Explore Fox Glacier with Experienced Guides

Calling all icy adventurers! Come along and experience the magnificent Fox Glacier with the aid of Fox Glacier Guiding! Take in the mesmerising views and make memories that will last a lifetime! Add to your stack now to start your adventure!

Where can I find Fox Glacier Guiding?

Fox Glacier Guiding can be found at the base of the Fox Glacier on the eastern side, a 2 hour drive from the closest town, Hokitika.

At Fox Glacier Guiding, there are several different options to choose from when it comes to selecting the perfect tour for you!

Their most popular tour and winners of Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice, Best of the Best in the world awards 2021, is their ‘Heli Hiking’ tour. On this experience, visitors can combine the thrill of a gorgeous helicopter journey, with the opportunity to be dropped off and discover a tranquil and immaculate part of the glacier on foot, with an experienced guide. The glacial forces are at their greatest in this area and frequently create breathtaking ice caves, arches and tunnels for visitors to explore!

Another favourite at Fox Glacier Guiding is their ‘Ice Climbing’ experience. Visitors can challenge themselves with a full day experience that introduces them to the exciting sport of ice climbing on the magnificent ice walls in the upper part of the Fox Glacier! The guides will tailor the day based on the overall ability of the group in order to offer variety and challenge to both beginner and expert alike.

The third type of experience that Fox Glacier Guiding has to offer is their serene guided walking trails, where visitors can explore the Fox Glacier Valley from the serene rainforest floor and along the climb to see the stunning vistas of the valley!

  • Heli Hiking experience from $499 per person and lasts up to 4 hours
  • Ice Climbing experience from $599 per person and lasts up to 9 hours
  • E-bikes available for hire from $125 per person for up to 4 hours

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