Things To Do In Fox Glacier

There are so many amazing things to do in Fox Glacier and the surrounding region. Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park is so close to all the BIG TICKET items. We’re just 5-10 minutes from many of the ‘must do’ activities in the Glacier Country. Make sure you allow enough time to explore our fabulous region and talk to our super friendly and knowledgable staff for some good old local knowledge & information. Our team will be able to assist you with making the best use of your time, as well as booking any activities or trips.


Fox Glacier Guiding has been providing excellent guided tours of Fox Glacier since the early 1970s. Choose from Heli Hikes (most popular), Ice Climbing, Valley Walks, and Mountain Experiences.


Lake Matheson is world famous for its beautiful mirror reflections of Mt. Cook/Aorangi, Mt. Tasman and the Southern Alps, and a “must do” experience on the West Coast.


Fly high above the glaciers as they travel towards the sea!


How would you feel sitting comfortably gazing out upon the snow-capped southern alps, flying through the clouds in a plane, feeling like James Bond?


Skydive the GLACIERS with SKYDIVE NZ if you want to combine New Zealand’s top scenic flight & the most visually awesome skydive available in NZ.


A FUN night-time activity and great for the whole family. This short walk is highly recommended!

Moraine Walk

The Moraine Walk is a short 30 minute rainforest walk that takes you to where the terminal face of the Fox Glacier was in the years 1750 and 1600.


Take the family on a really FUN walkway, it’s a short drive from the holiday park and incorporates an historic swingbridge with glacier views, a wild rainforest and can be either a short or long adventure.


The Fox Glacier South Side Walkway/Cycleway follows the south bank of the Fox River through ancient podocarp rainforest.


A short drive down the road from the holiday park is a very nice Mountain Viewpoint.


Kopikopiko o te Waka translates as ‘the capsized canoe’ and is a treasured Ngai Tahu creation story.


Gillespies Beach is one of the best kept secrets in Glacier Country.


The West Coast Wildlife Centre not only provides specialist husbandry care to help save the Rowi and Haast tokoeka from extinction, but also offers visitors with an educational experience looking at the fight for kiwi survival.


This inspiring kayak tour offers a unique experience where you will paddle through a protected habitat with panoramic views of the glaciers and mountains.


You will be amazed at what is around every twist and turn as you follow the trail from riverbeds to forests, grasslands, sand and mud.


Specialising in small group tours Eco Rafting Adventures have trips for everyone, from scenic floats and family fun, to rapids and white water!


Okarito Nature Tours is a small family owned kayak business offering freedom rental and guided kayaking trips on the Okarito Lagoon.


View the magnificent Kotuku (White Heron), the Kotuku Ngutu Papa (Royal Spoonbill), the Kawapaka (Little Black Shag) and other Bird life – all in their natural environment.


The Copland Valley has long been a famous and infamous route. Famous for the hotpools to soothe the aches of the trampers legs and infamous for the mountain crossing only the experienced and brave take on in the days beyond welcome flat.


Food, we can’t live without it, there’s a great range of eateries for you to choose from in Fox Glacier.