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Tourist fee mooted to visit 8th wonder of the world

Paul McBeth
Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Kiwis will still be able to visit Milford Sound for free. (Image: Real Journeys)
Paul McBeth
Wed, 28 Jul 2021
Tourists will have to pay to visit Milford Sound if a plan to revitalise the eighth wonder of the world is picked up in its entirety.The Milford Opportunities Project, chaired by former Meridian Energy chief Keith Turner, today revealed its master plan, which aims to smooth the flow of visitors to the international attraction rather than simply cap numbers.Numbers peaked at 870,000 in 2019 before the covid-19 pandemic hit, doubling from 430,000 six years earlier, but the Milford plan’s authors believe those numbers can increase if people...

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