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one extra day in franz josef

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one extra day in franz josef

Hi,

We have kept a spare day in franz josef to counter unfavourable weather condition for heli hike. What aer the other attraction apart from lake matheson? Are there any short drives to any good viewing beaches as it is on the coastal area? Any other scenic place to visit during the day?

Sanket

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1. Re: one extra day in franz josef

check out the 'flowing west' movie theater for some exhilerating movie of the glaciers.

Quad Biking, get down and dirty through the rain forest then out to the river to the ancient terminal morain.

The hot pools.

there are many short walks

take a launch cruise out on lake maporika

drive to Okarito. awesome place

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2. Re: one extra day in franz josef

Hi there,

The hot pools are indeed a good option, specially when it's cold!

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