Distinction Fox Glacier Te Weheka Hotel

Distinction Fox Glacier Te Weheka Hotel offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation nestled beneath the towering Southern Alps of New Zealand, a short stroll from the Fox Glacier village centre. All 20 rooms feature spacious bedrooms with either super-king or king-single beds, ensuite bathrooms including full bath and separate shower and flat screen TV’s with 50+ SKY channels and free unlimited WiFi. Complimentary undercover car parking is also available.

After a day of adventure in Glacier Country, relax by the fireplace and enjoy magnificent views in the guest lounge or from your room’s private balcony.

Distinction Hotel Fox Glacier offers luxury hotel accommodation in Fox Glacier. Escape into the luxury of our spacious bedrooms, furnished with your choice of a super king bed or two king single beds. Breathe in the fresh alpine air from your own balcony. Your bathroom is equally spacious, with a shower and a separate luxurious bath. Complimentary toiletries are supplied along with fluffy towels and a hairdryer. Enjoy flat screen TVs with 50+ SKY channels plus unlimited WiFi is available during your stay.

Within the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier regions of New Zealand there are a wealth of great attractions and activities. From the adventure of a glacier heli-hike or ice climbing adventure, a scenic helicopter flight or skydive to the tranquility of fishing on one of the stunning lake areas, there is something for everyone.

The Distinction Fox Glacier Hotel team have a wealth of knowledge about the local area and are more than happy to offer advice and assist with bookings for the following Glacier Country and West Coast activities and attractions…

Walks, Tracks & Hikes - Glacier Country

Glacier Country has walks and hikes to suit every fitness level and timeframe from short, easy 30 minute walks to three day hikes. As well as the many guided glacier walks available there are also various walks through native rainforest to enjoy, all in close proximity to the village and your Fox Glacier hotel. For more of a workout on a tramping track with hot pools at the end, check out the popular Copland Track. There are also cycling tracks that wind through stunning native bush from Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier townships to their respective glaciers. Directly across the road from Distinction Fox Glacier Hotel is the Department of Conservation (DOC) office which have information about the many walks, hikes and tramps in the Glacier Country area.

Fox Glacier Guiding

One of the best ways to experience the amazing Fox Glacier is on a guided glacier trip. Various tours depart daily from nearby Fox Glacier Guiding headquarters. All the equipment such as supportive hiking footwear is supplied at no extra cost on guided trips.

Flying Fox: Fox Glacier Helihike

Want the thrill of a helicopter ride as well as the chance to experience your own remote section of Fox Glacier? A short but exhilarating helicopter ride deposits you and your guide onto a remote area of the glacier, away from other groups, allowing you a 4 hour glacial experience like no other. The helicopter trip back provides an awesome vista of Fox Glacier as it grinds seaward.

Extreme Fox: All Day Helihike

Feeling amped?  Then the Extreme Fox Heli-Hike is for you; spend an exhilarating day on the West Coast’s largest glacier and challenge yourself. After an awe inspiring helicopter flight in, forge your own unique trail through the dramatic terrain of Fox Glacier’s steep upper icefall.  Expert guides will show and teach you how to use your technical climbing equipment.You might ford crevasses, use rope to travel or be lowered into and climb out of moulin (deep ice holes).  You might climb and abseil down ice walls, or ascend short ice pitches, using ice axe and crampon climbing techniques.  How much you do will depend on the day’s ice conditions and the level of ability of your small group (3-4 people).

Fox It Up: Fox Glacier Heli Ice Climbing

This day long experience introduces the adventurous to the exhilarating sport of ice climbing on the spectacular upper ice walls of the Fox Glacier. Whether you are a novice or an expert, your experienced guide will challenge you accordingly. Groups are kept small with a 1:4 guide to client ratio.

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Glacier Country Fun
Stay 2 nights or more and get 15% off B&B
* Valid for stays until Dec 24, 2020