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Glacier Country Lake Tours

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Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Scenic Cruises and Fishing Charters on Lake Mapourika - just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier.
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“bird life” (5 reviews)
“his knowledge” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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"bird life"
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"beautiful lake"
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"brown trout"
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"lake mapourika"
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"salmon fishing"
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"white herons"
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"wonderful afternoon"
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"new zealand"
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"flora and fauna"
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"glacier country"
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"dale"
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

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GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

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GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Various trips available. We did a kayak and walk combination. Kayaking in sturdy double kayaks. Spraydecks etc good quality. Brilliant guiding by Brett both on the water and on the walk. Lots of interesting info both about nature and legends. Highly recommended!

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GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

HI there, Thanks for the awesome review! I will pass on the kind words to Brett. Cheers, Maddie

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Having been held at bay by the weather, we were absolutely over the moon to discover the kayak tours at the local lake were still running. Our group was nice and intimate (three couples) so our guide Laura put us in “tandem” kayaks... for want...More

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GlacierLakeTours, Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi Ed and Leanne, Thank you so much for taking the time to write an amazing review for us. I have passed it onto Laura and I am sure she will be thrilled to hear that you had an great time with her. Thanks again,...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Jesse was our guide for the two hour plus trip on the beautiful lake. Great local knowledge and an engaging style of delivery made for an interesting experience. We saw four white herons which are comparatively rare now so that was extra special. There were...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great day on the water, fun and relaxing, beautiful scenery, we will be back for more....thanks guys 10/10

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GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thanks guys we are glad you enjoyed your tour! Cheers,

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Our grumpy 5 year old just had the time of his life for 2 hours with lovely Dale on his little red boat! He drove & steered the boat, looked for eels & caught his very own fish which was a 3 pound brown trout!...More

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GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hey Mandy, Thanks for your awesome review! Dale had an awesome and very memorable trip out with you guys- he's always keen for an excuse to go fishing! Thanks for the amazing photos! Enjoy the rest of your travels! Maddie

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