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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  • We were booked to do a heli hike, but unfortunately it was cancelled due to weather. Recommend that you do stay an extra day just incase this happens, as the very next day we were flying out. With tha...  more »
  • On other visits..years ago..with a guide you could actually walk on the glacier..Now you have to fly on to it. However,there is a great walk to a good view of the glacier.The walk is moderate but had ...  more »
  • Getting to the nearest viewing point of this glacier requires a one hour return hike from the car park. The trail is through a relatively level but rocky river/glacier bed for most of the way. The exc...  more »