Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier

Address: Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park, South Island, 7859, New Zealand | 2 star hotel
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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 (21 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

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    Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier

    South Island Trip - day 5

    A travel blog entry by choward14 on Jul 24, 2015

    ... and my only plans were to have a walk along the river, but Jay our guide said that because the afternoon trips had been cancelled he would take me on a secret hike! So, later in the afternoon, we met up and went on a walk through some tunnels that go under the river, they are pitch black, and we were walking in water ankle deep, but we were also surrounded by glow worms! It was surreal! Stuff then got a bit scary and we were jumping off ...


    A travel blog entry by smithputney on Jul 20, 2015

    ... clearly mass produced overseas). We visited the Co-operative Gallery, run by local artists and bought a small wicker pouch (Ed) and a painted stone (Sam). I went to move the car as our 1 hours were up and met the others back in a cafe for lunch. The cafe guy said actually the parking restrictions weren't operating at the moment so my moving the car was wasted effort. With more time know we went into the Wilderness Gallery (which like the Co-operative had been recommended on ...

    More great views

    A travel blog entry by brettandemma on Apr 24, 2015

    14 photos

    We left Kaikoura and had a solid days driving straight across the South Island from east coast to west coast heading to the Franz Joseph glacier. The weather was great blue sky, sun shinning which made the mountain views as we left Kaikoura even more impressive and kind of made us want to stay even longer. We headed out across one of the roads that cuts through the South Island and within the first hour of the ...

    Travelling Franz Josef

    A travel blog entry by expendabelles on Apr 10, 2015

    ... The weather was quite depressing - rainy, rainy, rainy. The drive to Franz Josef really wasn't very long compared to most days. Wazza drove us to the Franz Josef Ice Explorer place - Rach, Scar and I have all signed up to a trip tomorrow which involves getting a helicopter up to the glacier and then exploring on the ice for 3 hours before riding in the helicopter back down. My grandparents have done it and it looks amazing, although it ...

    Glacier Gazing

    A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Apr 02, 2015

    21 photos

    ... are prone to rapid swelling after rain. Even more disconcertingly, there were signs along most of the trail advising against stopping because of the risk of rock slides. The glacier itself was seeping sluggishly down the canyon and was covered in shingle. As we watched, some gravel and boulders slid off its face into the grey water below. The nearest crumpled folds of the glacier revealed a slight blue hue to the compressed snow and ...