Sinks Bridge Waterfall


Sinks Bridge Waterfall

Unofficially named, Sinks Bridge Waterfall is a typical multi-step waterfall located in the Fiordland National Park. The waterfall is seen from the highway and don't require any walking. However, a closer approach is possible.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 44° 46.644' E 168° 00.512'
Parking: Milford Sound Hwy, Fiordland National Park
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Easy walking track
Road type: State HW Return track duration: 1min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 80m Type of the waterfall: Multi-step



Walking and driving instructions


Sinks Bridge Waterfall is roughly a 1.5-hours’ drive away from Te Anau or 3.5-hours from Queenstown. The road surface is always sealed.

From Te Anau follow Milford Road (SH-94), one of the most scenic and 'waterfalls' road in New Zealand, for 96.5km. There is a small parking near Sinks Bridge on the SH-94, 3-km before the Homer Tunnel. There are no facilities there.

The waterfall is seen on the left hand side when you drive towards Milford Sound.

You can, with care, walk to waterfall's base but there is no official track there. It takes up to 30 minutes to approach the waterfall, and the walk is more or less easy one.

The waterfall is hidden is the rocks, so for the best view please refer to the GPS coordinates above. Happy waterfalls hunting!


Waterfalls nearby (driving)


Attractions nearby


Milford Sound is a paradise for waterfalls/mountains/ocean lovers. Also you may see seals and bottlenose dolphins! 

Milford Road is one of the most scenic roads in New Zealand, and with a peak elevation of 940m, also one of the country's highest. 

There are plenty of tracks (from 1 minutes up to multi-days) nearby including 3 New Zealand Great Walks:


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