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Glacier Valley Eco Tours

20 Main Road | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 800 925 586
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Glacier Valley Eco Tours is an owner/operator business based in Franz Josef Glacier. We specialise in small Guided Walk Tours in and around our Glacier Country NZ. We offer trips to Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers, as well as the iconic Lake Matheson, and Okarito township. We can tailor trips to suit you!
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
20 Main Road | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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+64 800 925 586

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour, love Cliff he has heaps of knowledge & experience to share with us, thanks Highly recommend for all

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review lol. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in Glacier Country NZ :) Tash

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting and informative guide to the flora, fauna and geology of the area. Loved the size of the group, it meant that I felt included in the whole experience and I was gently encouraged to push myself.

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora thanks for your review! hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip around NZ :) Tash

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this experience. Our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable, he made the walk so fantastic. Couldn't recommend this more, it was a great way to spend the morning and experience the glacier with a local guide who knows the area and nature so...More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora thanks for your review, much appreciated. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your tour in Glacier country NZ :) Tash

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Excellent, scenic walk around Lake Matheson. Cliff was a great guide who took time out to talk to all members of the tour and made some great and interesting input on some of plant life. Certainly recommend it

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thanks for your great review, much appreciated. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in our beautiful Glacier County NZ :) Tash

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent day for a walk to the glacier. Cliff was nice guide and me and my partner had a cool time. Definitely recommended!

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hey there thanks for your great review! Cheers Tash

Reviewed 22 June 2017

We ended up having a private tour as no one else had signed up for our time slot. Our guide was great with our girls who were 8 and 10 years old, engaging them in the science of the glacier and the ecosystem around it....More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Kia Ora, thanks so much for your great review of our business, was great to meet you and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in our beautiful Aotearoa NZ :)

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had a superb walk with Cliff, who told us loads of stuff about the natural history of the glacier, as well as some cool insights into guiding history. Highly reccommmended! Thanks again 😊

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Kia Ora cheers for your review! Enjoy the rest of your travels in Aotearoa NZ, Tash

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We booked over email when we arrived in NZ they were more than helpful with questions and providing guidance on what tour to choose, when we arrived paperwork was straight forward and the guide was great, very entertaining and playful with my young son and...More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Kia Ora great thanks for your brilliant review, much appreciated and very helpful and informative. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in Glacier Country and NZ. Tash

Reviewed 24 May 2017

ECO Guide: Cliff and daughter Review: Relaxing walking from 3pm - 5:30pm. Was able to catch the sunset view, it was amazing!

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hi there thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Jamie picked us up from our motel, though Franz is so small it would have been as easy to go to the office. Immediately engaging, he chatted to us as he drove us to the glacier carpark. We were taken off the beaten track a...More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Kia Ora thanks for your review, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in Aotearoa NZ :) Tash

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Wannashare
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Response from Alison T | Reviewed this property |
The main track itself would be okay because it is graded and well maintained but the tour goes off the track. Some sections are uphill and fairly hard going because the ground is lose gravel.
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