Tatare Tunnels Walk, Franz Josef

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Tatare Tunnels Walk is located in Franz Josef. Add Tatare Tunnels Walk to your Franz Josef travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Franz Josef day trip planner .
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  • August 6, 2017
    The walk to the tunnels is short and scenic. Remember to bring water shoes when you get to the tunnels as you will get your feet wet.  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    Our heli-hike was cancelled for the day so we decided to go for a walk and see the Tatare Tunnel. It was a nice, easy little walk to the Tunnel entrance through forest area. Once we reached the tunnel...  more »
  • May 2, 2017
    Something completely different. These tunnels used to supply the gold mine with water many years ago but their use ceased ages ago. Make sure you have a torch and boots that you do not mind getting we...  more »
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  • February 15, 2017
    Nice walk. Be careful if slippery. Bring gumboots or flip flops and a towel to dry your feet after. At the end of the tunnel turn your torch off to see the glow worms on the ceiling.
  • April 24, 2017
    This was incredible, expect to wet your feet. I didn't get to the end of the tunnel, I kinda freaked out.
  • April 28, 2017
    Some glow worms to be seen. Kind of a boring tunnel with a straight walk through.
  • September 1, 2016
    Awesome walk. Enjoyed walking through firstly with headlamps and then on the way back we turned our lamps off and felt our way back through and saw all the glow worms. Very impressive.
  • November 1, 2016
    Very cool walk. Bring sandals!

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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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