Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for an answer about Fox Glacier Township. We’ve shared some of our most frequently asked questions to help you out!


  Fox Glacier township is set amongst some of the world’s most beautiful, unspoiled scenery. Most of the “Must Dos” are based around the outdoors. Here are some of our top picks:

There is an excellent selection of accommodation options in Fox Glacier including hotels, motels, bed and breakfast & home stays, backpackers, campervan parks and motor camps. Below are some suggestions on where to stay in Fox Glacier township.  For bookings, please contact the accommodation provider directly. They will be more than happy to assist you.

  • The Fox Glacier township is a small country township located on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is approximately

    • 6 hours drive west of Christchurch
    • 5 hours drive north of Queenstown
    • 3.5 hours drive north of Wanaka
    • 2.5 hours drive south of Greymouth
    • 30 minutes from Franz Josef (21 kms/13 miles)

    All of our trips depart from our base on 44 Main Road of Fox Glacier (State Highway 6). 

    The great thing about our town is that it is small and most accommodation is within walking distance of our base in the middle of the township.