Franz Josef Glacier

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  • Address: 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier 7859, New Zealand
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Adventure

A ‘gem of New Zealand’s West Coast Glacier’ – that’s how Franz Josef Glacier is always defined. Adjectives like magnificent, glorious, splendid falls short when it comes in defining this glacier.  And a sight of this beautiful glacier will convince you that it is indeed the most impressive place you will ever find all around the world.

If you wish to explore the eternal beauty of this glacier, you need to do few hardworks. You can either opt for guided ice walk or hiking tour to experience this thrilling adventure. Else, aerial tours are also available to admire the glacier from few thousandfeet above the ground. So, as mentioned before about the hard work, it will definitely pay off when you reach your destination.

Apart from these adventurous tours, there are few other tourist spots located close to the glacier. One such popular place is Franz Josef Glacier Village where you can stay by explore this world heritage site.

Franz Josef Glacier Travel Tips

  • Wear sturdy shoes as you need to walk a lot.
  • Bring all the necessary equipment to walk on the glacier.

Entrance Ticket Details For Franz Josef Glacier

  • Entry is free.

Franz Josef Glacier Hours

  • Early morning hours are the best time to visit the glacier.

How to Reach Franz Josef Glacier

  • By helicopter

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  • Franz Josef Glacier Address: 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier 7859, New Zealand
  • Franz Josef Glacier Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Franz Josef Glacier(preferred time): 06:00 am - 09:00 am
  • Time required to visit Franz Josef Glacier: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 36.5% of people who visit Franz Josef Glacier include Franz Josef Glacier in their plan

  • 63.16% of people start their Franz Josef Glacier visit around 05 AM - 06 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Franz Josef Glacier

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

83.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Franz Josef Glacier

People normally club together West Coast Wildlife Centre and Franz Josef I-site Visitor Information Centre while planning their visit to Franz Josef Glacier.

People also prefer to start their day with Franz Josef Glacier.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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