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Scenic Walking Areas in Franz Josef

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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), Myanmar6,620 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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  • 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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  • 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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