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Off-Road Adventure Tour - Franz Josef

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Our exciting tour offers the thrill of a lifetime of Quad biking through the glacial landscape!

Our exciting tour offers the thrill of a lifetime of Quad biking through the glacial landscape!

Highlights

  • Experience the thrill of quad biking through the glacial landscape
  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of Franz Josef
  • Drive solo or bring a passenger along for the ride
  • Our skilled adventure guides will ensure you have a memorable day
  • Easy to learn - no driver’s license or experience required!

Join Franz Josef Wilderness Tours for an amazing off-road adventure as you are guided through a rainforest, across rivers and along an ancient glacial riverbed. Take in the magnificent scenery including the spectacular Southern Alps and Franz Josef Glacier.

On arrival, your guide will kit you out with wet weather gear and gumboots and give you a lesson on how to drive our off-roading vehicles. Be entertained with Maori Legends and local history while refining your driving skills and conquering new challenges.

Enjoy a single quad bike on your own or take a passenger along for the ride with our double quad bike option!

Located in the remote Franz Josef Village tucked away underneath the rugged Southern Alps this is the ultimate location for a unique off-roading experience.


Single Quad $205.00 (per person)
Double Quad $275.00 (for two people)

What's included

  • 2 hour tour (including gear up and instructions)
  • Wet weather gear, gumboots, and secure storage for belongings

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Check-in: 30 Main Road
  • Franz Josef Glacier - Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour.

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 8

    • Please note: For safety reasons, drivers and passengers CANNOT swap during the tour.
    • Double Quads - Children must be a minimum of 145 cm tall in order to be able to reach the footrests.
    • Drivers must be minimum of 16 years of age.
    • Drivers must be a minimum 18 years old in order to have a passenger join them.
    • A combined weight limit of 220kg is in place for a double quad bike. If you'reworried you'llexceed this pleaseget in touch, or look at booking our single quad bikes separately!



Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Tour Times:

    10:30am & 1:30pm Daily (winter months)

    8:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm & 5:30pm Daily (summer months)

    Please note: To be a passenger you be a minimum of 145 cm tall in order to be able to reach the footrests.

    You must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your booked time.

    If booking a double quad please note passengers and drivers are not permitted to swap places at any time during the tour.

    Getting to Franz Josef - Drive times:

    Fox Glacier Township: 30 min

    Hokitika: 1 hr 50 min

    Greymouth: 2 hr 17 min

    Wanaka: 3 hr 43 min

    Queenstown: 4 hr 47 min

Available Bookings from 4 Mar to 17 Mar 2024

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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

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Alex Hogg from New Zealand wrote on 04 October 2021

Amazing!

What a thrill and great for the whole family. Our guide Dora was so fun as well as knowing the area so well and giving us a daredevil experience whilst keeping us safe. Seeing the different types of countryside was a treat and the ATV's are beasts. Experience to remember for a lifetime thanks!

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Franz Josef

We love taking out families and ensuring that everyone has a great time. All our guides enjoy showing off our backyard while having a safe thrill seeking experience. Our quads are definitely beasts and are perfect for what we do. Thank you for taking the time to review us we really appreciate it and are so please you and your family loved our tour.

Mike Webb from United Kingdom wrote on 03 March 2024

A fantastic experience

We had great fun, our guide was great, we had good instruction, the course was varied, with a bit of jungle, rivers and rocky terrain plus the photos taken were free. Overall an excellent experience.

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stellar1 from New Zealand wrote on 12 February 2024

Awesome

Everything about the quad bike tour was great. We had so much fun, well worth the money for 2 hours of guided fun.

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Franz Josef

Thanks for the awesome review!

kimberleyr8 from New Zealand wrote on 11 February 2024

Lots of fun!

All staff were so friendly! Safety was number 1 concern for all people. We had a fantastic time with the instructors. They took plenty of photos for us together but also in action over some hills and through water. Definitely take your phone (at your own risk) so you can take more photos of the water & around. Def recommend 🫶🏻

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Franz Josef

Hello! Thanks for the fantastic review! We are glad you enjoyed your Off Road Adventure! Safe Travels. Thanks Emma

Tom Frankland from United Kingdom wrote on 02 February 2024

Quad biking

Loved every second of it!

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Thanks for the great review!

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