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Places near Milford Sound
Best places near Milford Sound to watch the sunrise

Someone once said that “perfect happiness is a beautiful sunrise,” and we’re inclined to agree. Once you’ve seen the sun rise on a new day in one of these beautiful spots near Milford Sound you’ll know that happiness most definitely comes in beautiful shades of yellow, red and orange.

Milford Sound in summer
Milford Sound through the seasons

Here’s what you can expect in Milford Sound through the seasons. Don’t ask us to pick favourites as we love the rusty shades of autumn as much as the cute seal pups that are commonly seen in spring.

Milford Sound Wildlife
Milford Sound wildlife – what to look out for in spring

Wildlife abounds and forests ring with sweet birdsong as the icy grip of winters gives way to slightly warmer days of spring. It’s a good time of the year to spot our wild locals at their cheeky, friendly, shy or curious best. Just like the people, our wildlife comes in all sorts!

Milford Sound Visit Chalet
Five reasons to plan your Milford Sound visit in advance

We know there’s a heap of temptation to just ‘wing it’ when you’re on holiday – the open road, no plans, just whatever you feel like. And for some parts of New Zealand, that approach works just fine. But in Milford Sound, there are a number of advantages to plan and book your visit in advance.