What to bring

  • 2-4 warm upper body layers ideally woollen or polypro (not cotton)
  • Quick drying trousers or shorts (no jeans)
  • Food and drink for the day
  • Sunglasses
    (essential for Ice Climbing tours, recommended for others),
  • Sunscreen, camera
  • Remember your swimwear and towel for your FREE Glacier Hot Pools experience afterwards!

Medical Information

On check in you will be asked to provide some medical information.  

Please ensure you advise our reservations staff of any previous medical conditions or injuries including (but not limited to):

  • Ankle Injuries
  • Knee Injuries or ACL Damage
  • Joint Replacement
  • Dislocations
  • Neck or Back Injuries
  • Heart Conditions
  • Blood Pressure Medication
  • Diabetes and Asthma.

Please note we are unable to accept as clients anyone over the weight of 115kg (253.5lb) or anyone who is, or may be, pregnant.

What not to bring

For safety reasons, please do not bring:

  • iPods / MP3 players
  • Selfie sticks

For your own security it's preferable not to bring:

  • Passports
  • Wallets
  • Car / Room Keys

If you wish to use your mobile phone to take pictures you are welcome to do so, however please note that Franz Josef Glacier Guides are not able to accept any responsibility in the case of any loss or damage to your property. Due to safety reasons we cannot allow some models of smartphone on to our aircraft, please ask our team for more details when you check in.

We supply Quality Equipment

All our visitors and guides are equipped with the best in quality equipment.

  • Breathable Rain Jacket
  • Waterproof over-trousers (if required)
  • Socks and sturdy boots (or you have the option to wear your own hiking boots)
  • Crampons (with small waist bag) for superior glacier grip
  • Woollen hats and gloves (if required)

Simply making sure our clients are as warm and comfortable as possible.