Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Scott Base Information Centre, 22 Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

Glacier Valley Eco Tours is a NZ owned and operated family business, committed to giving our clients the best experience on our guided Nature Walks in and around Glacier Country NZ.


We specialise in small group informative tours that are personalised to suit our client needs, and therefore we are able to take all age groups, from babies to the elderly, backpackers to couples.

Tour locations

Walk around the iconic reflections at Lake Matheson at sunset with your guide pointing out wild mushrooms or native orchids that you would usually miss by yourself.

Visit the historic old gold mining community of Okarito - a hidden seaside village rich in birds, lagoon, beach, rainforest, peguins, seals, DOC Kiwi Sanctuary, and one of the biggest natural wetlands in New Zealand.

Tour duration

  • Half day (3 hr) tours to Okarito and Lake Matheson.
  • Full day (8hr) tours to Okarito.
  • There is the option of doing a tour of both locations in one day - Lake Matheson and Okarito.

Our guides provide interpretation on local flora/fauna, glaciology, geology, history of the area

We provide wet weather gear (raincoats, overtrousers and umbrellas) as well as walking poles, and provide tea/coffee/hot chocolate and biscuit on all our tours.


$80 - $180 adults.
$40 - $90 children.
Family Rate (2 adults + 2 children) of $225 for all our 3 hour tours.


8am - 9pm


Coffee/Tea Facilities
Wet weather gear


Contact Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Glacier Valley Eco Tours
0800 WALKTOURS (0800 925 586)
+64 21 880 458


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