Milford Sound Lodge Blog

We’re fortunate to live and work in one of the most awesome places in New Zealand. Helping visitors get the most out of their time in Milford Sound and Fiordland is something we’re incredibly passionate about. Our blog aims to do just that – by sharing our knowledge of Milford and the awesome ways there are to enjoy it, we hope to help you create a deeper connection with this World Heritage destination when you visit. Enjoy!

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!

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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.

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Things we love about living in Milford Sound

The Milford Sound Lodge team is a friendly, outdoor-loving and adventurous bunch; which makes sense because we live in the middle of a remote National Park! Here are some of the things our team values the most about living and working in such a unique place.