Fox Glacier Activities & AttractionsWithin the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier regions of New Zealand there are a wealth of great attractions and activities. From the adventure of a glacier walk of scenic helicopter flight to the tranquillity of fishing on one of the stunning lake areas, there is something for everyone.
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Glacier Walks & Adventures
One of the best ways to experience the amazing Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers is a guided trip on the mighty rivers of ice. There are a range of options on offer to suit all fitness levels, timeframes and budgets...
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Scenic Glacier Flights
Perhaps one of the most popular ways to view the area is from a plane or helicopter as you loop lazily over the farmlands and then into the glacial wonderland...
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Lake Matheson displays the most stunning late afternoon reflections, and is a favourite for professional photographers. With a boardwalk, tantalising views of the Southern Alps...
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Gillespies Beach is an easy 30 minute drive from the Fox Glacier Township and your hotel accommodation at Distinction. A wild west coast beach, this is a stunning coastal area surrounded by glaciers, ocean and rainforest...
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The South West of New Zealand is glacier country. It is home to spectacular rivers, lakes, forests, glaciers and unique wetlands. Explore the natural beauty of this stunning region...
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Fox Glacier offers some of the most spectacular skydiving experiences in New Zealand! Your flight will take in views of the West Coast rainforests, Lake Matheson and the Tasman Sea...
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Walks & Treks in Fox Glacier Region
In close proximity to Fox Glacier village are various short walks to enjoy. Directly across the road from Distinction Hotel Fox Glacier is the Department of Conservation headquarters...
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