Walking & hiking

Moraine Walk

Directions

About

Moraines are the debris of rocks and stones left when a glacier retreats.

Price

FREE

Hours

24 hours

More information

  • 1.4 km┬áreturn via same track
  • Easy 30 min short walk
  • No dogs allowed


Explore old moraine surfaces on this easy, short walk, south of Fox Glacier township.

This walk takes you over old moraine surfaces and dramatically reveals how quickly plants establish here and how the age of the bush reflects the various ages of the glacial moraines which it has colonised.

The walk begin on a surface several thousand years old and crosses and AD1600 and AD1750 moraines.

Information from Department of Conservation, if you have an image you are happy for us to use on this listing please email info@westcoast.co.nz.

Directions

Haast Highway, Fox Glacier, West Coast, New Zealand

Drive south for 2 km from Fox Glacier township, and turn left immediately after crossing the Fox River Bridge. The Glacier View Road is narrow and unsealed so drive carefully to the car park at the end of this road.

Get directions

Related Listings

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
See & Do
Okarito Boat Tours Okarito Boat Tours And Cottages

Sit back and relax as you are transported from land to the tranquil waters of the Okarito lagoon and rainforest waterways to view the birds, ancient plants and trees and the untouched landscape that combine to make the Okarito so magic.

$75 - $95
Learn more
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Accommodation
Glacier-Highway-Mote.jpg Glacier Highway Motels

Motel units located just four kilometers north of Franz Josef village centre providing guests a tranquil, relaxing setting with rainforest and native bush views.

$115 - $225
Learn more
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Towns, Places & Info centres
I site Franz Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre (Franz Josef)

The local Franz Josef Glacier i-Site is a great place to get inspired about everything on offer in Glacier Country.

Learn more
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Campervan Wanganui River overnight campervan parking

Off the beaten track close to Wanganui Heads.

FREE
Learn more
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Accommodation
bella vista motels fox g Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier

Superior affordable accommodation in the heart of Fox Glacier Village.

$108 - $210
Learn more
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Accommodation
Otto/MacDonalds Campsite Otto/MacDonalds Campsite

Easily accessible. Boat, fish for trout or swim in Lake Mapourika.

$6.50 - $13
Learn more