Fox Glacier walks

The area around the Fox Glacier township hosts many easy walks for visitors to Glacier Country, all within driving and walking distance from the highway.



Glacier Valley walk

Time and skill level: 30 minutes | moderate

From the car park it’s a 30-minute easy walk to the public glacier viewing point.

Te Weheka walkway

Time and skill level: 1 hour 10 minutes | easy

Track goes from village to glacier carpark via bush track.

Lake Matheson walk

Time and skill level: 20 minutes or 45 minutes | easy

From the car park it’s a 20-minute walk to the jetty where on still days the lake forms a mirror. A walk around the lake will take 1 hour 30 minutes.

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Fox Glacier 7886, New Zealand
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