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Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour

Join Glacier Valley Eco Tours for an unforgettable venture through Franz Josef Glacier.

This spectacular tour will take you off the beaten track, and past public barriers on a once in a lifetime adventure into the Glacier Valley.

You’ll pass through luscious native bush and past magical hidden waterfalls as we make out way to the base of this breathtaking ancient glacier.

Your friendly and experienced guide will give a fascinating commentary along the way about the native flora and fauna, glaciology, geology, climate change and history of this remarkable area.

You’ll be absolutely captivated as you explore this glacial wonderland and learn of glaciations, geology and fascinating Maori legends of this incredibly dynamic and constantly changing environment.

The Franz Josef Valley Eco tour is a family friendly activity and is accommodating to all ages and abilities.

If you are looking to experience the very heart of New Zealand’s natural beauty - this is the tour for you!

 

Meeting Location 20 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886

Adult $80.00
Child $40.00

What's included

  • Free hot drinks (tea/coffee/hot chocolate for the kids
  • Biscuit
  • Raincoat and large umbrellas to keep you dry

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours duration for the whole experience

Notes

  • Child 4-15 yrs. Infants under 3 years of age can be booked free of charge as your proceed through the check out.
  • Easy to moderate walking involved

Available Bookings from August 19 to August 25

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$42.60
  • Child$40.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$64.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$45.00
  • Child$40.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$45.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$42.60
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$45.00
  • Child$40.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.9

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Rebecca from United Kingdom wrote on 19 May 2017

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Couldn't have been better

Cliff was our guide and was absolutely brilliant! Learnt a lot about the valley, had some gorgeous views and shared some hilarious stories. He adapted the tour to suite the 3 of us. Was nice to be taken off the beaten track :)

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From Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour

Kia Ora Rebecca Thanks for your great review, much appreciated. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in our area and in NZ. Kind regards Tash Goodwin Owner/Operator

Caroline from United States wrote on 19 November 2017

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Good Tour, Great Rain Gear

We had a great time on the tour, in spite of the very wet weather. The guides were very knowledgeable and helpful, but more importantly, they provided us with heavy duty rain gear.

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Thanks for your great review much appreciated 🙏 Tash

Sarah from United States wrote on 05 February 2019

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Perfect Eco Tour

The guide was engaging and provided interesting information. I'm still recounting facts to friends when I share pictures. Having the opportunity to take special detours made things more exciting than walking the public path. Honestly, I wouldn't have the same appreciation for the Franz Josef Glacier if I didn't take this tour.

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From Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour

Hey thanks so much for your great review, very much appreciated to our little company. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trvmavels in our beautiful glacier country nz Nga mihi Tash

Emma from Australia wrote on 08 August 2019

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Wonderful wander

Very enjoyable walk to see the Glacier. Hot chocky and home made biscuit were a great addition to the beautiful view and friendly company. Awesome local guide, a lovely fellow, who engaged really well with my 11 year old nephew.

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From Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour

thanks for your great review, much appreciated! we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in our beautiful glacier country NZ :) kind regards, Tash and Cliff Goodwin

Fyona from United Kingdom wrote on 01 August 2019

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Great experience!

Even though we had rain it was really fun and informative. Waterfalls were majestic due to the rain so that was a plus. I would definitely recommend if you want to know more about nature and geology.

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From Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour

hey thanks for your great review of our company, much appreciated!!! kind regards Tash & Cliff Goodwin

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