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Fiordland Discovery
4 out of 5
Berth 5, Milford Wharf, Milford Sound
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7.23 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"This was easily the highlight of a trip full of highlights. The staff was incredible, made us feel like royalty. The food was top notch, and the boat was breathtaking. Our original trip to Milford Sound had to be moved to Doubtful Sound due to a road outage. The owners went above and beyond to make ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

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Visiting Milford Sound

Visitors can enjoy all that Milford Sound has to offer including the waterfalls and aquarium. A top sight in the city is Milford Sound. The closest major airport is in Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), 51.1 mi (82.2 km) from the city centre.

Dressing for Milford Sound

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 21°C and the nighttime average to be 9°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 18°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • July to September averages 15°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 21°C during the day and 6°C at night
  • Milford Sound gets about 36 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually January and December with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Milford Sound, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Milford Sound.
What's it like to stay in Milford Sound?
Visitors can enjoy all that Milford Sound has to offer, including the waterfalls and aquarium. Top sights in the city include Milford Sound and Mitre Peak.
What should I see while I'm in Milford Sound?
Natural beauty is on display at Milford Sound, Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory and Te Wahipounamu.
What's the seasonal weather in Milford Sound?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Milford Sound is 997 mm.

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