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How’s this for a workplace view? 🤩The staff at ReflectioNZ Gifts and Gallery love their stunning views of the mighty Southern Alps including NZ’s highest mountains Aoraki/Mount Cook and Mount Tasman ⛰ 🏔 Located at… Read more
Travelling on a budget but still want privacy? Backpacker accommodation options these days are a far cry from what they used to be and you can choose private motel rooms as an alternative to dorm… Read more
Here’s the perfect place for people-watching or helicopter-spotting in Glacier Country 🚁 The Speights Landing Bar and Restaurant is located in the main street of Franz Josef Glacier village and just across the road from… Read more
Would you like to stay here for the weekend? 🏔🏠 At only $35 per night per person it’s a pretty good deal…but only for those prepared for extreme alpine environments❄️❄️❄️ Pioneer Hut, above Fox Glacier,… Read more
The Blue Ice Restaurant has long been a hot spot in Franz Josef Glacier for its lively upstairs bar and fine dining downstairs, but one of its most identifying features is their courtesy car –… Read more
Feel like getting away from it all? Even just for half a day? Why not head for the beach at Ōkārito, it’s only 25 minutes’ drive from Franz Josef Glacier and there are several walking… Read more
Westwood is one of only a few small boutique lodges in the glacier region. Each of their nine rooms has individual NZ artwork and the property also boasts art-worthy views. One of the most popular… Read more
Did you know the YHA in Franz Josef Glacier has one of the largest solar power systems on the West Coast and they’re carbon neutral? 🌱 It’s not just in Franz Josef however, the entire… Read more
Looking for a unique place to stay in Glacier Country? How appealing is this Deluxe Tree Lodge at Franz Josef’s Rainforest Retreat? These modern, luxurious lodges are privately nestled amongst lush rainforest so guests feel… Read more
This glacier ice was once fallen snow that melted by day, froze by night and was compressed by more snow and turned into ice. At first the ice was full of trapped air bubbles and… Read more