Ribbonwood Retreat Bed and Breakfast Franz Josef Glacier

Welcome to Ribbonwood Retreat our hosted accommodation in Franz Josef Glacier. We are located in the Westland National Park with uninterrupted mountain and forest views. Hosts Jonathan and Julie are experts on the history and ecology of the glacier.



We offer the Cottage, a separate self-contained garden cottage with a king bed and single bed. The Waiho Rooms are spacious two rooms on the top floor of the house, where your party have the exclusive use of the top floor with two bedrooms for a double, twin, or a group of three travelling together. In the surroundings of your quality accommodation at Ribbonwood Retreat, finding a haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life happens naturally. Here you can relax in the wilderness, wander the gardens and feel your travel tiredness slip away. The surroundings of Glacier Country are at the doorstep to explore. The lush greenery of the grounds at Ribbonwood Retreat Bed and Breakfast provides a habitat for New Zealand's native birds.


26 Greens Road , Franz Josef, Waiau 7886, Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
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