Milford Sound Update

On 3 February 2020, New Zealand’s Milford Sound was hit with a large weather system which caused widespread flooding and significant damage to the Milford Road (the only access road to Milford Sound). While our Milford Sound cruises were back running after a few days, the damage to the road has impacted vehicle access to Milford Sound. It may take many weeks to repair the road, which will affect anyone planning on driving themselves to Milford Sound. Southern Discoveries will resume Milford Sound Coach & Cruise day trips on Friday 21 February, weather and road conditions dependent.

If you are planning to visit Milford Sound in February or March, find out how easy it is to get to Milford Sound and enjoy a cruise experience.

26/02/2020 Road Update: Road is open for tourist bus convoys only. Find out more information at NZTA Milford Road project.

About Southern Discoveries

Southern Discoveries is the original Milford Sound cruise operator and provides the most options for exploring this iconic and internationally-renowned natural attraction. Based in the South Island of New Zealand, we offer visitors the longest and most in-depth Milford Sound Nature Cruise, kayaking in one of the fiord’s most tranquil settings, an amazing underwater observatory, guided day trips by coach or scenic flight, and more.

In world-famous Queenstown, you can join us on the longest lake cruise which takes you further than anyone else to discover hidden views and unique experiences. We also have Queenstown's only dinner cruise - Spirit of Queenstown Dinner Cruise - enabling you to savour delicious 'trust-the-chef' menu's and amazing lake views. You can also journey up Lake Wakatipu for a tour of remote Mt Nicholas High Country Farm or enjoy a leisurely cycle through open farmland with spectacular views at every corner.

However you like to explore, we’ll take your further, closer and deeper for an adventure you’ll never forget.

 

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