6.8 metres!

Published: February 7th 2010
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...is how much rain falls at Milford Sound in a year. During an average January, the fjord will be on the receiving end of 717mm of rain, or 25%!m(MISSING)ore than London's yearly dose! It's very, very wet around her - certainly the wettest place in New Zealand, and for its altitude one of the wettest in the world. We were lucky in Doubtful Sound - will we be so lucky again as we visit Milford, Doubtful's northern and better-known neighbour?

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Milford SoundMilford Sound
Milford Sound

Under the low cloud and mist, the sound takes on a otherworldly atmosphere.
Shallow BayShallow Bay
Shallow Bay

At the far eastern end of Lake Manapouri.
The view from Rainbow DownsThe view from Rainbow Downs
The view from Rainbow Downs

Just outide Te Anau.
Alex and Marco...Alex and Marco...
Alex and Marco...

...the resident kitten
Humboldt FallsHumboldt Falls
Humboldt Falls

In the Hollyford Valley

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