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Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge
Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge
8.5 Excellent
33-35 Sullivans Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre, Fox Glacier 
ExcellentBased on 1,773 reviews
8.5

This comfortable hostel in Fox Glacier offers free wireless internet, as well as bicycle rental and luggage storage. It is moments from Fox Glacier.

Heartland Hotel Glacier Country
Heartland Hotel Glacier Country
9.2 Excellent
State Highway 6, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Fox Glacier 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
9.2

Heartland Hotel Glacier Country offers a rustic setting when in Fox Glacier. Only a short stroll from Fox Glacier, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a private bathroom, movies-on-demand and wireless internet access.

Rainforest Motel
Rainforest Motel
8.9 Excellent
15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Fox Glacier 
ExcellentBased on 1,331 reviews
8.9

Rainforest Motel Fox Glacier is situated on South Island and provides 3.5-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. Located in a popular part of Fox Glacier, the motel features views of Mount Fox, and is conveniently close to a multitude of eateries.

Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
7.9 Good
11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.0 km from city centre, Fox Glacier 
GoodBased on 131 reviews
7.9

Situated just a short stroll from Fox Glacier, this historic hotel offers both a restaurant and a bar. The reception desk is open around the clock, and a buffet breakfast is served each morning.

The Westhaven Motel
The Westhaven Motel
8.3 Excellent
29 Main Road, State Highway 6, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Fox Glacier 
ExcellentBased on 616 reviews
8.3

The Westhaven Motel is set on South Island and provides 4-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. The multiple facilities this unique motel has to offer include bicycle rental, a 24-hour reception and a lake.

Tips for booking a Fox Glacier hotel

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Fox Glacier:S$ 168/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 23/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Saturday
S$ 23 - S$ 317
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 105 - S$ 351
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Fox Glacier hotels

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The Westhaven Motel
The Westhaven Motel
8.3 Excellent
29 Main Road, State Highway 6, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Fox Glacier 

The Westhaven Motel is set on South Island and provides 4-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. The multiple facilities this unique motel has to offer include bicycle rental, a 24-hour reception and a lake.

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Rainforest Motel
Rainforest Motel
8.9 Excellent
15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Fox Glacier 

Rainforest Motel Fox Glacier is situated on South Island and provides 3.5-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. Located in a popular part of Fox Glacier, the motel features views of Mount Fox, and is conveniently close to a multitude of eateries.

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Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge
Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge
8.5 Excellent
33-35 Sullivans Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre,  

This comfortable hostel in Fox Glacier offers free wireless internet, as well as bicycle rental and luggage storage. It is moments from Fox Glacier.

S$ 25
Avg. per night
Rainforest Motel
Rainforest Motel
8.9 Excellent
15 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre,  

Rainforest Motel Fox Glacier is situated on South Island and provides 3.5-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. Located in a popular part of Fox Glacier, the motel features views of Mount Fox, and is conveniently close to a multitude of eateries.

S$ 82
Avg. per night
The Westhaven Motel
The Westhaven Motel
8.3 Excellent
29 Main Road, State Highway 6, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre,  

The Westhaven Motel is set on South Island and provides 4-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. The multiple facilities this unique motel has to offer include bicycle rental, a 24-hour reception and a lake.

S$ 94
Avg. per night
Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
7.9 Good
11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.0 km from city centre,  

Situated just a short stroll from Fox Glacier, this historic hotel offers both a restaurant and a bar. The reception desk is open around the clock, and a buffet breakfast is served each morning.

S$ 102
Avg. per night
Heartland Hotel Glacier Country
Heartland Hotel Glacier Country
9.2 Excellent
State Highway 6, Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre,  

Heartland Hotel Glacier Country offers a rustic setting when in Fox Glacier. Only a short stroll from Fox Glacier, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a private bathroom, movies-on-demand and wireless internet access.

S$ 230
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Fox Glacier

3 stars

S$ 25 - S$ 230

Rainforest Motel

No. 1 most popular

Rainforest Motel
8.9 Excellent
S$ 82
Avg. per night
Heartland Hotel Glacier Country

No. 2 most popular

S$ 230
Avg. per night
Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge

Best value

S$ 25
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Fox Glacier

About Fox Glacier

Set in Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Fox Glacier offers a glimpse at New Zealand's untamed natural beauty with a shimmering 12-kilometre-long glacier that streams down from the mighty Southern Alps. Sign up for heli-hiking expeditions, tramp to pristine alpine lakes and get face-to-face with one of New Zealand's most spectacular glaciers.

Things to do

Heli-hiking expeditions run by Fox Glacier Guiding are the only way to set foot on the glacier. From the skies you'll get magnificent views over Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier and the snow-capped Mount Cook. Most also include snow landings where you can explore shimmering ice caves and arches.

Tramping, the Kiwi term for backcountry hiking, offers a unique opportunity to discover Westland Tai Poutini National Park independently. Fox Village has easy access to a trio of trails including Copland Track, where you can soak in thermal springs. Lake Matheson, also known as "mirror lake", offers one of the South Island's best photos.

Starting at Fox Village, the Te Weheka Walkway winds through lush rainforest to a scenic lookout commanding sparkling views of the glacier face. Other popular trails include the half-hour Moraine Walk and the Minnehaha Walk. The wheelchair-accessible River Walk Lookout Track is a great option for families and mobility-impaired travellers.

Visit the West Coast Wildlife Centre in the neighbouring town of Franz Joseph, an award-winning sanctuary where you can meet critically-endangered Rowi and Haast Tokoeka Kiwi birds. You'll also learn about conservation efforts, such as the hatching and incubation programme.

Getting around

Fox Village is easy to get around on foot, while a rental car is best for exploring Westland Tai Poutini National Park and the South Island. Buses run to Fox Glacier from nearby towns, including Haast, Hokitika, Greymouth and Queenstown.

Fox Glacier travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Fox Glacier?

    Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge, rated with a score of 8.5 from 1,773 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Fox Glacier. Other top stays include Lake Matheson Motel, with an average rating of 8.9 from 455 reviewers, and Fox Glacier Pod Hostel & Inn, with a score of 7.1 from 714 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Fox Glacier?

    Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge is a popular hotel near Fox Glacier that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.5 across 1,773 reviews.

  • How much is a hotel in Fox Glacier tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Fox Glacier tonight are about S$ 91 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as S$ 91 for tonight in the last 3 days. The best price found for a 4-star hotel in Fox Glacier tonight is S$ 90.