2 Hr 6.4 km (return)


  • Fox Glacier
  • Podocarp rainforest
  • Glacial moraine surfaces


The Fox Glacier South Side Walkway and Cycleway is a beautiful forest track with excellent views of Fox Glacier

This short loop track provides easy cycling and walking along the Fox River. Highlights include two viewing points for Fox Glacier and crossings of glacial moraine surfaces (glacial debris) that reflect the movement of the glacier over time.

Need to know

For your safety, please do not detour off the track and take warm and waterproof clothing. Check the track and weather conditions before you depart at the local DOC office(opens in new window) or visitor centre(opens in new window).

Note, cycling is not permitted past the first viewing point, approximately 10 minutes’ cycling from the start of the track.

Department of Conservation

Track conditions often change. Be prepared by checking with the Department of Conservation before you go.

Fox Glacier South Side Walkway and Cycleway(opens in new window)

Getting there

The walk begins from a car park on State Highway 6, approximately 2 km from the Fox Glacier Weheka township.

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