Thousands of years of swirling water have sculpted shapes and basins in the rock
PHOTO: Subhachandra Chandra | Creative Commons

Introduction

Dramatic views of powerful waterfalls and water-sculpted shapes in the rocks will keep kids interested on this short, easy walk.

Track overview

400 m return via same track

Walking and tramping

20 min Easiest: Easy access short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

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.

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.

Contacts

Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Email:   fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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