Fox Glacier Guiding



211 Rankers Reviews

185 Face-to-Face

40 Hiking Tours

14 Snow and Ice

9 Fox Glacier



Flying Fox: Helihike
Fox It Up: Ice Climbing Adventure


The biggest and most accessible glacier on the West Coast is the Fox Glacier. Fox Glacier Guiding are proud to be NZ's most experienced glacier guiding company and aim to provide an intimate and special experience, so guide fewer people on the glacier.

To assure your safety our guides are trained through the internationally recognized NZ Mountain Guides Association. Your guide will remain with you for the entire trip entertaining and educating you about the incredible world of ice.
We offer a full range of trips to suit all fitness levels including:

Flying Fox: Helihike
Combine the thrill of 2 helicopter flights with a chance to explore a remote and pristine part of the glacier on foot. Ice caves are often seen.

Fox It Up: Heli Ice Climbing Adventure
Day long course introducing the exhilarating sport of ice climbing on the spectacular walls of the Fox Glacier.

Browne Fox: Chancellor Dome Heli-Treks
Offering 2 helicopter flights, as well as an exciting climb of Chancellor Dome through alpine terrain whilst gaining superb views of NZ’s highest peaks.

Contact our helpful sales team or visit our website for more information.


Feature Value Info


South IslandWest CoastFox Glacier


  • Hiking Tours
  • Snow and Ice



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Sebastian Braun


Ranking: 10/10

Extremely professional, well trained guides, feel safe all the time, long stay on the ice, great heli flight.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Mona Uttendorf


Ranking: 10/10

We got a flight with a helicopter, very quick (same day) and it was definitely worth it.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Tanya Davies


Ranking: 10/10

Even traveling on a budget this is a must do experience. All of the staff were wonderful. The experience was truly memorable. Thanks to our guides Ian and Sam.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Danielle Stam


Ranking: 7/10

Awesome views and a great experience, but unfortunately very expensive.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Ranking: 10/10

Fox Trot - Half Day Glacier Walk. Well worth the money, the guides were very informative and showed us things that usually only a full day tour get to see - cave and crevasse when available!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Maria Camen Santos Lopez


Ranking: 9/10

Good activity, but you have less time than you pay for on the snow.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Daniel Robledo


Ranking: 8/10

Spend a whole day walking on the ice. It is a shame it is melting down, too much dirt and rock in the ice. Really beautiful place.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Marie Toulemonde


Ranking: 10/10

Excellent! Amazing full day on the ice with a very interesting guide! My best memory of New Zealand!

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014