View the silt-laden Lake Wahapo and pristine Lake Mapourika loved by salmon, brown trout and travellers alike. Marvel at the magnificent Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. These awe-inspiring ice formations are the most accessible and dynamic of their kind in the world. Cross the Fox River and Cook River suspension bridges. Feed salmon, enjoy the peaceful forest setting and purchase salmon products at the Paringa Salmon Farm. Travel across the 737m long Haast Bridge - the longest single lane bridge in New Zealand.
Surrounded by a lush landscape of native forest, wetlands and shingle beaches, Haast is the final stop on today's journey.
Obtain a birds-eye view of Franz Josef Glacier with a spectacular, scenic helicopter flight. Swoop over piercing blue icefalls as they descend from the crags and peaks of the Southern Alps. Admire this pristine wonderland from all angles, and experience the thrilling freedom of flight, before landing gently on the crisp snowfields below. This excursion promises memories and photographs to cherish forever.
Keep your feet firmly on the ground and enjoy an armchair adventure with "Flowing West The Movie" screening at the Alpine Adventure Centre. Glide over spectacular glaciers, scale snowy mountain peaks and plummet to icy depths whilst learning about New Zealand's unique glacial formations. This is one cinematic experience not to be missed.