Glacier Gateway Motel

Address: State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, 7952, New Zealand | 3 star motel
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This 3 star motel is located on State Highway 6, Franz Josef.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsGlacier Gateway Motel Franz Josef

      Reviewed by stevecherylmoss

      Great place to stay

      Reviewed Jan 3, 2015
      by (15 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom


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      TripAdvisor Reviews Glacier Gateway Motel Franz Josef

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

      Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

      Bone carving

      A travel blog entry by amzellen on Feb 09, 2015

      1 photo

      ... throat I've ever had and lit could not talk it hurt so much. Didn't really do a lot after that, got to hostel, checked in and then didn't go out for dinner as I just wanted to be in bed and sleep. I tried this spray thing that was Julian's, an antibiotic spray that you spray on your throat and it really like stung at first but it did help a lot. Having a chill day tomoz and then SKYDIVE! The journey awaits ...

      Hari Hari to Franz Josef

      A travel blog entry by priceless on Feb 04, 2015

      1 comment, 8 photos

      ... on) so Dave holds the cups, Tina does coffee duty trying not to get any rain in her panniers as she fishes around for supplies. With today's ride we have exceeded 4,000 metres of climbing in our seven riding days to date. Given our rather soggy riding day it was amusing to find this at a cafe in Franz Josef "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance ( or cycle ) in the rain." Today's kms - 63 Overall - 533 ...

      Hokitita to Hari Hari

      A travel blog entry by priceless on Feb 03, 2015

      10 photos

      ... going in the fireplace. Ah, luxury!! While we are having our break the rain eases, and as we are ready to go, we are back onto the bikes, Damn, we are not even out of the town before down it comes again. Never mind. At least the wind has eased. Another 22 km along we arrive at "The Bushman" at Pukeka The owner is NZs version of Crocodile Dundee. The place is covered in possum pelts which are tanned there. He's also had some problems ...

      Rafting, rocks and rain

      A travel blog entry by argallichan on Jan 16, 2015

      27 photos

      ... I suppose it keeps things in perspective.) In the evening we took a stroll down the road to the exotic-sounding "Donaldo's", for a glass of wine, and as it turned out, dinner. The nicest thing about it was that it was near the campsite so we could walk to it and didn't have to pack up the van, and Jon could have a drink. I had a glass or two of Riesling and Jon is really into Speight beer at the moment so he enjoyed three whole pints of that, which is unheard ...

      Top of the South

      A travel blog entry by graemea on Jan 15, 2015

      1 comment, 22 photos

      ... chance of flying, but they were monitoring the situation and would let us know again at 5.00pm. In the meantime, we tripped up to a viewing platform to hopefully see our first glacier – Franz Joseph. This was a big disappointment too, as there had been recent rock slips and the head of the glacier was now covered in tons of rock, but we could just see a glimpse of the glacier higher in the valley as the valley curved away from us. Not very exciting. As with a ...