High Peaks Hotel

167 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $126.00

Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier

Up, up and away

A travel blog entry by redheadpeter on Feb 09, 2014

13 photos

The only reason people go to Fox Glacier is the overpowerig presence of Mount Cook, Mount Tasman, Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier and all the accompanying stuff of mountains and snow.

And the best way to see all this is by helicopter - given their ability to fly high and slow and land on the snowfields high in the mountains.

So …


A travel blog entry by jnofria on Oct 07, 2013

3 comments, 14 photos

Happy Birthday to us!!!!! ;-) What an amazing experience! We took a helicopter to a spot on the Fox Glacier and did a 3-hour hike. To say it was stunning would be an understatement! Thanks to everyone for our bday wishes!

Best day ever

A travel blog entry by caiteb


... like did a wee interview with you before you went on the plane and throughout the whole thing. We got on the wee plane and flew right up above the Cook mountains (highest in NZ) and because we wer so high up we even had to put the oxygen masks on. I wasn't as nervous as I thought I would more like excited and adrenaline filled, and i was like looking out the plane going higher & higher up above the clouds being like am I actually going to jump out of a plane this high ...

The West Coast / An der Westküste

A travel blog entry by hiwtvi


... and shooting stars fall from the sky. The Wekas, which are a small walking bird that cannot fly, also skulked around the hot pools trying to find food. They were very interested in our colourful water bottles too.

We spent most of our second day up there relaxing in the pools and the day after we woke up early and made it back to the car 5 hours and 18kms later and with wet ...

Franz Joseph Glacier

A travel blog entry by clagolzo


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On the second day I actually got to explore the area up on the glacier itself by joining a tour run by local guides. I went alone because none of the others were keen to pay the extortionate tour price and fly up there in a helicopter. I actually wasn't keen on any of those things either, ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 167 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, is near Fox Glacier Guiding, Glacier Helicopters, Lake Matheson, and Skydiving New Zealand.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHigh Peaks Hotel Fox Glacier

    Reviewed by jnofria

    Wonderful place!

    Reviewed Oct 6, 2013
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    TripAdvisor Reviews High Peaks Hotel Fox Glacier

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding