Above and Beyond Getaway - Fox Glacier


Rising from sea level to the heart of the magnificent Southern Alps, this flight explores the awe-inspiring ice falls of Fox Glacier and Franz Josef. Take the opportunity to experience the glacier in all its magnificence when you land on the snow before flying back to Fox township.

Kiwi owned and operated, Lake Matheson Motel is a mere 400 metres from the heart of the township while being set in large grounds in a peaceful setting. Our motto is 'Simply Nice'. By this, we mean we aim to provide modern, clean and comfortable rooms - simple layout with nice fittings, facilities and service.

Meet and discover New Zealand’s rarest Kiwi, the Rowi, at the West Coast Wildlife Centre in Franz Josef. Now Open 9am-3pm -7 Days.

You will be provided with a discount voucher for food & beverages at both Lake Matheson Cafe, Open 7 days from 8.30 am. Lake Matheson Café is just a few minutes drive from Fox Glacier at the entrance to the Lake Matheson Walkway. With comfortable seating options and deck area, we have unsurpassed views of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman.


Landing Bar and Restaurant, from the home cooked meal or foaming ale, a glass of wine with family or friends, it'll be smiles all around. That's why word's gotten 'round about 'Our Place...'. That's why we've become famous for our friendly, no fuss, legendary 'West Coast Hospitality’.

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Package includes

30-minute scenic flight over the Fox glacier and Franz Josef glacier with one snow landing.

Discount vouchers for both Lake Matheson Cafe (10% off) and The Landing Bar restaurant (20% off). These can be used for both food and drink.

Franz Josef Wildlife Centre, the official home of the Rowi and Haast tokoeka.

Two nights accommodation in the Fox glacier township

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  • Scenic Flight over Fox Glacier, with Snow Landing

  • Meet a Rowi at West Coast Wildlife Centre

  • Stay & Dine at Lake Matheson