Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier

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#2 of 14 in Wildlife in West Coast Region
Get close to one of nature's most impressive and powerful phenomena at Fox Glacier, an easily accessible wonder of New Zealand's landscape. Take a guided walk or travel independently to this dynamic glacial environment, just five minutes on foot from the nearest parking lot. A number of different routes offer fresh perspectives on the icy giant, which is a 13 km (8 mi) stretch of ice left over from the last ice age. Stick to these well-signposted and demarcated trails, as improper access can be extremely dangerous. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Fox Glacier and many more Fox Glacier attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Fox Glacier trip itinerary builder website .
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  • Drive up to the car park the take the marked trail towards the glacier. You may get your feet wet crossing some of the small streams depending on water flow. The path is well marked and easy walking u...  more »
  • do the trekking in Fox Glacier is something mandatory when you are in this places!! you must do!! it is easy to do and if you wear a good boots it is better to do.  more »
  • It is a short but steep walk to get to the viewing are, unfortunately it is a shadow of its former self, hopefully in the future it can grow once again.  more »

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