To help you get the most out of your visit to Fox Glacier and New Zealand, we hope that you find the following links of interest:
Accommodation – Fox Glacier
For a comprehensive guide to places to stay whilst visiting Fox Glacier, including hotels, motels, bed and breakfast, backpackers, holidays parks, self-contained apartments please click on the above link.
The Glaciers – Activities
New Zealand’s most experienced glacier guiding company, offer spectacular guided walks, helihikes and mountaineering on the West Coast’s longest & less crowded glacier – the Fox Glacier.
Travel guide to Fox & Franz Josef Glaciers and Westland National Park. Web cams, daily glacier access updates, information on accommodation, attractions, activities, walks, maps and photos.
Our Grand Traverse scenic flights promise an incredible view of the mighty Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers and rugged Westland National Park before traversing Mount Cook to explore the vast Mount Cook National Park.
Offers a range of scenic helicopter flights from 20 minutes to 40 minutes. Flights depart from Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier.
Enjoy a truly memorable adventure as you ride with our guides to gain views of the Franz Josef glacier and it’s surrounding snow capped peaks.
Take aim and shoot to thrill. Experience the rush of Jungle Paintball right in the heart of Franz Josef. Just 5 minutes’ walk from the village centre in lush West Coast forest.
At the gateway to the Lake Matheson walkway are Matheson Café and ReflectioNZ Gifts and Gallery. The café offers relaxed dining with stunning views and the gift store is always a favourite, offering a range of Kiwiana products, clothing and souvenirs.
Take a ride through amazing landscapes as you visit the Fox Glacier township and surroundings. A mix of Rainforest, Mountains and Glaciers could be about to be discovered and experienced by you.
West Coast Attractions
Features up to date tourist information & services for the region. Visitors can experience a huge range of activities including glacier walks, scenic flights, eco-tours & caving.
“Muddy great” adventures for all ages and abilities. Combine adventure with scenery and venture into the heart of the native rain forest for a truly unique West Coast experience. Whether it’s on quad bikes, 2 seater go-karts, Hot Tracks or the amphibious 8WD Argo there’ll be a 1/2 to 2 hour adventure suitable for you and your family. Also onsite is Little Earth Model Village – NZ’s only major indoor and outdoor model villages of real West Coast towns, including the historic ghost town of Waiuta.
Every New Zealand holiday should include a jet boating experience. Haast River Safari located on the West Coast of New Zealand offers jet boat tours in fully enclosed river boats. Great visibility is ensured, yet you remain warm, dry and comfortable, making this a unique and safe experience suitable for anyone of any age to participate in and enjoy.
The team at Greymouth i-SITE can help with all your West Coast visitor information, accommodation and travel advice and offer a FREE booking service.
Accommodation – New Zealand
Escape to adventure and serenity on the Northern West Coast. An oasis of rustic elegance on one of New Zealand’s purest rivers. After a day’s touring, biking, fishing or walking, relax by the stone fireplace and watch the river run by. Sumptuous meals and deeply comfortable accommodations with birds-eye view lofts. 40 minutes north of Westport at the Northern trailhead of The Old Ghost Road.
John and Jacqui purpose built Mahitahi Lodge as luxury homestay accommodation in 2005. It features many of the West Coast’s native timber, within its architecture and furniture, making it a very welcoming place to stay. Just 40 minutes from Fox Glacier.
Boutique accommodation on the Punakaiki coastline overlooking the Tasman Sea. 14kms north of Greymouth on 2 acres of native bush and landscaped gardens with fantastic sea views and private track for beach access.
Budget accommodation, camping & RV park, restaurant, visitor information and bookings for a range of adventure activities, glacier trips, flightseeing at Mount Cook National Park
Hokitika Holiday Park is a great west coast accommodation choice for families, budget conscious travellers or anyone travelling in New Zealand.
Performance outdoor clothing. 100% made in New Zealand for adrenaline junkies, multi-sporters, adventure travellers, urban prisoners and Fox Glacier Guides. Created by experienced outdoor enthusiasts from the world’s best high tech fabrics.
The national association of Mountain, Ski, and Glacier Guides for New Zealand. The certification program is internationally recognised.
Fox Glacier Guidng are a Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity. Qualmark New Zealand Limited is New Zealand tourism’s official quality agency. Qualmark licenses professional and trustworthy New Zealand tourism businesses to use the Qualmark® – tourism’s official quality mark.
The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand is a trade association that represents the interests of the New Zealand inbound tourism industry. Its membership includes inbound tour operators (Full Members) and attraction, activity, accommodation and transport suppliers (Allied Members). Today, its Full and Allied Members collectively handle most of New Zealand’s holiday visitor arrivals.
New Zealand Tourism Information
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The official New Zealand Tourism Board website. A wealth of general information on New Zealand which you will find helpful in planning your New Zealand vacation.
A great New Zealand vacation & holiday planning resource. Hundreds of searchable links for accommodation, activities, tourist attractions, tours, transport, travel agents, tourism guides, maps & more.
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Guest New Zealand is your personal, on-line travel manager, dedicated to creating the perfect New Zealand experience for you. Using our local knowledge and experience, we create an individual, customised holiday to meet your needs. We live here, work here and play here and we know this country.
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Our reputation for the highest quality trophies, excellent free range hunting and big game ranch hunting and luxury accommodation makes us the best hunting outfitters New Zealand has to offer.
Fully guided 4 star New Zealand walking tours offering the best walks and activities in New Zealand, of course including guided glacier hiking on the fantastic Fox Glacier on day five of our small group New Zealand tour.
Kiwi Experience buses provide flexible guided travel throughout the country at your own speed. Jump off the bus – stay and play – and get back on when you’re ready to continue.
Our exclusive tours and luxury adventure holidays let you experience the best of NZ in style.
Unique, award-winning trips from 3-27 days. Experience the outdoor beauty and excitement of NZ on these amazing trips that guarantee to get you beyond the tourist trail.
Grab yourself super cheap bus fares for long distance travel. Prices start at $1 + booking fee, with daily bus services across New Zealand. Just remember, the earlier you book, the cheaper it is. nakedbus.com offers comfortable, fast buses with friendly local knowledgeable drivers, and of course, cheap prices.
South Island cycle tour specialists including the Otago Rail Trail and Alps to Ocean Trail.
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