Resilience & Innovation – Waiho Hut Tubs Recognised

Recognition of one of our Franz Josef Tourism businesses.

Resilience and Innovation are two words synonymous with small tourism operations which have had to adapt and fight for survival in New Zealand in the shadow of COVID-19.

So, huge congratulations to the team at Waiho Hot Tubs in Franz Josef which beat 38 other contenders to win the Westpac Resilience and Innovation Award at the Tourism Industry Aotearoa Tourism Awards!

Quick recap about the product:

  • Certification: Qualmark Silver
  • Address: 64B Cron Street (Opposite Department of Conservation), Franz Josef Glacier
  • Website:
  • Email:
  • Phone: 03 752 0009
  • Open hours: Open Daily from 2pm
  • Number of hot tubs: 4

Each tub:

  • Comfortably seats up to 4 adults and 1 child
  • Has a private, dry shelter to keep your personal belongings in
  • Is filled with fresh water for each reservation
  • Is lovely in the sun and a magical place to be in the rain
  • Is heated to around 39°C with the temperature easily adjusted by you

Recommendation: Check in 5 minutes before your reservation time.