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Described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', Milford Sound was carved by glaciers during the ice ages. Breathtaking in any weather, the fiord's cliffs rise vertically from the dark waters, mountain peaks scrape the sky and waterfalls cascade downwards from as high as 1000 metres. When it rains in Milford Sound, and it often does, those waterfalls multiply with magnificent effect.

Milford Sound is a fiord in the southwest of New Zealands South Island. Its known for towering Mitre Peak, plus rainforests and waterfalls like Stirling and Bowen falls, which plummet down its sheer sides. The fiord is home to fur seal colonies, penguins and dolphins.

We bought a 12 hours tours by bus and cruise from Queenstown to Milford Sound. It is perhaps the highlight of every New Zealand journey. In Queenstown weather was gorgeous, but near the sea it was cloudy, but no rain, which is quite rare there.

On the way, we had many stops for photos. The whole road was spectacular.
Worth seeing as the big beta picture


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