Experience the Franz Josef Glacier at its most dynamic with New Zealand's best hiking guides. The Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk will take you up alongside the mighty Waiho River bed following the glacier's path as it winds its way through this remarkable landscape. Here you will learn about the glacier's history see what this majestic giant leaves behind and learn the legend of Ka Roimata o Hinehukatere. Near the terminal face after a brief climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the glacier's rapidly changing terminal face. This leisurely and informative journey can be tailored to suit groups of most abilities and interests so no trip is ever the same. Accessing some exclusive trails and including great storytelling from your experienced and well-trained guide there has never been a more extraordinary time to visit the Franz Josef Glacier. If that's not enough to convince you check out some of the other great reasons to explore Franz Josef Glacier here. Get closer to the Ice.