Franz Josef lake tours news and stories!

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 …


11 May | Bronwyn | No Comments

SouthWestland Triathlon – Glacier Country Lake Tours, Franz Josef Glacier

The annual South Westland Triathlon was on recently and the day turned out to be a cracker!  We volunteered to sit at one of buoys for the morning as a safety boat. There were some solid entrees this year but most of all everyone had a good time and got into the spirit of things …


18 Apr | Bronwyn | No Comments

Happy Easter from Glacier Country Lake Tours

Happy Easter from all of us at Glacier Country Lake Tours!  We enjoyed a busy weekend which held a couple of days of rain followed by some spectacular calm and fine weather.  The lakes been amazing by giving us some amazing reflections and some fish on the line! With the end of the Salmon Season …


9 Mar | Bronwyn | No Comments

Glacier Country Lake Tours – Misty mornings and fine days!

Finally we feel like summer has hit the West Coast, although the cooler mornings and evening have a crispy autumn feel.  This isn’t bad news for us as the cold mornings and evenings create our favorite misty lake setting.



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