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  • Lisa and Allan
    4 contributions
    What an experience. We did the walk out to view the glacier and although the walk wa lovely the view was a let down. So we were even more determined to go up in the helicopter and that was nothing short of FANTASTIC !!!!!! well with the cost a once in a life time experience.
    Written 9 May 2022
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  • Kiwisflythecoop
    Te Anau, New Zealand757 contributions
    Nice walk to the tunnels with a sign board explaining the history of why they were created. Tunnels are an adventure as well, especially the work that was put in to create.
    Take a torch and change of footwear or gumboots.
    Only pity is DOC haven’t done the repairs to the flume at the end.
    Written 24 June 2022
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  • ksarman
    Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar6,622 contributions
    Starting point really inside Franz Joseph Downtown
    Easy trail, no specific view till the end
    You are on rain forest
    Pleasant track, safe
    You ll end up to the bridge
    You should come back via the same way, you can try to follow the river bank
    But be so careful, the water level can suddenly goes up
    Dangerous way
    Written 20 April 2019
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  • Noelene G
    7 contributions
    The iew of Franz Josef glacier from the pews would make a service very distracting, but also calming.
    Written 17 February 2022
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  • Graham
    109 contributions
    A great short walk on a good or bad day. There is a good car park just west of the Franz Josef bridge. The walk follows along the flood defences and then through the forest to the lookout near the summit. On a good day you will get a good view of the Franz Josef glacier. Round trip about 1 hour.
    Written 22 February 2020
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  • Ron P
    Greenfield, UK1,538 contributions
    A strange little church tucked away from the road. The interior is very minimal but the view along the river to the mountains beyond take your breath away.
    Written 11 February 2019
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  • vitta
    Holbox, Mexico24 contributions
    It's a hotel stay but with all the charm and personal welcome of someone's home. Set in amazing grounds away from the main town, its gorgeous. Such a welcoming host and her team make you feel that you're staying somewhere very exclusive. Every attention to detail. Generous breakfast and the room we stayed in was really well decorated and equipped with coffee machine and teapot! A lovely place to rest after a busy day being a tourist!
    Written 7 August 2017
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  • Malcolm D
    London, UK42 contributions
    40/45 minute walk not too taxing nice cool pathway plenty of shade but the Lake is not inspiring
    However a pleasant walk
    Written 27 March 2020
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