Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge

17 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | Motel
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A travel blog entry by brianleubitz


The morning was beautiful, so I decided to head out before Brian woke up to get some pastries at the local bakery. The mango danish and caramel donut were less than I had imagined, but suitable nonetheless. When Brian got up, we debated what exactly we were going to do, but ended up opting for hikes to the face of both glaciers. We started with …

Christchurch - Greymouth - Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by ashparti

We left early in the morning from our motel in Christchurch. Canterbury shuttles provides a complimentary drop to the station from all motels and our front desk arranged one for us

Franz Josef Glacier

A travel blog entry by ashparti

We got up early in the morning all excited for our Glacier Trek. We booked this with the folks at Franz Josef Glacier Walks for $123 each and they are probably the oldest and most popular guys in the business. We reported at their office on the main road at our designated time and were provided trekking boots with crampons for the ice, woolen socks …

Glacial walk Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by samandtom


6pm arrived just in time to catch the last all day ice trek booking, imagining this wouldn't be mum and dad's cup of tea, so brought them back the helicopter ride brochure with fingers crossed they would want to take us with them. No chance, at $400 NZ per ticket no one was flying.

For our day of climbing we headed down for the 7:45 trip. …

Westport, Lake Mahinapua and Franz Josef!

A travel blog entry by bethanmuxworthy


We left at 8:30 and set on our way to Westport. We were supposed to go swimming in the lake on the way, but the weather was awful and yet again stopped us from doing a walk and having a swim in the lake which was a bit dissapointing. When we arrived at Westport, Alix and I decided we were going to do the Buller Adventure tours Jet Boat as we had …

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAlpine Glacier Motor Lodge Franz Josef

    Reviewed by brianleubitz

    Clean and comfy, but unremarkable

    Reviewed Dec 18, 2013
    by (5 reviews) San Francisco , United States Flag of United States

    An acceptable motel for the money

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge Franz Josef

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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