What better way to experience some of the world’s most accessible glaciers. From the pristine snow-capped mountain tops to the lush rainforest, flying by plane or helicopter means you get to witness the glaciers in their entirety. Flying over Franz Josef or Fox Glacier is a absolute must to add to your to do list while you’re in Franz Josef. Check out the Franz and Fox Glacier options below.
Franz Josef is full of fun, family activities and we’ve put together a list of the timeless classics that we think all our guests should take advantage of.
Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers is just an arm's reach away when walking through the glaciers. It gets you up close and personal with the New Zealand snow and is sure to take your breath away.
If the walk isn’t for you, Franz Josef has guided tours takes you through glacier country on horseback.
This is the only place in New Zealand where you can meet the Rowi kiwi! The Wildlife Centre is such a short walk away, you'd regret not taking advantage of being so close. It's definitely a must-do activity while you are visiting Franz Josef.
Glacier Country on New Zealand’s West Coast offers many activities and things to do. Staying in a Franz Josef motel puts you right at the doorstep of some of New Zealand’s most breathtaking scenery. Take a look at all the tours our small wee town has to offer.
After a long day of exploring all the things there are to do in Franz Josef, there is nothing nicer than putting your feet up. The Amaia Spa and Glacier Hot Pools are the perfect place to recoup, rejuvenate and re-energize in between your Franz Josef activities. We also have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and pubs for a convivial evening!
If you’re here in Franz Josef looking for some wild ways to have fun, our town has plenty of activities. From cross-country motorbike riding to shooting clay targets or jumping out of a plane, Franz Josef has it all. Check them out below.