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“Amazing nature!”

published 13/05/2015

Profantastic scenery, glaciers!

Consits expensive

At the end of last year I took my young son on a 5 week trip to New Zealand. Before we left we spent time planning what we wanted to do and see in the short time we had. Near the top of our list was a visit to the Glaciers on the west coast of the South Island. We wanted to visit both Franz Josef...

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ProAn amazing experience,

ConsWeather dependant so you could miss it even if you...

WHERE IS THE GLACIER? In New Zealand’s south Island on the West Coast is a real gem known as Westland National Park, a very special area where two permanent glaciers come down to meet a lush green temperate rainforest at about 300 metres above sea level. There are only a few places in the world...

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“Walking on Ice!!!”

published 03/07/2008

ProGreat opportunity!

ConsTired!

When I decided to go on my trip I never imagined that one of the best experiences I would have would entail hiking up an Ice Glacier! In the South Island of New Zealand you can find two Ice Glaciers Franz Joseph and Fox Glacier, these are both a site to be seen. These Glaciers are the most...

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ProChallenging, amazing views, doing something you wi...

ConsCold!

Franz Josef glacier is on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Nowhere else in the world, at this latitude, have glaciers advanced so close to the sea. High snow fall on the tops of the mountains becomes compact and turns to ice, this ice is then forced down the mountain and is what...

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Excellent

Pro Great weather can be combined with an icy experie...

Consi live so far away!!

The magnificent Franz Josef Glacier is widely regarded as the gem of New Zealand's West Coast Glaciers. Franz Josef Glacier has many tour groups that are able to give you the opportunity to experience the most spectacular glacier environment available to the general public anywhere in the world...

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Excellent

“Franz Josef”

published 11/09/2008

ProFriendly town, good activities - prices are compet...

Consprices were fairly expensive compared to other tou...

Franz Josef is just amazing..the town is so relaxed & welcoming and the backdrop of the glacier is so beautiful! My sister & I did the Heli-Hike activity; we flew up the glacier (higher than you would go on the full day trek!) then we walked around on the ice for 2 hours before flying back down...

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