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Lake Matheson Eco Tour provided by Glacier Valley Eco Tours

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Departure Point
20 Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
Return Details
20 Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Afternoon tea
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Walking boots/shoes
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please bring an extra on or two long sleeved warm top layers of clothing
  • Please wear suitable footwear for walking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lord MacDuff wrote a review 24 Mar
United Kingdom620 contributions294 helpful votes
Our transport to Lake Matheson arrived bang on pick-up time at 6am and we were swiftly transported to the village of Fox Glacier to pick up others. We were therefore the first vehicle in the car park beside the café at Lake Matheson and when we walked in our early start was
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Date of experience: February 2020
Sachin K wrote a review Nov 2019
Plainview, New York4,943 contributions11,759 helpful votes
This eco tour was awesome simply for the knowledgeable, informative, interactive and friendly tour guide/driver. Learnt a lot about the trees, plantations and natural vegetations of the region. The natural scenery was spectacular in the midst of the rain. Would certainly very
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Response from Tash G, Owner at Lake Matheson Eco Tour
Responded 3 Dec 2019
thanks so much for your great review ! much appreciated . We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in our beautiful Glacier Country NZ Aotearoa
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By: Glacier Valley Eco Tours
It was really interesting with great views. We saw many cool animals and plants and of course the glacier. Cliff
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Lord MacDuff
United Kingdom
Lake Matheson Tour, Fox glacier and Franz Joseph glacier
Our transport to Lake Matheson arrived bang on pick-up time at 6am and we were swiftly transported to the village
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Nice, France
Enjoyable tour with knowledgeable guide
As a family of 4 with children 7 and 9 we were concerned that this might not hold their interest. This was not
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Brilliant informative tour
Brilliant 1/2 day walking tour to along the Franz Josef valley. Very informative we learnt a lot about the trees
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Excellent tour
Ella was a perfect guide. Her knowledge of the glacier as well as the local flora and fauna was spot on. With
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
My husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed this tour. We considered doing the walk ourselves but decided we wanted
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Queenstown, New Zealand
FJ G with Ciff
Great knowledge, and sound communication from our guide - safety and humour high on list - nice variation in tour
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Tour494996 Patrick
Milton, Canada
River walk
Our guide Chris was excellent and knowledgeable. He was articulate and friendly and concerned for our safety and
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phil d
Newton Ferrers, United Kingdom
Informative tour but not off the beaten track
Interesting and informative guide but most of the walk was along a public walk to the glacier that we could have
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Easy and informative walk
There was only 4 in our group so we recieved a very personal tour which met our individual needs. Unfortunately
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Key Details
  • Glacier Valley Eco Tours
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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