The Westhaven

Address: Statehighway 6, Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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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

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Westhaven Fox Glacier

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier

    An incredible day........

    A travel blog entry by scwonderwoman on Sep 11, 2014

    11 photos

    ... glacier, and the lake. I told her that I wanted to check into the helicopter rides. She literally squealed, and asked would I mind having company. Heck no, off we went.

    There re was no one at the office, but the sign said that they'd be back shortly, we shopped at the one and only gift shop in town, and just as we returned to the office, the pilot was returning with a couple who RAVED about the experience. That DID it! ...

    Queenstown with jane and ed

    A travel blog entry by rebeccamaltby on Aug 14, 2014

    Today is a very boring day and all we can do is sit on a bus all the way to Queenstown, an 8 hour trip in total. The views are all amazing but we have done the drive a few times so just wanted to get there. Once we get to Queenstown we check into the scenic hotel, that's to Chris who sorted us some very cheap accommodation for the week. The hotel is nice, a good size room and nice bar with a ...

    What Does the Fox Glacier Say?

    A travel blog entry by nbinette04 on Jul 14, 2014

    38 photos

    ... how much it had retreated since then. We left our car at the car park and walked about half an hour to a lookout point to view the glacier. It looked very unstable, and full of crevasses, leading us to wonder why anyone would want to take a guided tour on top of the ice.

    After we got back to our car, we drove to Lake Matheson. This is a lake surrounded by temperate rainforest, and on good days there are views over the lake with Mt. ...

    Mount Hutt

    A travel blog entry by rebeccamaltby on Jul 05, 2014

    2 photos

    ... get dressed and head out to get ski rentals, lift passes and do the drive from Methvan up to Mount Hutt. The drive isn't that far but it's up the side of a mountain so it's steep and covered in snow, we have to put chains on the car so we can drive up. Chris spends the day learning the basics on the snowboard in a lesson while Jon and I head up the chair lifts and get back into skiing. The ...

    Best day ever

    A travel blog entry by caiteb on Jun 28, 2014

    28 photos

    ... access to a computer so I can see them and get them uploaded. After getting back from skydive we went to the hot pools that wer included in our ice glacier tour, they wer so nice and relaxing, they wer outside so you could gaze at the stars aswell and we even seen mars, was a pretty good ending to an amazing day!! There was 3 pools at 36, 38 & 40 degrees, by god the 40 one was hot! Could barley keep my whole body in for more than a couple of minutes. Definitely sleep well ...