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World Heritage Sites: The Milford Sound

 Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound is a fjord in the south west of New Zealand's South Island, within Fiordland National Park, Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) Marine Reserve, and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site.

 Milford Sound, New Zealand

The beauty of this landscape draws thousands of visitors each day, with between 550,000 and 1 million visitors in total per year.

 Milford Sound, New Zealand

This makes the sound one of New Zealand's most-visited tourist spots, and also the most famous New Zealand tourist destination, even with its remote location and the long journey from the nearest population centres.

 Milford Sound, New Zealand
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