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Customer Travel Tips for Fox Glacier

70% Avg. city rating Rated by 33 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 68%

Shopping 45%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 70%

Sightseeing 89%

Culture 61%

Nightlife / partying 51%

Value for money 75%

Customer Travel Tips for Fox Glacier

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76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


22 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Book trips ahead, take clothes for warm to cold wet weather as changeable.

Liked: The glacier trip even n wet weather. Cute township. useful shuttle with Murray.

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


05 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Go do the glow worm walk

Liked: Cute small town

Disliked: Not much immediately around

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
69% Avg. rating


12 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Allow an extra days stay as the heli hike can be cancelled due to the temperamental west coast weather.

Liked: The glacier hike was amazing!

Disliked: The weather is very temperamental.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


10 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: It's rain forest so be prepared for the rain

Liked: Where I have answered average, this is because there is no option to answer N/A

Disliked: No

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
80% Avg. rating


03 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Good shoes

Liked: Walking tracks, glacier

Disliked: Not much options while rain

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


28 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Ivory Tower!

Liked: The area was beautiful but rained during our stay.

Disliked: Expensive food options.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
60% Avg. rating


31 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Book early to avoid missing out and check the weather forecast

Liked: Beautiful scenery and great tour information

Disliked: Very small town and limited transport during the winter

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


26 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: gute Wanderwege zum Gletscher. Lake matheson mit Spiegelung der Berge.

Disliked: -

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
64% Avg. rating


25 Apr 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Bring own food

Liked: Walk tracks

Disliked: Weather and no supermarket

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


25 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Definitely do a glacier tour, worth all the money!

Liked: Glacier tours

Disliked: Shops are expensive for food

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


05 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Allow time and take walking boots

Liked: The trecks, amazingly beautiful rainforest and the glacier

Disliked: No

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


01 Apr 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Book at Fox Glacier if you want to be in the heart of town and all the activities.

Liked: Nice bar which did great food attached. Good parking facilities and close to all you need location wise. Rooms were a bit cold but there was good heating provided.

Disliked: No.

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


07 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Give yourself 4 hours to do the self guided hike

Liked: Scenery, easy to walk around, the trails

Disliked: No

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


12 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Buy groceries ahead of time because the food in the grocery store is very overpriced as it's the only store there.

Liked: Beautiful scenery

Disliked: Not really but ivory towers could definitely have been cleaner...

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
56% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Better to go in winter

Liked: Depends on the weather

Disliked: Dirty ice and not much during the summer

49% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
49% Avg. rating


03 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: have a car so you can do some other thing if your trip is canceled

Liked: Friendly and honest staff at the reception

Disliked: The kitchen and the bathrooms seemed relly old and worned out

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


22 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: 1 day for ice trekking is ample

Liked: Small town with everything you need

Disliked: Not a lot to do whilst IN town

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


10 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Check out the walking paths right off the Main Road. At night, you will be able to see the glow worms in the bushes!

Liked: There was a glow worm trail right near town that was fun to walk at night. Fox had a few good restaurants and bars for such a small town. Don't plan on spending more than 2 nights here, as there is not much to do.

Disliked: According to the locals, it rains 200 days out of the year in Fox. Also important to note is that although the Intercity Shuttle and Naked Busses drop off right in Fox, they only come once a day.

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
56% Avg. rating


30 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Walk to the Glacier instead of driving as it is a beautiful walk through the forest.

Liked: The scenery and activities possible.

Disliked: The cost of the local supermarket goods.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
71% Avg. rating


18 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: The food was slightly cheaper at the petrol garage, although pies were 1.50 at the convenience store

Liked: The glacier

Disliked: Cost of food

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70% Avg. city rating Rated by 33 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 68%

Shopping 45%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 70%

Sightseeing 89%

Culture 61%

Nightlife / partying 51%

Value for money 75%

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