Tucked away on the West Coast of New Zealand`s South Island is the small township of Franz Josef, or as some people refer to it, the gateway to Glacier Country. From hiking on one of the biggest glaciers in the country, to seeking out secret little waterfalls, there`s no shortage of exciting and adventurous things to do in Franz Josef.
<span class="P_Blk_Arial_11">Experience the Geothermal Wonders of Rotorua! ...and enjoy a unique thermal spa experience in its relaxing hot mineral spring bathing, spa therapies, teaming cliffs, volcanic craters, picturesque lake views and many more geothermal features.</span>
<span class="P_Blk_Arial_11">This is one of the few glaciers in the world not receding because of global warming. The scenery changes every day on the glacier because it is constantly moving and new routes are always being made.</span>
<span class="P_Blk_Arial_11">Queenstown is the centre for adventure tourism in New Zealand. The town is built around an inlet on Lake Wakatipu and has spectactular views of nearby mountains.</span>
<span class="P_Blk_Arial_11">Land of immense and diverse landscapes with amazing glaciers, gorgeous lakes, dormant volcanoes, rolling vineyards, beautiful and expansive sandy beaches. </span>
Christchurch - Greymouth: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Greymouth - Franz Josef: 2 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Franz Josef - Lake Tekapo: 5 hrs. 55 mins. approx.
Lake Tekapo - Wanaka: 2 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
Wanaka - Te Anau: 2 hrs. 55 mins. approx.
Te Anau -Queenstown : 2 hrs. 5 mins. approx.