Fox Glacier Tourism, New Zealand

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Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe is a 13-kilometre-long (8.1 mi) temperate maritime glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. It was named in 1872 after a visit by the then Prime Minister of New Zealand, Sir William Fox. Following the passage of the Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998, the name of the glacier was officially altered to Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Fox Glacier, New Zealand. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A vacation to Fox Glacier can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Fox Glacier*

  • Fox Glacier: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fox Glacier for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fox Glacier.

    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Fox Glacier - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 93.75 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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