Milford Sound Accommodation
Milford Sound accommodation is limited to a small selection of lodges, holiday homes and a backpackers, however the good news is that the nearby town of Te Anau has an excellent choice. Most Milford Sound tours depart from Te Anau and Queenstown and often include a coach transfer to connect with a scenic cruise or flight. Many day tours also include Milford Sound attractions and activities like kayaking, bush walking, diving, fishing and wildlife watching along with a never ending landscape of waterfalls, rainforest covered cliffs and towering mountains.
Te Anau is a charming town located on the shores of Lake Te Anau. It is the most popular town for accommodation before and after exploration of Milford Sound. Accommodation consists of a good range of motels, hotels, lodges, bed and breakfasts, holiday parks and backpackers. Motels, hotels and apartments generally provide a quiet environment with a view across the lake or out to the mountains. Service is friendly and many offer a few added extras including on site cafes, bars and spa pools. Lodges and bed and breakfasts offer secluded and tranquil surroundings without sacrificing location.
There are self contained cottages just 5 minutes from the centre of Te Anau with stunning mountain views in a garden setting. Lodges and bed and breakfasts provide privacy and a chance to soak up the atmosphere of your unique surroundings. Holiday parks in Te Anau also have motel accommodation on site and provide the perfect environment to leave your motor home for the day while you enjoy your Milford Sound tour. The closest holiday park to town is a mere two minute walk away, making getting around a breeze. Facilities offered by Te Anau holiday parks include playgrounds, saunas, spas and storage options for extended Milford Sound excursions.
Te Anau is known as the walking capital of the world so once you are based here there are a lot of activities which can be done on foot. The world famous Milford Track begins at Te Anau as does the lesser known but equally beautiful Kepler track. Both are easily accessible from your Te Anau accommodation. Real Journeys offers a wide range of Milford Sound cruises, coach tours and sightseeing options from Te Anau and Queenstown to suit your travel needs. Overnight accommodation is provided on selected Milford Sound cruises to extend you Milford Sound experience over a longer period. Milford Sound tours are easy to arrange in line with Milford Sound accommodation in Te Anau or Queenstown.