Franz Josef Tour Packages

For those of you who really cherish the thought of being showered by snow here is a destination that will please you immensely. Seek help from a tour operator who will be able to guide in choosing a suitable option from the wide number of Franz Josef tourism packages.

One of the main attractions of West Coast, New Zealand, the 12km glacier is situated in the South Island, at the Westland Tai Poutini National Park. This stunning glacier descends from around 2700m above the sea level to an amazing 240m in the space of just 11 kilometres, due to which it has earned popularity asthe steepest and also the fastest flowing “commercially guided” glacier. The Fox Glacier which is situated 20 kilometres to the south of Franz Josef also descends to a level that is just less than 300m above sea level.

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English, Maori, New Zealand Sign Language

Currency used:

New Zealand dollar

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Best Franz Josef Tourism Guide

Walk up to the majestic glacier on New Zealand’s South Island with Franz Josef holidays. The town is usually full of tourists eager to see the glacier with Franz Josef tours. It is situated on the foothills of the formidable Mount Cook. If you want to see the most spectacular scenes in New Zealand, this travel packages are for you. Tourists who travel to Franz Josef can get to the town in cars, buses or planes.

The preferred way to enjoy Franz Josef holiday packages is by walking. Cars can be driven up to the glacier car park, but to see how grand the most famous attraction of Franz Josef is you have to go around on foot.

An exciting way to take a Franz Josef tour is flightseeing. Helicopters and planes take those making a trip to Franz Josef around the glacier and Mount Cook for some incredible views. Flightseeing is highly recommended for the shutterbugs among tourists picking this vacation packages.

The town is also famous for white-water rafting. Zooming down the streams of the Perth and Whataroa rivers is the best rafting experience you’ll get anywhere in the world.

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