Slightly smaller than its neighbouring glacier, Franz Josef still offers an incredible journey, through rainforests and greenery to the breathtaking glacier. Located in Te Wahipounamu, a world heritage site, Franz Josef measures 12 kilometres in length. It is a hot spot for travellers as the tours offered are well suited to all types of fitness levels and needs.
From heli-hikes, to ice climbs, Franz Josef Glacier Guides can cater to a number of different travellers, and none will leave you disappointed. They are able to allow access to parts of the mountain normally only seen by the very experienced mountaineer, making for an unforgettable experience. There are also a number of accommodation types available in the nearby town of Franz Josef