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Fox Glacier Guiding New Zealand

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New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company, offering spectacular guided glacier walks, heli-hikes and alpine heli-treks on the West Coast's longest and less crowded glacier - the Fox Glacier.

Price

$499 -$1199

Hours

7.30 am - 8.00 pm

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Take a breathtaking guided trip on the West Coast's longest glacier amidst fascinating ice formations with New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company.

Fox Glacier is situated on the West Coast of the South Island, only 23 km's south of Franz Josef.

Early bookings recommended.


Tour types

We offer a range of glacier trips including Heli Hikes, combining the excitement of exploring a stunning and remote part of the glacier with the thrill of 2 helicopter flights (min age 9 yrs), and Heli Ice Climbing adventures.

Fox Glacier Guiding also offer expertly guided day and overnight alpine trekking trips with superb views of New Zealand's highest peaks.

To assure your safety, our guides are trained through the internationally recognised New Zealand Mountain Guides Association.


Tour departure times

Flying Fox Heli Hike

  • 8.50am/11.50am (All Year).
  • 2.50pm (October - April).
  • Additional departures on demand.
  • Duration 4 hours.

Extreme Fox All Day Heli Hike

  • 8am.
  • Duration 8-9 hours.

Fox It Up Heli Ice Climbing

  • 8am.
  • Duration 8-9 hours.

Browne Fox Chancellor Dome (Day) Heli-Trek

  • 7.45am.
  • Duration 8-9 hours.

Browne Fox Chancellor Dome (Overnight) Heli-Trek

  • 7:45am (Seasonal 1 October - 31 May).
  • Duration 2 days.

Directions

State Highway 6, Fox Glacier 7859, West Coast, New Zealand

In the Fox Glacier Guiding Building on the Main Rd (State Highway 6) of the Fox Glacier Township. Approximately 4.5 hours drive north of Queenstown and approximately 3 hours drive south of Greymouth.

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