Fox Glacier Hiking Trails, Fox Glacier

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Offering visitors a chance to combine sightseeing with exercise, Fox Glacier Hiking Trails include a mix of routes that range from relatively easy to extremely tough. Though some visitors pay for guided walks on the glacial ice, you can also choose from several free trails traversing this area and offering outstanding viewpoints. One of the shortest and easiest walks suited to most hikers follows a valley formed by the retreating glacier eons ago. Do note, however, that possible falling rocks and rough terrain make this a hazardous environment. Check the trail and weather conditions before you set off, wear warm and weatherproof clothing, and carry enough drinking water for everyone in your party. Add Fox Glacier Hiking Trails to your Fox Glacier travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Fox Glacier tourist route planner.
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  • There were two walks possible to view the terminal face. The shorter 'river walk' was closed due to recent flood damage, so we took the longer and steeper walk up to the closer viewing area. I am not ...  more »
  • Beautiful walks, the forest is incredible. Ideal for birdwatchers. Eye with the rain, especially in August.
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  • Very nice and easy track if you just want to see the terminal face of the Fox glacier. Quite busy but still is nice with stunning views, and it saves the cost of a heliflight. Can recommend it, probab...  more »