Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier

Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park, South Island, 7859, New Zealand | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier

A long travel day, many beautiful sights

A travel blog entry by australblog

The trip from Queenstown to Fox Glacier was very long, but it gave us a chance to experience the Southern Alps, see the west coast, walk many forest trails, and visit a vineyard. The latter was beautifully situated, and though it was a bit too early to sample organic wines, we did nonetheless. I loved that area-- it was cool, dry, beautiful, and I …

Scenery, scenery and glaciers wow!!!

A travel blog entry by gillb1954

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Saturday 1st December

Departed at 7.30am for the drive to Fox Glacier. From Queenstown the road (highest tar sealed road in NZ) to Wanaka gave us the most stunning of views. High snow capped mountains, deep rainforest covered valleys and gorges with ice blue rivers running through them. The scenery just goes on and on!!. Photos do not do …

Franz Josef glacier

A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991

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... A bit gutted we trudge our way back down and caught the helicopter back down. The pilot hugged the valley edge tightly using it as a guide down through the cloud, bit dodgy when he's gunning it and can't see what's coming up in front! Made it back fine and were told we would receive a refund because we were cut short by an hour. Got back $115 out of the $335 each! So came to an alright price overall. Late afternoon I suddenly decided we needed to ...

Tekapo and Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by lilianbrett

23

... Mount Cook early however the weather was beautiful with blue skys! I dragged Amy up the Glencoe walk which climbs up the side of a mountain for a view of Mount Cook, the first time we'd managed to see it through the clouds since we arrived. I then left Amy in the plush Hermatage hotel and went on the 1 1/4 return Kia point track which snakes through the valley with views of Mount cook along the first section. It ends with a view point overlooking the mountain ...

A Freeze Is Coming (Ice, Cool, Freeze)

A travel blog entry by handytravels

29

... It was enough for us just to have the stillness to ourselves even if only for seconds. When the afternoon arrived, so did the rain, we came to accept that our time in the Alps was over and that when it was too wet to walk, we may as well start our drive to Queenstown. Good decision! When we turned on the car and checked the fuel gauge, we opted not to fill up. Bad decision! Thus began the first ever Diesel dash as for the next three hours we ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, is near Fox Glacier Guiding, Glacier Helicopters, Lake Matheson, and Skydiving New Zealand.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHeartland Hotel Fox Glacier

    Reviewed by gillb1954

    Heartlands hotel

    Reviewed Dec 2, 2012
    by (9 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Fine for a stopover. Clean and comfortable, good breakfast, a bit tired and dated.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier

    3.00 of 5 stars Good