Enjoy this pleasant short walk and get a great view of the glacier and the opportunity to cross a historic suspension bridge.



  • 1.8km return via the same track.
  • Easy 40min walking track.
  • No dogs allowed.

Alternative is the River Walk Lookout Track:

  • 800m return.
  • 20min Easy access short walk.
  • No dogs allowed.

Starting from the car park at the end of the Glacier View Road, follow the River Walk Lookout Track as it winds down towards the river.

About 200 m from the car park, the River Walk walking track branches off and continues downhill, passing a great viewpoint of Fox Glacier along the way. 

The track then continues through the forest before crossing the Fox River by a 70m long suspension bridge, built in 1929 at a cost of 1200 pounds.


Glacier View Rd, Fox Glacier 7886, New Zealand
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