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Things to do in Fox Glacier

World heritage site · Hiking Trail
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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
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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)
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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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Duration: 2 hours
Let us take you on an amazing, guided off-roading adventure, ride through a beautiful rainforest, splash through rivers, explore an ancient glacier riverbed while being blown away by the breath-taking scenery including the spectacular Southern Alps and Franz Josef Glacier.Your guide will kit you out with wet weather gear and gumboots and teach you how to ride our off-roading vehicles. They will entertain you and amaze you with beautiful local Maori Legends and history while refining your skills and giving you new challenges to conquer. Either take a single quad bike all to yourself or take a double quad bike and bring a passenger along for the ride or take one of our three-seater buggies that can fit two adults and one child.(Please note passengers do not get to swap with the driver)
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Scenic Walking Area
Lake Matheson Walk , Fox Glacier
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Enjoy a gentle walk around Lake Matheson Walk, famous for its mirror views of Aoraki/Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. Experience the reflections
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Gillespies Beach , Fox Glacier
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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 t

Fox Glacier

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World heritage site · Hiking Trails · Scenic Walking Areas
A trip to Fox Glacier brings you close to one of New Zealand's most easily accessible natural wonders. You can take guided walks over a number of routes. The icy giant is a leftover from the last ice age--it stretches for 13 km (8 mi), so there's plenty of area to explore. In the build up to your vacation in Fox Glacier, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our New Zealand trip planner.

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Places to visit with Fox Glacier

QueenstownTrip planner BEST FOR: Entertainment Center, Water Sport, Spa Te AnauTrip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Water Body, Hiking Trail Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Trip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Hiking Trail, Observatory ChristchurchTrip planner BEST FOR: Park, Specialty Museum, History Museum Franz JosefTrip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Geologic Formation, Spa

Where to stay in Fox Glacier

Lodges, short stay budget motels, and cozy bed and breakfasts are some of the options in Fox Glacier. All are within the main center of town, so travelers need not worry about access to amenities and stores.
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