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“worth the walk”

Franz Josef Glacier
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Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk
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Kayak Adventure from Franz Josef Glacier
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Franz Josef Glacier Valley Eco Tour
Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in Franz Josef
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 7 July 2014

was a good mostly flat walk in fantastic surroundings, worth viewing as the glazier is retreating and in years to come we may not be able to see it at all.

Thank clare w
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

Expensive but worth it. Nothing like exploring the ice with a knowledgeable and helpful guide. 20years ago I came and the walking to the glacier option was available but now if you want to go on the ice its helicopter or nothing, hence cost. My advice is do it!

Thank Teresa268
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

There is a short walk to a point where you can partially see the glacier, but a little longer walk gives you a great view of some waterfalls close to the trail and the end view of the glacier is well worth it. Total roundtrip including picture stops was just over an hour and a half. Not too strenuous, but were good walking shoes.

2  Thank tadjr
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

It is just incredible to be able to walk up to this amazing glacier. The snow-capped mountains - and this was in the middle of summer - were just beautiful.

Thank WestAus
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Had a great day hiking over the glacier with a helicopter flight up and back down. Really worth doing. You walk on top of the ice, through crevasses and in ice caves. Worth doing quickly as it's melting at an incredible rate.

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