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Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe is a 13-kilometre-long (8.1 mi) temperate maritime glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. It was named in 1872 after a visit by then Prime Minister of New Zealand Sir William Fox. Following the passage of the Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998, the name of the glacier was officially altered to Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe.

Places to Visit near Fox Glacier


Mountain Helicopters

Mountain Helicopters is a small private company offering value based fares. They fly from both Fox Glacier and Franz Josef, with an emphasis on personal service catering to the needs of small groups, familys and individuals.

Affordable helicopter fares, personal friendly service, window seats for all passengers, professionally trained friendly pilots.

Fox Glacier Guiding

Fox Glacier Guiding offer a full range of Fox Glacier experiences and ice adventures to suit all fitness levels. Fox Glacier is New Zealand's largest commercially guided glacier, situated in Glacier Country, on the West Coast of the South Island, only 23 kms south of Franz Josef.

The friendly and professional guides will take you on a glacier trip of a life time. Your guide will remain with you for the entire trip entertaining and educating you about the fascinating Fox Glacier, so special it forms part of the Westland Tai Poutini National Park & the UNESCO Te Wāhipounamu - South West NZ World Heritage Area.

Fox Glacier Guiding pride themselves in offering exceptional customer service, the highest level of safety management and the best value for money trips.

Minnehaha Walk - Glow Worm Walk

Trailhead is right off the road. Its a 1.5km loop but you can easily walk in and walk back if u dont want to do the loop. Gloworms arent in the caves like most places. Look at the bottom off overturned tree or stumps. Also under overhanging branches. Bring a torch and stop from time and turn it off.

Minnehaha Walk - A 20-min round trip through the rainforest on the outskirts of town.

Minnehaha Walk

A 20-min round trip through the rainforest on the outskirts of town. Take a torch at night to see glow worms in the tree trunks and along the banks of the stream.

Campgrounds and Parks near Fox Glacier


Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park

Fox Glacier Holiday Park is located close to all the local & natural attractions that make the stunning Glacier Country on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island a perfect holiday destination.

Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park is the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the stunning Glacier region. Fox Glacier is the only place in New Zealand where you can do 5 short walks that lead through a stunning variety of landscapes, from glaciers to rainforests, from a wild West Coast beach to a mirror lake, all within 20 minutes of the Holiday Park! We offer a selection of hard sites for campervans, caravans and an informal tenting area.  All sites are within close proximity to the communal facilities and with stunning views of Fox Glacier and Mount Cook.

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Fox Glacier Lodge

Experience our warm hospitality and the mountain views towards the glacier valley.

Enjoy our tranquil private setting surrounded by temperate rainforest edging the Westland Tai Poutini National Park.

Our convenient location means we are a short stroll to all cafés, Fox Guiding, scenic helicopter flight offices, shops and the popular glow worm forest walk.

Our Lodge comprises of four B&B style rooms with a breakfast room, one stand alone chalet, and six self contained units. The choice is yours.

We also have 25 powered campervan sites with the most amazing hot showers, kitchen, sheltered BBQ area, coin operated laundry and dump station. You can book a campervan site here.

If you have any questions prior to, or during your stay just ask us, we’re more than happy to help.

We look forward to meeting you and sharing our little slice of heaven.

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