Franz Josef lake tours news and stories!

25 Sep | Bronwyn | No Comments

Cruise and Rainforest walk – Glacier Country Lake Tours

Can you imagine what the first Maori Explorers to the West Coast might have come across and experienced? Neither can I… but if I were to guess I would start by picturing the Old Growth Jurassic Rainforest that covers the Okarito Kiwi sanctuary and state forest! Here at Glacier Country Lake Tours we can offer …


14 Sep | Bronwyn | No Comments

Scenic cruise – Glacier Lake Tours

The scenic cruise has to be one of the most relaxing yet informative tours around! Once you are checked in sit back and relax and let your skipper look after you! You will be driven out to Lake Mapourika where you will board the custom built Hanna-k, perfect for any conditions the West Coast might …


3 Sep | Bronwyn | No Comments

Spring is here! – Glacier Country Lake Tours

Winter is now over and Spring is now here in full force! The days are warming up, the lambs are frolicking, baby birds are cheeping, the fish are back on the bite and the mighty Southern Alps have never looked so spectacular! If you want to have an unforgettable experience  while you are in Franz …


19 Jun | Bronwyn | No Comments

Glacier Country Lake Tours – How the Kiwi Lost His Wings

It’s story time…!  This week we thought we’d share one of our favourite Maori Legends which is often told on our Cruises and Charters as we learn about the Kiwi Sanctuary and Rowi Conservation efforts. And well, everyone seems to love a good story – no matter what age.  Enjoy!  


2 Jun | Bronwyn | No Comments

The Magic of Winter! – Glacier Country Lake Tours

We have been having some absolutely stunning days out on Lake Mapourika so far this Winter! Although we are still waiting for a solid dusting of snow on the Mountains to really create the truly magnificent backdrop! It’s the perfect time for any keen photographers to come out and capture the West Coast at its …



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  •    Across the road from the Glacier Hot Pools, 64 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier Village, 7856 , South Westland, New Zealand

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