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For some people it turns out to be the wettest walk in the world, for others its the driest. In NZ, we have a saying (and even a song by the same title) - 'four seasons in one day' - this can definitely be said about the Milford Track.
Whatever the weather though, the scenery is dramatic. Travel through two U-shaped glacial valleys and cross the Southern Alps over MacKinnon Pass - spectacular is an understatement.
Follow the footsteps of the early European explorers and discover the magic of a rainforest along the way. Sutherland Falls will blow you away (literally) - for some though, the tiny green orchids and purple fungus are the best kept secret.
Take it all in, and just keep on walking. Remember it's just one foot infront of the other..
The appropriately named Sandfly Point marks the end of the 33.5 m/55km walk. A photo is a must before jumping aboard the wee Anita Bay ferry for a 15min ride to Milford Sound township.
Stay a night in Milford - eat, drink and recover - then take a relaxing morning cruise out on Milford Sound.
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