For the adventurous, check out our Franz Josef Full Day tour on a back country track to spectacular views of the glacier & surrounding mountains.  Our popular Franz Josef, Fox Glacier & Lake Matheson Full Day Combo Tour is a great one for backpackers & couples.  Experience the beauty of Okarito village and surrounding lagoons, beaches, birds & wildlife, Kiwi habitat forest & mountain & glacier views on our Okarito Full Day.  Or if you feel like you want just a bit more than one of our half day tours - try a two-tour combo to fill in your day in Glacier Country, West Coast NZ.

All of our tours include:

  • Free hot drinks (tea/coffee/hot chocolate) and biscuits
  • Raincoats, over-trousers and large heavy-duty umbrellas to keep you dry
  • Walking poles and sunscreen
  • We have a limited supply of tramping boots
  • Complimentary transfers from your accommodation
  • A knowledgeable New Zealand guide

These tours involve more walking and average to good fitness levels. Not suitable for children until 12 approx. These tours are a great way to see and learn about several iconic locations in Glacier Country and how the landscape has shaped these dynamic areas through glaciation.

OKARITO
FULL DAY TOUR

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Explore the old gold mining township of Okarito, and the walks it has to offer. Mountain and glacier views, unique birds and wildlife, lagoon, beach, rich history and amazing sunsets; this is one of New Zealand's hidden gems. We can tailor this trip to suit you – and if you like photography, then we never turn down the opportunity to pop in to see Andris Apses' Photography gallery while we are there!

  • Average fitness level required

Duration: 7 hours
Prices: $180.00 per adult, child (12-15yrs) $90.00, not suitable for children under 12yrs. Minimum pax numbers apply.
Departure Times: Summer: 9:30am or 11:00am. Winter: 9:30am.

FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER FULL DAY TOUR (Via ROBERTS POINT TRACK)

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Experience amazing glacier, waterfall and mountain views, whilst walking in beautiful forest on this advanced track with the safety of an experienced guide. Walk up next to the Franz Josef Glacier (Ka Roimata O Hine Hukatere) in Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Walk in the footsteps of the old guides on this historic track featuring Hende's Hut for a cup of tea.

  • Good amount of fitness required; moderate - experienced hikers
  • Track subject to weather and availability

Duration: 7 hours approx
Prices: $180.00 per adult, child (12-15yrs) $90.00, not suitable for children under 12yrs. Minimum pax numbers apply.
Departure Times: Summer only: 9:30am or 11:00am.

 

FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER + FOX GLACIER + LAKE MATHESON

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A combination of the Franz Josef Glacier Eco Tour, Fox Glacier Eco Tour and the Lake Matheson Tour. Experience all three of these popular visitor sites in our area all in one day and save.

Duration: 9-12 hours approx
Prices: $190 per adult, child (12-15yrs) $95.00, not recommended for children under 12yrs. Minimum pax numbers apply.
Departure Times: (approx times only) Summer: 9:30am. Winter: 7:00am. Tour departure times vary depending on time of year and daylight savings.

 

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Please note that our tours do not climb on the glacier!
If booking on the same day please call to arrange.