fishes and other sea life. Day excursions by coach with daily departures from Queenstown and Te Anau are available to Milford Sound. If time is short, you can fly from Queenstown, combining a spectacular flight with a cruise on Milford Sound.

Fiordland has a world wide reputation for its walking tracks which include the Milford Track, Kepler, Routeburn, Hollyford and Greenstone. The township of Te Anau is the gateway to Fiordland National Park and the starting point for many of these treks.