Getting There & Away
Direct InterCity and Naked Bus services along SH6 pass through once daily, northwards to Hokitika ($29, 2½ hours) and Greymouth (around $29, four hours) and south to Haast (from $23, 3¼ hours), stopping at Fox Glacier ($10, 40 minutes) on the way. Book ahead for fares as low as $1. A direct daily bus also reaches Queenstown (from $62, 8½ hours). For Nelson or Christchurch, change services in Greymouth.
Glacier Motors After hours, there's a a 24-hour diesel and petrol pump.