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May 9, 2016

 Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park, are one of the highlights of New Zealand. The rain and snow accumulation compacts and turns into clear ice, producing the glaciers we climb on.

    The glacier only lies 5km from Franz Josef village. Being one of the main activities we wished to do in NZ we were devastated when our Ice Explorer trip was cancelled the following day due to bad weather. We booked a 9am Ice Explorer trip with Franz Josef Glacier Guides, the only business in town offering these trips, with the hope of a c...

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