Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour

Come with Glacier Valley Eco Tours to the world famous Franz Josef Glacier, one of the most dynamic glaciers in the world. Our fully guided walk will take you off the beaten track, and give you an informative, personable tour suited to your needs.


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Our guides are confident of giving you the right kind of tour to suit your ability. The pace is relaxed and the group sizes small and personal. Discover how the diverse climatic conditions and forces of nature have shaped this incredible landscape. Gain an intimate knowledge of the flora and fauna, geology and glaciology. Trip duration is approx 3 hours. We provide raincoats, over trousers and umbrellas for those rainy days (we live in a rainforest!) and a cup of tea and a biscuit stop during your tour.

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Physical address

Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour, 20 Main Road, SH6, Awatuna, West Coast, 7886, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am - 3pm (winter), 8am - 8pm (summer)
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Office base in Franz Josef is 1.5 hour drive from Hokitika airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Office base is located directly across the road from bus stop.
Proximity to town:
transport available to walk destination

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $75.00
(15 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Under 3 yrs old FREE

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