Valley Walk - Glacier Valley Eco Tours
Franz Josef Glacier
Glacier Valley Eco Tours Eco Tours provide a 3 hour return guided walks up the Glacier Valley river bed. Our tours are especially designed for clients who want to learn about the wonders of this incredible natural environment. We can tailor-make tours to suit individuals, couples, family groups and tour parties.
- This tour starts with a short drivefrom your accommodation to the glacier carpark.
- Enjoy walking through regenerating forest for your first glimpse of the magnificent Franz Josef Glacier.
- Your experienced guide will take you past the public barriers and safely up to the terminal face of the glacier.
- Your guide will keep you captivated with an amazing interpretation of glaciation, geology and the natural history of this incredibly dynamic environment.
- Duration: 3 hours
All Guided tours include:
- Free hot drinks (tea/coffee/hot chocolate for the kids) & Chocolate snack
- Raincoat and large umbrellas to keep you dry
- Hats and gloves if you need them
- Complimentary pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
Guided Tours are available to:
- Franz Josef Glacier
- Fox Glacier
- Lake Matheson
- Okarito Wetlands
We also provide a Regular shuttle service to the Glacier car park and all walking tracks in Franz Josef. Shuttles run every 2 hours. Bookings essential to guarantee pick-up.