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Glacier Country Scenic Flights

The best way to experience the New Zealand glaciers is on a scenic helicopter flight with Glacier Country Scenic flights.

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Okarito Kayaks

Stunning rental and fully guided kayak trips on the remote and tranquil Okarito Lagoon, with incredible views of the Southern Alps and Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Family friendly and suitable for all abilities.

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Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Franz Josef Wilderness Tours is a locally owned and operated family business in Franz Josef. Kayak, Cruise or Fish with us on Lake Mapourika

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Overnight Heli-Trek Chancellor Dome

Fly by helicopter over the icefalls of the Fox Glacier & overnight high in the Southern Alps in the historic Chancellor Hut – a truly magnificent NZ alpine mountaineering experience.

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Flying Fox: HeliHike Fox Glacier

TripAdvisor Best of the Best 2021 Top Out of the Ordinary Experience –World. Our fly-in, fly-out guided heli-hike combines the excitement of exploring a remote & exceptionally stunning part of the Fox Glacier with the thrill of 2 helicopter flights.

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Extreme Fox: All Day Heli Hike Adventure

Feeling amped? Then our Extreme Fox Heli-Hike is for you; spend an exhilarating day on the West Coast’s largest glacier and challenge yourself.
Forge your own unique trail through the dramatic terrain of Fox Glacier’s steep upper icefall.

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West Coast Cycling - Glacier Country

Walk or cycle through bush from Franz Josef township to the Franz Josef Glacier car park.

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HeliServices.NZ Franz Josef

Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above Fox and Franz Josef glaciers.

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Packraft NZ

Packrafting is a fast-growing sport and the West Coast is one of the best places in the world to do it!

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Glacier Helicopters - Franz Josef Glacier

Treat yourself to a scenic flight from Franz Josef Glacier to experience to magnificent landscapes of the Southern Alps and West Coast Glaciers. Incredible views of the Mount Cook National Park are just minutes away from the Franz Josef Glacier!

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Chancellor Dome Heli-Trek Fox Glacier

As an introduction to mountaineering this heli-trek trip cannot be surpassed. Fly into the Fox Glacier valley and hike to the Chancellor Dome summit for magnificent views of NZ's highest peaks & the Tasman Sea. Good fitness required.

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