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Glacier Walk [FRNZ10]
Day Tour, Franz Josef Glacier Walk. Franz Josef, New Zealand

Today enjoy a 3 hour hike through the rainforest to the magnificent Franz Josef Glacier.

Spend 3 hours with a knowledgeable guide who will provide you with geographical information and history on Franz Josef Glacier. Your Glacier Valley Walk will take you up alongside the mighty Waiho River bed following the glaciers path of retreat in this remarkable landscape. Here you will learn about the glacier’s history, see what is left behind by this majestic giant, and learn the legend of Ka Roimata o Hinehukatere.

Near the terminal face, you will cross over the public barriers and after a brief climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the rapidly changing terminal face of the glacier.

Easy level of physical ability required for Glacier Valley Walk. Upgrade to a half day experience available at an additional cost.