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Milford Sound

Eighth Wonder of the World

Carved by glaciers into a land of sheer cliffs, impressive waterfalls, and lush, meandering fjords, Milford Sound remains one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand. Tourism in Milford Sound offers a diverse array of ways to discover what British author Rudyard Kipling called "the eighth wonder of the world." Be it boating, sailing, kayaking, flightseeing, hiking, or trekking: the sound is a natural playground you can approach at your own pace. Dive beneath the water for glimpses of rare black coral, sea stars, and anemones. Make the most of your holiday in Milford Sound by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our New Zealand trip itinerary builder.
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