Spending a night on board the Milford Mariner is by far the best way to experience the splendor of the majestic Fiordland scenery.
Milford Track Day Walk
This small group excursion gives you a taste of the majestic scenery of the Milford Track without having to dedicate 5 days to complete the whole trail. Traveling by coach from Te Anau, you will head north along the lake to Te Anau Downs, where you will board the Fiordland Express catamaran. Enjoy a leisurely cruise north along the lake to Glade Wharf, where you will disembark. Here you will begin the easy 11 kilometer walking track, which takes you up along the Clinton River and back, and will take 4 to 5 hours to complete. Along the way you will have plenty of time for birdwatching, photography, and enjoying the views, and your knowledgeable guide will ensure you are fully informed. You will take lunch and hot drinks beside the river, or in the Clinton Hut if the weather is adverse; then you return to the vessel for your cruise back to Te Anau.
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Other experiences in Milford Sound
These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.
You will be flown down to Milford Sound in a twin-engine aircraft, from which you can enjoy the majestic views of the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu, Mitre Peak and the sounds.
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