The beauty of the glacier country is best explored over a few days and there are a good number of Fox and Franz Josef Glacier accommodation options to choose from. Bed and Breakfasts, hotels, motels, backpackers and holiday parks all provide accommodation to suit all styles and budgets. The towns of Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier are situated close to their glacier namesakes making access to these massive natural attractions easy to organise.
Fox and Franz Joseph Glacier tours offer guided walks, ice climbs, heli hiking and scenic flights to suit all ages and abilities and once you have explored the glaciers there are plenty more Fox and Franz Joseph attractions and activities to discover and enjoy. Luxury accommodation can be found at top quality hotels and resorts throughout the area. Features include large rooms, superior bedding, expansive balconies and double glazed ceiling to floor windows. Most forms of accommodation make the most of the surrounding native forest and mountainous views to provide a warm and comfortable stay combined with friendly West Coast hospitality. Staying in a home stay or bed and breakfast will introduce you to some of the South Island’s most colourful characters who have many stories to tell and travel tips to share.
The homes are charming, with landscaped gardens, large properties and quiet surroundings combining to make your holiday even more special. If you are travelling through by motor home there are several holiday parks in the area with good facilities and excellent locations bordering National Parks and nestled below the Sothern Alps. Backpackers’ accommodation is designed to get the most out of the environment with rainforest settings, spa pools and on site restaurants just part of the package. Families and small groups will love the self contained accommodation at Fox and Franz Josef Glacier. Farm cottages with log fires, self contained apartments give you the freedom to stay a little longer in your home away from home.
Motel style accommodation offers everything from room only through to studio and one and two bedroom configurations. Wheel chair friendly accommodation is also available at Fox and Franz Joseph Glacier motel accommodation. Most accommodation is located within a short distance of both the towns and the glaciers making it easy to find your way around. There is a good selection of cafes, restaurants and hotels in both towns within easy walking distance. Fox and Franz Joseph Glacier accommodation provides everything you need for your South Island glacier country experience.