GLACIER COUNTRY LAKE CRUISE Jump on board the Hanna-K and join us for a scenic cruise or fishing charter on Lake Mapourika, just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier. Lake Mapourika holds scenic views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Cruise along the mirror-like water and visit a kiwi sanctuary amidst some of Westland’s oldest untouched rainforest. Your skipper will provide commentary along the way, and complimentary tea and coffee are provided on all our tours. The Hanna-K has an indoor cabin area, as well a covered outdoor back deck, which means you stay warm and dry in all weather. The front viewing deck is perfect for photography and birdwatching. Fishing: Fish for brown trout all year around. Salmon season from 01 October to 31 March annually.
Cruise Only 3 Hour Fishing
FOX GLACIER GUIDING Fox Glacier is the largest of the mighty West Coast glaciers and unique because it terminates in temperate rainforest 270m above sea level. A visit to Fox Glacier is an unforgettable experience. All necessary equipment is provided including ground transport, boots, socks, crampons, raincoat, walking poles and highly trained guides. Reporting time is 15 mins prior to departures.
Fox Glacier Helihike - (Flying Fox) - An awesome combination of helicopter flight and up to 3 hours exploring a remote part of the glacier with constantly changing pristine ice formations and caves. Duration 4 hrs. Departs 9am and 12 noon all year plus 3pm Oct-Apr. (Tip: these trips are very popular so we urge you to book early). Other departures available on demand. Minimum age 9yrs. (Child: 9-16yrs)
Heli Ice Climbing Adventure (Fox It Up) - Including two helicopter flights this day long experience introduces the adventurous to the exhilarating sport of ice climbing on the spectacular walls of the Fox Glacier. No prior experience is necessary as it is tailor made to suit.
Fox Glacier Helihike (Flying Fox) Heli Ice Climbing Adventure (Fox It Up)
GLACIER COUNTRY KAYAKS Join us on a unique kayak adventure just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier! Set out across Lake Mapourika’s mysterious black waters enjoying mirror-like reflections of the Southern Alps and glaciers. Sit in awe of the surrounding Jurassic rainforest and 900 year old trees as you explore the Okarito kiwi sanctuary. A kayak experience like no other that’s designed to complete your Glacier Country experience!
3 hr Kayak Classic (the original adventure) 4 hr Kayak and Walk (includes a guided rainforest walk)
FOX AND FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER HELICOPTERS Fox or Franz Josef Glacier Snow Landing - From sea level rising to the heart of the magnificent Southern Alps, this flight explores the icefalls on either the Franz Josef or Fox Glaciers. Experience the seclusion of a snow landing in this largely inaccessible alpine region. 20 min. (includes snow landing). Fox and Franz Josef Twin - Explore the glacial icefalls of not one but two glaciers - Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier. Discover up close their unusual ice formations - landing on the snowfields is a highlight and will make for superb photos, snowballs and memories. 30 min. (includes snow landing).
Mount Cook Spectacular with Landing - The ultimate glacial experience – this flight tour covers it all!
Glacial icefalls, crevasses and neves, views from ocean to alps. Cross the Southern Alps' spine and circle the peak of magnificent Aoraki Mount Cook. Get your camera ready for the spectacular snow landing. 40 min. (includes snow landing).
GLACIER COUNTRY HORSES There is a way to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of Glacier Country. A way that allows you to escape the crowds, complications and machinery of modern life. A way that allows you to take an easy breath of the pure west coast air. A way that allows you to listen to nature. That allows you an unimpeded 360 degree view of the Wild West Coast. This way is by horseback. It’s an uncomplicated, old fashioned way to explore a unique land in a unique way. It’s the way the West Coast is supposed to be explored. Glacier Country Horses offers an unforgettable experience, exploring the rainforest and offering some of the most amazing views of the Southern Alps and the Glacier. Treks are available rain or shine. No horse experience is necessary.
60 Minute Rainforest Experience Trek 90 Minute Glacier Magic Trek
WEST COAST & THE GLACIER REGION
Operated by Glacier Helicopter Franz Josef
Child (14yrs & under)
Fox or Franz Josef Glacier Snow Landing (Flt 302)
$296 $380 $517
$207 $266 $362
Fox and Franz Josef Twin (Flt 303) Mount Cook Spectacular with Landing (Flt 306)
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