Milford Sound

A Jewel wonderland

A world-renowned natural wonder with magical combination of mountain peaks, dense rainforests, cascading waterfalls, amazing wildlife and adventure activities.

Milford Sound (Piopiotahi) is a spectacular natural attraction often referred to as ‘the eighth wonder of the world.’ It is located within Fiordland National Park, and is part of Te Wahipounamu, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in the South Island of New Zealand.

Despite its name, Milford Sound is actually a fiord, and is the most famous and easily accessible fiord in New Zealand. Its remote location, steep cliffs and dense rainforest within Fiordland National Park, means its fusion of spectacular natural features remain unspoilt. Rain or shine, Milford Sound captivate even the most experienced traveller.

Experience the beauty of this pristine scenic destination on a day tour or stay the night. There are offers many walking and tramping tracks for a range of abilities – from short and easy access walks to long multi-day tramps like, the Milford Track.

Take a cruise around the fiord and experience the magnificent scenery of Milford Sound up close, as well as see landmarks like Mitre Peak and amazing wildlife such as dolphins and seals. Other great activities on offer include: kayaking, hiking or trekking and scuba diving.

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Milford Sound
Fiordland National Park
South Island


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