Montrose Backpackers

9 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

Franz Josef Glacier, Regen & Eisklettern

A travel blog entry by sandral on Apr 15, 2014

59 photos

Heute ging es früh los mit dem Bus an die Westküste mit dem Ziel Franz Josef Gletscher. Leider hat es genau in dem Moment als ich den Bus verlassen habe zu schütten angefangen und die nächsten zwei Tage nicht mehr aufgehört. Da man in dem Ort eigentlich nichts bei schlechten Wetter machen kann ausser zur Kiwi Experience und den Hot Pools zu gehen. …

Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong/China - Oct/Nov

A travel blog entry by nlund on Nov 15, 2013

6 comments, 131 photos

Sunday evening, packing and getting ready to go Monday morning - wet and drizzly as we left. Packed well and well below limit. Val saw it a a lost opportunity and was tempted to go back home to pack more! The long flight through London, Hong Kong and on to Perth went smoothly and Val was surprised at how good she felt arriving in at 23:00 local …

Glaciers

... were axed into the face to get us on to the actual ice flow. STRAIGHT UP!! We then hiked another three miles up the spine of the glacier, through ice tunnels and crevices until we turned around and did the whole thing in reverse. Did I mention it was raining the entire time? Hope you can get an idea of this adventure from the pictures. More later after we rest for a few days!!!

Fox Glacier, New Zealand stevebotts

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This hostel, located on 9 Cron Street, Franz Josef, is near Across Country Quad Bikes.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMontrose Backpackers Franz Josef

    Reviewed by sandral

    Friendly stuff and good place to meet people!

    Reviewed Apr 15, 2014
    by (7 reviews) Frankfurt , Germany Flag of Germany

    Hostel is really big but a little old fashion. You could do Mord out o it. But overall i liked my stay here and can recommend this place. I love that they have free WiFi!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by eddieandlaura

    Great Chilled Hostel with Great views

    Reviewed Jan 3, 2014
    by (11 reviews) Wellington , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great Chilled Hostel with Great views. Relaxed and only a 30 minute walk to Franz Josef Glacier. Free tea and coffee and great showers

    Montrose Backpackers - Franz Josef
    South Island, New Zealand

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by adelecarroll

    Nice Hostal

    Reviewed Nov 19, 2012
    by (52 reviews) Liverpool , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Family feel. Great kitchens and social areas. Free use of computers!!

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    Reviewed by paul_n_alex

    Ideal and comfy

    Reviewed Nov 29, 2011
    by (23 reviews) Leicester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Hostel is in an excellent location and is very clean and tidy. Kitchens are a little small but well stocked and the TV lounge is large. Also offer free internet terminals.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Montrose Backpackers Franz Josef

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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    Montrose Backpackers - Franz Josef
    South Island, New Zealand