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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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US$107.66*
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Fishing Charter - Lake Mapourika
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US$85.38*
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Lake Mapourika Scenic Cruise from Franz Josef
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Scenic Cruises and Fishing Charters on Lake Mapourika - just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier.
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“bird life” (4 reviews)
“his knowledge” (4 reviews)
“lake mapourika” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Thank Jan T
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Mandy R
GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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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GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Thank Danny K
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GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Dale our skipper and tour leader took us on a scenic tour of Lake Mapourika, a lake created by the Franz Joseph Glacier about 14,000 years ago. We were picked up at the office in the Franz Joseph Glacier township and driven to the Lake...More

Thank Natasha7265
GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Hi Natasha, Thanks for giving such a detailed review of your tour. We love sharing our magical lake with keen visitors and are very pleased you enjoyed the tour and Dales jokes (we hear them a lot). Cheers, Maddie

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

The highlight of my New Zealand trip! Caught two salmon while trolling with lures. Very knowledgeable tour charter operator. Had a great time with my wife.

Thank Robert D
GlacierLakeTours, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Hi Robert, Its always great fun catching a couple of fish! Awesome to hear we were the highlight of your trip, thanks for the great review. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Cheers, Maddie

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What a great way to finish off a lovely day in Frans Joseph. We had a lovely afternoon with Dale on the lake fishing. Whilst there wasn’t a great abundance of fish in our bag at the end it was none the less a great...More

Thank Michelle J
Glacierkayaks, Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi Michelle, Thank you so much for your kind words. I am so glad that you had a great time on the water with Dale and learning all his local knowledge. We really appreciate you taking the time to write us a fantastic review. Thanks,...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Fantastic fishing, great company, experienced guide, magnificent vistas, pristine lake, relaxed atmosphere. Catching the fish was a bonus.. I would highly recommend this experience. Very modestly priced.

Thank Mark O
Glacierkayaks, Front Office Manager at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Mark, We are glad to hear your enjoyed your fishing trip with Dale! Thanks for the awesome review and all the best with the rest of your travels. Cheers, Maddie

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Very pleasant morning outing starting out with fresh coffee in the boat. Our guide was super great and had allot to talk about more than just about the lake. My two college kids were with me and they were well entertained too which is like...More

Thank Everett F
Glacierkayaks, Owner at Glacier Country Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi Everett, Thanks for the great review and I'm glad to hear your son managed to track down the eels! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. Cheers, Dale

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