AT SOME TIME IN THE PAST | MILFORD SOUND, FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK

Rafiel Malik | Beautiful things don't ask for attention

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Mystical and dramatic, Milford Sound(Piopiotahi)is the emblem of Fiordland National Park. In 1993, the Sound (actually a fjord) received designation as a marine reserve in recognition of its abundant sea-life, including unique waterline flora, bottlenose dolphins, fur seals and the occasional Fiordland crested penguin. Rain or shine, Milford Sound continues to captivate even the most experienced traveler. At the pinnacle of Milford Sound is the magnetizing Mitre Peak (2nd from left, covered with cloud)  – standing a proud 1,692 meters above sea level, it is certainly an impressive sight to behold. Milford Sound is by far the best known of all of the fiords in New Zealand, and the only one that can be accessed by road. It is approximately 16km from the head of the fiord to the open sea, which means visitors can comfortably travel the length of the fiord to open ocean (Tasman Sea)…

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