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“OMG,, Fantastic” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Glacier Explorers

Glacier Explorers
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Mackay, Australia
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“OMG,, Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

This was the most amazing trip.. Getting up close and personal with icebergs and the Tasman glacier. The guides were great, they knew there stuff, they were friendly and experienced. It was a remarkable experience to be out on the water amongst these icebergs. Mother Nature at her best. the weather was not the best the day we went, but rug up sit back and enjoy the experience. Recommend this for any age group. all I can say is if you are not sure about do this tour.. JUST DO IT, you wont regret it.

Visited September 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

What a memorable experience . Thanks to the staff who were very knowledgeable, friendly and experienced. Treated everyone as an individual yet had time for all of us.. Definitely recommend this adventure

Visited October 2013
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Pacifica
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“A beautiful connection to the glacial past.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

Imagine tasting glacial ice from 300 to 2000 years ago. Add a lively boat ride around a glacier lake, and include an informative guide and this best describes this event. The tour does not include a glacier walk, but short of a helicopter ride, you cannot get closer to a glacier than this. Plus, they make a great effort to get you up close and personal to some extremely large glacier calves that broke off from the Tasman glacier earlier in the year. So far, the highlight of our New Zealand adventure.

Visited October 2013
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Hyderabad, India
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11 reviews
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“Awesome experience of tasman glacier”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

We were not sure what activity to choose in Mt. Cook. We ended up with glacier explorers and in the hindsight it was a good choice. The guides were helpful and we spent good amt of time in the lake exploring icebergs. This was our first glacier experience. Guide explained bunch of things about the glacier.

Visited May 2013
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Lingleville, Texas, United States
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“Breathtaking!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

This was an amazing experience getting to see the glacier up close, touch ice that has broken off and become icebergs in the lake and more. With a great view of Mt. Cook in the background its a great place for some amazing photos. There's a bit of a hike in and out of the lake but most definitely worth it.

Visited January 2013
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