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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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Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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20 Main Road | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked this tour last minute and so happy we did. The tour ended up being private (was raining that day and not many people booked hiking tours) and they were flexible with times for us. When we arrived they had rain gear for us...More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we really appreciate you taking the time :) We will make sure to pass your kind words on to Andy. Enjoy the rest of your travels in beautiful Aotearoa, all the best!

Reviewed 5 days ago

After being held up in a traffic jam and unable to make our morning booking, Tash re-booked us for the 1:30 walk. We were lucky to arrive with 10min to spare. After being greeted and kitted out with a rain jacket (in case) we were...More

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

Thank you for your great review, it is much appreciated :) It was such a pleasure to meet you and get to know you a little, and I always enjoy the opportunity to talk to rock appreciators! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Super kind and knowledgeable guide! We got to go on a trail that was exclusive to guided treks and got coffee or tea and cookies in the middle

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

Thank you for your great review! Hope you enjoy the rest of your travels

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the luck, to have one guide for the two of us. Together with our tour guide Cliff we did the hike along Robert's Point Track. During the hike we learned a lot about the nature around us and glacier history. Since the track...More

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

Awesome - thanks for your great review :) much appreciated and thanks for taking the time. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in Glacier Country and NZ :) Kind regards Tash

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome experience, Andy was great and had so much knowledge. Worth the money and would do it again.

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review we really appreciate it! I will make sure we pass it on to Andy. Enjoy your travels and take care - Rose

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great trip and a lovely company. Rose was very informative and friendly. Exploring the glacier with a guide allows you to go to areas you can't reach without one, and Rose managed to bring us a chunk of glacier ice to hold!...More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review of our small family company. Much appreciated :) We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in Glacier Country NZ :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 4 hour return walk in Franz Joseph was packed with information and interesting facts by a very knowledgeable leader. She ensured we were all involved in the walk and able to make conversation with each person in our group of 10. I would highly...More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review! much appreciated. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in our beautiful Aotearoa NZ :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cliff and staff are knowledgeable, personable, and very customer-focused. The guided hikes are far more interesting and informative than going on your own.

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey thanks for your great review! Much appreciated. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels Tash

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience with eco tours. We went to Lake Matheson. Rose was friendly and well-informed. She made sure the trip was enjoyable. The owners/managers were super helpful. My mom, who was supposed to join us on the Lake Matheson tour, suddenly fell sick. The guys...More

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora, thank you for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to meet you and all the best :) - Rose

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice guide and ture. She took us on different track as its for all visitor's and she told us quite a lot aout the place.

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Tash G, Owner at Glacier Valley Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels :) - Rose

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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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