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Franz Josef

Located in the World Heritage Site that is home to its eponymous glacier, the town of Franz Josef provides a comfortable and welcoming rest spot for adventurers after a long day out on the ice. Arrange scenic flights or join a tour trekking along the spectacular glacier, and don't forget to include some relaxation in your Franz Josef itinerary by soaking in a glacial hot pool (the townspeople will gladly tell you that action is best enjoyed alongside its opposite). With numerous places to stay and good, fresh food all around, Franz Josef is a smart town in a formidable area. Franz Josef is in Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu). Plan a trip to New Zealand easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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Where to stay in Franz Josef

With the increasing popularity of the glacier among vacationers, the town of Franz Josef offers a range of accommodations to suit the needs of its many visitors. Hostels are popular in the town center, but those looking for something more upscale will also find luxury hotels. Camping is a good option if you want to get straight out into the wild. Advanced reservations are essential during peak times.
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