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 TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Westhaven Fox Glacier

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

    Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier

    The Franz Joseph Glacier - awesome

    A travel blog entry by brettandemma on Apr 30, 2015

    22 photos

    After we left Queenstown we had a easy days drive back up to Franz Joseph stopping at The town of Wanaka on the way and enjoying the spectacular scenery once again. We camped near Franz Joseph town with the hope that when we woke the following morning the weather would be good enough to do the glacier trip that had been cancelled a week earlier. Luckily for us the cancelation the week before May have been a blessing in disguise as the weather now was absolutely gorgeous! There was Not a ...

    Rain Stopped Play

    A travel blog entry by dave.lau.travel on Apr 24, 2015

    5 photos

    ... ruin our sleep tonight. When we travelled last time we carted our walking boots everywhere with us, even after the Everest Base Camp trek, as one of the things on our travel bucket list was to heli hike on the Franz Josef Glacier. We sadly didn't make it to NZ on that trip but our hiking boots were eagerly packed before leaving the UK so we could tick this off our list. I am sure you can imagine our disappointment when we woke to cloudy skies ...

    April Showers

    A travel blog entry by happyronin on Apr 08, 2015

    26 photos

    ... clear, the world was sunny and bright. We leapt out of bed, got ready and ate a quick breakfast and headed out to Lake Matheson. We did the loop hike around the lake, stopping for views of the beautiful mountain range and of Matheson Lake. The waters are quite still and the reflections of the mountains are beautiful!





    We also drove down 2 km down from the parking lot of Lake Matheson to check out the view of ...

    Hiking through our first ever Glacier!

    A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Mar 26, 2015

    37 photos

    ... the last ice age, some 20,000 years ago but the ice we were standing on was ‘only’ 43 years old. Some glaciers in the world have ice that is so compact that when drilled into is actually 20,000 years old, wow!

    As we started to become acquainted with walking on our crampons Oli gradually took us through more and more challenging areas which included ice caves and most scary of all, ...

    Lakes, Mountains and STRICTLY NO CAMPING!

    A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Mar 16, 2015

    34 photos

    ... TWO Mt Cooks that day) our next task in hand was to find another freebee in which to sleep. As luck would have it we passed a hidden forest area with a small track leading off the road and noticed there was another campervan secretly tucked away. Not wanting to give either of us away we too parked in the safety of the woods and left no trace of our existence the following day with another ‘free’ notch in ...