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Cool swingbridge, part of the track is currently closed

The Fox Glacier River Walk starts at a carpark part-way along the glacier access road. There's an... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Sarah53187
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Easy, hour round trip walk from town

Trailhead is located at the juncture with the Minnehaha Glowworm Walk just outside the city of Fox... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
BnThrDnThat
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Santa Maria, California
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12 May 2018
“a great little adventure for an hour or two :)”
7 May 2017
“Cool swingbridge, part of the track is currently closed”
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The River Walk from the historic bridge to the intersection with the River Walk Lookout Track, is closed indefinitely due to flood damage. The historic bridge is still open. The River Walk Lookout Track from the Glacier View Road car park is also...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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State Highway 6 | Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Had a lovely little run here in the terrain and amongst the rocks, it was great! the water is ice blue and pure. a great little adventure for an hour or two :)

Thank lukesluxurytravel
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Fox Glacier River Walk starts at a carpark part-way along the glacier access road. There's an impressive old swingbridge that you can cross, but then you can't go any further as the track is closed due to storm damage. It's still a good place...More

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We started on our journey and got maybe 30 minutes into the walk then meet up with some other hikers and they said that the Fox River Caves were closed which put a damper on our hike so we returned with them back to the...More

Thank Lsas26
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If February you can only walk onto the bridge as the access to the other side is closed. Still a little walk onto the swingbridge to see the flow of water coming from the Glacier

Thank greytravellerSydney
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Good easy walk to see Fox Glacier from the other side. It's less crowded than Fox Glacier walk - which would make you enjoy the scenery more.

Thank dessi_adhi
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Good easy walk to see Fox Glacier from the other side. It's less crowded than Fox Glacier walk - which would make you enjoy the scenery more.

Thank dessi_adhi
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Trailhead is located at the juncture with the Minnehaha Glowworm Walk just outside the city of Fox Glacier. The trail is a part of the Westland Tai Poutini National Park and is wide and well maintained. It is an easy incline for about a mile...More

4  Thank BnThrDnThat
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The drive up to the walk is beautiful,and there is a glacier viewing point. The walk is well formed, couple of steepish bits,but well worth doing if the glacier walk is closed

Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good views and easy walk from the large carpark. DOC do an excellent job here.The glacier has receded a great deal but still worth the looking at.

Thank terryjudymag
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This walk was super pleasant and short. We enjoyed a great view of the glacier and also took an opportunity to cross a historic suspension bridge! Awesome

Thank KarolaRS
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