Viewpoint in Franz Josef Glacier

Sentinel Rock

This is a short and steady 20-minute-return walk to the top of Sentinel Rock, from where there are impressive views of the glacier valley.
Lake in Franz Josef Glacier

Peter's Pool

It's an easy 1km-return walk from the main glacier car park to this small, kettle lake, fringed by pretty native forest.
Mountain in Franz Josef Glacier

Alex Knob

A challenging eight-hour return walk zigzags up to the summit of Alex Knob, affording fantastic views of the glacier and valley.
Viewpoint in Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier Lookout

This is one of the best land-based positions from which to see Fox Glacier, although its retreat may mean you see just a snippet.
Wildlife in Franz Josef Glacier

West Coast Wildlife Centre

The purpose of this feel-good attraction is breeding two of the world's rarest kiwi – the rowi and the Haast tokoeka. The entry fee is well worthwhile by the time you’ve viewed the conservation, glacier and heritage…