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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise including Optional Lunch
"Nestled in the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park Milford Sound is described as the 'Eighth Natural Wonder of the World'. The only way to truly appreciate the splendor of this area is to enjoy a spectacular Milford Sound cruise.A cruise is the perfect way to discover the beautiful scenery of this including the incredible Mitre Peak which at a height of 1692 meters (5560 feet) is one of the highest mountains in the world to rise directly from the ocean floor
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise
"Your tour starts with pickup at your Queenstown hotel and transfer to the airport where you meet your professional pilot. After a safety briefing take your seat and set off to Milford Sound located within the UNESCO World Heritage–listed regions of Te Wahipounamu and Fiordland National Park. Large picture windows allow for optimal viewing throughout your flight as your pilot provides informative details about the terrain below. Marv dusted by snow and framed by dramatic clouds and light.After a gentle landing at the airstrip in Milford Sound trade your wings for watercraft. Board your boat which carries a maximum of only 75 people
From NZD499.00
 
Doubtful Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight from Te Anau
"Your Doubtful Sound Flight will take off from Te Anau Airport. Transfers can be provided from Te Anau or Manapouri to the airport to ensure peace of mind during your experience. Once airborne you will fly over Lake Manapouri towards the Fiordland Mountains.These dramatic mountains rise vertically in places and create a barrier between the east coast and the west coast of New Zealand. Once across the main divide Doubtful Sound will present itself in magnificent fashion reaching from Deep Cove where a power station on Lake Manapouri pours fresh water through the mountains into Deep Cove to the Tasman sea which separates New Zealand from Australia.A remote alpine landing will be a highlight of the trip
From NZD495.00

Fiordland National Park Tips (23)

Milford Sound

With water below, around, in front and behind you, it is not surprising that this fjord is called the wettest place in New Zealand. Or would it be called so because of the fact that it rains two out...
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Sandracula
Apr 04, 2011

Milford Sound

Described by Rudyard Kipling as the "8th wonder of the world" Milford Sound is situated 120km's north of Te Anau on the South Island of New Zealand. It is very much a top visitor destination and off...
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fishandchips
Apr 04, 2011

Kepler Track

If you enjoy hiking and have a reasonable level of fitness and agility, you may like some of our walking tracks. This one, The Kepler 60kms, is in the very scenic area known as Fiordland National...
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kiwi
Apr 04, 2011

Milford Track day 1 & 2

If there is only one multiple day hike a New Zealand inhabitant will ever do in his/her life, they will do the Milford Track. At least that's what I've been told. I do believe it since it was a great...
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martin_nl
Apr 04, 2011

Fiordland National Park

There are several characteristic of Fiordland. Fiordland National Park is the largest national park in New Zealand and also the largest area of wilderness in New Zealand. Fiordland remained wild...
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FlyingShanice
Apr 04, 2011

Milford Sound Cruise

Two popular cruises in the Fiordland area of South Island are the Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. We went on the Milford Sound cruise. There are various companies that will take you. We went with...
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nayameie
Sep 28, 2006

Milford Sound,God's Backyard

Overwhelming nature at these fiords where you can choose from different cruises through God's Backyard...:-)There is also the famous Milford Sound Hiking Track but unfortunately I didn't have enough...
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Joenes
Sep 30, 2005

The Drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound

There is just one thing I can say : IF YOU DON'T FOLLOW THIS TIP YOU ARE NUTS....hahaha.I don't even have the words to describe the intense beauty of this part of the South Island!Falls,lakes,great...
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Joenes
Sep 30, 2005

Milford Sound

At the end of our 4 days tramping through Fiordland National Park on the Milford Track the weather was absolutely awful, however in the evening when we had warmed up again in the hostel in Milford the...
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martin_nl
Oct 16, 2004

Lake Manapouri

At the end of the Bottom Bus trip we went to Lake Manapouri. A great lake where we made a short stop. The weather wasn't too great so no-one went for a swim here. Well some maybe did, but not...
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martin_nl
Oct 16, 2004

Milford Sound

Milford Sound, on South Island, is a 22km-long breathtakingly beautiful fjord, flanked by the 1695 metre high Mitre Peak. It was named after Milford Haven in Wales by John Grono, the Welsh captain of...
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grets
Sep 20, 2004

Milford sound - Kea.

Kea are a protected species and the Kea is also rated as one of the most intelligent birds in the world!Raucous cries of "keeaa" often give away the presence of these highly social and inquisitive...
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K.Knight
Sep 12, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Fiordland National Park

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City Center

Our time in Christchurch was limited to a day and a half as we were leaving Christchurch in the afternoon for a flight to Sydney. With this in mind decided that an easy way of seeing something of...
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Mt Eden

This is the highest mount of Auckland. It is an extinguished volcano. The bus cannot reach the top, so you have to walk about 300 meters from the bus stop up to the crater. The view is nice but you...
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Skyline Gondola and Restaurant

For the most spectacular view of Queenstown, visit the Skyline Gondola. This takes you to Bob's Peak, offering a panoramic vista over the entire town and its environs. This is the best thing to see if...
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Wai-O-Tapu

Even if you have been to Yellow stone park, here is still a must see wonder. The large area covered with various geothermal craters and hot springs and unlike in Yellow Stone, the color come from...
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Mt Victoria

Wanna go for a walk? How about hiking? Don’t worry you don’t need a hiking shoes or a guide. Just take a bus to Mt. Victoria and then walk yourself back to the city. No trolls in the forest, promise!...
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Marine Parade

Marine Parade, as the name suggests, runs along the sea front. The area is very nice. The fountain here, we only saw in the day time, but at night it is lit, I think in different colours. THE NEW...
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