To plan your trip up the Milford Road and to Milford Sound/Piopiotahi, find out how to get there, tips and a map for your drive, information on winter conditions and more.
Check this information before travelling:
Milford Road conditions can change in winter!
The Milford Road (part of State Highway 94) starts from Te Anau, and heads north towards Milford Sound/Piopiotahi (120 km).
The nearest town with facilities is Te Anau, and there are limited facilities at Milford Sound/Piopiotahi.
Allow about 2 hours to drive the whole Milford Road, without stops. There are many enjoyable short walks and viewpoints along the way, as well as DOC campsites should you wish to take more time.
Map of Milford Road (PDF, 95K)