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Ice Walks - Franz Josef Glacier Guides

The magnificent Franz Josef Glacier is widely regarded as the gem of New Zealand’s West Coast Glaciers.

From its origins high in the Southern Alps, the Franz Josef Glacier descends deep into the lush rainforest of Westland's National Park, offering novice clients the opportunity to explore the most spectacular glacier environment available to the general public anywhere in the world.
Franz Josef Glacier Guides offers a range of glacier hiking tours to suit all levels of fitness and ability. Including:

  • Glacier Valley Walk (Glacier Hot Pools public pool entry included)
  • Heli Hiking (Glacier Hot Pools public pool entry included)
  • Heli Ice Climbing (Glacier Hot Pools public pools entry included)

All our visitors will be equipped with the very best in quality equipment to explore this spectacular terrain in comfort and safety. Combining traditional guiding techniques unique to New Zealand with modern innovations they are able to access glacier terrain normally only seen by experienced mountaineers.

We are committed to providing the most spectacular and rewarding glacier trips available.

Booking and more information:

P: +64 3 752 0763
F: +64 3 752 0102

Next to DOC & I-SITE
PO Box 41,
Franz Josef Glacier,
New Zealand



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