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


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 …

Travel day on bus to Fox, New Zealand

A travel blog entry by pamanion


... day. Today, we -stopped at the bridge where bungee jumping as a recreational activity was invented. Two crazy kiwi mates had seen it done by some tribe and came up with the idea to sell it as a thrill ride off this bridge outside of a Queenstown. I stood by the platform and if I EVER thought I might try it, I am now adamant that it will never happen! I stood by the gate and was terrified looking down!!! - visited a winery and most of the tour had a great time with a ...

The South Island

A travel blog entry by franmullineux


... morning we were up early for breakfast and successful in seeing both types of penguins that frequent the waters there - the Little Blue and the rare Fjordland Crested penguins, just bobbing along in the water! Before returning us to shore the boat stopped in one of the coves for a while and switched off all engines and generators. People were asked to stand still and not take any photos for that time while we experienced what they called 'The Sound of Silence'. It was ...

Hooker Lake Hike & Honeymoon Dinner

A travel blog entry by kelleyandalan


... Centre. The centre tells the story of Hillary's life and many accomplishments and also features a theater/planetarium featuring films about Mt Cook, astronomy, and stories of Hillary. So, we purchased tickets and planned to watch a few films. Also, we dinned at The Hermitage to celebrate our honeymoon. The dinning room has a fantastic view of Mt Cook. So, we spent 2 hour slowly enjoying a great meal, view, and each ...

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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