The World Heritage Area of Fiordland is one of New Zealand’s most breathtaking escapes. Home to Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound, the region's deep fiords, towering peaks, and unyielding native rainforest promise to captivate and enthral.

Fiordland Destinations



 Takaro Resort Te Anau  Navigate Oceania



Whether on an overnight cruise in one of Fiordland's sounds, a busy backpackers hostel or a lakeside B&B, Fiordland offers many accommodation options.

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 Milford Sound  Real Journeys



Enjoy a unique overnight cruise amidst remote scenery, view dolphins and other wildlife and get close to a raging waterfall. Fiordland has all this and more!

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About Fiordland

As a World Heritage Area, Fiordland boasts some of the most mesmerising landscape on earth.  Within Fiordland National Park, the world-renowned Routeburn, Kepler and Milford Tracks weave their way throughout the dense forests, over mountain ranges and past fiords and world-famous sounds - creating an unforgettable experience.

The main centre of Fiordland is Te Anau, a pretty lakeside town and gateway to the Milford and Doubtful Sounds.  With tourist accommodation and all the important amenities, Te Anau is a great base to begin your explorations.

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How do you get to Fiordland?

  • Travel by Plane
    • Fiordland has one airport - Te Anau Airport - which is serviced by scenic and charter flight operators. Dunedin, Invercargill and Queenstown all have nearby airports (each within 2 hours’ drive) with regular domestic and international arrivals.
  • Travel by Train
    • There are no train services to Fiordland.
  • Travel by Bus
    • Multiple coach tours, buses and tour shuttles transport visitors to Fiordland daily. Transport between Queenstown or Invercargill and Te Anau can be easily arranged with any national or regional bus network.
  • Rent a Vehicle
    • There is a very limited selection of hire cars and motorhomes in Fiordland. However, nearby Queenstown and Dunedin both offer a wide range of rental vehicle outlets.