Discover Milford Sound Day Tour
Sound is roughly a 5 hour drive from Queenstown, New Zealand, and as
there is no accommodation whatsoever at Milford Sound, except for an
overnight tour from Queenstown, most travelers either self drive or
take a guided bus tour.
road to Milford Sound is spectacular, to say the least, so why miss
all the New Zealand scenery and magnificent views by being behind the
wheel of a car when you can sit back and enjoy the countryside.
Discover Milford Sound Tour is the smart option to take, as you not
only get to enjoy the countryside and impressive mountain views on the
way there and back, your seat on a cruise vessel is already arranged
and there is also the option of a delicious gourmet buffet lunch. How
good is that.
Milford Sound has the highest rainfall of anywhere in the world,
raining on an average 182
days a year, so make sure you carry wet weather gear just in case
you are there on one of those days.
The high rainfall is another good
reason to take the coach tour, let the professional driver, who knows
the road, worry about the conditions while you relax and enjoy the trip.
The rain is a god send in that it makes for spectacular waterfalls
that you will see on the Red Boat cruise. You get up close to three
permanent waterfalls - the Stirling, Fairy and Lady Bowen Falls, and
if there has been recent rain there are numerous other small falls created.
There is always the chance of viewing dolphins, seals and perhaps a school
Milford Sound is an extraordinary place of natural beauty forged from
a glacier centuries ago. Sheer cliffs plunge into the sea and provide
stunning scenery and sheltered waters that are at times like mirrors,
making for spectacular photographs. Don't miss this tour.