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Fox Glacier Hiking Trails

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Fox Glacier Hiking Trails

396 Reviews
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Design your perfect New Zealand trip and feel like a VIP with every detail taken care of on this custom-made tour. Where you go and what you do is completely up to you, so you could visit the Bay of Islands, Rotorua, and Waitomo Glowworm Caves on the North Island; discover Milford Sound, Queenstown, and the Fox Glacier on the South Island; or tour LOTR sites such as Tongariro and Hobbiton.
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Jaroslav Nečas wrote a review Nov 2020
Brno, Czech Republic917 contributions91 helpful votes
Our group only made it halw-way as the heavy rain ended our try to finish the hike. Surrounding nature and hills are really beautifull.
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Date of experience: December 2019
DurhamEvvo wrote a review Jun 2020
Crook, United Kingdom435 contributions154 helpful votes
Loved the walk up to the glaciers closest viewing point. Lucky to bump in to a German guy with an exceptional camera and tripod so we got to see the glacier close up.
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Date of experience: January 2020
TravelinSuz wrote a review Apr 2020
Chandler, Arizona882 contributions351 helpful votes
We took a helicopter to the middle of the glacier and hiked with a guide. So awesome. My husband twisted his ankle and still thought it was worth the pain.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Linds wrote a review Apr 2020
Canada12 contributions2 helpful votes
It's about ~1.5 hour (depending on how many photos you take) round trip walk from the parking lot to the base of the glacier. Check out photos on instagram: @the_world_is_my_oyster2019
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sammy&Stuey wrote a review Apr 2020
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom34 contributions3 helpful votes
We drove through the main township of Fox Glacier towards the glacier access road, where there is a huge car park. We had a camper van and there was ample parking in the car park.There was some toilets at the end of the car park, they were clean and maintained. There are lots of different walks around the area with choice of distances clearly marked. The walk to the main glacier was well maintained considering how many people walk on these tracks on a daily basis. We walked for about 15/20 mins and took photos on the way. We were greeted by the most wonderful sight that im sure we will never see again as the glacier is slowly retracting. But to see such an untamed natural wonder was a memory to cherish. The information stated that due to a lot of rainwater recently the lookout point had been pulled back a bit, due to the water making the paths a little unstable. Certainly well worth going
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Date of experience: March 2020