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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
4.7/5Exceptional! (31 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.

  • There are 2 hotels and other accommodations in Milford Sound
  • The closest major airport is in Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) 82.2 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Milford Sound

The city's natural beauty is on display at Milford Sound, Mitre Peak, and Bowen Falls. Additionally, you might want to add Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory to your agenda.

As you plan your trip to Milford Sound, you may not find the ideal accommodation in the heart of the city, but here are lodging choices around the area.

  • Fiordland Discovery is 4.5 mi from central Milford Sound. This 2.5-star cruise ship in Milford Sound features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free parking.
  • Milford Sound Lodge is located 5.2 mi from the heart of Milford Sound. This 2-star campground in Milford Sound features a free airport shuttle and a 24-hour front desk.

Dressing for Milford Sound

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 70°F and the nighttime average to be 47°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 64°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September averages 60°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 70°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Milford Sound is 1.42 inches
  • Hottest months are usually January and December with an average temperature of 69°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 36°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Milford Sound?
Fiordland Discovery is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star cruise ship offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Milford Sound.
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.

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