The Westhaven

Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier

Wellington to Nelson to Frans Josef

A travel blog entry by harriet1708 on Jul 24, 2014

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... today. After a full day of travelling we arrived in Frans Josef. Our coach driver could only be described as weird annoying little man but we survived without strangling him. We also saw the pancake rocks on the way and few other small towns. Tonight we went out to an Indian restaurant which was very nice! Last but not least we were waking back from the restaurant and walked past the Scottish guy from ...

What Does the Fox Glacier Say?

A travel blog entry by nbinette04 on Jul 14, 2014

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... fair distance off and a large pile of rock and rubble that the glacier had left behind got in the way of the view. By the time we had walked back to the car, we were a little tired from all the walking we had done that day.

We decided to rest our sore legs in the relaxing Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools. We spent about an hour soaking ourselves and enjoying the comfort. There were three public pools with temperatures ranging from 36-40 ...

Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by laura_schofield on May 25, 2014

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... to be doing a helicopter trip and glacier hike we phoned ahead instead of venturing outside. Our suspicions were realised and our tour had been cancelled and postponed to the next day in the hopes of an improvement in the weather - no guarantee tho! We were left thinking this is going to be a long few days as the roads were yet again closed so no escape! So we ended up sat at the hostel watching Frozen and eating the pepper ...

A Freeze Is Coming (Ice, Cool, Freeze)

A travel blog entry by handytravels on Apr 25, 2014

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... walking in spikey shoes; it’s a bit like stomping around like a toddler, it must be hilarious for the guide each time a new group arrives to see everyone so obviously concentrating on each stamp. Once the guide was satisfied we could walk, our frozen ramble really began. We were taken to a number of different sights, including an ice cavern primed for a picture. As we huddled together for the shot, it was nearly Andy’s last as ...

Fox Glacier or Bust

A travel blog entry by mdod on Apr 12, 2014

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... 20 min to get our breakfast and then they gave us the take-out chicken panini warmed up and in a large Styrofoam container??? The waitress seemed confused when we asked if they could wrap it in foil or plastic wrap but she eventually came out with it wrapped in about 3 ft of foil.

By the time we got back to the motel and got our gear together it was almost clear. We could even see some mountains. YAY!!! First sun in 5 days! I grabbed my camera ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier, is near Fox Glacier Guiding, Glacier Helicopters, Lake Matheson, and Skydiving New Zealand.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Westhaven Fox Glacier

    Reviewed by yts

    Fine motel

    Reviewed Dec 26, 2008
    by (29 reviews) , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

    Dit motel was een prima uitvalsbasis. Met vriendelijke en behulpzaam personeel. Aan te bevelen.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Westhaven Fox Glacier

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent