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
Half Day Glacier Walk - Foxtrot
Includes: Delightful eco-tour featuring the transition from rain forest to an incredible world of ice accessed by a "secret" track, suitable for most ages and fitness levels.
Duration: 4 -4.5 hours
Departures: 9.15am, 1.45pm
Cost: $NZ 115.00 per adult, $NZ 95.00 per child, Family $NZ 325.00
Fox Glacier Helihikes - 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: 3.5 hours
Reporting times: 9.00am & 12 noon, 1 September - 30 April plus 3pm frequently available in high season; 10.30am & 1.30pm May; 12.00 noon, 1 June - 31 August
Cost: NZ$399.00 Adults, (GST incl.)