Roberts Point Track, Franz Josef Glacier
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Address: Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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Want to know about the history of Franz Josef Glacier? Explore Roberts point track. It is the first track leading to the glacier. Discovered around 1900s, this track was first discovered by a surveyor- George J Roberts. Till date, this track has been the first spot for all the travellers coming to Franz Josef to explore the glacier.
As you move up on this track, it leads you to ice-carved rock. On the way, you will come across Hende’s Hut. This hut might look tempting to stay by. If you have such plan in your mind, just ignore it. Stop by to take a lunch break and then move around. Explore the suspension bridge between Rope Creek and Roberts Point. The bridge might look a bit scary. But if you adventure soul is looking for some thrill, then you should definitely cross the bridge. And the view from the end of this bridge is simple mind blowing. The glacier, mountain peaks, waterfalls and rock falls located a distance way will put you in awe of its beauty.
All in all, the entire track is a treat for nature lovers!
Roberts Point Track Information
- The path is not suitable for dogs.
- Strong footwear and rain coat is required.
- The track is not suitable for hiking during monsoon.
- Good level of fitness is required. So people who can’t walk for long hours should avoid this track.
- Stay on the marked track.
- Do not climb down to the main river.
- Crossing the Waiho River is strictly prohibited.
Roberts Point Track Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
Roberts Point Track Opening and Closing Hours
- Visit during day light hours.
How To reach Roberts Point Track by Public Transport
- On foot
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