New Zealand’s
most spectacular
natural wonder

Milford Sound

A hidden secret waiting to be discovered!

TePapa - History of Milford Sound

The story of Milford Sound, from the first Māori explorers to the arrival of European settlers, and how it became a world famous natural attraction.

Milford Sound Geography

Nestled deep within Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound’s sheer cliffs and rocky valleys were formed by ancient glaciers over hundreds of thousands of years.

Wildlife of Milford Sound

On a trip to Milford Sound, you might find yourself up close and personal with some of New Zealand’s rarest flora and fauna. Learn where to look and what you’ll see.

Top Milford Sound Tours

Milford Sound Day Tour - Cruise From Te Anau
Depart Te Anau

• Return coach trip + cruise
• Optional picnic lunch available
• Entertaining local guides


Milford Sound Day Tour - Cruise From Queenstown
Depart Queenstown

• Return coach trip + cruise
• Optional picnic lunch available
• Entertaining local guides


Helicopter Tour to Milford Sound from Queenstown
Helicopter Tours

• 1.5 flight from Queenstown
• Informative pilot commentary
• Stop-off in Milford Sound



Pure natural beauty

Deep within Fiordland National Park lies Milford Sound, New Zealand’s most stunning natural attraction. With its magical combination of mountain peaks, ink-dark waters and superb dramatic forest-clad cliffs, it must be seen to be believed.

Visit Milford Sound to experience the beauty of this pristine scenic destination, a must-do on every New Zealand itinerary.

Milford Sound - Southland, New Zealand
Cruise Milford - Milford Sound

Visit Milford Sound

For centuries, Milford Sound could only be visited on foot or by boat. Today it’s easy to reach this remote and unspoiled location from Queenstown or Te Anau.

Take an unforgettable journey into Milford Sound and discover its pristine natural beauty.

Explore The Fiord - Milford Sound Cruises

Embark on a breathtaking journey through New Zealand's Fiordland National Park with Milford Sound Cruises. Cruise along deep waters, marvel at iconic landmarks like Mitre Peak and Stirling Falls, and let knowledgeable guides unveil the region's natural history. With sunrise and sunset tours, this experience offers diverse options for an unforgettable exploration of one of the world's most stunning fjords.

Experience the Breathtaking views - The Milford Road

The Milford Road journey from Te Anau to Milford Sound is a truly scenic experience, offering a captivating exploration into the heart of Fiordland National Park and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage area. The road is more than just a means of reaching Milford Sound; it unveils some of Fiordland's most striking features, including the Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes, Lake Gunn, the Homer Tunnel, and The Chasm.