Gillespies Beach, Fox Glacier

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Explore Gillespies Beach by car or on foot for impressive views of the coast and Southern Alps. Take a walk around the area and learn about the harsh conditions experienced by the first gold prospectors who lived and worked here. Numerous trails offer a route into the history and landscape of the area for visitors of all ages. Interpretive panels and important artifacts like the suction dredge provide interesting insight into mining techniques, while the pebble beach gives visitors extensive views of the jagged coastline. Put Gillespies Beach into our Fox Glacier trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Fox Glacier.
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  • The coastline and weather is constantly changing so it depends on the conditions you are looking for. Have been here twice. First time it was raining and seas were wild, the last time it was a bright ...  read more »
  • 从fox小镇出发,向西再往西北方向开,穿过一片森林,最后到达一片营地,这里是一个房车营地,里面停满了各种各样的房车,草地上支满了帐篷。老外悠闲的躺在车边的躺椅上,或听音乐,或看书,聊天喝酒,其乐融融。有的房车的后车厢打开后,居然是一个改造过的设备齐全的小型“厨房”,老外好像很享受的在做自制晚餐。另外一边的亭子里,几对老外聚在一起做晚餐。房车营地的一些公用设施构建的非常完善,有一个很大的水箱,专供露...  read more »
  • It is a nice beach to let your hair down and look for some nice pebbles. There is also a free DOC campsite nearby which makes it a great place to spend the day and have a campfire afterwards. 
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