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Milford sound Hwy

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If you drive to Milford Sound like my husband and I, you will enjoy stopping wherever you feel... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wendy W
Angwin, California
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We had heard stories about this road, and expected an ordeal, but it is in great shape. Be sure to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
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Milford Sound, New Zealand
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All reviewsgreat drivetake your timemirror lakehomer tunnelbeautiful highwayte anautwo lane roadfull tank of gascrow fliestour buswonderful scenickey summitscenic drivebring snacksmt cookpretty driveplenty of photo opportunities
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you drive to Milford Sound like my husband and I, you will enjoy stopping wherever you feel like. There is so much beauty. At one stop there was a wild Kea parrot and others the views take your breath away. It is winding and...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard stories about this road, and expected an ordeal, but it is in great shape. Be sure to get information about the history of building it--interesting (It was opened year round only in the 1970's)

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is one of the most amazing drives you will likely ever experience! Each turn leads to something more beautiful from the last. The kea parrots are full of entertainment when you stop for breathtaking views. You can stop and get pure water from Monkey...More

1  Thank WanderingToesTiger
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I thought Queenstown was pretty magical, but on that drive on the Milford Road, we were at a loss for words at how incredible this part of the country is, and I actually enjoyed this road as much as the Sounds! Because we travelled from...More

1  Thank ajanduc
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were booked on a Milford Sound cruise first thing in the morning and so we were prepared for an early departure from our accommodation at Te Anau. We had considered taking a bus however it was actually a very nice drive through to Milford...More

Thank Kane B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Visited on Friday 4th May. We were traveling in a campervan and decided not to drive the road into Milford Sound from Te Anau. We took a coach tour with VIP Milford, it was great to sit back and have somebody else do the driving....More

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I have never seen so many beautiful waterfalls in my life, only in Milford. No words to describe the beauty of nature.

Thank wilsonmR5083UY
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Fantastic highway to drive. Surrounded with beautiful mountains and some stunning scenary along the way. Driving from Te Anau gave us a lot more time to enjoy the ride and didn't feel rushed.

Thank Akhil_Wellington
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We started from Te Anau at 7am while the sky was still dark, but not much traffic and not much people. It was a leisure drive, we stopped at almost every possible stop on the way, Mirror Lakes, bathroom break at Knobs Flats, Cascade creek,...More

2  Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Travelled on this road in a tour coach - small 16 seater. Would definitely recommend this as the best way to travel to Milford. Road can be challenging, and tours know all the best photo stops. Great scenery, unique to NZ, unique to Fiordland

Thank Michael A
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