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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  • Chose to go to Fox Glacier over Franz Josef because the trails are not pre-determined, each guide makes a new trail as they go. We liked that idea and we were not disappointed. 
  • Having never seen a glacier before we were very excited to go. We were staying in Franz Josef however called in here as it was on the way to Franz. The first part of the walk is fairly flat however th...  more »
  • Man can drive into the close up of the glacier drive a car park. Then make a small hike. We could unfortunately not ready gehen...denn 2 days before a large rock slope is canceled. Also the Fox glacier is suffering from the global Erdrwärmung
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