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Franz Josef Wilderness Tours - Kayaks & SUPs

Family owned and operated kayak adventures in Franz Josef Glacier. Paddle on Lake Mapourika's iconic mirror-like water, taking in the views of the surrounding Southern Alps and Glaciers. Free photos with each tour.

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Franz Josef Heli Hike

Combine an awesome scenic helicopter flight over the glacier with a unique guided walk amongst the ice caves, pinnacles and seracs of the pristine alpine environment.

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INFLITE Experiences Fox Glacier - Overview

Flying to New Zealand's two most famous glaciers is the arctic adventure you have always dreamed about. INFLITE Experiences Fox Glacier give you exclusive access to the dramatic terrain and spectacular views of one of New Zealand's natural wonders.

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Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Glacier Valley Eco Tours is a family owned business committed to giving our clients the best experience on our guided nature walks in Glacier Country.

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Lake Matheson

The unsurpassed views and mountain reflections from the forested shores of Lake Matheson make this easy walk one of the most popular on the West Coast.

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Moraine Walk

Moraines are the debris of rocks and stones left when a glacier retreats. Explore old moraine surfaces on this easy, short walk, south of Fox Glacier township.

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Franz Josef Glacier Guides

Franz Josef Glacier Guides gives you the opportunity to experience the most spectacular glacier environment available to the general public. We offer a range of glacier hiking trips and experiences that will allow you to see ice formations firsthand.

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Fox It Up: Heli Ice Climbing Adventure

Fantastic day long ice climbing adventure on the upper part of the mighty Fox Glacier NZ with the added thrill of 2 helicopter flights. Suitable for novices and experts alike. Good fitness level required.

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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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Okarito lagoon and beach

Okarito Lagoon is New Zealand's largest unmodified wetland. A coastal lagoon, it is 130 kms south of Hokitika, covering an area of about 12km.

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Franz Josef, Fox Glacier & Lake Matheson Full Day Combo Tour

A combination of the Franz Josef Glacier Eco Tour, Fox Glacier Eco Tour and the Lake Matheson Tour. Experience all three of these popular visitor sites in our area all in one day and save.

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