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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.

Book at the i-SITE or YHA. The bus stop is opposite the Fern Grove Four Square supermarket.

Glacier Motors After hours, there's a a 24-hour diesel and petrol pump.