Ok view of the glacier but you really have to do the 1.5 hour walk to get close and really appreciate its size. Soon it may be gone!
20Oct18. A good path up to the lookout. We were here in 2006 and it is surprising just how much the glacier has receded, even tho we all know about global warming. I suspect the longer walk would give much better views if you have the time. We elected to do the longer walk at Fox.
The road to the car park is well made but narrow in places and slow.
A well maintained path through rainforest, then along the valley. Although you are unable to get onto the glacier, the views from 450m back is impressive.
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A calm walk with a view of the glacier.
Heavy rain had closed the walk to the Glacier face but the walk up Sentinel Rock gave us a reasonable view, albeit 2500m away.
Take the Sentinel Rock Walk, about 1.5 hours walk return, for free, but too less parking spots.
Short walk (from the carpark it is approximately 10 minutes) and the best view of the Glacier!
The best view of the Glacier is from the Sentinel Rock, only 20 minutes walk from the carpark.
This walk, and also the Fox and Franz Josef glacier walks are all OK with children.