Holly Homestead B&B

Address: 2900 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, 7856, New Zealand | B&B
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This B&B, located on 2900 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef, is near Across Country Quad Bikes.
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      A travel blog entry by duffer56 on Nov 25, 2014

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      I have included a helihike excursion on the Franz Josef Glacier. This is an amazing trip and the helicopter will take you to places that cannot be reached by foot.

      Haast Pass to Franz Josef Glacier

      A travel blog entry by duffer56 on Nov 24, 2014

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      From Wanaka you will drive through the scenic Haast Pass to Franz Josef Glacier. This is a challenging drive but also very picturesque.

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      Franz Joseph Glacier

      A travel blog entry by ruthweeden on Dec 06, 2014

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      ... we have time on our hands and then we don't if that makes sense! At Franz Joseph there are many options to see the glacier many start by taking a helicopter, we were informed on our arrival that because of the weather chances are slim so fingers crossed. We parked up in our own little rain forest area, my skin is itching already �� and then headed to the Monsoon Bar for happy hour before we cook dinner. Everyday a different ...

      Galloping, gliding, gorgeous glaciers

      A travel blog entry by graceschulz on Dec 06, 2014

      While we woke up in franz josef, a tiny town next to the glacier, we actually drove a half hour to anothe glacier: Fox glacier. A short hour hike later had us marveling at the fox glacier, a snow glacier, meaning that snow has compacted over time to form ice. These are different than the remaining ice age glaciers found in the northern hemisphere. We enjoyed the short hike- about an hour- even if it was super steep at the end with a warning that ...

      Chilling in Franz Josef

      A travel blog entry by carmarmax on Dec 01, 2014

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      ... carefully across the ice to a section where we could sit and put our crampons on and stare and the daunting ice above us. Our guide, Sam Dup, came over to get our group and gave us a few ground rules before we were on our way (basically, don't walk sideways down steps or you will fall). For two hours we hiked up and around and all over the ablation zone of the glacier (end of the glacier). We crawled through tunnels, went up and down "ice stairs" ...