Franz Josef Wilderness Tours - Finalist 2022


Recognising businesses that have been inspiring in their efforts to better serve their regional business community since the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand.

Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Kayak, cruise or fish with Franz Josef Wilderness Tours on Lake Mapourika. A family owned and operated business offering guided kayak tours, scenic boat cruises and fishing charters on the stunning mirror lake in Franz Josef. Dale & his team of knowledgeable guides will show you the glacier region from new perspectives on an engaging tour experience you won’t forget – especially as you receive our signature free photographs after each tour. Fish for Salmon or Brown trout, or enjoy a guided walk on our exclusive rainforest trail through the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary. There is a tour option for everyone!

Volunteering for the regional promotions team has been helpful to the wider region and Bronwyn has been a driving force behind a lot of the work done behind the scenes with Glacier Country Tourism Group. Since Covid-19 struck Bronwyn upskilled through an online graphic design course and has dedicated a lot of her time and energy to focusing on the bigger picture of regional tourism through online marketing and an upgraded website.