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Glacier Valley Walk - Franz Josef Glacier Guides

Franz Josef

Inclusions

  • Breathable Rain Jacket
  • Waterproof over-trousers (if required)
  • Socks and sturdy boots (or you have the option to wear your own hiking boots)
  • Crampons (with small waist bag) for superior glacier grip
  • Woollen hats and gloves (if required)

Itinerary

This interpretive walk to the glacier is the perfect opportunity to learn the role of the Franz Josef Glacier in shaping this remarkable landscape. After a short walk through the regenerating rainforest, the trip continues along the glacier valley with your guide calling stops to explain the unique features of the Franz Josef Glacier and its surroundings.

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.


Pickups / Departures

Departs daily at 10.15am and 2.15pm.


Extras

Bring:
2-4 warm upper body layers ideally woollen or polypro (not cotton)
Quick drying trousers or shorts (no jeans)
Food and drink for the day
Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera
Backpack


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Glacier Valley Walk - Franz Josef Glacier Guides

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