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Wildlife of the West Coast; native and introduced

Heading to Franz Josef Glacier and hoping to see glaciers, lush rainforest and wild coastlines? You won't be disappointed. Glacier Country is loaded with an amazing array of unique landscapes.

by Emma Mulder

Win a refund winner, Franz Josef Glacier Guides

Franz Josef Glacier

Glacier Photos: 8 Tips for Best Results

4 January 2018

Capturing your experience with epic images is a key part of the trip. Pictured: Rachel, our January Wanna Win a Refund Winner! 

by Lucy Langman

Golden Backpacks Winner 2017

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Fourth-time winners of the Golden Backpack Award

13 November 2017

Reaction to Franz Josef Glacier Guides was far from icy last night when it picked up the prestigious title of ‘Best Visitor Attraction – New Zealand’ for the fourth time...

by Lucy Langman

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Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef's 4 Best Secret Spots Revealed

27 September 2017

Here's 4 of the best secret spots in and around Franz Josef Glacier to satisfy the explorer within.

by Lucy Langman

Enjoying pizza at a restaurant in Franz Josef, NZ

Franz Josef Glacier

Our top 7 things to do in Franz Josef - other than a glacier!

3 November 2016

Franz Josef Glacier is an incredible hub of exciting adventures and activities just waiting to be discovered.

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The local's pick: Where to eat and drink in Franz Josef Glacier

29 July 2015

As generous locals, we’re happy to share our expert, insider knowledge on where to eat, drink and revive yourself after a big day in the outdoors. 

by Tom at Franz Josef Glacier

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Franz Josef Glacier

Watch 2 years of glacier retreat in 15 seconds

12 May 2015

A time-lapse video released by the Franz Josef team shows astounding changes that have occurred to Franz Josef Glacier over the last two years. 

by Tom at Franz Josef Glacier Guides