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  • Local: Franz Josef, New Zealand
  • Duração: 3 horas (aproximadamente)
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Avaliado por: cassiekroo , Outubro 2016

Michael and Jon were very knowledgeable and helpful guides. They provided details on plants, regional information and history and changes in the glacier. Both guides also kindly went above and beyond to help with recommendations for local restaurants and other attractions in NZ. The tour includes a hike easy to moderate, with some rock edges and walking across streams and slight incline, full gear you'll appreciate the waterproof pants, boots and all weather jacket AND complimentary entry to the hot pools attached to the same bldg where you check in. The return trip was via the public trail flat, very easy so I had a chance to compare the guided vs. doing it on your own. The guided tour gets you a little closer to the glacier base and is more of a hike than a walk on a flat path. Plus the details on the retraction, changes in size and impacts across time was all interesting and worth investing in a guide the gear and hot pool alone is worth the price of the ticket. Both guides were highly service oriented and you can feel their passion toward exploring the glacier and surrounding area, with a keen focus on safety.

Avaliado por: Rebecca B , Outubro 2016

Despite the weather on the day of our tour, it was amazing and the guide was friendly and knowledgable. Loved it!

Avaliado por: Hannah C , Maio 2016

The staff are friendly and make sure that you are well equipped for the trip. It was pouring rain when I went, so all the provided gear was muchly appreciated. It was great to have a guide take you through valley and have them share history and science behind such beautiful views. This guided walk gives you a great intro into the area, so that you can go check out the other walking tracks as well.

Avaliado por: anne a , Novembro 2015

the guides were excellent-- Josh and Peter i think.
They were interested in the guests and keen to share their extensive knowledge throughout the tour.
it was obvious that you could just walk most of the way without the guides but it was worth the money to pay for the added information from the guides.

Avaliado por: Ghislaine R , Setembro 2014

deux heures de marche le long de la Waiho (torrent) séparant le front du glacier du village qui porte son nom. traversé d'une petit forêt avec un guide très compétent, prêt de chaussures, chaussettes et kway jusqu'au pied du glacier. visite à faire, nous avons pu aller au delà de la limite légale grâce à notre guide, encore ravis

Avaliado por: L D J , Maio 2013

We had a fun time at Franz Josef ,The valley walk was educational and interesting the whole thing took more or less 3-4 hours. Our guide was friendly and we were able to get closer to the glacier. We were able to hold the glacier and take pictures on it.

Avaliado por: Belinda J , Abril 2013

Our tour guide was fantastic! Good for all ages, and fabulous local knowledge! I would recommend this tour!

Avaliado por: Roger L , Fevereiro 2013

Very informative guide led just the two of us on this interesting walk. We were able to go quite close to the glacier and appreciated it much more as we could ask questions and were shown aspects we wouldn't have noticed on our own.

Avaliado por: C P H , Fevereiro 2013

A lovely valley walk to the glacier on paths dedicated to the tour with two excellent guides (Mike and Jasmine). Thoroughly recommended as a great introduction to the Franz Josef Glacier.

Avaliado por: skippy , Janeiro 2013

This was great value for money - not only did we get a good 3hr hour guided walk but also passes to get into the hot water pools which would have cost us 20 dollars each! We were also given a DVD about Franz Joseph so all in all a wonderful morning spent in a beautiful area of NZ.

Avaliado por: Todd H , Novembro 2012

I actually wrote this review under the glacier walk. Oops. Both are great. You see totally different things. Loved the small group size able to move quickly and see lots more than expected. Regarding the Glacier walk. Fantastic too...loved helicopter ride up. Do both. Very different.

Avaliado por: Gail M , Novembro 2012

Enjoyed this a lot our guide was friendly and full of stories and knowledge

Avaliado por: Daryl C , Outubro 2012

This hike was awesome! We also had a fantastic guide which made the trip even more better! All I can say is DO IT! It is fantastic! The scenery is well worth the effort!

Avaliado por: Andrew D B , Março 2012

Excellent walking tour. Recommended

Avaliado por: SUZANNE D , Fevereiro 2011

The valley walk was fantastic. The guide Chelsea was the best and to view the glacier was fantastic

Avaliado por: jonmar79 , Janeiro 2011

We actually changed our walk to the helihike and was very pleased we did. This was the highlight of our trip around the south Island. The staff were professional and the guide Cliff was great. We felt confidnt with him. Great job 5 star rating

Avaliado por: Anônimo , Maio 2010

It was an enjoyable walk. Our guide was informative and fun. Would have preferred to go further to the glacier and do more at waterfalls than to walk to the duck pond at the end of the trip to make up the time.

Avaliado por: Anônimo , Março 2010

Awesome experienced especially a nice tour guide. Thanks to him that made our tour very memorable one, though our way back the rain starts pouring! Above all it was amazing to be near the Glacier. Thank you again for a wonderful experience!

Avaliado por: Sandra A , Março 2010

Weather was not particularly good, but it was worth doing anyway. The guide was very informative and very interesting and I learnt a lot. As I am 63, I was a bit worried that I had taken on too much, but it was really great and I would recommend this walk with no hesitation.

Avaliado por: Elaine M , Janeiro 2017

Unfortunately the weather wasn't good for our glacier tour but it was great that all the wet weather gear and boots were provided- otherwise it would have been pretty miserable. The guide was good and made it very interesting but we didn't really get to see much of the glacier due to the weather. Overall though it was a good experience and doing the tour was much better than just doing the walk ourselves. The company were very accommodating - we had mixed up our dates a turned up a day late but there was no problem and they let us go on the tour the day we turned up.

Avaliado por: Marian L , Dezembro 2016

Despite pretty awful weather, the walk was amazingly good - excellent informative guide Nick and the loaned clothing and boots kept us dry. Please add a reference to the included use of the hot pools after the walk to the google online booking so one can come prepared.

Marian Melbourne

Avaliado por: Wayne B , United States of America, Maio 2015

Good trip. Could have spent a little less time on the rocky river course.

Avaliado por: ELVI R , Março 2015

VERY GOOD

Avaliado por: Thomas R , Março 2014

Did we have the right shoes? What if it rained? And what if the eight of us had different paces and abilities?Not to worry. Any gear you needed was provided. Slickers, boots, small packs...and the guides were amenable to splitting the group into a more aggressive and more leisurely groups. So, when it did rain...we had the right gear and enjoyed the walk immensely.
Tomr.

Avaliado por: Michael C , Fevereiro 2014

Enjoyed the experience. Leader informative, friendly and supportive.