Franz Josef, New Zealand

Franz Josef, New Zealand, New Zealand

Travel Blogs from Franz Josef, New Zealand

Franz Josef, New Zealand Travel Blogs (2,167)
Rivers of ice, Franz Josef, New Zealand travel blog

Rivers of ice

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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The day dawned sunny, and I was highly excited! We were off to do a heli-hike on the Franz Josef glacier. A helicopter was going to carry us high up onto the glacier, where we would explore the crevasses and ice caves. At the heliport we were given boots ...

Grounded..., Fox Glacier/Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand travel blog

Grounded...

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... early. We had planned to look into getting a helicopter flight over one of the glaciers, and we were advised to organize from Franz Josef - the biggest one. At lunchtime we arrived at Fox Glacier and took a walk to the bottom of this one and admired ...

Glaciers, Franz Josef, New Zealand travel blog

Glaciers

A travel blog entry by rich

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... as it was a lovely evening. Both of them agreed that the glaciers were pretty spectacular, and I got the feeling that they liked New Zealand! Well, what's not to like about it? Our time together was passing fast, with only a few days left before I went ...

Walks around the Glacier, Franz Josef, New Zealand travel blog

Walks around the Glacier

A travel blog entry by rich

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The weather was atrocious on the journey to Franz Josef. On the way, the coach driver played a video about glaciers and how they are formed, so that made the trip interesting. I was certainly excited about seeing the glaciers up close, as I found it an ...