Here, we've provided a few links which we hope you will find of interest during your visit to the West Coast Glaciers, as well as other parts of New Zealand
Challenge Rafting operates exciting half-day trips on the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers. The Kawarau River provides an exhilarating trip for first time rafters. The Shotover River provides the challenge for those looking for extra excitement and thrills.
Harris Mountain Heliski
With extensive terrain, small groups and personalised guiding HMH takes heli-skiers/boarders above and beyond their expectations in Queenstown, Wanaka or Mount Cook. Each group of 4 clients of similar ability ski/board with a qualified and experienced guide. Daily options include three, four and seven run days and heli-ski charters.
Combining a range of Queenstown's leading activities. Combos like the Awesome Foursome, Shotover Trio, Shotover Heliraft and Shotover High Five include options of helicopter flights, jet boating, rafting, bungy jumping and Skyline Gondola. Combos are designed for all levels of adventure offering clients better value and improved use of their time.
The Helicopter Line
From the icon locations of Mount Cook, Twizel, Franz Josef, Fox Glacier and Queenstown, The Helicopter Line can take you on a scenic flight to discover New Zealand's National Parks, glaciers, mountains and lakes, often with a snow landing.
Milford Sound Scenic Flights
Milford Sound Scenic Flights is one of the region's most experienced flightseeing operators, flying visitors to and from Milford Sound for over 20 years. All of our passengers have a window seat for uninterrupted viewing and our experienced pilots provide an informative commentary, highlighting points of interest along the way.
Mitre Peak Cruises
Mitre Peak Cruises
Discover the beauty of Milford Sound with Mitre Peak Cruises. Offering personalised and uncrowded cruising with time to explore and understand the nature and power of Milford Sound - relaxed, unhurried.
Operating daily cruises, each two hour cruise, with commentary, ventures up the fiord out to the Tasman Sea, stopping frequently exploring cascading waterfalls, towering cliffs, rugged peaks, lush rainforest, seals and penguins. Should dolphins be at play, there is always time to observe their exuberance.
Or combine the cruise with their luxury coach from either Queenstown or Te Anau into Milford Sound.
Offering flights from the famous Milford Sound to the spectacular West Coast Glaciers, Wanaka Flightseeing offers 'Flights of Discovery'. Enjoy uninterrupted window viewing over the Southern Alps, remote Doubtful Sound and rugged Mount Cook - or combine a scenic jet boat safari on the Dart River. A booking bonus offers free admission to the NZ Fighter Pilots Museum in Wanaka
Scenic plane flights with Air Fiordland from Queenstown and Te Anau into Milford Sound. View the powerful and dramatic scenery of the Fiordland National Park from above and then from below on a boat cruise, the famous fly cruise fly package. Flight, coach and cruise options also available from Queenstown and Te Anau
Skyline Queenstown is situated atop Bob's Peak overlooking Queenstown Township. With stunning views in every direction, Skyline offers sumptuous dining in the restaurant, casual dining in the Cafe, thrilling Luge rides on several tracks and the famous Gondola Cableway.
The Station and Queenstown Information Centre
Sightseeing ... Information ... Bookings. The enthusiastic teams at The Station and Queenstown Information Centres guide visitors through the maze of tours and activities on offer. Located centrally in Queenstown, both centres are a one-stop shop for all that Queenstown can offer. The Station also provides booking services for Tour Operator Groups and FIT clients.
Punga Grove Motel Franz Josef
Punga Grove offers stylish West Coast motel accommodation in the heart of Franz Josef village. Perfectly situated in a beautiful rainforest, set amongst native forest against a stunning backdrop of high alpine peaks. Enjoy a night or two at this Franz Josef rainforest retreat and choose from our selection of well-appointed studios, family motel units, or spoil yourself in one of our stylish suites.
At Glenfern the one and two bedroom villas have all the stylish and chic amenities of a serviced city apartment. This includes heat pumps and mountain views that are hard to turn your back on. Only five minutes’ drive from Franz Josef Glacier Village, the spacious rooms are stylish and yet comfortable enough for you to relax and put your feet up.
Queenstown Adventure Group
The 'Adventure Capital of the World' is a reputation well earned. Queenstown is the home of adventure in New Zealand.
Westwood Lodge B & B
Located in the heart of New Zealand's spectacular glacier country, the stunning Franz Josef B&B is a the perfect place to unwind and relax at Franz Josef Glacier. Set in a beautiful bush garden, Westwood Lodge offers well-appointed bed and breakfast accommodation with views of the West Coasts rainforests and the mountains of the Southern Alps
Ski New Zealand
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