Franz Josef Glacier Tramping, Hiking and Guided Walks
Franz Josef Glacier is a large glacier located within Westland National Park, on the West Coast. See remnants of the ice age cascade from snowfields to valley floors at Franz Josef Glacier. Franz Josef Glacier enjoys the perfect outdoor environment for a selection of trekking, tramping, hiking and guided walks. Walking tracks may be short walks, or multi-day walks. They may be public walking trails, or private guided walking tours.
For a more strenuous activity, don your hiking boots and hike the tramping trails surrounding Franz Josef Glacier. Whatever your choice, walking around Franz Josef Glacier is an ideal way to enjoy scenic views, nature and local attractions.
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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.
Mobile-friendly - Explore the West Coast's most spectacular glacier environment with Franz Josef Glacier Guides. We're proud to offer exclusive guiding access on Franz Josef Glacier and have a range of tours to suit all abilities. All trips include free entry to the Glacier Hot Pools.
Mobile-friendly - Visit NZ's only White Heron (Kotuku) nesting colony. This beautiful bird breeds in a secret location in one of the most romantic places—in the Waitangiroto nature reserve —part of Te Wāhipounamu World Heritage area. Seeing these splendid birds is a rare sight and visiting their breeding ground, a truly unique experience. Learn about this rare bird and its nesting habits.
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