Looking up from the village of FRanz Josef, you can line up palm trees and jagged snow peaks in the same shot....
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Franz Josef - Glacier County
Franz Josef is 5 hrs from Queenstown, 5 hrs from Christchurch and 1 hr 30 mins from Hokitika.
It is a must see on your journey to South Island.
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Franz Josef Glacier
I think that the best experience I had in New Zealand was hiking up on the Franz Josef Glacier, which is on the west coast of the South Island...
FACE-TO-FACE WITH BILLION METER CUBIC OF SOLID ICE
To reach Franz Josef Glacier, travelers need to hit Franz Josef Village (or town) first. It took about 8 hours (including photo stops & lunch break) for InterCity shuttle to send us from Queenstown to...
Wonders on ice...
The start of the 3 km walk to the tip of the glacier...
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