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Fox Glacier Guiding

Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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About Fox Glacier Guiding
It's our privilege to guide you on the West Coast's largest and less crowded glacier. It is one of New Zealand's truly natural wonders. Whether you are walking, heli-hiking or ice-climbing with us in this incredible environment, we can promise you a memory you'll cherish. We have a long guiding history on the glacier (guided walks first started in 1928). Those years of accumulated knowledge and experience mean we are able to guide you with complete confidence. You can rest assured we take your safety and comfort very seriously. Come and enjoy our friendly West Coast hospitality, experience the mighty Fox Glacier with us and create a lifetime memory. We have glacier trips suitable for most fitness levels and ages including children from 9 yrs.
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On a helicopter tour you can get a close-up look at the Fox Glacier and go beyond what you can see on a simple walking tour. Be amazed by the spectacular views of the mountain, glacier, and ice falls, before landing and hiking through the hard-to-reach terrain. All necessary ice-hiking equipment will be provided, including sturdy leather boots, so you don't need to worry about safety or comfort.
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HungryHorace467 wrote a review Jan 17
Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
Ice climbing was outstanding. Always within your limits with top-line kit and an outstanding guide/instructor. A very memorable experience worth every cent.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Kate S wrote a review Dec 2021
Wellington, New Zealand64 contributions33 helpful votes
We did the 4 hour heli hike which includes 3 hours exploring the glacier on foot and a return heli transfer with amazing views of the glacier and valley. Worth saving up for, as its such a unique experience and fully deserving of the 2021 trip advisor awards. Thanks to Sarah and Cam for being such awesome guides and for sharing their passion and knowledge of this treasured part of Aotearoa ❤️
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Steve W wrote a review Nov 2021
Nelson, New Zealand881 contributions143 helpful votes
We hired e-bikes as part of a West Coast package. This was our first e-bike ride and was great fun. You do actually have to pedal but after that the motor powers up. We rode to lake Matheson to take in the great views and then up the Fox Glacier road. We were racing around having a great time and we're reluctant to take the bikes back when our time ran out.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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JoeT wrote a review Oct 2021
Tauranga, New Zealand2 contributions
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Thank you so so much for the amazing hike today. This was an experience we will never forget, such beautiful views! I honestly couldn't recommend this more! (Worth every dollar and waaay better than a heli-tour with a brief landing) Cheers, Joe
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Heta76 wrote a review Oct 2021
Edmonton, Canada23 contributions4 helpful votes
Our hike and Ebike with our lovely guide Skye was so much more than expected. Save yourself some time and do this tour, you will get views of the glacier that the unguided mission will not get. The guides take absolute care of your safety and though you have a bit of glacier stream crossing and tramping through the moraine field up to the viewpoint you will not regret the time and effort. I cannot recommend this trip any more highly, if helicopters aren’t your thing this is how you do a trip to Fox Glacier.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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