Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier
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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. By using our Fox Glacier family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Fox Glacier and other attractions in Fox Glacier.
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  • Last time we were here the Glacier was a lot further down the valley, so access to the the Glacier is only by Helicopter. The walk to the face is constant, quite easy for the fitter travellers but cou...  more »
  • This was the second of the two glaciers we walked. This one is about 30mins there and back, much easier but just as scenic so if your pushed for time this is the one. Beautiful walk next to waterfalls...  more »
  • I expect glaciers to be white and this isn't. It is a dirty grey and really hard to tell rock from glacier. Very underwhelmed and I understand common complaint of tourists is the dirty colour. Not wor...  more »