Descending from the Southern Alps and sitting just 300 meters above sea level, Franz Josef is an ideal stop for any adventurer! Take a guided walk and discover ice caves, crevasses and stunning blue ice formations.
You may even want to experience the glacier form a whole new angle and climb aboard a helicopter for a breathtaking scenic flight.
Backpackers World specialize in all the best ways to take in the tremendous landscapes of Franz Josef Glacier. If you're travelling by Hop on Hop off bus, your itinerary will not be complete without it! Book today!
A highly informative personalized tour of the dramatic Terminal Face of the Glacier. With the emphasis more on geographical information and the glacier's history, you're able to venture right up to the dramatic terminal face of this advancing glacier with your experienced and knowledgeable guide.
Experience the thrill of New Zealand's Highest Skydive in summer and the World's Highest Skydive in winter! Get your hit of adrenaline while witnessing awe-inspiring views of New Zealand's most famous glacier Franz Josef, from above!
Hover high above Franz Josef Glacier in a helicopter before exploring an enthralling world of ice, traversing spectacular tracks. This half day heli-hike will show you he best of Franz Josef's spectacular winter wonderland landscape complete with awe-inspiring views and fascinating history.
Combining the thrill of 2 helicopter flights, you will have the opportunity to explore a remote and pristine part of the glacier on foot, with your knowledgeable guide. Glacial forces are greatest in this area and often create spectacular ice caves, arches and tunnels, brilliantly blue in colour.