Glenfern Villas Franz Josef

State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, 7952, New Zealand | 5 star villa
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Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

Glacier hiking and Kiwi watching

A travel blog entry by thegoodstones on Aug 03, 2014

19 photos

The rain has stopped and the sun is shining - its a gorgeous morning for our trip onto the Franz Josef Glacier.

After getting kitted out in all the gear, waterproof trousers, walking boots, hats, gloves, etc we are off in the helicopter for a short flight onto the glacier. Charlie and Indie in the front, and the rest of us in the back. …

Christchurch to Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by thegoodstones on Aug 02, 2014

10 photos

We're off again this morning. Can't quite describe how chaotic our suitcases are but we are getting used to the jumble. The clothes are not so much packed - as just stuffed in!

Very early start to catch the Alpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth via Arthur's Pass.

It's a fantastic 4 hour rail journey through the valley …

"I'm just going outside and I may be some time..."

A travel blog entry by barbaramorse9 on Feb 24, 2014

8 comments, 5 photos

We leave Hokitika for our drive to the Franz Josef glacier, but en-route we stop to visit the Hokitika Gorge. It may not be the Grand Canyon, but it is still quite impressive. It is a long drive to our next destination and we don't pass anywhere to eat, or as importantly, to go to the toilet. Eventually somewhere comes into view. It is the only …

A Freeze Is Coming (Ice, Cool, Freeze)

A travel blog entry by handytravels


... that a station 5 minutes down the road would have some, only, they were closed. We could see another camper rolled up for night, obviously in a similar dilemma, only we had no plans to sleep at the petrol station. In the biggest stick or twist of our camper’s life, we ventured on, opting to stop at our chosen campsite by the riverside before resuming the dash in the morning. Of course when the morning came, we then had to choose whether ...

Glaciers, blue water and rain, rain, rain!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... fritter or sandwich (probably why yesterday's white bread egg sandwich with a few transparent, eyeballed wiggles in it cost $15.50!)!

Eating fish & chips at Hokitika's Sunset Point is one of those quintessential New Zealand experiences, so although it was only lunchtime and not sunset time, we loaded up at Dulcie's on the Quay and took our newspaper-wrapped package down ...

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This 5 star villa, located on State Highway 6, Franz Josef, is near Across Country Quad Bikes.
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