Franz Josef Glacier

New Zealand ( Australia And Pacific Islands )
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Franz Josef Glacier is categorised as Heritage / Riverside

Franz Josef Glacier
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Terminal Face of Franz Josef Glacier (Photo Courtesy: Pseudopanax)
View Down the Glacier (Photo Courtesy: Avenue)

Reasons to Visit
  • Franz Josef Glacier, a 12 km long glacier along with Fox Glacier is located in New Zealand’s west coast of South Island’s Westland Tai Poutini National Park.
  • A part of Te Wahipounamu (World Heritage Site) surrounds this Glacier and has river Waiho emerging from its glacier terminal.
  • Franz Josef Glacier is popularly visited as part of South Island itinerary between Queenstown and Christchurch.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Greymouth (173 kms), Queenstown (353 kms), Christchurch (383 kms)

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  • Kaikoura ( 503 Km )

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Nearest Airport in Franz Josef Glacier
  • Greymouth Airport ( GMN ) , Greymouth-173 Kms
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