Welcome to Franz Josef & Fox Glacier
Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the west coast of New Zealand's South Island is where you'll find the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. These two massive glaciers are located just 12 miles (20 kilometers) apart and draw adventure travelers from all over the world. Helicopter flights allow visitors to see these mighty bodies of ice from above, while trekking tours take groups right up to the terminal face of both glaciers. For the best of both worlds, choose a heli-hiking tour or a flight with a snow landing. Nearby Lake Mapourika is also a popular spot for kayaking and riverboat tours for those looking to explore more of the area.