Things to do & see
For those who would like to experience walking on ice and learning about the glacier, this is a must. You will be provided with socks, boots, crampons and a waterproof coat and will be given a briefing before setting off for the glacier with a guide. There are ½ day walks for everyone and full day options for the more intrepid. It must rank as one of the best value attractions in New Zealand.
Fox Guides: www.foxguides.co.nz
Fox Glacier Heli hikes - Flying Fox
This premier trip combines the thrill of two helicopter flights with a chance to explore this remote part of the glacier by foot. Pristine ice caves and arches are often seen. Some fitness and agility required.
Duration: 4 hours
Reporting times: 8.50am / 11.50am (ALL YEAR) 2.50pm (on demand in summer season) (additional departures available upon demand)
Cost: NZ$469.00 Adults, NZ$445.00 Childs, (GST incl.)