Milford Sound is a stunning location, best experienced in a leisurely and receptive manner, not rushed and hurried. So why try to fit it in after a long drive when you'll only have a hour or so to appreciate a natural marvel? The tidy and neat Milford Mariner is the perfect answer. After a guided exploration and a top buffet dinner, sleep overnight actually on the Sound before more magnificent photo opportunities the next morning. Wonderful, helpful staff, too.