Mirror Lakes Walk

Mirror Lakes Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park


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Andrew Hammond


Ranking: 6/10

Try to visit late morning or late afternoon when you don't have to compete with the masses of people coming off the tour buses. Beautiful scenery but the weed in the lake is starting to get closer to the sign. Only a short stop but worth it

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Ranking: 4/10

This stop was a big let down. The "walk" is only two minutes long. The lakes are right next to the road, not very peaceful and we've seen a handful of lakes with way more impressive reflections than this one throughout our NZ trip.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Ilona Roeters


Ranking: 8/10

Nice short walk along the Mirror Lakes. Very nice to see the reflection of the mountains in the lakes.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Eveet De Beleir


Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful to see the mountains in the 'mirror' of the lake. We spent 30 minutes there.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Franziska Liebe


Ranking: 10/10

Good information signs.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Ane Pujol


Ranking: 5/10

A short walk to stretch your legs, worth a visit to take a couple of pictures by the driftwood letters. But it is not the kind of beach to take a swim or sunbathe, plus it is windy.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Vallee Manon


Ranking: 7/10

Peaceful stop on this spot for taking a break. The water was quiet and mountains mirrored there.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Patricia Trigo


Ranking: 7/10

Short walk and very easy. On a sunny day I suppose you could see the mirror, but it was raining and it was impossible to see any reflection into the small lakes.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Connor Hormell

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Neat walk in Fiordland. Has to be a clear, calm day to get a good reflection in the water. Worth stopping for. Big tourist spot so time it well.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Gavin Moffatt


Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful views over the mountains and valleys. The reflections of the mountain range and peaks in the Mirror Lakes were exceptional.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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A Schultz


Ranking: 9/10

You drive through the woods, mountains, next to beautiful lakes - the Homer Tunnel was very scary.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ranking: 10/10

Awesome - one of my favourite places. Really lucky as the weather was perfect and I could see perfectly the mirror effect!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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David Tholander


Ranking: 6/10

Really nice on a clear day. The mountains mirrored in the water.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Suzanne Vermeulen


Ranking: 5/10

Stop here if you need to stretch your legs. Small mirror lake area, nothing special after our visit to Lake Matheson.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Matusala Habtemariam


Ranking: 3/10

Only a 5 minute walk, disappointing without the sun.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Elizabeth Stenhouse

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Not to be missed. An incredible site. Best to go early morning/late evening to avoid the tourist buses. Plenty of viewing area.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in April 2013

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Jill Homewood


Ranking: 9/10

Exploring all the marked attractions - such as Mirror Lakees, chasm etc en route to Milford - and then of course the tunnel just before Milford.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

I was there on April. Love it !! Crystal clear lake. Killer view due to the weather was great . Such a perfect day ^_^

Reviewed about 8 years ago

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Tricia Goggin


Ranking: 5/10


Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Keely & Mark Haynes

United Kingdom

Ranking: 1/10

Pathetic pond, not very mirrored, only 2 mins from carpark but not worth the stop!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Ranking: 7/10

On the way to Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009