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.


  • 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


  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience


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



  • 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 April 19 to April 25

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  • Adult$40.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$35.00

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  • Adult$70.00
  • Child$35.00

  • Adult$54.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$35.00

  • Adult$54.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$35.00

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cw26 from New Zealand wrote on 13 December 2020

Great tour to see the glacier and learnt a lot

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our tour. We had a very knowledgeable guide, so we learnt a lot about the area, the glaciers, some history, flora and fauna, etc. He is very friendly and showed us some amazing views and water falls.

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From Franz Josef Glacier - 2 Hour Guided Nature Tour

Thanks for your great review of our little local company, much appreciated! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in our beautiful Glacier Country NZ :)


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