Franz Josef Glacier - 2 Hour Guided Nature Tour

Join Glacier Valley Eco Tours for an informative yet relaxed boutique style nature tour of the Franz Josef Glacier Valley.

Highlights

  • Small group, fully guided tour
  • Informative and interesting commentary
  • Glacier views
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Suitable for all ages

Enjoy interesting commentary from your local experienced nature guide and learn about glaciology, geology, geomorphology, flora & fauna, local legends & history.

This small group nature tour, run by a locally owned and operated family business is ideal for those not wanting to walk too far and is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Guests can enjoy complimentary hot drinks along the way and raincoats, over-trousers and large heavy-duty umbrellas are also provided to ensure your comfort throughout the journey.

Complimentary pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation is also included in this great value tour.

We welcome you to join us and discover the untamed natural wilderness of Franz Josef.

Adult $70.00
Child $35.00 (4 to 15 years)

What's included

  • 2 Hour fully guided tour
  • Informative commentary
  • Free hot drinks (tea/coffee/hot chocolate) and biscuits
  • Raincoats, over-trousers and large heavy-duty umbrellas to keep you dry
  • Walking poles and sunscreen
  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
  • Best family value tours with 15yrs and under half price, 3yrs and under FREE
  • Free use of Macpac Baby Carrier for under 3-year-olds
  • We have a limited supply of tramping boots

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • 20 Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand

Restrictions

Notes

  • Please note we cannot walk onto the glacier or touch the ice
  • Children under 4 years of age are free of charge

Available Bookings from October 25 to October 31

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sun 25 Oct
Mon 26 Oct
Tue 27 Oct
Wed 28 Oct
Thu 29 Oct
Fri 30 Oct
Sat 31 Oct

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$35.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$70.00
  • Child$35.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$35.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$54.00
  • Child$35.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$70.00
  • Child$35.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$54.00
  • Child$35.00
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10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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