Fiordland Region Guide
The great wilderness area of the southern hemisphere, snow capped mountains, rivers of ice, deep lakes, unbroken forests, and a landscape of exceptional and dramatic beauty.
Te Anau a lovely little town to stay in with good restaurants and plenty of accommodation to choose from, this is the gateway to Fiordland and discovering its great national parks.
From here it’s a 2 hour drive to Milford Sound, the road trip is worth doing for the photo opportunities alone with many fantastic stops along the way and the unusual drive through Homer Tunnel, this trip is considered to be one of the world’s finest alpine drives.
The Milford sound cruise is indescribably beautiful , stunning and unforgettable, see bottle nosed dolphins, fur seals and crested penguins all resident in the fiords, Other trips are Lake Manapouri with its power station and the start of the Doubtful Sound excursion.
If you were to imagine the most dramatic and scenic parts in New Zealand nothing supersedes Fiordland .
Take a scenic flight over fiordland national park, view crystal clear lakes, glacier carved fiords and endless snow capped mountains.