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After 16 years closed, the Bowen Falls are again open to the public. Take a short boat road across the harbour to the base of this spectacular waterfall, with amazing views up the fiord to Mitre Peak and beyond.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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| Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of the Milford Sound cruise few were taken close to these falls, which were in full flow on a wet and misty day.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank AlisonS815
Reviewed September 19, 2019

We went on the day cruise through Milford Sound. The scenery is absolutely stunning, the atmosphere and surroundings are breathtaking. If you visit the south Island it is a must on your visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LindaG734
Reviewed August 28, 2019

The "Real Journey" Boats take you as close as possible under the Bowen Fall which is about 150+ meters high. Most tourists rush to the Upper Deck of the Boat to get soaked under the water Fall. Its quite a thrilling experience and enjoyable too.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Dalbir_S_Virdi
Reviewed April 13, 2019

My wife and I had the pleasure to see the falls after historic rainfall on the South Island in the Sound. We were kayaking Milford Sound and this was one of the biggest highlights of the paddle. You can't miss it, and no one would...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DENNIS h
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Saw this from the scenic crusing through Milford Sounds on the Golden Princess it was very overcast but it was still lovely to see it from the deck of the ship.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank R8118MZmaryp
Reviewed March 8, 2019

So much water hurtling down the side of the granite cliffs is just spectacular and well worth the drive in and cruise

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JackRotorua
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Even in the drier times still a full falls worth seeing. Great views from the water . Worth the trip

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Molzmum
Reviewed March 3, 2019

We had wondered whether, because of the wet weather, our experience would be dampened, but instead it was possibly better than if the day had been sunny and bright. Everywhere the waterfalls were marvellous to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne W
Reviewed January 24, 2019

This is the biggest falls I saw in New Zealand. Rainbows from it are beautiful in afternoons when the sun is shining. Spray and a mighty sound are awesome.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eaglecadd
Reviewed January 15, 2019

South Island is full of spectacular waterfalls. But this has to be amongst the best of the lot. Only easily accessible by boat, it can easily soak anybody who approaches- not so relevant on a rainy day, but brilliant on a hot One!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andrewjameswarren
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