Fox Glacier & Franz Josef Glacier - West Coast New Zealand
Okarito Nature Tours
New Zealand’s Glacier Country
, on the South Island’s West Coast, is at the heart of the broader UNESCO World Heritage Area, Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand. From the mountains to the sea, you won’t want to miss any of it. Active adventure, relaxation or family fun all against the backdrop of spectacular scenery, Glacier Country offers something for everyone.
Create your own unforgettable Glacier Country experience from the wealth of things to do in Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Okarito and the surrounding area.
West Coast of the Southern Alps
- The twin glaciers of Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier – these rivers of ice plunging down through rainforest to almost sea level are true wonders of nature.
- The mirror reflection of the Southern Alps including New Zealand’s highest peaks, Mount Cook (Aoraki) and Mount Tasman (Rarakiroa) in Lake Matheson.
- The picturesque village of Okarito on the sea with its breathtaking views, magnificent birdlife and unique examples of local history.
And this is only the beginning…there is so much to explore in the pristine wetlands, beaches, grasslands, lakes, mountains and forests of Westland Tai Poutini National Park.
Our site has everything you need to help you plan your Glacier Country adventure: accommodation, things to do, places to dine & drink and also a wealth of information about the history of Glacier Country.