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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Franz Josef Glacier News

We’re really excited to announce that Dale is officially a licensed Skipper, and we’re also licensed to sell Fishing Licenses from our booking office!  All looking like it’s coming together for our opening day tomorrow…

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | 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 …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

How the Kiwi Lost His Wings

One day, Tanemahuta was walking through the forest. He looked up at his children reaching for the sky and he noticed that they were starting to sicken, as bugs were eating them. He talked to his brother, Tanehokahoka, who called all of his children, the birds of the air together. Tanemahuta spoke to them. “Something …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Autumn fishing news from West Coast Fish and Game

  WEST COAST’S AWESOME AUTUMN ANGLING Calm fine autumn days have been providing ideal weather for fishing on the West Coast, with the regions lakes and rivers in excellent condition. With a lower number of anglers out, those trout fishing have had plenty of fishable water all to themselves. While carrying out the annual mallard …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

South Westland fishing Competition

The annual South Westland fishing competition run by the local Lions Club was run over the weekend, there was a huge turn out with over 50 boats out trolling, fly fishing, harling and casting their way around they lake! 

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Weekly Update with Glacier Country Lake Tours

A few more fish caught this week, and some hot sunny weather made for excellent Scenic Cruise conditions!

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Summertime fun with Glacier Country Lake Tours

A couple of windy days this past weekend, but Dale saved the day with the a couple of fun summer time boat cruises on the Hanna-K!  We crossed the choppy lake into the Kiwi Sanctuary on the far side and dropped the groups off for a walk through the Jurassic Rainforest of the Okarito Kiwi …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

New Years Eve with Glacier Country Lake Tours

Happy new years to you all!  We celebrated the New Years in style with a fun group from the Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Starting out at 8:30 after a fabulous meal at the resort, we set sail for an amazing sunset and ride over to the Kiwi Sanctuary! The White Heron was out, and the …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Glacier Country Lake Tours

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be running scenic lake cruises, and fishing charters this summer on the beautiful Lake Mapourika.   All aboard the Hannah-K …  coming soon, please read on to find out more! (Pre-bookings can be taken for the New Year – and will be up shortly on our site)  

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27 Nov | Bronwyn | No Comments

Scenic Cruises and Guided Walks on Lake Mapourika – West Coast, Franz Josef Glacier

Summer has hit already!  Lake Mapourika is bustling with activity.  On any given day you’ll find happy kayakers with Glacier Country Kayaks, fishing trips and recreational boaters enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. This post is all about our Scenic Cruise tours.  We offer two very different cruises but both are a scenic, relaxing and …

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GLACIER COUNTRY LAKE TOURS

Join us for a lake tour that you'll never forget.   Explore a glacial lake, native rainforest and views of the unique alpine environment with Glacier Country Lake Tours.   Read more about our team, before we meet you out on the lake!

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Contact Glacier Country Lake Tours to arrange your West Coast adventure!  
  •    Across the road from the Glacier Hot Pools, 64 Cron Street, Franz Josef Glacier Village, 7856 , South Westland, New Zealand

  •    +64 (03) 752 0230

  •    0800 423 262

  •    info@glacierlaketours.co.nz

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