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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
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
Who doesn’t love a good reflection? 🙌 This beautiful photo from the team at Fox Glacier Guiding was taken at Lake Gault which can be reached via the newest walking track in the region. It’s… 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
Glow worms glow to attract small insects, they then capture the insects with silk threads and sticky droplets so the glow worm can feed on them. There are lots of places to view glow worms… Read more
This Royal Spoonbill was photographed during a White Heron Sanctuary Tour in Whataroa. This bird’s unusual bill has vibration detectors inside so it can detect prey in murky water or darkness, and when prey is… Read more