Things to do in Fiordland New Zealand
New Zealand Fiordland
When people think of New Zealand, they think of gorgeous, breathtaking landscapes. The Fiordland New Zealand is the epitome of that description. With mountains on either side of still deep blue water and snow kissed scenery in the distance, Fiordland is a must-see. Milford sound is the most recognizable Fiord, but Doubtful Sound is a beauty all its own. You can cruise along the water listening only to the native birds, see the Fiords by Helicopter and so many more things to do in Fiordland. After checking out the beauty of Milford and Doubtful Sound and being totally convinced New Zealand is the place to go, give us a call.
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Things to do in Fiordland New Zealand & Surrounds
Doubtful Sound is a breathtaking fiord on the west side of New Zealand’s south island. The second largest fiord in New Zealand, there is no direct road to Doubtful Sound so getting to the fiord is as much of an adventure as being on the water. Its cascading rain forests, snow peaked mountains in the background and still waters will captivate you. Take a cruise across Lake Manapouri to reach Doubtful Sound and be engulfed in the natural beauty of this peaceful favorite. Whatever you choose, Doubtful Sound will leave a mark on your soul.
The most popular fiord in New Zealand, Milford Sound is found on the west coast of the South Island. Milford Sound promises a bit of luxury and adventure for the travelers taste. Day cruises, overnight boat cruises, kayaking, diving and scenic flights are all different activities to do when you visit Milford Sound. The waterfalls in Milford Sound cascade down the green mountain peaks and locals say it is even better in the rain. Make sure to soak in the beauty of Milford Sound on your next New Zealand vacation.
Lake Manapouri is a picturesque view with a mountain scenery off in the distance. Located in the Fiordland National Park, the lake was chosen as one of the filming locations for The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Its beauty is framed by the Cathedral Mountains and it is the only way visitors can reach Doubtful Sound. It is cherished by locals who fought to keep the lake as natural as possible and a great place to relax.
Southern Lakes Region
Popular Fiordland Tours
Southern Lake Region Must Dos
Popular Fiordland Tours
The vacations below include day tours to the gorgeous Fiordlands.
|9 Days: Taste of the South Island||Experience the South Island on this fully Escorted Tour|
|10 Days: Contrasts of New Zealand||Travel through World Heritage Fiordland National Park|
|14 Days: New Zealand Vista Escorted Tour||See New Zealand with an experienced guide|
|15 Days: New Zealand Splendor Tour||Take time to marvel at the gorgeous sounds|
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