Fox Glacier is a large glacier located in the Westland National Park, on the West Coast. A popular tourist destination, Fox Glacier is fed by four alpine glaciers and falls 2,600 metres. There are plenty of options for activities close to the village including a number of ways to experience the glacier, quiet walks and beachcombing, or serious adrenalin pumping adventures. more
Fox Glacier terminal face is just five kilometres from the village. At night you can walk along a bush path to a fern grotto to see glow worms on show. Near Fox Glacier is beautiful Lake Matheson, famous for its mirror-like reflections of Aoraki / Mount Cook and Mount Tasman/ Rarakiroa, New Zealand’s highest peaks, on a clear day. A delightful bush track walk follows the lake edge.
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Mobile-friendly - Distinction Fox Glacier Te Weheka Hotel offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation nestled beneath the towering Southern Alps of New Zealand. Featuring spacious bedrooms with super king beds and en-suite bathrooms including separate shower and bath. After a day of adventure relax by the fireplace in the guest lounge or in your room offering magnificent views from your private balcony.
Mobile-friendly - Highly recommended. Flying Kiwi tours get you “off the beaten track”. Their unique travel style combines spectacular accommodation in remote locations with time to explore NZ’s best National Parks. Great flexibility allows you to choose between hikes, bike-rides & adventure activities. Meals and use of sports equipment included. Top rated in National Geographic’s Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth.
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Mobile-friendly - Range of accommodation from tent sites through to modern motel units. Quiet and peaceful location close to Fox Glacier Village with its shops, bars and cafes. New first-class amenities including free gas barbecues and Internet access. Check out our OUTFOXING Guidebooks to enhance your experience of the Westland National Park.
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Mobile-friendly - Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier originally opened in 1928 and has provided comfortable accommodation for climbers and adventurers from all corners of the world. Restored in 2007, the hotel proudly continues its tradition, with updated modern comforts. Choice of room styles to meet your requirements and budget, all featuring quality room amenities.
Mobile-friendly - Heartland Hotel Glacier Country is situated in the centre of Fox Glacier Village, within the Westland World Heritage Park. From the moment you arrive you'll feel right at home. This cosy 51 room hotel, is perfectly located for all your daily activities such as glacier skiing and hiking, rainforest and bush walks, alpine climbing and more.
Mobile-friendly - Experienced helicopter company providing visitors with diverse range of South Island scenic helicopter flights and private charters in the most spectacular alpine and coastal regions of New Zealand. Specialising in year-round snow landings and flight-seeing within National Parks. Operator of choice for hunters, climbers, ski-groups wanting access to backcountry. Also based at Fox Glacier in Fox Guides Building, Main Road.
Mobile-friendly - Surrounded by breathtaking West Coast scenery, a warm welcome, personal service and modern facilities are the keynotes at this clean, comfortable, affordable Fox Glacier motel accommodation. Located close to towering Aoraki/Mount Cook, famous Lake Matheson, seal colony at Gillespies Beach and the excellent facilities of Fox Glacier village. Wide range of studio and family accommodation. 4 star rated.
Mobile-friendly - Sunset Motels is designed around you, to give you all the comforts of home with the bonus of the best views in the Fox Glacier accommodation area. We go out of our way to make our guests feel at home and do all we can to make their stay the best experience they have on there holiday.
A scenic flight is the best way to experience the dramatic glacier terrain of the West Coast. The Helicopter Line offers both scenic flights and the Franz Josef Heli Hike. The Heli Hike discovers up close the phenomenon of glaciers. Combine two awesome scenic helicopter flights with a unique guided walk.
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