High Peaks Hotel

Address: 167 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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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
      by (7 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      Fox glacier

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

      TripAdvisor Reviews High Peaks Hotel Fox Glacier

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      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 …

      To Fox Glacier

      A travel blog entry by bensteads2014 on Jan 04, 2015

      ... and finally arrive at Fox Glacier about 4.30 pm Motel room is spacious and comfortable with all amenities .The view from our room is of the surrounding mountains and is spectacular ..Snow covered Mount Cook just out of sight. An evening walk around Lake Matheson and then light meal in our room admiring the scenery. Tomorrow we tackle the Glacier. .....perhaps a helicopter trip to land on ...

      Day 19

      A travel blog entry by higgsie81 on Dec 29, 2014

      1 comment

      ... the glacier, in caves and though the valleys. It was really good we were up there for about 3 hours. Came back down and it was decided we were going to just crack on and get back the time was around 5pm it gets dark around 9.30ish and lake Wanaka is around 3 hours away so we got in the car and Luce fell asleep after half an hour and I got my foot down Luce did ask if I was tired and need releaving but she had no ...

      Glacier Hike... so close!

      A travel blog entry by kylie_jenkin on Dec 10, 2014

      ... went through into the changing area to get into all our gear which included waterproof over-trousers, hiking socks and boots, crampons and coat (as well as hats and gloves). After we had geared up we walked across the road to get weighed for our flight. The tour was a helicopter ride to the glacier then a 3 hour walk through the ice as you are unable to walk to the glacier anymore. The first few members of our group had been weighed when the guy ...

      ~~a lifetime experience, well at our age anyway ~~

      A travel blog entry by peter_maggie on Nov 30, 2014

      1 comment, 20 photos

      ... top and nothing will stop us, weather is perfect, can't wait am sooo excited as is Peter.

      The taking off was a bit scary, felt like saying "stop and let me off" but soon got use to it, I was sitting up front beside the pilot and it felt a bit weird when taking of. The view though was awesome, took so many photo's, it's hard to pick out a few good ones, won't bore you by putting them all on here though.

      The Southern Alps of New Zealand are 720km long, the highest ...