Franz Josef Glacier Bike Hire

Franz Josef Glacier Bike Hire

Come and see us to hire a Mountain Bike while you're visiting Franz Josef! We're now renting out high quality 18-speed Merida mountain bikes.  Hiring a bike is a great and cost-effective way to explore the Glacier Country region.  With our half day or full day...

Glacier Country Kayaks – Eels Beneath the Surface

Glacier Country Kayaks – Eels Beneath the Surface

Lake Mapourika is home to many species of birds, fish, insects and plants. Its easy to see those that live on dry land but what about those living beneath the mirrored lake surface. The Longfin Eel, or Tuna Kuwharwharu, has been living in New Zealand for over 80...

Glacier Country Kayaks – Lake Mapourika: One giant mirror!

Glacier Country Kayaks – Lake Mapourika: One giant mirror!

Lake Mapourika is a lake like no other. Found on the West Coast only 10 km north Franz Josef Glacier. You may have seen pictures of its famously mirror like surface perfectly reflecting snow capped mountains and rainforest. You may find yourself asking, "How is it so...

Kayak and Walk – Glacier Country Kayaks, Franz Josef

Kayak and Walk – Glacier Country Kayaks, Franz Josef

Things have been certainly been feeling like winter lately! This has been creating some spectacular scenery on Lake Mapourika. Our Kayak and Walk tour is really popular, and features small group sizes and a more personalized trip. This is a premium tour. We start off...