Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier

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#2 of 14 in Wildlife in West Coast Region
Get close to one of nature's most impressive and powerful phenomena at Fox Glacier, an easily accessible wonder of New Zealand's landscape. Take a guided walk or travel independently to this dynamic glacial environment, just five minutes on foot from the nearest parking lot. A number of different routes offer fresh perspectives on the icy giant, which is a 13 km (8 mi) stretch of ice left over from the last ice age. Stick to these well-signposted and demarcated trails, as improper access can be extremely dangerous. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Fox Glacier and many more Fox Glacier attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Fox Glacier trip itinerary builder website .
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  • You want this, plain and simple. Really, you want this. Hike to the glacier face is under 2 hours, with a small number of inclines up to 10 degrees. Medium hiking effort, well worth it. Guides are tot...  more »
  • Unfortunately, which was our walk across the glacier down because of the storm closed and we were only up close in the half. However one looks also by the glacier is pretty good. Approximately 30 minutes (return) it will take until then. The whole walk would take about 90 minutes.
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  • Chunks of ice are in addition to one at 23 degrees. The way is not easy for an inexperienced hikers. You should have sturdy shoes and stay on the road. But it's worth.
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