Milford Sound panorama. © Joan Campderrós-i-Canas Creative Commons

Milford Sound Lookout Track


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Enjoy impressive views of stunning Milford Sound from a lookout on this short, easy walking track. But take sandfly repellent with you! 

About the walk

How long will it take? This is a 20-minute walk return via the same track.

From the car parking area at the rear of the café at Milford Sound, pass in front of the two brown buildings to the south of the car park and towards Donald Sutherland’s grave.

To the left of this is a brown hedge – continue on the path around this to the edge of the bush. Follow the track from this point.

There are a number of steps up to the lookout that offers impressive views of spectacular Milford Sound. Return the same way.

Getting there

This track begins from the car park area at the rear of the café at Milford Sound. Milford Sound is 120km from Te Anau along the Milford Road (SH 94).

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