|Reflection of the Earl Mountains|
|Check out how clear the water is!|
After some tight and narrow roads, we made it to Milford Sound and boarded the boat for a cruise.
|It was pretty cold on the boat|
|We even got to see some New Zealand fur seals hanging out|
|We made it to the Tasman Sea|
|Heading back to the port|
|Stirling Falls - 146m drop; the second largest permanent waterfall in the Fiord|
|Lady Bowen Falls - the largest permanent waterfall in the Fiord with 160m drop|
|Saying goodbye to Milford Sound|
We decided to take the bus driver's offer to pay a little (ok, a lot) extra to take a helicopter ride above the Milford Sound and land on the Donne Glacier on Mt. Tutoko (the largest glacier in the Fiordlands). It was a short ride but worth it!
|Here we are in the heli!|
|A different and quite awesome view of the Milford Sound|
|Another great view of the glacier before we landed on it|
|On top of Donne Glacier - it was cold!|
|TC and Rick were nice enough to take a photo for us|
|We were only on the glacier for 5 minutes!|
|Milford Sound surrounded by mountains|
Our pilot dropped us off on the side of the road and the bus driver picked us up to head back to Te Anau. We stopped at a stream to get a drink.
|While we waited for the bus driver, I set up the tripod|
|Paul bottling some water|
|A closer view of the stream water|
Once we got back to Te Anau, we headed to Lake Te Anau for a stroll and to find some dinner.
|Lake Te Anau is the second largest lake in New Zealand (Lake Taupo is the largest)|
|Ready for dinner!|