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Milford Track Day Walk - Return Water Taxi ex Milford Sound

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Take a flexible return water taxi and experience NZ's most famous hiking track at your own pace!

Take a flexible return water taxi and experience NZ's most famous hiking track at your own pace!

Highlights

  • Easy return water taxi to the Milford Track!
  • Set your own pace with this incredible day walk experience
  • Explore the Milford Track, including the beautiful Giant Gates Falls
  • Stress free and convenient transfer - take things at your own pace!

Enjoy a short boat journey from Milford Sound to Sandfly Point, arriving on the Milford Track for an incredible self-guided day walk at your own pace.

If you're looking for adventure off the beaten track, you can't beat the Milford Track. This famous hike attracts locals and visitors alike from all over the world, boasting spectacular scenery and views.

Delight in birdsong from resident grey warblers, bellbirds and even tui, with mighty Beech and Rimu trees flourishing. You can also walk to the iconic Giant Gates Falls - the perfect location for a picnic and swim in the pools.

With regular, reliable service that travels every half hour, you can plan the day around your own agenda, stop and see the sights and make the most of this spectacular day walk experience!

How it works

  • Step 1: Depart from Milford Sound: A 10-minute boat journey from Deepwater Basin in Milford Sound across to Sandfly Point, Milford Track.
  • Step 2 : Walk the Milford Track: At your own pace, walk the Milford Track. Sandfly Point to Giant Gates Falls is a 11-kilometre return walk and will take 3 hours.
  • Step 3: Return to Milford Sound: Meet the boat at Sandfly Point for your return journey to Deepwater Basin, Milford Sound.
Adult (Each Way) $25.00

Duration

  • Approx. 10 minutes each way on the water taxi

Location

  • Departure Point Milford: Deepwater Basin
  • Milford Sound

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Deepwater Basin to Sandfly PointAvailable Bookings from 19 May to 1 Jun 2024

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Abo from France wrote on 15 December 2022

Best way for a day trip to Milford track

When i came to New Zealand for the first time 7 years ago, i didn't know it was possible to do a day walk in the Milford Track. Unfortunately you have to book in advance (like one year before) if you want to do the whole track, and because of covid i wasn't sure that i could be able to do it. The best option was to do a day walk. After the booking, I received an email from the staff asking me when i wanted to start and when they can pick me up. I started at 8.30 am and i took the water taxi at 1 pm. So they give you plenty of time if you want to walk a little bit further than the Falls. the last boat is at 4.30 pm. I recommend totally !

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From Milford Track Day Walk - Return Water Taxi ex Milford Sound

Hi Abo, so glad you were able to finally experience the famous Milford Track! Hope to see you again some day to do the whole thing maybe! Thanks, the Fiordland Outdoors Team.

Cynthia VanEe from New Zealand wrote on 24 January 2022

Really enjoyed this trip

It was great to get a taste of walking the Milford track. The falls were well worth the visit. Highly recommend this trip.

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From Milford Track Day Walk - Return Water Taxi ex Milford Sound

Thanks Cynthia We are very lucky to be able to share this part of the world with our travellers, glad to hear you enjoyed it :) Fiordland Outdoors Team

ThuThu WinMyint from New Zealand wrote on 10 May 2024

Lovely day walk

Was a nice and quiet walk, mostly flat. Waterfall had not much water in May but the path was lovely and saw many birds on the way. The water way itself was a lovely landscape.

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Jonathan Fiber from United Kingdom wrote on 07 May 2024

Brilliant hike!

Strongly recommend this hike and the taxi boat service that takes you there.

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elodiel2 from New Zealand wrote on 18 April 2024

Great expérience !

I had a good discount and I was alone both way, I was very lucky. The diver was very nice too. Amazing day walk.

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