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Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Glacier Valley Eco Tours provide a 3 hour return guided nature walks, through native rainforest & up the Glacier Valley river bed. Our tours are especially designed for clients who want to learn about the wonders of this incredible natural environment. We can tailor-make tours to suit individuals, couples, family groups and tour parties.  We provide small group informative personalised tours, off the beaten path from the main track (Franz josef & Fox Glacier only).  Your guide will keep you captivated with an amazing interpretation of glaciation, geology and the natural history of this incredibly dynamic environment.  We are a family-friendly company, all ages and abilities are well catered for.

All Guided tours include:

  • Free hot drinks (tea/coffee/hot chocolate) & biscuit
  • Raincoat/overtrousers and large umbrellas to keep you dry
  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
  • Walking poles for use
  • Baby carrier (Macpac Backpack up to 20kgs)

Guided Tours are available to:

  • Franz Josef Glacier (3 hr $75; 8 hr full day $180)
  • Fox Glacier (3 hrs $75 per person)
  • Lake Matheson (3 hrs $75.00)
  • Okarito beach & Lagoon (3 hr $75; 8 hr full day $180)
Booking and more information:

P: 0800 925 586
NZFREEPHONE: 0800 999 739

Main Road,
Tartare River,
PO Box 62,
Franz Josef Glacier,
New Zealand



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