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Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour

Get out and explore on this 3-hour guided walking tour in the Franz Josef Glacier Valley.  Walk through native rainforest and learn about native flora and fauna, waterfalls, the Waiho River and the Franz Josef Glacier. Tour includes complimentary morning tea. Free use of umbrellas, rain gear protection, and walking poles is also included.

Duration 3 hours
Voucher Mobile ticket
    • All necessary equipment included
    • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
    • Small-group tour
  • What's included :
    • Beverages
    • Snacks
    • Driver/guide
    • Wet weather clothing, umbrellas, walking poles
    • Free use of Baby Backpack (Macpac)
    • Round-trip shared transfer in our 10 seater Toyota Van
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This tour will take you on an adventure in the Franz Josef Glacier Valley, through native forest, then out onto the river bed,  past waterfalls and off the beaten track and away from the general public.*   Learn about the native flora and fauna, glaciology, geology, climate change and history of the area, in a small group informative tour.  Stop for a rest with a magnificent view, a cup of tea/hot choc/coffee and a biscuit (included) and the opportunity to chat one-on-one with your guide. Raincoats, overtrousers, umbrellas and walking poles, as well as all transport to your tour destinations are provided. There is a maximum of 10 people per guide to ensure that you are able to ask questions and receive the best experience the Franz Josef Glacier has to offer.  If you are interested in birds, trees, nature & wildlife, or just want to have a personal guided experience, this is the tour for you.
  • Departure Point :
    20 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Suitable clothing to be worn depending on weather conditions - sturdy walking shoes/boots; no jeans.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Glacier Valley Eco Tours Ltd

Activity ID: V-53086P1

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