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Milford sound Hwy

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Do not rush, too good to miss the views.

This is a stunning drive and well worth taking the time to thoroughly enjoy the views. Take notice... read more

Reviewed today
This was an Epic Drive!!

We drove this in our hire car and it was the best decision. I found the DOC journey guide which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed today

This is a stunning drive and well worth taking the time to thoroughly enjoy the views. Take notice of the warning signs and only stop where safe to do so. Have the camera ready, you will cherish the shots later.

Thank Global788081
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this in our hire car and it was the best decision. I found the DOC journey guide which gave us the option of stopping at various places along the way. it was a long way, but the stops made it well worth it...More

Thank rosieh721
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 23 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 21 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
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