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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Westhaven Fox Glacier
Dit motel was een prima uitvalsbasis. Met vriendelijke en behulpzaam personeel. Aan te bevelen.
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Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier
... back early due to icy track and blowing snow. Hard to imagine that sub-zero day was only a month before: this time it was cloudless and nearly 30 degrees! Needless to say, we quickly reached the tarns and then carried on to the ridge top and the Mueller Hut. With such a perfect day we couldn’t stop there, and went another hour to the summit of Mt. Ollivier for a fantastic 360 degree panorama of the area. Lunch was again spent ...
... didn't! The gust was so ferocious that food bags, clothes, blankets and everything flew off rolling in the dusty floor until I was able to catch up with them. Today was going to be fun! We drove to the adjacent car park where I found a sheltered spot within the trees where we cook get dressed and have breakfast without it taking off in the wind. We put on warm clothes and begun the walk through hooker ...
... really deep breaths of air.
Before we knew it the hike was over and we were heading back to the helicopter pad. Poor Mark, he had to ride with another group of people back down the mountain so our helicopter could carry some of the supplies back down to solid ground. Finally back on terra and back in our travel clothes, we went straight to happy hour at The Landing (http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-landing-fr anz-josef-glacier?osq=the+landing) ...
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Fox Glacier was our first stop in the mist and rain. We hid our cameras under our coats and hiked up the black and grey river valley to the glacier. The park rangers had the path closed due to some rock slides so we got back in the car and headed ...
... is green, from the trees, to
the rocks, to the path we were walking along. We were just waiting
for a brontosaurus to wander by.
made it back to our cabin right before the downpour started up again.
Now we're holed up for the night with a board game (Rummikub) that
we borrowed from reception and a deck of cards.
we are heading to Franz Josef and Hokitika. Hopefully the rain will
let up by the ...