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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  • We did a long walk all the way from the Fox Glacier township along the Te Weheka walkway/cycleway to the car park and then onto the Fox Glacier valley walk. The glacier was definitely worth seeing and...  more »
  • Went as part of a tour group and the bus stopped by the fox glacier access. It was a nice valley but the tail end of the glacier has melted almost entirely. Walking to the square yellow area on the fl...  more »
  • You can set off and do the full hike that take you up to 800 meters sfrom the glacier or part of it and still get to see a fair bit. It's a fair hike 1.5 hours return at least, but the surface is ok, ...  more »