Fox Glacier Attractions & Activities near Misty Peaks:

Fox Glacier homestay Misty Peaks is perfectly situated to enjoy the delights offered by one of the world's most astounding natural wonders. From your luxury accommodation you can drive, walk or even fly to one of New Zealand's premier attractions in the South Island.

We have exclusive arrangements with leading tour operators in the area. We can arrange any of the tours outlined below and more. If you would like more information on any of those listed below, please contact us at our Fox Glacier homestay Misty Peaks.

Some of the Best Mountain Activities:

Helicopter Flights for both Fox and Franz Joseph Glaciers

For most visitors a scenic flight is the only way they will get to see and experience the alpine grandeur of the Westland National Park and Mt Cook National Park. Land on a glacier and touch snow at any time of the year.

Fox and Franz Heliservices are the only locally owned operator, of three licensees, allowed to land on the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

There are four flight packages available:

Flight 1
- Explore the Fox or Franz Josef Glaciers to 2000m and land in the snow with exceptional views across the Fox neve to Mt Cook and Tasman.
Cost: POA

(flight 1 allow 20 mins)

Flight 2
- Explore the Fox Glacier then fly by the sheer west faces of Mt's Cook and Tasman. A snow landing provides opportunities to photograph the magnificent scenery.
Cost: POA

(flight 2 allow 30 mins)

Flight 3
- The flight gives you the opportunity to discover the scenic wonders of both the Fox and Franz glaciers. Again while landed on the snow photograph Mt's Cook and Tasman.
Cost: POA

(flight 3 allow 30 mins)

Flight 4
GRAND TOUR - The "grand-daddy" of all flights! Explore both glaciers as well as taking in Mt's Cook and Tasman. We top this off by landing you on the snow for photo opportunities. As a bonus, weather permitting we cross the main divide for you to view the Tasman Glacier.
Cost: POA

(flight 4 allow 40 mins)

OTHER HELICOPTER-FLIGHTS - Available on requests along with transportation for Hunters, Fishermen, Photographers, Film Crews, Trampers/Climbers and private charters Contact Us
Cost: available on request

Glacier landing

Helicopter landing on the Glacier.

Glacier Helicopters

Clear day on the mountains.

Helicopter cabin

Views from the Heicopter.

Alpine Guides, Fox Glacier

Operating in the South West New Zealand World Heritage Park

Take a guided trip on the West Coast's longest glacier amidst fascinating ice features. Guided walks from half a day to the 2 day Chancellor Hut Overnight Alpine Adventure.

Alpine Guides is the Glacier Country's most experienced guiding company and offers a full range of trips for all fitness levels, budgets and time frames. Our helihikes combine the excitement of exploring the glacier with the thrill of a helicopter flight.

For the more adventurous, we offer expert guided mountaineering trips and courses and ski touring amongst New Zealand's highest peaks.

To assure your safety our guides are trained under the internationally recognised NZ Mountain Guides Association.

Ice caves

Ice Caves on the Glacier.

Fox Glacier Guides

Fox Glacier Guides.

Ice climbing on the Glacier

Ice climbing on the Glacier.