Get out and explore on this 3-hour guided walking tour in the Franz Josef Glacier Valley. Walk through native rainforest and learn about native flora and fauna, waterfalls, the Waiho River and the Franz Josef Glacier. Tour includes complimentary morning tea. Free use of umbrellas, rain gear protection, and walking poles is also included.
What You'll Get
This tour will take you on an adventure in the Franz Josef Glacier Valley, through native forest, then out onto the river bed, past waterfalls and off the beaten track and away from the general public.* Learn about the native flora and fauna, glaciology, geology, climate change and history of the area, in a small group informative tour. Stop for a rest with a magnificent view, a cup of tea/hot choc/coffee and a biscuit (included) and the opportunity to chat one-on-one with your guide. Raincoats, overtrousers, umbrellas and walking poles, as well as all transport to your tour destinations are provided. There is a maximum of 10 people per guide to ensure that you are able to ask questions and receive the best experience the Franz Josef Glacier has to offer. If you are interested in birds, trees, nature & wildlife, or just want to have a personal guided experience, this is the tour for you.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
- Suitable clothing to be worn depending on weather conditions - sturdy walking shoes/boots; no jeans.
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- Wet weather clothing, umbrellas, walking poles
- Free use of Baby Backpack (Macpac)
- Round-trip shared transfer in our 10 seater Toyota Van
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Glacier Valley Eco Tours Ltd in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.
The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.