Opened in August 2013 and offering luxurious suites with free WI-FI and a fireplace, Franz Josef Oasis is just 10 minutes drive from the Franz Josef Glacier.


Guests enjoy a spacious, covered outdoor terrace, perfect for taking in the lovely views of Westland National Park, the garden and the mountains. Rooms feature soundproofing, double-glazed windows and deluxe linen. All boast a large flat-screen TV with over 50 SKY satellite channels.

Each room includes a bathroom with heated towel rails and fluffy white towells. They display the work of renowned New Zealand photographer, Andris Apse.

Delicious Breakfast Buffet is served daily in our Gallery Restaurant which features Andris Apse panoramas. On sunny mornings enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking the water.

We recommend you consider planning to stay for two full days in Glacier Country to ensure you catch the best weather if you decide to take a helicopter flight. We have a free information and booking service for flights, glacier walks and all activities. This is a great location, close to glaciers, lakes, mountains, beaches, lagoons.

We have many short and long walks and activities, so much to see in this stunning wild water-garden. Franz Josef Oasis Hotel is 5 minutes drive from the Franz Josef Heliport and The Glacier Hot Pools. It is 2 minutes drive from the Westland National Park. Lake Mapourika is 2 minutes drive away.

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7856/6 Franz Josef Hwy, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
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