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Tours To Franz Josef Glacier Guides
Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $337
Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $54
Duration: 3 hours
Franz Josef Glacier Guides Reviews
Starting with the helicopter ride to the glacier and then navigating the crevices, caves, and tight spots to gain amazing views of the glacier and valley. Well worth the cost. The price includes... more »
We were hoping to do one of the heli hikes with this company but our youngest was under the minimum weight limit so we decided to do the valley hike with them instead to have something to do... more »
Could not recommend the heli hike trip with Franz Joseph Glacier Guides more. The whole experience was fantastic and our guide was very knowledge and also looked after us well. I felt in very safe hands during the whole flight and hike on the glacier. We got to squeeze through a crevasse and ice hole that had been found and made safe earlier in the morning. Full waterproof gear was provided including hats and gloves, even though it was too sunny and hot to need the gloves on our day.
The guided walk of the valley was awesome! Our guide (Nicole) took us on a short trip into the bush were we got to taste some plants plus learn about them. She was really energetic and made the trip an absolutely wonderful experience. The walk to the glacier was great and we had a nice rest there with provided juice or hot chocolate. In the price you get free access to the hot pools, I would recommend upgrading to the private hot pools for 41 dollars. It is superb, you get your own changing room complete with modern toilet and shower! It is actually outside so you get the feeling of floating in a hot jungle river. A totally worth it experience!
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