The longest daytime cruise of any trip available in Milford Sound includes lunch and a visit to the Milford Discovery Centre, New Zealand`s only floating underwater observatory.
Visitors are able to view black coral, starfish, red coral, anemones, and other fish that live in the park when they visit the Underwater Observatory, located in a Milford Sound bay. When you look below the surface of the water, you will be able to see remarkable creatures and coral that live beneath the water.
When visiting Milford Sound, you can take the bus to the wharf or walk the Milford Track. Starting at the head of Lake Te Anau and ending at Milford Sound, the 53.5 km walk takes about 4 days to complete. Driving from Te Anau, you will go by Cascade Creek, Upper Hollyford Valley and Homer Tunnel. The visitor centre is often crowded during peak periods. There are usually more visitors in the daytime than at day's end.
To really explore Milford Sound you will definitely want to take a cruise. The cruise leaves from the visitor centre and lasts up to two hours. Beautiful flights are also available for you to tour the Sound.
Concerning Milford Sound weather, downpour of rain is common here. However, the rain creates stunning waterfalls and a misty scene that makes the atmosphere here more mystical and captivating. The huge mountains are softened by the mist which instills a sense of great calmness in the air. The whole ambiance feels awesome.
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, getting up close to this stunning, remote part of the country.
Milford Sound is indeed a remarkable natural wonder. The marvelous sights of huge mountains, such as Mitre Peak, rising from the surface of the sea and stunning waterfalls tumbling from great heights to the sea waters are truly breathtaking. For those who are keen to visit places with great scenic beauty, Milford Sound would be a good one to explore. It is certainly a 'must see' for those travelling to New Zealand! Please visit Milford Sound for more information now.