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  • Location: Franz Josef, New Zealand
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
On this day trip from Franz Josef experience New Zealand's stunning nature of the Franz Josef Glacier. This relaxing, interpretive walk to the glacier is the perfect opportunity to learn the role of the Franz Josef Glacier in shaping this remarkable landscape. With the emphasis more on geographical information and the glaciers history, venture beyond the public barriers and right up to the dramatic terminal face of this advancing glacier with your experienced guide.

Highlights

  • 3-hour Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk
  • Take a day trip from Franz Josef to experience New Zealand's stunning nature and picturesque views of the Franz Josef Glacier.
  • See spectacular views of the rapidly changing terminal face of the glacier
  • Access exclusive trails to the summit and travel beyond the public barriers
  • Enjoy snacks on the summit and listen to storytelling from your guide
  • Small-group tour, maximum of 13 people per group for a more personal experience

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What You Can Expect

Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk

Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk

Take a day trip from Franz Josef to experience New Zealand's stunning nature and picturesque views of the Franz Josef Glacier.

Once fitted out with all your equipment, take a short bus ride to the outskirts of the glacier. Your guide will take you on a Glacier Valley Walk that will take you up alongside the mighty Waiho River bed following the glaciers path of retreat in this remarkable landscape.

You will learn about the glacier's history, see what is left behind by this majestic giant, and learn the legend of Ka Roimata o Hinehukatere. Near the terminal face, you will cross over the public barriers and after a brief climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the rapidly changing terminal face of the glacier.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

we ready enjoy the walk

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

we ready enjoy the walk

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