In the heart of Glacier Country are Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier, two of the most accessible glaciers in the world, which terminate amongst temperate rainforest just 250m above sea level. This special environment forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Distinction Fox Glacier Hotel
offers luxury accommodation in a modern, purpose-built hotel surrounded by stunning mountains and is the ideal base for exploring Fox Glacier and the wider Glacier Country region.
Don boots and crampons for a guided walk
or an ice climbing
adventure with Fox Glacier Guiding
or take a scenic helicopter flight
over these giant rivers of ice.
Visit Lake Matheson
, famous for its mirror reflections of NZ’s highest peaks Aoraki/Mount Cook
and Mount Tasman or discover Gillespies Beach
. Experience the thrill of a tandem skydive
against the backdrop of the Southern Alps.
Relax after a day of adventure in the Glacier Hotel Pools
or take an after dark stroll through open West Coast podocarp forest in search of glow worms.