The south-west corner of the South Island is a region of diverse and magnificent lansdcapes, surrounded by the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park home of renown Milford & Doubtful Sounds, breathtaking helicopter excursions, high country fly fishing, gentle fiords and lake cruises and outstanding hiking trails.
Besides being one of the largest National parks in the world, Fiordland is also part of the Southwest World Heritage Area. The best-known and most accessible part of this area is the Milford Road and Milford Sound. Named by early settlers after their native Milford Haven in Wales, the region’s history encompasses both Maori and European journeys and settlement. You'll be enthralled by the immense landscape as you travel from Te Anau, through glacial carved valleys, to the deep waters of Milford Sound and the well-known image of Mitre Peak. Fiordland Lodge is located a few minutes north of Te Anau on route to Milford Sound.
Take your time exploring this region from Fiordland Lodge on the road to Milford Sound or relax after taking one of the famous overnight guided hikes on the Milford or Hollyford Tracks.