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Fox Glacier

4.2
World heritage site · Hiking Trails · Scenic Walking Areas
A trip to Fox Glacier brings you close to one of New Zealand's most easily accessible natural wonders. You can take guided walks over a number of routes. The icy giant is a leftover from the last ice age--it stretches for 13 km (8 mi), so there's plenty of area to explore. In the build up to your vacation in Fox Glacier, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our New Zealand trip planner.
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Popular things to do in Fox Glacier

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Fox Glacier South Side Walk ©
World heritage site
Fox Glacier South Side Walk
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Lake Matheson Walk ©
Scenic Walking Area
Lake Matheson Walk
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tours
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
Gillespies Beach
Beach
Gillespies Beach
3.9
Duration: 3 hours

Side trips from Fox Glacier

Franz Josef Glacier ©
World heritage site
Franz Josef Glacier Franz Josef
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
West Coast Wildlife Centre ©
Wildlife Area
West Coast Wildlife Centre Franz Josef
3.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Spa
Spas Franz Josef
3.2
Duration: 1 hour

Trails in Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier Hiking Trails ©
Hiking Trail
Fox Glacier Hiking Trails
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
Mount Fox Route ©
Hiking Trail
Mount Fox Route
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
Copland Track
Hiking Trail
Copland Track
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
Moraine Walk
Hiking Trail
Moraine Walk
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Fox Glacier

River Walk ©
Scenic Walking Area
River Walk
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Minnehaha Walk ©
Hiking Trail
Minnehaha Walk
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
ReflectioNZ Gifts & Gallery ©
Art Gallery
ReflectioNZ Gifts & Gallery
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

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