Franz Josef

Franz Josef

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Welcome to Franz Josef, the land over where the magical facets of ice age is still underway. Visit to observe the enigma of valleys of ice extended below the snowline taking it almost to the sea. Its picturesque beauty would surely mesmerise your heart and soul.

Glaciers across the world have a spectacular quality to retreat travellers mind. But, Fox and Franz Josef glaciers that flows almost to sea level have got some extra magical power to embrace a true wanderer. Temperate climate of this Maori Land only embellishes the beauty and magnetism of its glaciers. It can be observed here too. Pack your bags and go for a professionally designed itinerary for experiencing an adventurous walk along with the glacier foots and ancient river valleys. Steep sides beholding the colossal horizontal scars since the time glaciers have advanced over millennia only makes the view more enchanting.

Meet with your nomadic soul by exploring the magical view of the Fox glacier plummets 2,600 metres high in the Southern Alps spreading over 13 kilometre length. As the place is covered by four alpine glaciers and receives 30 metres of snowfall each year, its attractiveness for embellished further. As for the snow compact glacier tops, it surely portrays relished cherry at the top.

The best beautifying factor for this glacier beauty is its 300 metre thickness going through the below river level. Even the lubricated movements created by ice have a titivating story of its own. No wanderer would miss the chance to explore the magnificence of ice melting due to the pressure between the glacier and the steep valley floor. The effect of the high snowfall, which is reputed for being ten times faster than most valley glaciers has also, embraced its magical appeal.

Come to discover the splendour of upheaval and deep ravines in glaciers over here that have actually extended its exquisite prettiness. Enjoy the dramatic and beautiful frozen landscape to achieve your wanderlust. Experience the grandeur of temperate rain forests to the Tasman Sea.

Bella Vista - Franz Josef

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Glacier Valley Walk

Glacier Valley Walk

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Heli-Hike – Includes Glacier Hot Pools

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Helicopter Flight Franz Josef with snow landing

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