Things to do in Franz Josef

At Glenfern Villas

Visit our farmlet ‘Taretare Peaks’ and meet our friendly farm animals. You can interact with our alpaca (Rocket), and sheep (Mollie, Mille, Mandy, Matha)

We have free gas barbecues available, allowing you to cook your meal out on the deck of your villa. Enjoy a free DVD from our library if the weather is bad or you feel like enjoying a quiet night in the comfort of your spacious villa.

With a children’s’ play area with new springless trampoline and a petanque court, there are plenty ways to spend your time at Glenfern Villas, when you are in between excursions.

Use our free Travel Desk to plan you adventures while in Glacier Country and take advantage of the additional discounts that we have sourced for some activities.

We recommend the following:

At Franz Josef


Image of a Glacier taken from the air

Glacier Helicopters on the West Coast pioneered glacier and snow landings in New Zealand in 1970. Offering scenic helicopter flights that include a glacier landing to enable visitors to interact and enjoy some of the most spectacular wonders of the natural world. We can arrange your amazing scenic flight either prior to arrival or at check-in.


Address: SH 6 Franz Josef Glacier,
New Zealand

+64 3 752 0054

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0800 453 633

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