Find out more about iconic Fiordland places to visit, including Milford Road and Lake Manapouri.
Experience the beauty of Fiordland’s ice-carved valleys, lakes and waterfalls on the stunning journey along Milford Road to Milford Sound, in the Hollyford Valley or on tracks like the Milford Track or Routeburn Track.
Soak up the beauty of Fiordland in and around Te Anau and Lake Manapouri. Enjoy walking tracks like the spectacular Kepler Track, fun water activities with the family on the lakes and more.
Explore rugged spots in southern Fiordland including around Lake Monowai/ Borland Road, Lake Hauroko and Waitutu which features the Hump Ridge Track and South Coast Track.
Explore the more remote areas of Fiordland from Preservation Inlet to Doubtful Sound and adventurous areas in between, including Dusky Sound with the Dusky Track and Captain Cook’s historic Astronomer’s Point.
View an A-Z listing of Fiordland places to visit.
From forest parks to scenic reserves, alpine areas to protected coasts, there are hundreds of special conservation places.
The West Coast boasts two kiwi sanctuaries, five national parks, two wilderness areas and a World Heritage area. Popular places to visit include Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowhole and Franz Josef Glacier.
Find out about the places you can visit in the Otago region, including the Matukituki Valley, in Mount Aspiring National Park, and Oteake Conservation Park in Central Otago.
The Southland region has some of the most magnificent areas of native forest and indigenous grasslands found anywhere in New Zealand. It includes Rakiura National Park and the popular Mavora Lakes Park and Snowdon Forest.
Weather and climate in Fiordland
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
Didymo controls in Fiordland National Park
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
Alerts for Fiordland places