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Franz Josef

TOP 10 Holiday Park
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  • main office
  • main ice
  • main okarito
  • lake matheson
  • powered sites
  • glacier
  • helicopter
  • sunset

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Franz Josef

Located in Franz Josef TOP 10 Holiday Park

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Enjoy your stay in our spacious motels - We have a variety of options to suit single travellers, couples, families and large groups. All of our motels have their own bathroom and cooking facilities. The park is set amongst beautiful native garden. 

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Units & Cabins


Perfect accommodation for budget conscious travellers. We have deluxe standard cabins with breakfast making facilities, kitchen cabins and travellers cabins.

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Spacious, powered and tent sites with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Campervan and caravan sites are on concrete pads. Use of immaculate communal bathroom and kitchen facilities. Wi-fi is available throughout the park.

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About Franz Josef TOP 10

Franz Josef TOP 10 Holiday Park is an ideal base for exploring Glacier Country. Our Park is situated amidst an awe-inspiring NZ West Coast backdrop - lush rainforests, snow-clad peaks and the vast expanse of the majestic Franz Josef Glacier.

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Park Facilities

We pride ourselves on our clean, modern communal facilities.

  • BBQ Area
  • Bike Hire
  • Card Phone
  • Communal Kitchen facilities
  • Communal Shower & Toilet facilities
  • Cot Hire available
  • Dump Station
  • Family Bathroom
  • Games Room
  • High Chair Hire available
  • Internet Kiosk
  • Laundry
  • Linen Hire
  • Pedal Go-cart Hire
  • Playground
  • Private Spa
  • Shop Onsite
  • Towel Hire
  • Tour Booking Desk
  • Trampoline
  • TV Room with SKY
  • Underfloor Heating in Communal Bathroom
  • Wireless Internet
  • DVD Hire
  • Rice cooker available


Scenic helicopter flight with landing 20 Minutes
  • 20 Minute Flight around Franz Josef Glacier
  • All flights have a snow landing
Cost: $195.00
Scenic helicopter flight with landing 30 minutes
  • Scenic Helicopter flight over the Franz Josef and Fox glaciers
  • Twin Glacier flight includes snow landing on the snowfields which feed the glaciers
Cost: $280.00
Scenic helicopter flight with landing 40 minutes
  • 40 Minute grand spectacular includes a trip over the main divide of the Southern Alps to Aoraki Mt Cook
  • Includes a snow Landing
  • When you book at the Franz Josef TOP 10 cost is $375.00
Cost: $390.00
Fox Glacier Guides - Half day hike

Fox glacier guides' tours start about 30 minutes drive from Franz Josef, in Fox Glacier village.

  • All clothing and equipment needed is supplied
  • Tour duration 4.5 hrs
  • Ice time is 2 hours
  • Minimum age is 7 years old

In summer these trips are often fully booked in advance, contact us for more info or to make a booking for you

Cost: $123.00
Glacier Guides - Full day hike

Fox Glacier Guides trips start around 30 minutes drive from the holiday park, in Fox glacier village.

  • All clothing and equipment needed supplied
  • Great value trip to see the icefall and crevasses
  • 8 hour trip
  • Ice time 6 Hours

In summer, these trips are often fully booked in advance, contact us for more info or to make a booking

Cost: $173.00
Heli hike
  • A flight up the Franz Josef Glacier
  • 2 Hour guided walk high up on the Glacier
  • Return Flight back to Franz Josef
  • An easier trip for those who want to see the best of the glacier
  • Duration 3 hours
Cost: $380.00 with TOP 10 Club Card
Glacier Valley Eco Tours
  • A guided trip in the glacier valley with an experienced guide
  • Your guide can take you past the barriers where unguided public must stop
  • A chance to touch the ice, without walking on it
  • 3 Hour trip time
  • Trips to Lake Matheson and Fox glacier also available
Cost: $70.00
Glacier Country Kayaks

This guided kayak tour takes you across Lake Mapourika to the untouched Okarito forest. Guided tour includes all equipment, transport and digital photos of your trip included.

Allow up to four hours for this trip, with three hours kayaking time. 

Cost: $105 ($85 spring special)
Air Safaris - Grand Traverse

The Grand Traverse scenic flight from Franz Josef provides the best way to experience this glacial environment in its entirety.  The flight includes an incredible view of the mighty Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier and rugged Westland National Park before traversing Mount Cook and the main divide to explore the vast Mount Cook National Park. Commentary via headsets allows you to discover more about the land you fly over. Duration is 50 minutes.
When you book at Franz Josef TOP 10 cost is $315.

Cost: $315.00
West Coast Wildlife Centre

The West Coast Wildlife Centre, home to New Zealand's rarest species of Kiwi, the Rowi. Franz Josef Village is lucky to have this centre where kiwi chicks are hatched and nurtured until they are old enough to survive in the wild. Guests are able to visit the kiw house where they will see Kiwi birds up close. Throughout the summer, guests can also sign up to the 'backstage tour' to meet the recently hatched kiwi chicks at feeding time.  

Cost: $30 discounts and family rates available
Across Country Quad Bikes

Imagine following ancient glacial pathways carved into the landscape by ice and water and the thrill of driving these fun 2-seater ATV quad bikes through this wild place. You will be amazed at what is around every twist and turn as you follow the trail from riverbeds to forests, grasslands sand and mud. Feel the thrill of fresh air in your face and the excitement of riding ATV quads.

Cost: $160 for drivers, $70 for passengers
South Westland Horse Treks

Experience the beauty of New Zealand's Franz Josef Glacier country on horseback. This is horse riding in paradise with a stunning backdrop of mountain ranges and rainforest. 1- or 2- hour trips for beginners, longer trips also available. TOP 10 members receive a 10% discount when booking at the Franz JOsef TOP 10

Cost: from $65.00
Skydive Franz

Skydive Franz gives you the best way to see the glaciers: from thousands of feet in the air as they rush towards you. The trip starts with a fantastic flight above the glaciers before facing your fears and making the jump. What better way to enjoy this wonderful place than to experience freefall then float gracefully to the ground12000 feet, 15000 feet and also 18000 feet, the highest high in NZ.

Cost: $319 - $559

The west coast is famous for wilderness rivers. Eco-rafting offer a heli-rafting day trip on the glacial blue Whataroa river. This is a guided trip to see the best of the west coast, be ready for an action-packed day with some grade 4 and 5 rapids. 4-5 hours on the river, lunch and photos all included.

Eco-rafting also offer trips for families, and overnight trips. It is advisable to book in advance throughout the summer season. Contact us for more info or see the movie clips at ecorafting.co.nz

Cost: Heli-rafting $450 per person
Glacier Guides Ice Explorer

Glacier Guides websiteAn adventurous trip which starts with a quick heliflight to access the Franz Josef glacier. A guide will take you on a path through crevasses and icefalls of this fast-moving glacier. Three hours ice-time. Waterproofs, boots and all technical equipment provided.

Cost: $325

Club Benefits

Our team at Franz Josef TOP 10 have put together a number of fantastic local Club member benefits. We will be delighted to help you make bookings or provide additional information.


Franz Josef Glacier Guides

Guided Glacier Hikes

Glacier Guides webisteFly up on to the the ice with an experienced guide for the most incredible glacier experience.Includes Hot Pools entry. Receive $10 off the Ice Explorer.


Helicopter Line

Heli-Hikes and Scenic Flights

Book a Helicopter Lines Heli-Hike at the special price of $380pp. Also receive discounts on Scenic Flights.


Air Safaris

Fixed-wing plane Scenic Flights

$25 pp off the Grand Traverse 50 minute flight, all window seats, great value for the longest flight in Franz Josef.


South Westland Horse Treks

Guided horseback tours

10% off horseback tours in the Franz Josef countryside, stunning views of the glacier and the Southern Alps


Okarito Kiwi Tours

See kiwis in the wilderness

Go out with a guide to look for kiwi in their natural habitat. This trip was awarded the best west coast activity in 2011, 10% off.


Okarito EcoBoat Tours

Nature tours

10% off 1- or 2-hour boat tours of Okarito lagoon, home to over 70 species of birds, surrounded by rainforest.


Speights Landing Bar and Restaurant

Popular bar and restaurant

Free Beer or house wine with your meal, happy hours, large screen TVs, indoor or outdoor, lots of choice on the menu and generous meals.


Across Country Quad Bike Tours

Quad bike trips

Take a trip through rainforest and rivers, rocky river beds and rolling meadow. This trip's all the better when it's wetter! $10 off for drivers, $5 for passengers.



Rafting on the west coast rivers

Take the family for a float down the Okarito river, feed the eels, check out some caves along the way, Or go hard for canyons and cliff drops with Grade 4/5 water. 10% discount.


The Alice May Restaurant

Relaxed restaurant with great food

Indoor and outdoor dining with great views, friendly atmosphere, early-bird specials


Getting There

From the North:
Coming from Greymouth, follow State Highway 6. We are located 1.4 kms before the Franz Josef village.

From the South:
Coming from Haast/ Queenstown, drive straight through the Franz Josef village and we are just 1.4 kms north on the main road.

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