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Cute and Cosy Accommodation in Franz Josef Glacier
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Here’s our top pick for cute and cosy accommodation in Franz Josef Glacier. These delightful handcrafted chalets at Kahere Retreat are so cute and cosy you’ll be inspired to take design notes during your stay.… Read more
A marriage proposal done right! The glacier region provides the perfect backdrop for romantic proposals by adventurers and nature lovers. Top tips for the ultimate marriage proposal: Choose your special spot – on a glacier,… Read more
Franz Josef is a mecca for birds, with the iconic rowi or Okarito brown kiwi only found here. But with a combination of wetlands, coastal forest, farmland and alpine forest all within a short distance,… Read more
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
Glacier Country has dozens of excellent restaurants, cafes and bars, far more than you’d expect from any small town. 🍻🍜🍛One of those is the King Tiger Eastern Eating House and Bar in Franz Josef Glacier.… 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