Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier

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#2 of 20 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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  • The planet is bad, Fox Glacier is a wonderful example. Nice panels tell you how to have a more sustainable consumption while helicopters pollute over your heads... A big joke. The glacier is really disappointing, there is almost nothing to see.
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  • Who asks which of the two glaciers is more beautiful I answer: they are both interesting but this becomes more beautiful if only for the fatigue to reach the maximum point. To you the ardua sentence.
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  • A walk to the Fox is as impressive as sad at the same time. The glacier has been busy in recent years, partly because of the climate change, with a rapid withdrawal. What is left is a nice reasonably snappy walk with a view of the grey Pebbles bedding. It is a separate and beautiful experience.
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