Milford Sound Update

On 3 February 2020, New Zealand’s Milford Sound was hit with a large weather system which caused widespread flooding and significant damage to the Milford Road (the only access road to Milford Sound). While our Milford Sound cruises were back running after a few days, the damage to the road has impacted vehicle access to Milford Sound. It may take many weeks to repair the road, which will affect anyone planning on driving themselves to Milford Sound. If you are planning to visit Milford Sound in February or March, please visit the easiest ways to see to Milford Sound page and find out how easy it is to get to Milford Sound to enjoy a cruise experience.
19/02/2020 Update: Essential traffic only convoy today to Milford. Tourism bus convoys scheduled from 21 February. From 21 February Southern Discoveries will resume Milford Sound coach trips.

About Southern Discoveries

Southern Discoveries is the original Milford Sound cruise operator and provides the most options for exploring this iconic and internationally-renowned natural attraction. Based in the South Island of New Zealand, we offer visitors the longest and most in-depth Milford Sound Nature Cruise, kayaking in one of the fiord’s most tranquil settings, an amazing underwater observatory, guided day trips by coach or scenic flight, and more.

In world-famous Queenstown, you can join us on the longest lake cruise which takes you further than anyone else to discover hidden views and unique experiences. We also have Queenstown's only dinner cruise - Spirit of Queenstown Dinner Cruise - enabling you to savour delicious 'trust-the-chef' menu's and amazing lake views. You can also journey up Lake Wakatipu for a tour of remote Mt Nicholas High Country Farm or enjoy a leisurely cycle through open farmland with spectacular views at every corner.

However you like to explore, we’ll take your further, closer and deeper for an adventure you’ll never forget.


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