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An easy access short walk from the Milford Road that offers dramatic views of powerful waterfalls and water-sculpted shapes in the rocks.

Track overview

400 m return via same track

Walking and tramping

15 min Easiest: Easy access short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


Two foot bridges over the Cleddau River offer dramatic views of a series of powerful waterfalls.

Thousands of years of swirling water have sculpted shapes and basins in the rock. The sheer velocity of water gives an appreciation of how much rainfall the Milford Sound area receives per annum.

The Chasm walkway offers dramatic river scenes. Photo: Pat Wall.
The Chasm walkway offers dramatic river scenes

Getting there

This walk is off the Milford Road, about halfway between Milford Sound and the Homer Tunnel.

The large, well signposted carpark is about 109 km along the Milford Road from Te Anau.

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