Discover the natural wonders of Milford Sound
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Milford Sound is part of the spectacular Fiordland National Park in the South West of New Zealand. The national park also includes:
Cruising into Milford Sound, you will be confronted with the towering Mitre Peak on the right and the breathtaking Stirling Falls on the left. The latter is one of the few permanent waterfalls, so you can admire the sight of it all year round.
Milford Sound is one of the most popular cruise destinations in New Zealand, and here are just a couple of reasons why:
Milford Sound has the reputation of being the wettest place in New Zealand, however, don’t let that put you off – the rain will show off the waterfalls in full glory.
Try to book your cruise holiday for the spring months of September, October, November if you can. Apart from enjoying more daylight, you will also benefit from:
You will be surprised by how much there is to do in and around Milford Sound:
Make sure you are on the constant look out, one blink and you will miss the amazing wildlife of Milford Sound:
There is a fantastic range of cruise lines that sail to the Fiordland National Park and stop at Milford Sound for you to choose from:
A lot of them will set sail in Sydney or Melbourne, so all you have to do is decide on 2 things: