The Chasm on the road to Milford Sound. © Russell Street Creative Commons

The Chasm Walk

The Chasm Viewing Bridge, Fiordland National Park
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Enjoy dramatic views of powerful waterfalls and water-sculpted shapes in the rocks on this easy-access walk near Milford Sound

About the walk

How long will it take? This is a 400m 20-minute return walk via the same track.

Two foot bridges over the Cleddau River offer dramatic views of a series of powerful waterfalls.

Thousands of years of swirling water have sculpted shapes and basins in the rock. The sheer velocity of water gives an appreciation of how much rainfall the Milford Sound area receives per annum.

Following local advice

A post shared by Andrew (@drewqvist) on May 21, 2017 at 3:33pm PDT

This walk is off Milford Road, about halfway between Milford Sound and the Homer Tunnel.

The large, well-signposted car park is about 109km along the Milford Road from Te Anau

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