Sunset Motel

Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star motel
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Travel Blogs from Fox Glacier

The Blue Pools - Fox Glacier and the glowworms

A travel blog entry by dorisandtoni56


311 km

Wanaka - Haast Pass - Fox Glacier - Lake Matheson

Stops at all waterfalls along Haast Pass

The Blue Pools were really stunning

1 1/2 hour walk up to Fox Glacier
We walked around Matheson Lake and were very disappointed about the clouds.
We found a very beautiful motel and the owner told us we …

Goodbye Queenstown, Hello Fox Glacier!

A travel blog entry by heidiandgreg

This morning we grabbed a quick breakfast at a bakery in Queenstown before our 1 hour drive to Wanaka and the start of the Mount Iron hike. Greg enjoyed a chicken curry pie while I stuck with a bacon, egg & tomato breakfast sandwich on freshly baked bread. Both were delicious! Thus far, Greg has eaten a plethora of pies since we have been here …

The West Coast and Welcome Flats Tramp

A travel blog entry by lawslo


... at a time. The hut was in fact welcome when we arrived and the hot mud pools were sublime. The next morning we awoke to clear skies and we were surrounded by rocky mountains. The next day we hiked out, picked up another hitch hiker, this time a fellow backpacker woman on work study (the coutnry is full of young people on work study) and we drove on down to Wanaka to meet Dan's dad and his ...

The South Island

A travel blog entry by franmullineux


... was only five minutes long but as I was sitting next to the pilot I could see as much as he could.....which wasn't actually that much. Once on the glacier we strapped on our crampons and followed the tour leader up the glacier. It was a pretty amazing experience to see all of the ice stretching up above you. We went through ice caves and up steps carved out with an ice axe. I think for me the scariest part was coming down - contrary to descents on normal hills, ...

Hooker Lake Hike & Honeymoon Dinner

A travel blog entry by kelleyandalan


... not only are the bridges moving under the peoples wait but they resonate in the wind. The winds were strong enough that you felt you had to hold onto the bridge to stay on it.... The 3 hour hike in slowly revealed Mt Cook as your rounded the shoulder of a mountain in the foreground. The last 1.5 hours you are hiking directly into the mountain studying its ice fields and rock. Once Mt Hook we had a snack. ...

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This 4 star motel, located on Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, is near Fox Glacier Guiding, Glacier Helicopters, Lake Matheson, and Skydiving New Zealand.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSunset Motel Fox Glacier

    Reviewed by dorisandtoni56

    Very beautiful and modern

    Reviewed Oct 31, 2013
    by (37 reviews) Waidhofen an der Ybbs , Austria Flag of Austria

    Beautiful place. I always like it when it is new, modern, clean and if tha weather had been fine we would even had a view to Mount Cook probably and theer was a very friendly host.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Sunset Motel Fox Glacier

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent