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The Best Outdoor Activities in Fox Glacier

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Outdoor Fox Glacier

World heritage site · Hiking Trail
3.6
Fox Glacier South Side Walk leads across bumpy terrain, but offers great viewpoints of the landscape. Guided tours make the walk suitable for
Tours from $200
World heritage site · Geologic Formation
Franz Josef Glacier , Franz Josef
4.5
Explore one of New Zealand's natural gems with a trek or helicopter ride at Franz Josef Glacier, part of a national park and World Heritage S
Tours from $129
Hiking Trail
Hooker Valley Track , Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)
4.8
One of New Zealand's most popular walks, Hooker Valley Track passes through diverse landscapes encompassed by a vast national park including
Tours from $143
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4.9
Duration: 4 hours
The fly-in, fly-out helihike combines the excitement of walking on the Fox Glacier with the thrill of helicopter flights. By flying in you are able to access and explore a part of the glacier where its forces work hardest and often create spectacular ice caves and arches. Each departure is a true voyage of exploration. There are so many changing features that the guides always find something new. Weather permitting; ice time is up to 3 hours.
Book on Viator from $371
Helicopter Tour
Fox Glacier Guiding , Fox Glacier
4.6
Take a breathtaking guided trip on the West Coast’s longest glacier amidst fascinating ice formations with Fox Glacier Guiding, New Zealand’s
Tours from $371
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
4.9
Glide effortlessly across Lake Mapourika's mirror-like water enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Navigate you
Tours from $84

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