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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 26 Jun to 9 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Double Quad$275.00

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  • Double Quad$275.00

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  • Double Quad$275.00

  • Single Quad$205.00
  • Double Quad$275.00

  • Single Quad$205.00
  • Double Quad$275.00

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

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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.

Alvin Teng from Singapore wrote on 12 June 2024

Quad Bike Excursion

Enjoyed the riding through the jungles as well as the rocky river beds. Amazing views of Franz Josef! Guides were attentive & provided us the relevant training & safety brief. Great jobs with the photo taking as well.

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Jason Nuttridge from Australia wrote on 08 March 2024

Jas & Becki

Fantastic tour And amazing experience Irish Tour guide made the experience fun Bit More Upbeat And took some great photos

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Franz Josef

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you had an awesome time! Thanks, Emma

johannest from New Zealand wrote on 04 March 2024

Was very fun!!

Guide (Nick) was super friendly, Tour was very very fun! You'll drive trough the riverbed and trough water streams, as well as the rainforest (and deeper mud!!) Would absolutely recommend, will donit again! Thanks Nick!

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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Franz Josef

Hey! Thanks for the awesome review! We are glad you had such a fantastic time on the off-road adventure with Nick! Thanks, Emma

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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From Off-Road Adventure Tour - Franz Josef

Hi Mike! Thanks for the great review! It is fantastic to hear you had such a good time out on the off-road adventure! Safe Travels!

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