Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier

3.6
#2 of 19 in Wildlife in West Coast Region
Get close to one of nature's most impressive and powerful phenomena at Fox Glacier, an easily accessible wonder of New Zealand's landscape. Take a guided walk or travel independently to this dynamic glacial environment, just five minutes on foot from the nearest parking lot. A number of different routes offer fresh perspectives on the icy giant, which is a 13 km (8 mi) stretch of ice left over from the last ice age. Stick to these well-signposted and demarcated trails, as improper access can be extremely dangerous. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Fox Glacier and many more Fox Glacier attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Fox Glacier trip itinerary builder website .
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  • The area is unquestionably beautiful, but there are a few realities not made apparent until you arrive which sour the whole experience. According to locals, the glacier has been closed to foot access ...  more »
  • We were there on April 15th and both roads were closed from the flooding damage. You could walk 2 hours round trip to the viewpoint, but we opted to drive over past Lake Matheson for a viewpoint. Dist...  more »
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