8 days in Queenstown & Milford Sound Itinerary

8 days in Queenstown & Milford Sound Itinerary

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Queenstown
— 4 nights
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Milford Sound
— 3 nights

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Queenstown

Queenstown ©

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Minus 5° ICE BAR, Onsen Hot Pools Retreat & Day Spa and Paradise Ziplines. Step out of Queenstown to go to Te Anau and see Milford Sound, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, play a few rounds at Queenstown Golf Club, take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Gardens, and see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Queenstown trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Queenstown. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Milford Sound.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Queenstown Gardens ©
Queenstown Gardens

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Milford Sound

Eighth Wonder of the World

Carved by glaciers into a land of sheer cliffs, impressive waterfalls, and lush, meandering fjords, Milford Sound remains one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the views from Tutoko Suspension Bridge, explore the activities along Monkey Creek, and then take some stellar pictures from Pops View Look Out. On the next day, hike along Routeburn Track.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milford Sound road trip planning website.

Getting from Queenstown to Milford Sound by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milford Sound

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Routeburn Track ©
Routeburn Track
Pops View Look Out ©
Pops View Look Out

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