Milford Sound/Piopiotahi, and its Scenic Road

Why only spend a day or two at the sound when you can spend a week on the road as well?

MILFORD Sound, or Piopiotahi, is at the end of a long road from Te Anau known as Te Anau Milford Highway (SH 94), or the Milford Road. People generally go to the sound for a day and come back.

Alternatively, they may walk the Milford Track.

But you can also spend a week or so in the Milford area just doing day trips off the Milford Road, which is actually…




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