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Milford Track - Fiordland (directions)

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The Milford Track is located on New Zealand's West Coast, in the Fiordland National Park. Fiordland is in the far southwestern corner of the South Island and much of the region is inaccessible by road. The township of Te Anau is considered the gateway to the park. State Highway 94 to Te Anau branches off the main Invercargill to Queenstown Road. There are regular bus services to Te Anau and Milford Sound.

The Milford Track requires boat transport at both ends of the track. Bus or private transport is required to Te Anau Downs and also from Milford Sound.

During the summer there are regular transport services to and from the track.

Road distances and times:

Te Anau to Te Anau Downs - (27km) 30 minutes
Milford Sound to Te Anau - (120km) 2 hours
Milford Sound to Divide - (35km) 30minutes
Queenstown to Te Anau - (197 km) 2 hours
Invercargill to Te Anau - 1 hour 45mins
Dunedin to Te Anau - 3 hours 30mins
Christchurch to Te Anau - 8 hours
(page last updated  1 May 2007)